At the Filmfare awards last night, Aamir Khan starrer ‘Dangal’ swept away three of four major awards including Best Film, Best Actor and Best Director award, while Alia Bhatt won the Filmfare Best Actor Award (Female) for her performance in ‘Udta Punjab’.
Attended by the who’s who of the Bollywood film fraternity, the iconic 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards was a star-studded event hosted by actor Shah Rukh Khan.
After winning the Best Director award, Nitesh Tiwari said, “This award is the reassurance of how much people loved our film (Dangal). So I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone in India and abroad who loved and supported our film. It means everything.”
Alia, who came along with her mother Soni Razdan and sister Shaheen Bhatt, received the Best Actor (Female) award from Sridevi and Boney Kapoor.
After receiving the award, she said, “It’s very close to my heart (Udta Punjab). Thank you Shahid for sending the script to me. Today is very special day for me. Sridevi ji receiving it from you is an honour. Another reason is my sister is here. Got her out of home.”
Sharing her father Mahesh Bhatt’s message, the actor said, “My dad said ‘I feel you are going to win. You should do what you feel. If you feel like crying, cry.’ This is a dream come true for me. Finally Thanks Karan for giving her the first break.”
In other awards, actress Sonam Kapoor won the Critics’ Award For Best Actor (Female) for her performance in N’eerja’ while actors Manoj Bajpayee and Shahid Kapoor shared the award for their portrayals in ‘Aligarh’ and ‘Udta Punjab’ respectively, in the Male category.
While Sonam got emotional on receiving the award from film director duo Abbas-Mustan, Shahid said: “I am very excited to get it and I want to thank Filmfare for this. It’s a good day!”
Director Ram Madhvani won Critics’ Award For Best Film for ‘Neerja’. Sooraj Pancholi and Kriti Sanon presented the Filmfare Best Debut Awards Male and Female to Diljit Dosanjh for ‘Udta Punjab’ and Ritika Singh for ‘Saala Khadoos’ respectively.
Shatrughan Sinha received the prestigious Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award presented by his daughter, actress Sonakshi Sinha.
After winning the award, the veteran actor said, “Many people feel if you get the Lifetime Achievement Award it’s the end, but I feel it’s just the beginning.”
Action director and stunt coordinator Shyam Kaushal won the award for Best Action for the film ‘Dangal’ and Payal Saluja won Best Costume for ‘Udta Punjab’.
While Arijit Singh won the Best Playback (Male) for the title song of ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, Pritam bagged the Best Music Director and the Best Music Album. Amitabh Bhattacharya won the award for Best Lyrics for ‘Channa Mereya’ from the same film.
Neha Bhasin won the Best Playback Singer (Female) for ‘Jag Ghoomeya’ from ‘Sultan’. Holding her precious ‘black lady’, Neha hummed the song and said, “I would like to thank the entire team of Filmfare, you guys rock!”
Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and the critically acclaimed film ‘Neerja’ were one of the most celebrated films of the evening, with four awards.
The film ‘Kapoor and Sons’ also won three awards – Rishi Kapoor won The Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male); Adil Shaikh won Best Choreography for ‘Kar Gayi Chul’, and Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre won the Best Story and Best Screenplay for ‘Kapoor and Sons’.
“Cannot thank Filmfare enough for giving such a great start to our new year and we want to work harder this year,” the duo said after winning the award.
Shabana Azmi won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female), Aparna Sud and Anna Ipe won for Best Production Design; Mitesh Munchandani won for Best Cinematography and Monisha R Baldawa won the award for Best Editing.
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari bagged the the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Director for her highly appreciated film ‘Nil Battey Sannata’, which starred Swara Bhaskar.
In performances, Salman Khan danced to some of his hit songs, such as ‘O o jaane jaana’, ‘Munni badnam hui’ and ‘Sultan’, while Tiger Shroff grooved to hits like ‘The Pappi Song’, ‘Aa raha hoon main’ and ‘Dhoom Again’.
Complete List of 62nd Filmfare Awards 2017 winners:
Best Film: ‘Dangal’
Best Actor (Male): Aamir Khan for ‘Dangal’
Best Actor (Female): Alia Bhatt for ‘Udta Punjab’
Best Director: Nitesh Tiwari for ‘Dangal’
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Film: ‘Neerja’
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Male): Shahid Kapoor for ‘Udta Punjab’ and Manoj Bajpayee for ‘Aligarh’
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Female): Sonam Kapoor for ‘Neerja’
Best Short Film People’s Choice: Khamakha
Best Short Film (Fiction): ‘Chutney’
Best Short Film (Non-fiction): ‘Matitali Kusti’
Best Actor (Male) in a Short Film: Manoj Bajpayee for ‘Taandav’
Best Actor (Female) in a Short Film: Tisca Chopra for ‘Chutney’
Best Debut Director: Ashwini Iyer Tiwari for ‘Nil Battey Sannata’
Best Male Debut: Diljit Dosanjh for ‘Udta Punjab’
Best Female Debut: Ritika Singh for ‘Saala Khadoos’
Best Dialogue: Ritesh Shah for ‘Pink’
Best Screenplay: Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon for ‘Kapoor & Sons’
Best Story: Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon for ‘Kapoor & Sons’
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Rishi Kapoor for ‘Kapoor & Sons’
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Shabana Azmi for ‘Neerja’
Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award: Shatrughan Sinha
Best Music Album: Pritam for ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya for ‘Channa Mereya’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Playback Singer (Male): Arijit Singh for ‘Ae dil hai mushkil’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Playback Singer (Female): Neha Bhasin for ‘Jag Ghoomeya’ from ‘Sultan’
Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent: Amit Mishra for ‘Bulleya’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Visual Effects: Red Chillies for ‘Fan’
Best Editing: Monisha Baldawa for ‘Neerja’
Best Costume: Payal Saluja for ‘Udta Punjab’
Best Action: Shyam Kaushal for ‘Dangal’
Best Background Score: Sameer Uddin for ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Choreography: Adil Shaikh for ‘Kar Gayi Chull’ in ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Cinematography: Mitesh Mirchandani for ‘Neerja’
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