Amitabh Bachchan & Deepika Padukone win Big Star Entertainment Award for ‘Piku’

MUMBAI: At the sixth edition of the Big Star Entertainment Awards, Amitabh Bachchan and his co-star Deepika Padukone bagged the top honours for Best Actor of the year (Male) and (Female) respectively for their performance inPiku.

The audience witnessed Varun Dhawan bag the most honors with two awards under different categories for his work in Badlapur.

Salman Khan won the award for Bajrangi Bhaijaan under Big Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Role (Male). 

The 92.7 Big FM ‘Hit Thhe Hit Rahenge’ award went to evergreen sensation Anil Kapoor, while Alia Bhatt won the award for Big Star Most Entertaining Dance for her moves in the song ‘Gulabo’ from her recent film Shaandar. 

Laughter sensations Bharti Singh and Manish Paul played host to the awards ceremony.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan child artist Harshali Malhotra received her first ever award for her work in the film.


Salman Khan dazzled the audience with his moves on recent tracks like ‘Aaj Ki Party Meri Taraf Se,’ ‘Selfie Le Le Re,’ ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ and ‘Prem Leela.’ This was followed by Alia Bhatt, who took the entertainment quotient to another level with her performance on songs like ‘Gulabo,’ ‘Shaam Shandaar’ and others.

Sonam Kapoor was awarded the Big Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role (Female) for her performance in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo while Ranveer Singh was awarded Big Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role (Male) for his work in Dil Dhadakne Do.

The award for Big Star Entertaining comedy film was won by Anand L Rai for Tanu Weds Manu Returns, while Meghna Gulzar won Big Star Most Entertaining Thriller for Talvar. Sooraj Barjatya won Big Star Most Entertaining Romantic Film for Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.

Bhumi Pednekar won her first ever award for her work in Dum Laga Ke Haisha under Big Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Role (Female), while the Big Star Most Entertaining Social Film went to ABCD 2.

The Big Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Thriller Role (Female) went to Tisca Chopra for Rahasya and Big Star Most Entertaining Action Film went to Gabbar Is Back.


Indian cinema’s new entrants Omkar Kapoor, Akshara Hassan and Sana Kapoor were praised for their debut performances and collected awards in the debut categories, while Palak Mucchal and Armaan Malik bagged an award each as the Big Star Most Entertaining Singer (Female and Male) for ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ and ‘Tumhe Apna Banane Ka’ respectively.

The Big Star Most Entertaining Music award went to Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Big Star Most Entertaining Song went to ‘Chittiyan Kalliyan’ from Roy.

Saina Nehwal bagged the honour for the Big Star Most Entertaining Sportsperson of the Year.

Among television shows Yeh Hai Mohobbatein (Star Plus) and Kum Kum Bhagya (Zee TV) won the highest honours as Big Star Most Entertaining Series TV – Fiction.

Mohammad Nazim and Vishal Singh of Saath Nibhana Saathiya (Star Plus) fame won Big Star Most Entertaining Actor TV - Fiction – Male while Bharti Singh and laughing sensation Krushna Abhishek won Big Star Most Entertaining Jury/ Host (TV)- Non Fiction for the humorous show Comedy Nights Bachao (Colors).

The Big Star Most Entertaining Series TV - Non Fiction also went to laugh-riot show Comedy Classes (Life OK). 

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