On the 7th of February 2016, in Mumbai, the 61st Filmfare Awards celebration was held. All Bollywood celebrities attended the star-studded show.
Shah Rukh Khan,
Salman Khan had danced on the stage. Shah Rukh Khan and comedian
Kapil Sharma were the hosts of the show. Shah Rukh Khan was the scene stealer of the show either with boxing acts or even performing a bathroom shower scene. He dazzled the show perfectly with youthful energy.
There is perhaps not a better host in Bollywood better than him. Actress Kriti Sanon paid rich tribute to actress Sadhana, who had passed away by performing some of the dances based on Sadhana’s old classic songs. Actor Amitabh Bachchan won the best actor (critics) for his performance in Soojit Sircar’s film ‘
Piku’ and Soojit Sircar also received the best director award (critics) for ‘Piku’.
Kangana Ranaut had rightly deserved the best actress (critics) trophy for the film "Tanu Weds Manu Returns".
Actress Moushumi Chatterjee won the Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution to Indian cinema from film ‘
Balika Vadhu’ to ‘Piku’.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's epic drama '
Bajirao Mastani' fetched nine awards out of the 12 nominations that it received. It was a lucky year for the whole team of Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film 'Bajirao Mastani' was crowned with the best film award. Sanjay Leela Bhansali and
Kishore Lulla received the best film award trophy. The director Sanjay Leela Bhansali also won the best director award. Ranveer Singh won the best actor award for his performance in 'Bajirao Mastani'. Actress
Deepika Padukone, who received two nominations, had won the best actress award for portraying Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter role in the film ‘Piku’.
Priyanka Chopra received the 'best-supporting-actress' trophy for her work in 'Bajirao Mastani'.
Actor Anil Kapoor won the best supporting actor trophy for his performance in the film ‘
Dil Dhadakne Do’. Actress Bhumi Pednekar won the best female debut of the year for her film ‘
Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ and actor
Sooraj Pancholi won the best male debut award of the year for his screen debut in ‘
Shreya Ghoshal accomplished with the best female playback singer trophy for the title song "Deewani Mastani" from the film 'Bajirao Mastani'. The best lyricist trophy went to
Irshad Kamil for penning the song "Agar Tum Saath Ho" in the movie '
Tamasha'. The best music composer trophy went to
Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros Anjjan for the film ‘
Roy’ and the same film even fetched for singer
Arijit Singh the best male playback singer trophy for the song "Sooraj Dooba Hain". The film ‘Piku’ also fetched best screenplay award for
Juhi Chaturvedi and best backgrounds score for Anupam Roy.
The best editing award went for A.
Sreekar Prasad for movie ‘
Talvar’. The best dialogue writer trophy was given to
Himanshu Sharma for film 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns’. The best cinematographer trophy was given to Manu Anand for his camera work in ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’. The film ‘Bombay Velvet’ received the best special effects award. Film 'Bajirao Mastani totally dominated the other technical award'. The best story award went to K. V. Vijayendra Prasad; the best costume design award went to Anju Modi and Maxima Basu; the best action award went to Sham Kaushal, the best production design award went to Sujeet Sawant, Sriram Iyengar and Saloni Dhatra for the a critically acclaimed film 'Bajirao Mastani'.
Even the best choreography award was given to an expert Kathak dancer
Birju Maharaj for song 'Mohe Rang Do Laal' from film 'Bajirao Mastani'. Deepika Padukone performed this exquisite dance. It is one of the best dances ever seen in Indian cinema.
Armaan Malik won the R.D. Burman trophy from Filmfare. Even Karan Johar had joined with Kapil Sharma in presenting the event.