Mumbai, (BollywoodWorld.com) Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Vidya Balan were cited as best actor and best actress respectively at the star-studded 55th Filmfare Awards ceremony here late Saturday.
Bachchan won the award for his role in “Paa”, while Vidya Balan claimed the trophy for her role in the same movie. As Bachchan was not present in the ceremony, Vidya Balan took the award on his behalf.
Hosting the gala night were Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan, whose one liners had the audience in splits. Their on-stage chemistry was much appreciated by the Bollywood stars present at the ceremony at the Yash Raj Studios.
“3 Idiots” was declared the best film, while Rajkumar Hirani claimed the best director award for the movie.
A.R. Rahman won the best music director for “Delhi 6″.
Mohit Chauhan won the award for the best male playback singer for the song “masakali” from the movie “Delhi 6″, while the female playback singer honours were shared by Kavita Seth and Rekha Bhardwaj.
While Kavita was awarded for the song “Ik tara” from the movie “Wake Up Sid”, Rekha won the trophy for the song “Genda phool” from the movie “Delhi 6″.
Among the other highlights of the evening was a tribute to legendary pop singer Michael Jackson by Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who charmed the audience with his perfect dance moves.
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male)
Amitabh Bachchan – Paa
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female)
Vidya Balan – Paa
Rajkumar Hirani – 3 Idiots
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)
Boman Irani – 3 Idiots
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)
Kalki Koechlin – Dev D
Best Actor (Male) Critics
Best Actor (Female) Critics
Mahie Gill – Dev D
Best Film (Critics)
Best Debut Director (Male)
Ayan Mukherjee – Wake Up Sid
Best Debut Director (Female)
Zoya Akhtar – Luck By Chance
A R Rahman – Delhi-6
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Mohit Chauhan – Masakalli – Delhi-6
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Rekha Bharadwaj – Genda Phool – Delhi-6
Kavita Seth – Iktara – Wake Up Sid
Irshad Kamil – Aaj Din Chadiya – Love Aaj Kal
Abhijat Joshi, Rajkumar Hirani – 3 Idiots
Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Abhijat Joshi – 3 Idiots
Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra – 3 idiots
Sreekar Prasad – Firaaq
Bosco – Caesar – Chor Bazaari – Love Aaj Kal
Best Visual Effect Award
Best Sound Design
Manas Chaudhury – Firaaq
Best Production Design
Helen & Sukant – Dev D
Rajeev Rai – Dev D
Vijayan Master – Wanted
Vaishali Menon – Firaaq
Best Background Score
Amit Trivedi – Dev D
Nandita Das – Firaaq
Lifetime Achievement Award
Shashi Kapoor – Khayyam
R D Burman Music Award