Aamir Khan’s Dangal swept away three of four major awards in the 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017.
The movie won the best film award, Aamir Khan won the best actor award and Nitesh Tewari won the best director award.
Aalia Bhatt won the Best Actor (Female) award for her performance in Udta Punjab.
“This award is the reassurance of how much people loved our film (Dangal). So I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone in India and abroad who loved and supported our film. It means everything,” director Nitesh Tiwari said.
In other awards, actress Sonam Kapoor won the Critics’ Award For Best Actor (Female) for her performance in “Neerja” while actors Manoj Bajpayee and Shahid Kapoor shared the award for their performance in “Aligarh” and “Udta Punjab” respectively, in the Male category.
Director Ram Madhvani won Critics’ Award For Best Film for “Neerja”.
Diljit Dosanjh and Ritika Singh bagged the Filmfare Best Debut Awards Male and Female for “Udta Punjab” and “Saala Khadoos” respectively.
Shatrughan Sinha received the prestigious Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award presented by his daughter, actress Sonakshi Sinha.
Karan Johar’s “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” won four awards. Arijit Singh won the Best Playback (Male) for the title song of “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, Pritam bagged the Best Music Director and the Best Music Album. Amitabh Bhattacharya won the award for Best Lyrics for “Channa Mereya” from the same film.
The much acclaimed film “Neerja” won four awards. Shabana Azmi won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female), Aparna Sud and Anna Ipe won for Best Production Design; Mitesh Munchandani won for Best Cinematography and Monisha R Baldawa won the award for Best Editing.
Here is the complete list of winners:
Best Actor (Male): Aamir Khan for ‘Dangal’
Best Actor (Female): Alia Bhatt for ‘Udta Punjab’
Best Film: ‘Dangal’
Best Director: Nitesh Tiwari for ‘Dangal’
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Film: ‘Neerja’
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Male): Shahid Kapoor for ‘Udta Punjab’ and Manoj Bajpayee for ‘Aligarh’
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Female): Sonam Kapoor for ‘Neerja’
Best Actor (Male) in a Short Film: Manoj Bajpayee for ‘Taandav’
Best Short Film People’s Choice: Khamakha
Best Short Film (Fiction): ‘Chutney’
Best Short Film (Non-fiction): ‘Matitali Kusti’
Best Actor (Female) in a Short Film: Tisca Chopra for ‘Chutney’
Best Debut Director: Ashwini Iyer Tiwari for ‘Nil Battey Sannata’
Best Male Debut: Diljit Dosanjh for ‘Udta Punjab’
Best Female Debut: Ritika Singh for ‘Saala Khadoos’
Best Dialogue: Ritesh Shah for ‘Pink’
Best Screenplay: Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon for ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Story: Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon for ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Rishi Kapoor for ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Shabana Azmi for ‘Neerja’
Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award: Shatrughan Sinha
Best Music Album: Pritam for ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya for ‘Channa Mereya’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Playback Singer (Male): Arijit Singh for ‘Ae dil hai mushkil’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Playback Singer (Female): Neha Bhasin for ‘Jag Ghoomeya’ from ‘Sultan’
Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent: Amit Mishra for ‘Bulleya’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Best Visual Effects: Red Chillies for ‘Fan’
Best Editing: Monisha Baldawa for ‘Neerja’
Best Costume: Payal Saluja for ‘Udta Punjab’
Best Action: Shyam Kaushal for ‘Dangal’
Best Background Score: Sameer Uddin for ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Choreography: Adil Shaikh for ‘Kar Gayi Chull’ in ‘Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)’
Best Cinematography: Mitesh Mirchandani for ‘Neerja’