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61st National Awards Tamil entries

New Delhi, Mar 13 (): The entries for the 61st National Film Awards were open for both non-feature and feature films till February 14. It was announced earlier that films that have received their Censor Certificates between 1st Jan and 31st Dec, 2013 (with both days included) and articles/ reviews and books on cinema issued between 1st Jan and 31st Dec, 2013 are qualified to participate.

In feature films segment, awards will be given in 30 categories in each language mentioned in Schedule VIII of the Constitution. Here are the most prominent categories,

1. Best Feature Film
2. Best Debut Film of a Director
3. Best Popular Film
4. Best Children’s Film
5. Best Animation Film
6. Best Direction
7. Best Actor
8. Best Actress
9. Best Playback Singer
10. Best Production Design
11. Best Music Direction
12. Best Feature Film

40 Tamil films have entered in various categories for competing in the 61st National Awards. Here is the list of Tamil entries for the Feature Films Section,

1. 6 Melugu Vathigal (6 Candles) directed by V.Z. Dhorai

2. Aadhalaal Kadhal Seiveer directed by Suseenthiran

3. Adithalam directed by PLR Ilankannan

4. Anaba Azaga directed by S. Sivaraman

5. Angusam directed by Mhanukkannan

6. Annakodi directed by P. Bharathirajaa

7. Chandhira directed by Roopa Iyer

8. David directed by Bejoy nambiar

9. Enna Saththam Indha Neram directed by Guru Ramesh

10. Ethirneechal directed R.S. Durai Senthil Kumar

11. Goli Soda directed by S.D. Vijay Milton

12. Haridas directed by GNR Kumaravelan

13. Inam directed by Santosh Sivan

14. Irrukku directed by S.D. Ashok

15. Kadal directed by Mani Ratnam

16. Kavithai directed by Arvindraj

17. Kutti Puli directed by M. Muthaiya

18. Madhai Yaanai Koottam directed by Vikram Sugumaran

19. Maryan directed by Bharatbala

20. Moodar Koodam directed by Naveen

21. Moondru Per Moondru Kadal directed by S.M. Vasanth

22. Nedunchalai directed by Krishna

23. Onaiyum Aatukuttiyum directed by Mysskin

24. Pandiya Naadu directed by Suseenthiran

25. Pannaiyarum Padminiyum directed by S.U. Arunkumar

26. Pongadi Neengalum Unga Kaadhalum directed by M.A. Ramakrishnan

27. Poorvarasam Peepee directed by Halitha Shameem

28. Raja Rani directed by Atlee

29. Ramanujan directed by Gnana Rajasekaran

30. Ravana Desam directed by Ajay Nuthakki

31. Soodhu Kavvum directed by Nalan Kumarasamy

32. Thalaimuraigal directed by Balu Mahendra

33. Thangmeenkal directed by Ram

34. Uyir Mozhi directed by Rajaa

35. Vallinam directed by Arivazhagan

36. Vennila Veedu directed by Vetriveeran

37. Vidiyum Mun directed by Balaji K. Kumar

38. Vizha directed by Barathi Balakumaran

39. Vizhi MoodiYosithaal directed by K.G. Ssenthil Kumar

40. Yamuna directed by E.V. Ganeshbabu