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President to give away national film awards on Sept 18
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA


NEW DELHI, SEPT 15: President K R Narayanan will give away the national film awards and the coveted Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 1999 on September 18.

Film-maker Hrishikesh Mukherjee is recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, which is given each year to a film personality for outstanding contribution to growth and development of Indian cinema. It consists of a Swarna Kamal, a shawl and Rs two lakh.

Among the national film awards, announced on July six, the Best Feature Film award went to Shaji N Karun's `Vanaprastham', in which the lead role was played by Mohan Lal, who bagged the Best Actor award.

The Best Director award was bagged by Buddhadev Dasgupta for Bengali film `Uttara', while Kiron Kher would receive the best actress award for Bengali film `Bariwali'.

Nargis Dutt award for best feature film on national integration would be presented to Punjabi film `Shaheed Uddham Singh', while Indira Gandhi award for best first film of a director is shared by Haryanvi film `Laado' and English film `Dollar Dreams'.

`Hari Bhari' produced by Health and Family Welfare Ministry and directed by Shyam Benegal was adjudged the best film on family welfare.

`Kairee' in Hindi, also produced by Health and Family Welfare Ministry and directed by Amol Palekar, was selected as the best film on social issues.

The `Goal' (Hindi) directed by Gul Bahar Singh was adjudged the best children's film.

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