Taapsee Pannu and late actor Irrfan Khan won the Best Actress Award and Best Actor Award for their work in Thappad and Angrezi Medium respectively at the 66th Filmfare Awards held in Mumbai on Saturday evening.
The late actor was also honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. He died at the age of 53 on April 29 last year after a long battle with cancer. The actor’s son Babil received the trophies on his behalf.
After winning the prestigious award, Taapsee took to her Twitter handle to express her gratitude saying, Respect and Happiness Thank you Amrita followed by a heart emoji. The film Thappad also won awards Best film, Best story and Best Editing categories.
Amitabh Bachchan has won the Best Actor (Critic) for his performance in Gulabo Sitabo. The film altogether won six awards on the award night. Tillotama Shome received the Best Actress (Critics) for her film Sir.
Saif Ali Khan bagged the Best Actor in supporting role, while Farrukh Jaffar won Best Actress in Supporting role for Gulabo Sitabo. The Best Debut female Award went to Alaya F for Jawaani Jaaneman.
The 66th edition of the Filmfare Awards honoured artistic and technical excellence in cinema, recognised the best of Hindi cinema for the year 2020. Celebrities like Taapsee Pannu, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sunny Leone, Nora Fatehi, Riteish Deshmukh, Rajkummar Rao among others were in attendance.
Here is the list of the winners:
Best Film: Thappad
Best Film (Critics): Prateek Vats (Eeb Allay Ooo!)
Best Director: Om Raut (Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior)
Best Story: Anubhav Sushila Sinha & Mrunmayee Lagoo Waikul (Thappad)
Best Editing: Yasha Pushpa Ramchandani (Thappad)
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male): Irrfan (Angrezi Medium)
Best Actor (Critics): Amitabh Bachchan – Gulabo Sitabo
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female): Taapsee Pannu (Thappad)
Best Actress (Critics): Tillotama Shome – Sir
Best Debut Female: Alaya F (Jawaani Jaaneman)
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male): Saif Ali Khan Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
Best Actor In A Supporting Actor Role (Female): Farrokh Jaffar – Gulabo Sitabo
Best Screenplay: Rohena Gera (Sir)
Best Dialogue: Juhi Chaturvedi (Gulabo Sitabo)
Best Debut Director: Rajesh Krishnan (Lootcase)
Best Music Album: Pritam- Ludo
Best Lyrics: Gulzar- Chhappak (Chhappak)
Best Playback Singer (Male): Raghav Chaitanya- Ek Tukda Dhoop (Thappad)
Best Playback Singer (Female): Asees Kaur- Malang (Malang)
Lifetime Achievement Award: Irrfan
Best Action: Ramazan Bulut, Rp Yadav (Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior)
Best Background Score: Mangesh Urmila Dhakde (Thappad)
Best Cinematography: Avik Mukhopadhayay (Gulabo Sitabo)
Best Production Design: Manasi Dhruv Mehta (Gulabo Sitabo)
Best Sound Design: Kaamod Kharade (Thappad)
Best VFX: Prasad Sutar(Ny Vfx Wala) (Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior)
Best Choreography: Farah Khan- Dil Bechara (Dil Bechara)
Best Costume Design: Veera Kapur Ee (Gulabo Sitabo)