The two big films which stood out at the awards for 2015 were Punjab 1984, and Jatt James Bond.
The dhamakedar PTC Punjabi Film Awards took place on March 17, 2015 in Mohali, Punjab.
Celebrating the continuing success of Punjabi cinema, stars and celebrities gathered to witness the best of ‘Pollywood’ for 2015.
Hosting the show were Sonu Sood, Diljit Dosanjh and Binnu Dhillon, showcasing the crossover of Punjabi cinema with Bollywood.
The trio continued their legacy of comedic value, entertaining the star-studded audience with their jokes and humorous skits.
Performances came from the likes of Sukhwinder Singh, Gippy Grewal, Surveen Chawla and Gauhar Khan.
Punjabi superstar, Neeru Bajwa also performed on stage alongside Roshan Prince and Jassi Gill, as well as Nav Bajwa and Apoorva Arora.
With the continual surge of Punjabi films filling up our cinema screens, 2015 marked an incredible mix of hard-hitting historical epics, romance, action and comedy.
The two big films which stood out at the awards for 2015 were Punjab 1984 and Jatt James Bond. ‘Best Film’ was won by the historical and political epic Punjab 1984, while ‘Best Director’ and ‘Best Debut Director’ was given to Rohit Jugraj for Jatt James Bond.
Disco Singh was another big winner, with Surveen Chawla taking the trophy for ‘Best Actress’. The ‘Best Actor’ award was split between Diljit Dosanjh and Gippy Grewal for their respective films, Punjab 1984 and Jatt James Bond.
All of the nominees truly reflect the diversity of the Punjabi film industry, as they are beginning to experiment many more different genres with great success.
Here are the winners of the PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2015:
Best Background Score
Raju Singh For “Punjab 1984”
Sandeep Francis For “Jatt James Bond”
Jas Grewal for “Jatt James Bond”
Anshul Chobey For “Punjab 1984”
Amberdeep Singh for “Goreyan Nu Daffa Karo”
Anurag Singh/Amberdeep Singh for “Disco Singh”
Kumaar For “Sooraj” from the film “Mundeyan Ton Bachke Rahin” And Raj Ranjodh For “Swah Banke” from the film “Punjab 1984”
Best Music Director
Gurmeet Singh/Jatinder Shah/Nick Dhammu/Gurmoh for “Punjab 1984” and Jatinder Shah for “Disco Singh”
Best Female Playback Singer
Harshdeep Kaur for “Lori” from the film “Punjab 1984”
Best Male Playback Singer
Feroz Khan for “Hathan Vich” from the film “Mr & Mrs 420”
Most Popular Song of the Year
Chandi Di Dabbi from “Jatt James Bond” and Happy Birthday from “Disco Singh”
Best Performance in a Comic Role
B N Sharma for “Disco Singh”
Best Performance in a Negative Role
Pavan Malhotra For “Punjab 1984”
Best Supporting Actress
Upasna Singh For “Disco Singh”
Best Supporting Actor
Binnu Dhillon For “Mr & Mrs 420” and Yashpal Sharma For “Jatt James Bond”
Best Debut (Female)
Zarine Khan For “Jatt James Bond”
Best Debut (Male)
Jassi Gill For “Mr & Mrs 420”
Best Debut Director
Rohit Jugraj For “Jatt James Bond”
Rohit Jugraj for “Jatt James Bond”
Surveen Chawla for “Disco Singh”
Diljit Dosanjh for “Punjab 1984” and Gippy Grewal for “Jatt James Bond”
Critics Award for Best Actress
Kirron Kher For “Punjab 1984”
Critics Award for Best Director
Anurag Singh For “Punjab 1984”
Lifetime Achievement Award
Kulbhushan Kharbanda Ji
Star Forever Award
Gurdas Mann For “Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar”
Family Film of the Year Award
Manjeet Mann For “Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar”
Special Recognition Award
Poonam Dhillon for “Double Di Trouble”
Special Recognition Award
Film with a Social Message
For the first time, the PTC Punjabi Film Awards will be broadcast across the world including India, UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand on March 27, 2015.
This is your chance to see the full live show and the performances from the night. You can watch the ‘Curtain Raiser’ for the 2015 PTC Punjabi Film Awards here:
Congratulations to all of the winners of the PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2015!