PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2016 Winners

Angrej won big at the PTC Punjabi Film Awards which took place in Mohali on April 14, 2016. DESIblitz has the full list of winners.

PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2016 Winners

The climatic moment of the night easily went to Yo Yo Honey Singh.

The biggest stars came together on April 14, 2016 to celebrate another amazing year of cinema at the 2016 PTC Punjabi Film Awards.

Angrej, a critical and commercial success that rivaled Bollywood films’ overseas performance, swept up an incredible 10 awards, including Best Film and Best Director.

The family film also helped Amberdeep Singh win Best Screenplay for two consecutive years.

Diljit Dosanjh’s Sardaar Ji (2015), which topped many international box office charts like the US and UK, walked away with three trophies.

PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2016 WinnersBetween acceptance speeches and celebrity mingling was an awesome lineup of performances from the likes of Chitrangada Singh and Sunidhi Chauhan.

The climatic moment of the night easily went to Yo Yo Honey Singh, who launched his new song ‘Superman’ from upcoming film Zorawar to an ecstatic reception in the venue.

Hosted by Amrinder Gill, Binnu Dhillon, Arjan Bajwa and Gauhar Khan, the award ceremony was once again a successful event and testament to the rising global appeal of Punjabi cinema.

Rajiee M Shinde, Director and CEO of PTC Network, says: “Among the fastest growing language cinema in the country today, the Punjabi Cinema has achieved a predominant position in the field of Indian cinema not only in the country but also across the globe.

“PTC Punjabi Film Awards celebrated its sixth glorious year by putting up a spectacular show attended by the who’s who of Punjabi film industry and Bollywood.”

The legacy of late singer Labh Janjua, who passed away in October 2015, was remembered and celebrated with a special gesture, the ‘In Memory Award’.

PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2016 WinnersHere is the full list of winners of the PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2016:

Best Film

Best Director
Simerjit Singh, Angrej

Best Actor
Amrinder Gill, Angrej

Best Actress
Sargun Mehta, Angrej

Best Supporting Actor
BN Sharma, Judge Singh LLB

Best Supporting Actress
Mandy Takhar for Sardaar Ji

Best Screenplay
Amberdeep Singh, Angrej

Best Story
Amberdeep Singh, Angrej

Best Cinematography
Baljit Singh Deo, Faraar

Best Editing
Baljit Singh Deo & Rohit Dhiman, Hero Naam Yaad Rakhi

Best Debut Male
Ammy Virk, Angrej
Deep Sidhu, Ramta Jogi

Best Debut Female
Aditi Sharma, Angrej
Gauhar Khan, Oh Yaara Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut Gaya

Best Performance in Comic Role
Binnu Dhillon, Munde Kamaal De

Best Performance in a Negative Role
Mukul Dev, Shareek

Best Music Director
Jatinder Shah, Angrej

Best Background Score
Raju Singh, Shareek

Best Lyricist
Happy Raikoti for ‘Kurta’ from Angrej

Most Popular Song of the Year
‘Veervaar’ by Diljit Dosanjh

Best Playback Singer (Male)
Manmohan Waris for ‘Parne Nu’ from Faraar

Best Playback Singer (Female)
Sunidhi Chauhan for ‘Sohneya Sajna’ from Hero Naam Yaad Rakhi

Best Action
Sham Kaushal, Shareek

Best Dailogues
Jatinder Lall, Sardaar Ji

Critics Award for Best Film

Critics Award for Best Director
Navneet Singh, Shareek

Critics Award for Best Actor
Pawan Malhotra, Eh Janam Tumhare Lelche

Critics Award for Best Actress
Aman Grewal, Mitti Na

Most Promising Talent
Jaggi Singh

Jury Award
Gippy Grewal

Lifetime Achievement Award
Harjit Singh

Special Recognition Award
Mehor Mittal and Japtej Singh

In Memory Award
Late Labh Janjua

DESIblitz congratulates all the winners and awaits more entertaining and brilliant film releases in 2016!

Scarlett is an avid writer and pianist. Originally from Hong Kong, egg tart is her cure for homesickness. She loves music and film, enjoys travelling and watching sports. Her motto is “Take a leap, chase your dream, eat more cream.”

Images courtesy of PTC Punjabi Facebook and Gauhar Khan Twitter

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