One of the most prestigious events of B-Town, the 59th Filmfare Awards night took place yesterday with sparkling stars, entertainment splendour and excitement at top notch.
While Priyanka Chopra and Ranbir Kapoor maintained the excitement of the evening as the event's host, Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh, Madhuri Dixit and Shahid Kapoor won hearts with their sensational dance performances. Amidst such gala celebrity entertainments, the winners were announced. Farhan Akhtar and Deepika Padukone bagged the Filmfare Best Actor and Best Actress Awards for their performance in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' and 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-leela' respectively.
While 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' was hailed as the Best Film of 2013, its helmer Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra won the Best Director Award.
Veteran actress Tanujaa was felicitated with the Lifetime Achievement Award by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. While 'Chennai Express' won the Sony Trendsetter of the Year Award.
Here is the list of those who turned lucky winners at the Filmfare -
Best Debut Director Award - Ritesh Batra for 'The Lunchbox' which also won him Filmfare Award for Best Film (Critics).
Best Debut (Male) - Dhanush Kraja for 'Raanjhanaa' Best Debut (Female) - Vani Kapoor for 'Shuddh Desi Romance'.
Best Actress (Critics) - Shilpa Shukla for 'BA Pass' Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nawazuddin Siddiqui for 'The Lunchbox'
Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Supriya Pathak Kapur for 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-leela'
Best Screenplay - Chetan Bhagat, Abhishek Kapoor, Supratik Sen and Pubali Chaudhari for 'Kai Po Che'
Best Story - Subhash Kapoor for 'Jolly LLB' Best Music Award - Jeet Ganguly, Mithoon & Ankit Tiwari for 'Aashiqui 2'
Best Lyrics - Prasoon Joshi for "Zinda" (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)
Best Playback Singer (Male) - Arijit Singh for "Tum Hi Ho" (Aashiqui 2)
Best Playback Singer Female - Monali Thakur for "Sawaar Loon" (Lootera)
The RD Burman Award - Sidharth Mahadevan