MUMBAI: Ranbir Kapoor and Vidya Balan are reigning supreme in this season of film awards.
Having been adjudged the best actor for his mute role in Barfi! at the 19th Annual Colors Screen Awards last week, Ranbir on Sunday night again ran away with the Best Actor Award at the 58th Idea Filmfare Awards 2012.
Interestingly, he delivered his acceptance speech through mute gestures without uttering a word! He touched actor Rekha’s feet while accepting the award from her.
And Vidya Balan, who too bagged the Best Actor (female) Award at the 19th Annual Colors Screen Awards last week, again notched up the Best Actor (female) Filmfare Award for her role in Kahaani!
In her acceptance speech, she dedicated the award to the whole crew of the film. “This goes to the entire team of Kahaani! And thank you Setu for making a pregnant women look beautiful. This is very special to all women who have lived their life with courage,’’ Balan gushed, recalling how she as a kid used to watch the top Bollywood awards.
Irrfan Khan bagged the Critics Award for Best Actor for his role in Paan Singh Tomar – the film about the former Indian athlete who turned dacoit.
Richa Chadda bagged the Critics Award for Best Actor (female) for her role Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur.
Here is the Filmfare Awards list:
Best Film: Barfi!
Best Actor (Male): Ranbir Kapoor for his role in Barfi!
Best Actor (Female): Vidya Balan for Kahaani
Best Director: Sujoy Ghosh
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (male): Annu Kapoor for Vicky Donor)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (female): Anushka Sharma for Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Best Debut Director: Gauri Shinde for English Vinglish
Best Debut (male): Ayushmann Khurrana
Best Debut (female): Ileana D’cruz
Best Music Director: Pritam for Barfi!
Best Lyrics: Gulzar for Challa in Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Best Playback Singer (male): Ayushmann Khurrana for Paani Da Rang in Vicky Donor
Best Playback Singer (female): Shalmali Kholgade for Pareshaan in Ishaqzaade
R.D Burman Award: Neeti Mohan
Lifetime Achievement Award: Yash Chopra