55th Filmfare Awards Winners
3 Idiots predictably swept the 55th Filmfare Awards winning honours for best film and director while Amitabh Bachchan and Vidya Balan bagged the best male and female actor trophies respectively for Paa at the glittering ceremony Saturday night.
The show was glittering as host Shahrukh Khan (who again teamed up with Saif Ali this year to liven up the show with smart scandalous oneliners) tweeted after the big night: “Now off to bed. Vidya Balan looked ravishing..Bipasha towering…Deepika lovely & Katrina awesome. Missed Kareena…”
The top honours go like this:
Best Film: Vidhu Vinod Chopra for 3 Idiots
Best Director: Rajkumar Hirani for 3 Idiots
Best Actor in Leading Role (Male): Amitabh Bachchan for Paa
Best Actor in Leading Role (Female): Vidya Balan for Paa
The Best Supporting Actor (Male) award went to Boman Irani for 3 Idiots while the Best Supporting Actor (Female) was bagged by Kalki Koechlin for Dev D.
Ayan Mukherjee was the Best Debutante Director (Male) for Wake Up Sid while the
Best Debutante Director (Female) was Zoya Akhtar for Luck By Chance.
The other award winners are:
Best Dialogue: Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra for 3 idiots
Best Screenplay: Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Abhijat Joshi for 3 Idiots
Best Story: Abhijat Joshi and Rajkumar Hirani for 3 Idiots
The Filmfare Critics Award was bagged by Nandita Das for her film Firaaq.
In this category the Best Actor (Female) was Mahi Gill (Dev D) and Ranbir Kapoor for his consistent performance in 2009.
Actor Shashi Kapoor and music maestro Khayyam were conferred the Lifetime Achievement Awards. While Shashi was presented the trophy by Shabana Azmi and Yash Chopra and Asha Bhosle presented the trophy to Khayyam.
Other Filmfare Music Awards
Best Music: A R Rahman (Delhi 6)
Best Lyrics: Irshad Kamil for ‘Aaj Din Chaddya’ (Love Aaj Kal)
Best Playback Singer (Female): Rekha Bharadwaj for Genda Phool (Delhi 6) and Kavita Seth for Iktara (Wake Up Sid)
Best Playback Singer (Male): Mohit Chauhan for Masakalli (Delhi 6)
Celina Jaitley and Chunky Pandey gave away the black lady to Mohit.
RD Burman Music Award: Amit Trivedi
Nandita Das gets a Special Award for her film Firaaq
Filmfare Technical Awards:
Best Visual Effects: Kaminey
Best Choreography Award: Bosco-Ceasar, ‘Chor Bazaari’ from Love Aaj Kal
Best Production Design: Helen & Sukant for Dev D
Best Action: Vijayan Master for Wanted
Best Sound Design: Manas Chaudhury for Firaaq
Best Editing: Sreekar Prasad for Firaaq
Best Cinematographer: Rajeev Ravi for Dev D
Best Costume Design: Vaishali Menon for Firaaq
Best Background Score: Amit Trivedi for Dev D