Filmfare honours Jodhaa Akbar with best film award

MUMBAI: Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Jodhaa Akbar has bagged five awards at the 54th Idea Filmfare Awards. The event took place on 28 February.

While the film was crowned with the best film title, Hrithik Roshan was named the best actor for portraying the role of Akbar in the film. The film also won Ashutosh Gowarikar the best director award.

Oscar-winner AR Rehman won the best background score award for Jodhaa, while Javed Akhtar swept away the best lyrics award for the song Jash-e-Bahara.

Priyanka Chopra was named the best actress for Fashion while Kangana Ranaut bagged the best supporting actress prize for the same. The best actor in a supporting role (male) award went to Arjun Rampal for Rock On!

Rehman was bestowed with one more title with the best music director award during the event for Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na.

Meanwhile, UTV’s Mumbai Meri Jaan bagged the critics‘ award for best film. While Manjyot Singh took away the critics’ award for the best actor (Oye Lucky Lucy Oye), Shahana Goswami was the critics’ choice in the best actress category.

There were two winners of the best debut actor award (male) this year. While Imran Khan bagged the prize for his role in Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na, Farhan Akhtar won the prize for Rock On! Asin was named the debut actor (female).

Om Puri and Bhanu Athaiya were conferred the lifetime achievement award.

The other Filmmare award winners are :

Best Playback Singer (Male)

Sukhwinder Singh ( Haule Haule, Rab Ne bana Di Jodi)

Best playback singer (Female)

Shreya Ghosal (Teri Ore, Singh Is King)

Best Story

Abhishek Kapoor (Rock On!)

Best Screenplay

Yogesh Joshi, Upendra Sidhaye (Mumbai Meri Jaan)

Best Dialogue

Manu Rishi (Oye Lucky Lucky Oye)

Best Editing

Amit Pawar (Mumbai Meri Jaan)

Best Cinematography

Jason West (Rock On!)

Best Choreography

Longinus Fernandes (Pappu Can’t Dance, Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na)

Best Action

Peter Heins (Ghajini)

Best Production Design / Art Direction

Vandana Kataria, Angelica Bhowmick (Oye Lucky Lucky Oye)

Best Sound Design

Babylon Fonseca, Vinod Subramanium (Rock On!)

Special Jury Mention for Outstanding Performance

Pratik Babbar (Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na)

Purab Kohli (Rock On!)

Best Costumes

Manoshi Nath, Rushi Sharma (Oye Lucky Lucky Oye)

Best Visual Effects

David Bush (Drona)

RD Burman Award for new Musical Talent

Benny Dayal (Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na, Yuvraaj, Ghajini)

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