The 57th National Awards ceremony was held at the Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi [ Images ].
President Pratibha Patil [ Images ] gave away the awards.
Amitabh Bachchan [ Images ], who was awarded the National Award for his brilliant work in Paa, arrived with his entire family -- wife Jaya, son Abhishek, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai [ Images ], daughter Shweta Nanda and son-in-law Nikhil.
Paa director K Balki also arrived, along with Arundhati Nag, who played Amitabh's grandmother in the film. Nag won the Best Supporting Actress for the film.
Other winners spotted were Rituparno Ghosh (who bagged the Best Director Award for his Bengali film Abhomaan) and Farooq Sheikh (who won the Best Supporting award for his work in Lahore [ Images ]).
Some of the jury members are yesteryear villain Ranjeet, television actor Rama Vij and theatre personality MS Sathyu.