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  • 62nd Filmfare Awards 2017 Winners

    The stars were out in full force for the Filmfare Awards 2017. Honouring the films, music and actors of the last 12 months, find out all the winners here.

    62nd Filmfare Awards 2017 Winners

    best friends Shahrukh Khan and Karan Johar hosted the awards together

    The 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017 beckoned the Bollywood world for an evening of glitzy entertainment and non-stop glamour.

    Taking place on the 14th of January, the annual celebration recognised some of the biggest films and notable actors that reigned in 2016.

    While arguably the year was filled with many hit and miss films, several stood out for their raw creativity and bravery. Using art as a medium for social and political change and giving a voice to the forgotten underdogs.

    Dangal, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Neerja were all big winners of the night. Dangal took the award for ‘Best Film’, as well as ‘Best Director’ for Nitesh Tiwari and ‘Best Actor (Male)’ for Aamir Khan.

    Alia Bhatt took the win for ‘Best Actor (Female)’ for her role in the drug-filled Udta Punjab, while co-star Shahid Kapoor won the ‘Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Male)’ alongside Manoj Bajpayee for Aligarh.



    Alia said of her win:

    “It’s very close to my heart [Udta Punjab]. Thank you, Shahid, for sending the script to me. Today is a very special day for me. Sridevi ji receiving it from you is an honour. Another reason is my sister is here. Got her out of home.”

    The Critics Film Choice went to Neerja, while Sonam Kapoor took the ‘Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Female)’ for her portrayal of the real-life flight attendant Neerja Bhanot.

    62nd Filmfare Awards 2017 Winners

    With the evening filled with fun and entertainment, best friends Shahrukh Khan and Karan Johar hosted the awards together. King Khan unsurprisingly made his entrance in a harness and wowed the crowd with a performance of ‘Zaalima’ from his upcoming film Raees.

    Other performances came from the likes of Salman Khan, Tiger Shroff and Varun Dhawan. Alia Bhatt paid tribute to Bollywood’s evergreen beauties like Madhuri Dixit Nene, Karisma Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai and Sridevi, while Sonakshi Sinha wowed the audience of the biggest dance numbers of the year.

    Punjabi superstar Diljit Dosanjh who won the Filmfare Award for ‘Best Debutant (Male)’ also sang ‘Ikk Kudi’ from Udta Punjab on stage.

    Here is the full list of winners of the 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017:

    BEST FILM
    Dangal

    BEST DIRECTOR
    Nitesh Tiwari – Dangal

    BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (MALE)
    Aamir Khan – Dangal

    BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE (FEMALE)
    Alia Bhatt – Udta Punjab

    BEST FILM (CRITICS)
    Neerja

    BEST ACTOR (CRITICS)
    Shahid Kapoor – Udta Punjab AND Manoj Bajpayee – Aligarh

    BEST ACTRESS (CRITICS)
    Sonam Kapoor – Neerja

    BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (MALE)
    Rishi Kapoor – Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)

    BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (FEMALE)
    Shabana Azmi – Neerja

    BEST SHORT FILM (PEOPLE’S CHOICE)
    Khamakha

    BEST SHORT FILM (FICTION)
    Chutney

    BEST SHORT FILM (NON-FICTION)
    Matitali Kusti

    BEST ACTOR IN A SHORT FILM (MALE)
    Manoj Bajpayee – Taandav

    BEST ACTOR IN A SHORT FILM (FEMALE)
    Tisca Chopra – Chutney

    BEST STORY
    Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon – Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)

    BEST DIALOGUE
    Ritesh Shah – Pink

    BEST SCREENPLAY
    Shakun Batra and Ayesha Devitre Dhillon – Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)

    BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR
    Ashwini Iyer Tiwari – Nil Battey Sannata

    BEST DEBUT (MALE)
    Diljit Dosanjh – Udta Punjab

    BEST DEBUT (FEMALE)
    Ritika Singh – Saala Khadoos

    BEST MUSIC ALBUM
    Pritam – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

    BEST LYRICS (LYRICIST)
    Amitabh Bhattacharya for ‘Channa Mereya’ – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

    BEST PLAYBACK SINGER (MALE)
    Arijit Singh for ‘Ae dil hai mushkil’ – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

    BEST PLAYBACK SINGER (FEMALE)
    Neha Bhasin for ‘Jag Ghoomeya’ – Sultan

    RD BURMAN AWARD FOR NEW MUSIC TALENT
    Amit Mishra for ‘Bulleya’ – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

    BEST COSTUME
    Payal Saluja – Udta Punjab

    BEST EDITING
    Monisha Baldawa – Neerja

    BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
    Mitesh Mirchandani – Neerja

    BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
    Aparna Sud – Neerja

    BEST SOUND DESIGN
    Vivek Sachidanand – Phobia

    BEST ACTION
    Shyam Kaushal – Dangal

    BEST VFX
    Red Chillies – Fan

    BEST BACKGROUND SCORE
    Sameer Uddin – Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)

    BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
    Adil Shaikh for ‘Kar Gayi Chull’ – Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)

    LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
    Shatrughan Sinha

    Congratulations to all of the winners!

    Aisha an English literature graduate, is a keen editorial writer. She adores reading, theatre, and anything arts related. She is a creative soul and is always reinventing herself. Her motto is: “Life is too short, so eat dessert first!”

    Images courtesy of Filmfare


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