3 Idiots, Paa bag most Screen awards

MUMBAI: The 16th Annual Star Screen Awards saw Vidhu Vinod Chopra‘s 3 Idiots bag as many as 10 awards.

3 Idiots won the best film, best director (Rajkumar Hirani), best editor (Rajkumar Hirani), best screenplay (Rajkumar Hirani, Abhijat Joshi, Vidhu Vinod Chopra), best Choreographer (Bosco Ceaser), best dialogue (Abhijat Joshi), best Newcomer - Male (Omi Vaidya), best actor in a comic role - Male (Omi Vaidya), best actor in a negative role (Boman Irani) and popular choice award for best actor - Female (Kareena Kapoor).

On the other hand, R Balki‘s Paa bagged a few awards. Amitabh Bachchan won the best actor male award while Vidya Balan bagged the best actor female award. Pratik Katare got the best child artiste award.

Rishi Kapoor won the best male supporting actor award for Zoya Akhtar‘s Luck By Chance, while Arundhati Nag won the best female supporting actor award.

Shahid Kapur received the best actor award in the popular category for Kaminey.
Javed Akhtar was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by Yash Chopra and Amitabh Bachchan while the Jodi No 1 award was bagged by the father-son duo of Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan.

The best music award was bagged by AR Rahman for Delhi 6 and the best background score was awarded to Amit Truvedi for Dev D. Kavita Seth won the best female playback singer award for Iktaara in Wake Up Sid while Rahat Fateh Ali Khan lapped up the best male playback singer award for Aaj din chadeya from Love Aaj Kal.

Nandita Das bagged the award for the most promising debut director for Firaaq as well as the Ram Nath Goenka Award. The most promising newcomer Female award went to Mahie Gill for Dev D. Zoya Akhtar‘s Luck by Chance also won the Best ensemble cast award. The best story award went to Imtiaz Ali for Love Aaj Kal.

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