The jury announced the National Awards for Indian films 2020. Surpassing several biggies, two Telugu films won awards. Colour Photo that won the applause of the audience has been named as the Best Feature Film in the category of Telugu language. The film directed by Sandeep Raj had Suhaas and Chandini Chowdary in the lead roles. An interesting attempt Natyam won two National Awards. The leading lady Sandhya Raju is also the Choreographer of the film and she bagged the Best Dance Choreographer award. Ram Babu won the Best Makeup Artist award.
Thaman who scored excellent music for Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo bagged the Best Music Director (Songs) award. Suriya's Soorarai Pottru bagged five national awards and Malayalam film Ayyappanum Koshiyum won four National awards. Several Bollywood films could not bag an award and this time, it is the domination of South Indian films in National Awards 2020.