The prestigious Star Screen Awards is started by Mr. Viveck Goenka, chairman of The Express Group in the year 1995. The panel which includes the distinguished personalities from film industry chooses the winners. So the awards are presented to the film world by the film world itself. The ceremony was held in Mumbai on 14th January.
Sonu Sood and
Shonali Nagrani dressed in black attires hosted the red carpet event.
Akshay Kumar along with
Hrithik Roshan with wife Sussane and father
Rakesh Roshan, the Bachchan family,
Prachi Desai and many more Bollywood celebrities adorned the red carpet in the best of spirits for the awards night. The stage was all lit up.
Shahid Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan,
Katrina Kaif sizzled on the stage with their high voltage performances. Apart from these performances, the hosts also interacted with the stars and the evening was a full drama of fun and frolic, and everybody seemed to enjoy every bit of the award ceremony. The awards were given in the critics category as well as the audience’s popular category.
Neeraj Pandey won the award for the best story for the movie A Wednesday.
Shiraz Ahmed won the award for the best screenplay award for Race.
The star screen lifetime achievement award was given to
Sanjay Khan. The Ram Nath Goenka Award was given to the movie A Wednesday. John Abraham and
Abhishek Bachchan won the best Jodi award for the movie Dostana. The best-animated movie award was won by
Roadside Romeo. Aishwarya Rai won the award for the best popular actress for the movie
Jodha Akbar and the award for the best popular actor was given to Akshay Kumar for the movie Singh Is King.
Farhan Akhtar won the award for the most promising newcomer(male) for Rock On, and
Asin Thottumkal won the award for the most promising newcomer (female) for Ghajini respectively.
Anvita Dutt Guptan, KK, and
Shilpa Rao won the best lyricist, the best playback singer(male) and the best playback singer(female) award respectively for the song ‘KhudaJaane’. Like last year, this year also the award for the best music direction was won by AR Rahman for Jodha Akbar. The award for best actor in a comic role was given to Tushar Kapoor for
Golmaal Returns, and
Akshaye Khanna won the award for the best actor in a negative role.
Shahana Goswami won The award for the best supporting actor (female) was given to Shahana Goswami, and the best supporting actor(male) was given to
Arjun Rampal for Rock On. The award for the best actress was bagged by
Priyanka Chopra for the movie fashion while the best actor award was given to Hrithik Roshan for Jodha Akbar. The award for the best director was conferred to Ashutosh Gowariker as well as the award for the best movie for Jodha Akbar.