Bollywood’s biggest award night – the 64th edition of the Filmfare Awards – ended on a celebratory note for Team Raazi, which went home with as many as five of the black statuettes.
Alia Bhatt won Best Actress for playing the role of a spy while Raazi also fetched Meghna Gulzar the Best Director Filmfare Award. Raazi also grabbed the Best Film trophy! Meanwhile, Ranbir Kapoor scored the Best Actor Filmfare Award for playing the role of Sanjay Dutt in biopic Sanju.
Ranveer Singh won Best Actor Critics’ Award for his menacing role in “Padmaavat”. It was a tie in the category with Ayushmann Khurrana winning for AndhaDhun. Neena Gupta was awarded in the Best Actress Critics’ category for playing a middle-aged pregnant mother in Badhaai Ho.
“Padmaavat”, which had as many as 17 categories, scored the win in four of them! Raazi clearly scored the highest number of awards at the 64th edition of the Filmfare Awards.
Critics’ Award for Best Film:AndhaDhun
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female): Alia Bhatt, Raazi
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male): Ranbir Kapoor, Sanju
Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Female): Neena Gupta, Badhaai Ho
Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Male): Ranveer Singh for “Padmaavat”, Ayushmann Khurrana for
Best Debut Actor(Female): Sara Ali Khan, Kedarnath
Best Debut Actor(Male): Ishaan Khatter, Beyond The Clouds
Best Director: Meghna Gulzar, Raazi
Best Debut Director: Amar Kaushik, Stree
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male): Gajraj Rao, Badhaai Ho and Vicky Kaushal, Sanju
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Surekha Sikri, Badhaai Ho
Best Dialogue: Akshat Ghildial, Badhaai Ho
Best Original Story: Anubhav Sinha, Mulk
Best Actor (Male) in a Short Film: Hussain Dalal, Shameless
Best Actor (Female) in a Short Film: Kirti Kulhari, Maya
People’s Choice Award for Best Short Film:Plus Minus
Best Short Film (Fiction):Rogan Josh
Best Short Film (Non Fiction):The Soccer City
Best Music Album: “Padmaavat”
Best Playback Singer (Male): Arijit Singh for Ae Watan, Raazi
Best Playback Singer (Female): Shreya Ghoshal for Ghoomar, “Padmaavat”
Best Lyrics: Gulzar for Ae Watan, Raazi.
Best Background Score: Daniel George, AndhaDhun
Best Sound Design: Kunal Sharma, Tumbbad
Best Choreography: Kruti Mahesh Midya, Jyoti Tomaar for Ghoomar, “Padmaavat”
Best Action: Vikram Dahiya, Sunil Rodriguez, Mukkabaaz
Best Cinematography: Pankaj Kumar, Tumbbad
Best Editing: Pooja Ladha Surti, AndhaDhun
Best Costume: Sheetal Sharma, Manto
Best Production Design: Nitin Zihani Chaudhary and Rajesh Yadav (Tumbbad)
Best VFX:Red Chillies Fx, Zero
The venue for the 64th Filmfare Awards was the Jio Gardens in Mumbai and was hosted by Shah Rukh Khan with several stars swapping places as his co-host.