Lage Raho Munnabhai may have missed out on winning the coveted Oscar Awards, but the makers have reason to smile as the 2006 smash hit has been awarded the prestigious National Award.
The 54th National Awards were announced in New Delhi today and the Sanjay Dutt starrer Lage Raho Munnabhai was adjudged the Best Popular Film providing wholesome entertainment.
The Best Hindi Film award went to Dibakar Bannerjee's Khosla Ka Ghosla starring Anupam Kher and Boman Irani in lead roles.
Madhur Bhandarkar's tryst with the National Awards continues as the director was adjudged the Best Director for his realistic film Traffic Signal. It may be recalled that the director's earlier films like Chandni Bar and Page 3 also