7 Talented Celebrities Who Bagged A National Award For Their Debut Film!

Every year, the prestigious National Film Awards ceremony is held to honor the most exceptional talents from the entertainment industry. Every actor and filmmaker aims for this prestigious award but only a few make the cut!

While it may take a while for most B-town actors to earn a National Film Award, a few outstanding artists managed to bag one right after their debut film!

Here are 7 celebrities who received a National Film Award for their debut film.

1. Rishi Kapoor

Film: Mera Naam Joker

Rishi Kapoor’s first-ever film appearance was in his father’s film Mera Naam Joker. In 1970, Rishi received a National Film  Award (for Best Child Artist) for his role in the movie.

2. Mithun Chakraborty

Film: Mrigaya

Mithun won the Best Actor award for his movie Mrigaya in 1976.

3. Shweta Basu Prasad

Film: Makdee

Shweta received the National Film Award for the Best Child Artist for her debut film Makdee (2002).

4. Vikas Bahl

Film: Chillar Party

In 2011, Bahl’s debut film Chillar Party bagged two National Awards- Best Children’s Film and Best Screenplay. His movie Queen was also given a National Film Award.

5. Partho Gupte

Film: Stanley Ka Dabba

In 2011, Partho received the award for the Best Child Artist for his exceptional performance in the film Stanley Ka Dabba. Partho is the son of the talented director Amole Gupte.

6. Zaira Wasim

Film: Dangal

The talented young actress bagged the Best Supporting Actress Award for Dangal in 2017.

7. Harsh Mayar

Film: I Am Kalam

This talented young lad received the National Film Award for The Best Child Artist in 2011.

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