The red carpet has been rolled out. The annual 20th Screen Awards has finally begun. Here are the main highlights from the evening:
Best Film (Marathi):
Former Bigg Boss 7 contestant Tanishaa announced the Best Film (Marathi) award, that went to Balak Palak and Duniyadari.
Best Director (Marathi):
Ravi Jadav, Balak Palak
Best Actress (Marathi):
Actress Kajol, dressed in a lovely peach gown, handed the Best Actress (Marathi) award to mom Tanuja.
Best Actor (Marathi):
Sachin Khedekar, Aajacha Divas Majha
Best Film Marketing:
This ceremony was followed by the Technical Awards category.
Best Background Score:
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It was Bhaag Milkha Bhaag director Rakeysh OmPrakash Mehra who received the award on behalf of Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy.
Remo D’Souza, Badtameez Dil, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Total Siyappa actor Ali Zafar then took to the stage to perform.
S. Ravi Varman for Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
Anju Modi, Maxima Basu, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
Best Production Design:
Wasiq Khan, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
Deepa Bhatia for Kai Po Che
The ceremony then paused for a breathtaking performance by the team of ‘Yaariyaan’. This was followed by a burning performance by none other than Honey Singh.
After arriving in style, actor Varun Dhawan unveiled the specatcular Screen Awards set designed by Omung Kumar.
Varun Dhawan soon did a flashback act on-stage.
R… Rajkumar actor Shahid Kapoor knows how to make an entry. He arrived on a chopper, and finally landed to enthrall the audience with a power-packed performance!
Soon I & B Minister Manish Tewari talks about the importance of a good cinematographic paradigm.
Presenters Mohit Raina and Moni Roy next called Varun Dhawan on stage once again.
Most Promising Newcomer Female:
Aida Ei Kashef for Ship Of Theseus
Most Promising Newcomer Male:
Sushant Singh Rajput for Kai Po Che
Kai Po Che director Abhishek Kapoor accepted the award on behalf of Sushant Singh Rajput.
Special jury’s award:
Ship of Theseus.
Most promising debut director:
Ritesh Batra for Lunchbox
Best child arstiste:
The arrival of King Khan Shah Rukh is received with ear-deafening cheers from the crowd.
Manohar Verma for Madras Cafe
Best Negative Role (Female):
Shilpa Shukla wins the for BA Pass
Best Actor in Negative Role:
Best comic Female:
Richa Chadda for Fukrey
Best Supporting (Female):
Swara Bhaskar for Raanjhanaa
Best Supporting Actor (Male):
Saurabh Shukla for Jolly LLB
Life Ok Screen Hero Award:
Deepika and her Chennai Express co-star Shah Rukh take to the stage for a jaw-dropping performance.
Pritam for Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani
Best Playback Singer (Female):
Shreya Ghoshal for Sunn Raha Hai Na from Aashiqui 2
Best singer (Male):
Arjit Singh for Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2
Shahid Kapoor takes to the stage for a ‘Gandi’ performance as he dances on ‘Gandi Baat’ from his film R… Rajkumar
Best Ensemble Cast:
Sanjay Tripathi for Club 60
Mohan Sikka for BA Pass
New baddie on the block Sonu Sood sets the stage on fire with his performance.
Sameer Gautam Singh for Shahid
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Veteran actress Rekha attends the awards. The Bachchan family soon follows sans bahu Aishwarya Rai.
Ranveer Singh takes on Govinda’s avatar for an interesting performance.
Outstanding contribution to cinema:
Ramnath Goenka Memorial Award:
Lifetime Achievement Award:
The award was presented to the veteran actor by Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Shatrughan Sinha. For his friend Amitabh, Shatrughan said he’s the “Pride of the nation and pride of the film industry.”
Shatrughan added that Amitabh Bachchan should become the president of India. And if ever he (Shatrughan) was to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award he would love to received it from Amitabh’s hands.
Shoojit Sircar for Madras Cafe
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