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Akshay Kumar Thanks Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal For 'Smooth Experience' At Filmfare Awards In Guwahati

Akshay Kumar Danced To The Bala Song 'Shaitan Ka Saala' From Housefull, Donned A Red Skirt During His Performance On 'Laal Ghagra' From Good Newwz.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 17 Feb 2020, 11:53:35 PM
Akshay Kumar

Bollywood Actor Akshay Kumar (Photo Credit: PTI)

New Delhi:

This year, the state of Assam hosted Bollywood's one of the most anticipated award nights, the 'Filmfare'. The glittery event, organised at Guwahati’s Sarusajai Stadium, was attended by some of the most renowned faces of the movie industry including the 'Khiladi Kumar'. Akshay, who also performed in the event, on Monday took to Twitter and thanked Assam police, state chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal for ensuring smooth experience at the event. The Kesari actor wrote, "Could fly in & out in a jiffy only thanks to the superb efficiency of @assampolice. Thank you for ensuring such a smooth experience at the award function in Guwahati. And @sarbanandsonwal ji, it was an absolute pleasure to meet you,thank you once again for your kind hospitality ðŸ™ÂðŸÂ»."

Akshay Kumar, during his performance dressed like his character Havaldar Ishar Singh from his historical war drama Kesari, paid tribute to Indian soldiers on the Filmfare stage. The actor also danced to the Bala song 'Shaitan Ka Saala' from Housefull, donned a red skirt during his performance on 'Laal Ghagra' from Good Newwz.

The starry night was also attended by the who’s who of Bollywood celebs including Ayushmann Khurrana, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Kartik Aaryan, Karan Johar, Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal and Taapsee Pannu among others. Alia and Ranveer-starrer Gully Boy won big at the awards. While Ranveer took home the Best Actor's trophy for his performance in the film, Alia won the Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for the same film. Gully Boy also won the Best Film Award.

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Siddhant Chaturvedi and Amruta Subhash were awarded in the Best Supporting Actor and Actress categories for delivering critically-acclaimed performances in the Zoya Akhtar-directed film

Here is the complete winners list of 65th Filmfare Awards:

Best Film- Gully Boy

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) - Ranveer Singh for Gully Boy

Best Actor (Critics) - Ayushmann Khurrana for Article 15

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) - Alia Bhatt for Gully Boy

Best Actress (Critics) - Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu for Saand Ki Aankh

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female) - Amruta Subhash for Gully Boy

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male) - Siddhant Chaturvedi for Gully Boy

Best Director- Zoya Akhtar for Gully Boy

Best Film (Critics) - Article 15 (Anubhav Sinha) and Sonchiriya (Abhishek Chaubey)

Best Music Album - Zoya Akhtar-Ankur Tewari for Gully Boy

Mithoon, Amaal Mallik, Vishal Mishra, SachetParampara and Akhil Sachdeva for Kabir Singh

Best Lyrics - Divine and Ankur Tewari for Apna Time Aayega (Gully Boy)

Best Playback Singer (Male) - Arijit Singh for Kalank Nahi (Kalank)

Best Playback Singer (Female) - Shilpa Rao for Ghungroo (War)

Best Debut Director - Aditya Dhar for Uri: The Surgical Strike

Best Debut Actor- Abhimanyu Dassani for Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota

Best Debut Actress - Ananya Pandey for Student Of The Year 2, Pati Patni Aur Woh

Best Original Story- Anubhav Sinha and Gaurav Solanki for Article 15

Best Screenplay - Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar for Gully Boy

Best Dialogue - Vijay Maurya for Gully Boy

Lifetime Achievement Award - Ramesh Sippy

Excellence In Cinema - Govinda

RD Burman Award For Upcoming Music Talent - Sashwat Sachdev- UR

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First Published : 17 Feb 2020, 09:10:39 PM