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  • The Times of India Film Awards 2016 Winners

    The second edition of the Times of India Film Awards 2016 saw Bollywood stars celebrate the best of 2015. Find out who won what here.


    “My gown’s train was longer than the red carpet"

    Dubai invited more celebrity glamour to its gold-paved streets as The Times of India Film Awards 2016 took place on March 18, 2016.

    Stars of India and Bollywood entertainment gathered to celebrate some of the biggest films, talents and performances of 2015.

    Undoubtedly, one of the biggest moments of the entire night was Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan performing live on stage.


    Salman made a jaw-dropping entry in a white Lamborghini that took him right to the stage.

    Shahrukh performed to some of his biggest songs, included ‘Gerua’ and the new Fan song, ‘Jabra’. He also performed the Lungi Dance with Parineeti Chopra and Jacqueline Fernandez.

    Ranveer Singh also lit the stage up by performing a tribute to veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, with a compilation of his best songs.

    The actor had a great night, winning the ‘Best Jodi’ award with Deepika Padukone. He reportedly said:

    “I have the most beautiful woman by my side [Deepika Padukone] and with her I can conquer the world!”

    Bollywood’s most treasured beauties wowed on the red carpet in their gorgeous designer gowns.

    Parineeti Chopra in a stunning midnight blue Georges Chakra gown. She jokingly posted Instagram: “My gown’s train was longer than the red carpet hahaha.”


    Here are the winners of the Times of India Film Awards 2016:

    Best Film
    Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    Best Actor – Male
    Ranveer Singh – Bajirao Mastani

    Best Actor – Female
    Kangana Ranaut – Tanu Weds Manu Returns

    Best Director
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali – Bajirao Mastani

    Best Supporting Actor – Male
    Anil Kapoor – Dil Dhadakne Do

    Best Supporting Actor – Female
    Priyanka Chopra – Bajirao Mastani

    Best Actor in a Negative Role
    Nawazuddin Siddiqui – Badlapur

    Best Actor Critics – Male
    Amitabh Bachchan – Piku

    Best Actor Critics – Female
    Kalki Koechlin – Margarita With A Straw

    Best Film Critics

    Best Debut Director
    Neeraj Ghaywan – Masaan

    Best Debut Actor (Male)
    Sooraj Pancholi

    Best Jodi Of The Year
    Ranveer Singh & Deepika Padukone – Bajirao Mastani

    Best Lyricist
    Varun Grower for ‘Moh Moh ke Dhagey’ – Dum Laga Ke Haisha

    Best Playback Singer – Male
    Papon Angaraag ‘Moh Moh ke Dhagey’ – Dum Laga Ke Haisha

    Best Song of the Year
    Hamari Adhuri Khaani – Jeet Gangauli, Hamari Adhoori Kahani

    Best Album
    Roy – Ankit Tiwari, Meet Brothers and Amal Mallik

    Lifetime Achievement Award
    Amitabh Bachchan


    Here are the winners of the Times of India Film Technical Awards 2016:

    Best Cinematography
    Sudeep Chatterjee – Bajirao Mastani

    Best Story
    KV Vijayendra – Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    Best Costume
    Anju Modi and Maxima Basu – Bajirao Mastani

    Best Dialogue
    Himanshu Sharma – Tanu Weds Manu Returns

    Best Choreography
    Remo D’Souza – ABCD 2

    Best Editing
    A Sreekar Prasad – Talvar

    Best Screenplay
    Juhi Chaturvedi – Piku

    Best Art Direction
    Saloni Dhatrak, Sriram Iyengar and Sujeet Sawant – Bajirao Mastani

    No doubt, the last 12 months have seen an incredible array of cinematic masterpieces, and with 2016 off to a promising start, we can expect many more.

    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!”


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