Kriti Sanon won for Best actor for Mimi, Pankaj Tripathi bagged for Best Supporting Actor Mimi and Nikhil Mahajan won Best Director for Godavari.

Jio Studios’ films Mimi and Godavari have won prestigious awards at the 69th National Awards in the most admired categories. Mimi bagged two awards, Kriti Sanon won the Best Actress award, while Pankaj Tripathi won Best Supporting Actor and Nikhil Mahajan won Best Director for Godavari.

Mimi, a comedy-drama starring Kriti Sanon, directed by Laxman Utekar, produced by Jio Studios and Maddock Films. A remake of the 2011 Marathi film Mala Aai Vhhaychy!, it stars Kriti Sanon as the eponymous lead who opts to be a surrogate mother for a foreign couple. Pankaj Tripathi, Sai Tamhankar, Manoj Pahwa, Supriya Pathak, Evelyn Edwards and Aidan Whytock appear in supporting roles.

The story of Godavari is about one such family in Old Nashik. Nishikant Deshmukh is a young man who has a negative outlook on life as he is compelled to take charge of his ancestral business. Nishikant is separated from his family due to the unknowing effect of constant irritation, quarrels, and unhappiness on his close ones and relationships.

Jyoti Deshpande, President – Media Business, RIL, said on Jio Studios’ films winning three awards at 69th National Film Awards, “It’s a big moment for Jio Studios as our acclaimed films Mimi and Godavari have done us proud at the 69th National Film Awards. Congratulations to Kriti Sanon (Best Actress for Mimi), Pankaj Tripathi (Best Supporting Actor for Mimi) and Nikhil Mahajan (Best Director for Godavari) for bagging awards in prestigious categories.”

She further added, “Receiving National Film Awards is a testament to the dedication and passion of our talent. This recognition not only celebrates their creativity and storytelling but also inspires us to continue creating films that not only entertain but also resonate with audiences on a profound level.”