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Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara romps home with the Black Lady, Aruna Irani Gets Lifetime Award

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NEW DELHI: Thespian Aruna Irani who has achieved fame as an item girl, heroine, vamp a comedienne, and a producer-director, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 57th Filmfare Awards held in Mumbai.

‘Zindagi na milegi Dobara‘ won the best film award and its director Zoya Akhtar was named best director with her brother Farhan Akhtar bagging the best supporting actor award for males in the popular awards. The film was also voted best film by the Critics Jury.

‘Rockstar‘ by Imtiaz Ali bagged awards for actor Ranbir Kapoor in both the popular and critics categories. This year‘s Idea Filmfare Awards held a special significance as the 2500th trophy was presented at the award ceremony, to maestro AR Rahman for ‘Rockstar‘. Irshad Kamil also bagged the best lyric award for the song ‘Nadaan Parinday‘ and Mohit Chauhan won it for singing the song ‘Jo bhi mein‘ in this film.

Vidya Balan got the best actress award for essaying the role of Silk Smitha in the film ‘The Dirty Picture‘, while ‘No one killed Jessica‘ won awards for supporting actor (female) for Rani Mukerji.

‘The Dirty Picture‘ also got awards for best costume for Niharika Khan, and Idea Sony Scene of the Year.

‘Delhi Belly‘ got awards for best debutante Director Abhinay Deo, art direction for Shashank Tere, editing for Huzefa Lokhandawala, and best screenplay for Akshat Verma.

‘Don 2‘ won awards for best sound design for Nakul Kamte, best action to Action Concepts, and Best Special Effects to Red Chillies VFX.

‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara‘ also got the cinematography award for Carlos Catalon, the choreography award for Bosco Caesar, and best dialogue to Farhan Akhtar.

Best debutante male and female awards went to Vidyut Jamal for ‘Force‘ and Parineeti Chopra for ‘Ladies vs Ricky Bahl‘.

The RD Burman award for Upcoming talent in field of music went to KRSNA for ‘Tanu Weds Manu‘ while the best background score went to Ranjit Barot for ‘Shaitan‘.

Sanjay Chouhan got the best story award for ‘I am Kalam‘, while the Special Jury Certificate for Outstanding Talent went to Partho Gupte for the film ‘Stanley ka Dabba‘.

The Idea Filmfare Awards 2011 held at the Reliance MediaWorks Studios in the Film City in Goregoan. The Awards ceremony was hosted by Shahrukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor, and the recording will be telecast on Sony Entertainment Television on 19 February.

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