61st Filmfare Awards presented in Mumbai

Jan 17, 2016 15:03 IST

The 61st Filmfare Awards were presented on 15 January 2016 at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai. The ceremony was hosted by Shah Rukh Khan and comedian Kapil Sharma.

Bajirao Mastani won the most awards including the Best Film award. Other winners included Piku that was awarded with six awards, Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Roy, Talvar, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Bombay Velvet, Dil Dhadakne Do, Hero, Masaan and Tamasha.

Moushumi Chatterjee was awarded with the 2015 Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award.

Recepients of the Awards

  • Best Actor: Ranveer Singh for Bajirao Mastani
  • Best Actress: Deepika Padukone for Piku
  • Best Film: Bajirao Mastani
  • Best Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani
  • Lifetime Achievement: Moushumi Chatterjee
  • Best Debut Director: Neeraj Ghaywan for Massan
  • Best Debutant (Male): Sooraj Pancholi for Hero
  • Best Debutant (Female): Bhumi Pednekar for Dum Laga Ke Haisha
  • Critics Award for Best Film: Piku
  • Critics Award for Best Actor (Male): Amitabh Bachchan for Piku
  • Best Actor Female Critics Choice (Female): Kangana Ranaut for Tanu Weds Manu Returns
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Priyanka Chopra for Bajirao mastani
  • Best Story: V Vijayendra Prasad for Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  • Best Singer (male): Arijit Singh for Sooraj dooba hai from Roy
  • Best Singer (female): Shreya Ghoshal for Deewani mastani from Bajirao Mastani
  • Best VFX: Prana Studios for Bombay Velvet
  • Best Dialogue: Anupam Roy for Piku
  • Best Action: Sham Kaushal for Bajirao Mastani
  • Best Cinematography: Manu Anand for Dum Laga Ke Haisha
  • Best Choreography: Birju Maharaj for Mohe rang de laal from Bajirao Mastani
  • Best Edit: Talvar
  • Best Production Design: Sujit Sawant, Saloni and Sriram Iyenger for Bajirao Mastani
  • Best Costume Designer: Anju Modi and Maxima for Bajirao Mastani

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Who: 61st Filmfare Awards

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