The Dada Saheb Phalke International Film Festival Award was held yesterday. The event was hosted by famous actor Jay Bhanushali. The main highlight of the event was Sushant Singh Rajput being awarded posthumously as the Critics Best Actor. His last film was Nitesh Tiwari’s Chhichore (2019).
From Deepika Padukone to Nora Fatehi, many were conferred with the awards. Let’s have a look at the awards that were won last night in different categories.
Surbhi Chandana: Seen in serials like Ishqbaaz and Naagin 5, Surbhi bagged the award for Best Actress in Television Series.
Dheeraj Dhoopar: Better known as Karan Luthra for his role in Kundli Bhagya, Karan won the Best Actor award for Television Series segment.
Akshay Kumar was declared best actor (male) in the horror-comedy Laxmii, which was a remake of the hit Tamil film Kanchana (2011). Kiara Advani won for her performance in the Netflix film Guilty. Guilty was directed by Ruchi Narain and produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.
Amongst all the films, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, was honoured as the best film starring Ajay Devgn and Saif Ali Khan. The film was also the highest box office grosser of 2020. The film was directed by debutante Om Raut and produced by T-Series. Also Read: Amrinder Gill Gets Honoured With Dadasaheb Phalke Award!
Anurag Basu was honoured as the best director for his black comedy, Ludo, featuring an ensemble cast, including Abhishek Bachchan, Sanya Malhotra, Rajkummar Rao and Fatima Sana Shaikh.
Radhika Madan bagged the best actor in a supporting role award for her performance in Homi Adajani’s dramedy Angrezi Medium, co-starring late Irrfan Khan.
Director Hansal Mehta’s blockbuster show Scam 1992, starring Pratik Gandhi as the infamous stockbroker Harshad Mehta, unsurprisingly received the best series award. Also Read: Vinod Khanna Honoured With Posthumous Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Son Rahul Feels Proud
Sushmita Sen bagged the trophy for best actor in a web-series (female) for her stunning performance in Disney Plus Hotstar show Arya. While Bobby Deol was declared the best actor in a web-series (male) for Ashram, directed by Prakash Jha. Kunal Kemmu won the best actor in a comic role for his hilarious turn in last year comedy Lootcase. The actor dedicated his win to the team of the film. Nora Fatehi, who has consistently wowed the audience with her dance moves, was awarded the best performer at the ceremony.
From Punjabi industry, Harrdy Sandhu's 'Titliyan' bagged the best album award and Jitan Harmeet Singh bagged the award for Khuda Haafiz as the Best Cinematographer.