The Bollywood comic drama Queen swept the 60th Filmfare Awards yesterday, winning awards in as many as six categories, fetching Vikas Bahl the award for the Best Director and Kangana Ranaut the Best Actress honour.
The runner-up was Vishal Bhardwaj’s tragic Shakespearean drama Haider which won awards in five categories – including Best Actor for Shahid Kapoor, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Tabu and Best Actor in Supporting role for Kay Kay Menon.
The lifetime achievement award was given to veteran actress Kamini Kaushal for her outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.
Young star Alia Bhatt bagged the best actress (Critics) trophy for Highway and Sanjay Mishra won the best actor (Critics) for his outstanding performance in Ankhon Dekhi, which also earned director-writer Rajat Kapoor the best story gong.
Kriti Sanon won best debut female award for Heropanti, while Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan won the best debut male award for Khoobsurat.
Best Film – Queen
Best Director – Vikas Bahl (Queen)
Best Actor – Shahid Kapoor (Haider)
Best Actress – Kangana Ranaut (Queen)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) – Tabu (Haider)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) – Kay Kay Menon (Haider)
Best Debut director – Abhishek Varman (2 States)
Best Actor (Critics) – Sanjay Mishra (Ankhon Dekhi)
Best Actress (Critics) – Alia Bhatt (Highway)
Best Film (Critics) – Rajat Kapoor (Ankhon Dekhi)
Best Music Director – Shankar-Eshaan-Loy (2 States)
Best Lyrics – Rashmi Singh – Muskurane ki wajah (CityLights)
Best Debut (Male): Fawad Khan, Khoobsurat
Best Debut (Female): Kriti Sanon, Heropanti
Best Story: Rajat Kapoor, Ankhon Dekhi
Best Dialogue: Abhijat Joshi and Rajkumar Hirani, PK
Best Screenplay: Rajkumar Hirani and Abhijat Joshi, PK
Best Playback Singer (Male): Ankit Tiwari, Galliyan (Ek Villain)
Best Playback Singer (Female): Kanika Kapoor, Baby Doll (Ragini MMS 2)
Lifetime Achievement Award: Kamini Kaushal
Best Choreography Award: Ahmed Khan, Jumme Ki Raat (Kick)
Best Background Score: Amit Trivedi, Queen
Best Cinematography Award: Bobby Singh and Siddharth Diwan, Queen
Best Action: Sham Kaushal, Gunday
Best Editing: Abhijit Kokate and Anurag Kashyap, Queen
Best Production Design: Subrata Chakraborty and Amit Ray, Haider
Best Costume: Dolly Ahluwalia, Haider
Best Sound Design Award: Anilkumar Konakandla and Prabal Pradhan, Mardaani