Every actor wants a due credit for his or her performance by the audiences as well as the critics. Well, the audiences can just shower the praises and go see the movie. Critics are the ones who play an important role in identifying their talent and efforts.
Actors, actresses, producers, directors among others get awarded every year for their outstanding contribution to the world of films. However, every celeb wishes to bag a national award as it is considered the most prestigious one among all of the awards. It is like a feather on the cap with all the accolades and credit which every actor receives.
Winning a National Award, is not an easy task, as it is not limited to Bollywood. Since the first award ceremony, we have seen that the performance and content of the regional cinema gives a tough time to Bollywood, taking away maximum accolades.
So here is the list of popular stars from Bollywood as well as the regional cinema who got not just one but more than that National Awards in their kitty.
1. Amitabh Bachchan
The megastar of Bollywood is ruling the Hindi film industry since decades and his acting skills have always left us stunned. Amitabh Bachchan bagged not just one or two but four national awards for films like Paa, Black, Piku and Agneepath. Interestingly, he has also bagged the Best Debut National Award for Saat Hindustani.
2. Kangana Ranaut
She came to Bollywood without any Godfather and conquered the world of films with her impeccable acting. The actress recevied three national awards for her films like Queen, Fashion and Tanu Weds Manu Returns.
3. Kamal Haasan
The South sensation is still on the roll even at the age of 60. Kamal has a huge fan following and is a three-time national award winner for films like Moondram Pirai, Nayakan, and Indian.
He is a Malayalam superstar and enjoys a huge fan following in the South all because of his superb acting skills. Mamoothy is a three-time national award winner for his films like Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Vidheyan, and Mathilukal.
5. Naseeruddin Shah
He is a king of versatility and there's no doubt in that. Naseer Sahab is a two-time national award winner for his films like Paar and Sparsh.
6. Ajay Devgn
He is one of the talented actors of Bollywood and has won several accolades for his performances in many of his movies. The handsome hunk won the National award twice for his performance in films like Zakhm, The Legend of Bhagat Singh.