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  • Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2016 Winners

    Mumbai invited Bollywood and television stars for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2016. Find out who won what here.

    Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2016 Winners

    “It's an honour to be with many renowned people from the film industry"

    Mumbai’s glittering Bollywood stars gathered for the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards on April 25, 2016.

    The prestigious awards held in honour of the ‘Father of Indian Cinema’, Dadasaheb Phalke, celebrated the stars of the film and television industry in India.

    Hosted by television personality Rohit Roy, chief guest of the evening was industrialist Shri Ratan Tata.

    The renowned Indian businessman was pleased to be there, saying: “It’s an honour to be the part of such a great night and to be with many renowned people from the film industry.”

    Mr Tata handed out a number of awards during the course of the evening. Including ‘Best Supporting Actress’ to Shabana Azmi for her role in Neerja, plus the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award to actress Kamini Kaushal.

    Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2016 Winners

    Musical legend, Bappi Lahiri also received the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award. The enigmatic personality, famous for bringing disco to Bollywood, said:

    “It’s really a great honour to get Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award and I love it. I want to thank Sooraj Barjatya and Rajkumar Barjatya who was always there for me.”

    Young Bollywood stars, Athiya Shetty and Sooraj Pancholi received the ‘Best Pair Debut’ award. Athiya Shetty shone in a turquoise patterned sari. A dapper Sooraj later said:

    “I want to thank Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for giving me this award and I promise to make this worth it every time.”

    Many other inspiring individuals were honoured for their incredible talents and their endless contribution to the film and television industry.

    Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2016 Winners

    Of them included lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya, who won the award for ‘Best Lyrics’ for the blockbuster Dilwale. Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya won ‘Best Memorable Film’ for Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, while Shoojit Sircar won the ‘Best Director’ award for Piku.

    TV’s Indrani Krishnan won ‘Best Actress’ and Sameer Dharmadhikari took the award for ‘Best Actor’.

    Here is the full list of winners of the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2016:

    Best Supporting Actress
    Shabana Azmi (Neerja)

    Best Actor Male
    Sikander Kher (Tere Bin Laden- Dead or Alive)

    Best Memorable Film
    Sooraj Barjatya (Prem Ratan Dhan Payo)

    Best Actress
    Richa Chaddha (Masaan)

    Best R.J.
    Annu Kapoor

    Best Actress Female TV
    Indira Krishnan

    Best Actor Male TV
    Sameer Dharmadhikari

    Best Supporting Actor
    Deepak Dobriyal (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

    Best Director
    Shoojit Sircar (Piku)

    Best Lyrics
    Amitabh Bhattacharya (Dilwale)

    Best Music
    Pritam (Dilwale)

    Lifetime Achievement Award
    Kamini Kaushal

    Lifetime Achievement Award
    Bappi Lahiri

    Best Singer Female
    Palak Muchhal

    Best Producer TV
    Rashmi Sharma

    Best Actor Stage
    Swaraj Singh

    Best Pair Debut
    Sooraj Pancholi & Athiya Shetty

    Best Photographer
    Amit Khanna

    Best International News Agency
    Satish Reddy

    Best Choreographer
    Ganesh Acharya

    Best Cosmetic
    Jayshree Mirchandani

    Social Services in Medical
    Dr Saravanan Lakshmanan & Dr Mahalakshmi Saravanan

    Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2016 Winners

    The Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2016 was a brilliant night celebrating the achievements of great Indian talent in the film and television industry.

    Congratulations to all the winners!

    Nazhat is a woman on a mission to reveal many different aspects of 'Desiness.' With interests in fashion, cooking and keeping fit, she describes herself as a bright and chic 'Desi' lady who lives by the motto 'survival of the fittest...'

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