Bajirao Mastani dominates this year’s Filmfare, disappointment for Salman and Shah Rukh


Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajrao Mastani emerged a clear winner on Friday night when it almost swept the 61st Filmfare Awards held in Mumbai.

The film’s lead actor Ranveer Singh won the Best Actor award while Priyanka Chopra won the award for Best Supporting actor in female role for the same film.

Bajirao Mastani also adjudged the Best Film of 2015, while Sanjay Leela Bhansali won the award in Best Director’s category.

Deepika Padukone, who was the lead actor in female role in Bajirao Mastani, won the Best Actress award for her performance in Piku.

Surprisingly, there were no awards for Shahrukh Khan-Kajol starrer Dilwale, which outsmarted Bajirao at the Box office.

Salman Khan Bajrangi Bhaijan,  had to contend with just one award in the Best Story category.

Salman Khan’s another blockbuster for 2015, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo  too failed to win a single award.

Here’s the list of all the winners:

RD Burman Award: Armaan Mallik
Best Actor: Ranveer Singh for ‘Bajirao Mastani’
Best Actress: Deepika Padukone for ‘Piku’
Best Film: ‘Bajirao Mastani’
Best Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali for ‘Bajirao Mastani’
Lifetime Achievement: Moushumi Chatterjee
Best Debut Director: Neeraj Ghaywan for ‘Massan’
Best Debutant (Male): Sooraj Pancholi for ‘Hero’
Best Debutant (Female): Bhumi Pednekar for ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’
Critics Award for Best Film: Piku
Critics Award for Best Actor (Male): Amitabh Bachchan for ‘Piku’
Best Actor Female Critics Choice (Female): Kangana Ranaut for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Anil Kapoor for ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Priyanka Chopra for ‘Bajirao Mastani’
Best Story: V Vijayendra Prasad for ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’
Best Music: ​Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros. Anjjan and Amaal Mallik for ‘Roy’
Best Lyrics: Irshad Kamil – ‘Agar tum saath ho’ (Tamasha)
Best Playback Singer (Male) – Arijit Singh for ‘Sooraj dooba’ (Roy)
Best Playback Singer (Female) – Shreya Ghoshal for ‘Deewani mastani’ (Bajirao Mastani)
Best VFX: Prana Studios for ‘Bombay Velvet’
Best Dialogue: Himanshu Sharma for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’
Best Action: Sham Kaushal for ‘Bajirao Mastani’
Best Cinematography: Manu Anand for ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’
Best Choreography: Pt Birju Maharaj for ‘Mohe rang de laal’ from ‘Bajirao Mastani’
Best Editing: A Sreekar Prasad for ‘Talvar’
Best Background Score – Anupam Roy for ‘Piku’
Best Sound Design: Shajith Koyeri for ‘Talvar’ Best Screenplay: Juhi Chaturvedi for ‘Piku’ Best Production Design: Sujeet Sawant, Sriram Iyengar and Saloni Dhatrak for ‘Bajirao Mastani’
Best Costume Designer: Anju Modi and Maxima for ‘Bajirao Mastani’