Oscar reject reigns at Filmfare Awards
Barfi! may have missed out on an Oscar’s nomination, but the Charlie Chaplainesque Indian love story was a big winner at last night’s Filmfare Awards. It took home six awards; Best Film, Best Musical Director, Best Background Score, Best Production Design, Sony Trendsetter of the Year and Best Actor, going to lead Ranbir Kapoor.
The film was India’s Oscar entry in the International Film category but missed making the shortlist. One the most anticipated Bollywood awards event of the year, all the major stars were in attendance including Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi. The movie industry also paid tribute to the late Yash Chopra with a Lifetime Achievement Award, celebrated in his memory, the monumental director, died in October last year shortly before his final release; Jab Tak Hai Jaan. To honour his work and legacy, the event was also held at his studios, Yash Raj Films.
Winners of 58th Idea Filmfare Awards 2012:
Best Actor (male) - Ranbir Kapoor – Barfi!
Best Actor (female) - Vidya Balan – Kahaani
Best Film- Barfi!
Best Director - Sujoy Ghosh – Kahaani
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (male) - Annu Kapoor – Vicky Donor
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (female) - Anushka Sharma – Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Best Playback (male) - Ayushmann Khurrana – Pani da rang – Vicky Donor
Best Playback (female) - Shalmali Kholgade – Pareshaan – Ishaqzaade
Best Musical Director - Pritam – Barfi!
Best Lyrics - Gulzar – Challa – Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Male - Ayushmann
Female - Ileana
Director - Gauri Shinde - English Vinglish
Best Film - Gangs Of Wasseypur
Best Actor Male (Critics) - Irrfan - Paan Singh Tomar
Best Actor Female (Critics) - Richa Chaddha -Gangs Of Wasseypur
Sony Trendsetter Of The Year - Barfi!
Best Dialogue - Gangs Of Wasseypur
Best Screenplay - Paan Singh Tomar
Best Story - Vicky Donor
RD Burman Award - Neeti Mohan for Jiya Re (Jab Tak Hai Jaan) & Ishq Wala Love (Student Of The Year)
Best Choreography - Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu
Best Cinematography - Kahaani
Best Background Score - Barfi!
Best Action - Gangs Of Wasseypur
Best Editing – Kahaani
Best Production Design - Barfi!
Best Sound Design - Kahaani
Best Costume Design - Shanghai