This movie, based on the life of ace athletic Milkha Singh’s life, won the best film, best actor for Farhan as well as the best director for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The movie was also honoured for best costume, best production design and best lyrics for ‘Zinda’ penned by Prasoon Joshi. In total, the film bagged six awards at the prestigious event. (Agencies/JPN)
The star-studded extravaganza, held at the Yash Raj Films studio here, also saw Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela" receiving applause.
Deepika Padukone won the best actress trophy while veteran actress Supriya Pathak was honoured for her supporting role in the movie.
Supriya's step son Shahid Kapoor came up on the stage to especially hug her when she won the award. It was a picture perfect, according to the Facebook page of Filmfare.
The lifetime achievement award was given to veteran actress Tanuja for her outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.
The awards ceremony was hosted by "Anjaana Anjaani" co-stars Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. The night also saw many ravishing performances by Ranveer Singh, Priyanka and Shahid.
The best actor in supporting role was bagged by Nawazuddin Siddiqui for "The Lunchbox", which also won the best debut director award for Ritesh Batra.
Southern star Dhanush won the best debut (male) award for "Raanjhanaa" and Vaani Kapoor walked away with the best debut (female) trophy for "Shuddh Desi Romance".
Rajkumar Rao was honoured with the best actor (critics') for his role in 'Shahid' and Shilpa Shukla won in the actress category for 'BA Pass'.
The best dialogue honour went to Subhash Kapoor for 'Jolly LLB'. The director also won the best story award. Pubali Chaudhari, Supratik Sen, Abhishek Kapoor and Chetan Bhagat won the best screenplay award for 'Kai Po Che'. Hitesh Sonik won the best sound design honour for the film as well.
Best cinematography award went to Kamaljeet Negi for 'Madras Cafe'. Bishwadeep Chatterjee and Nihar Ranjan Samal – won the best sound design award for the film.
Aarif Sheikh won the best editing award for 'D-Day' while Thomas Struthers and Guru Bachchan won the best action award for the Nikhil Advani-directed film.
The event was a truly star-studded affair with biggies like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Rekha and Karisma Kapoor gracing the occasion.
The 59th Idea Filmfare Awards will be aired on Sony Entertainment Television on Sunday.
This movie, based on the life of ace athletic Milkha Singh’s life, won the best film, best actor for Farhan as well as the best director for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The movie was also honoured for best costume, best production design and best lyrics for ‘Zinda’ penned by Prasoon Joshi. In total, the film bagged six awards at the prestigious event.