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‘Bajirao Mastani’ Dominates Filmfare Awards

Historical epic “Bajirao Mastani” dominated the 61st edition of the annual Filmfare awards in India.

It earned the best film award and the best director award for Sanjay Leela Bhansali. “Quantico” star Priyanka Chopra was named best supporting actress.

Runner up was cross-generational comedy “Piku,” which earned the best actress award for Deepika Padukone and which also collected a best film prize in the section of the awards chosen by film critics.

61st Filmfare Awards 2015

Best FilmBajirao Mastani

Best Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for “Bajirao Mastani”

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) Ranveer Singh in “Bajirao Mastani”

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) Deepika Padukone – “Piku”

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) Anil Kapoor in “Dil Dhadakne Do”

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) Priyanka Chopra in “Bajirao Mastani”

Best Music Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros. Anjjan and Amaal Mallik for “Roy”

Best Lyrics Irshad Kamil – Agar tum saath ho (“Tamasha”)

Best Playback Singer (Male) Arijit Singh – Sooraj dooba (“Roy”)

Best Playback Singer (Female) Shreya Ghoshal – Deewani mastani (“Bajirao Mastani”)

Critics Categories

Best Film “Piku”

Best Actor (Male) Amitabh Bachchan in “Piku”

Best Actor (Female) Kangana Ranaut in “Tanu Weds Manu Returns”

Lifetime Achievement Award Moushumi Chatterjee

RD Burman Award Armaan Mallik

Debut Awards

Best Debut (Male) Sooraj Pancholi for “Hero”

Best Debut (Female) Bhumi Pednekar in “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”

Best Debut Director Neeraj Ghaywan for “Masaan”

Best Action Sham Kaushal “Bajirao Mastani”

Best Background Score Anupam Roy for “Piku”

Best Choreography Pt Birju Maharaj – Mohe rang do laal (“Bajirao Mastani”)

Best Cinematography Manu Anand for “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”

Best Costume Anju Modi and Maxima Basu for “Bajirao Mastani”

Best Dialogue Himanshu Sharma for “Tanu Weds Manu Returns”

Best Editing A Sreekar Prasad for “Talvar”

Best Production Design Sujeet Sawant, Sriram Iyengar and Saloni Dhatrak for “Bajirao Mastani”

Best Screenplay Juhi Chaturvedi for “Piku”

Best Sound Design Shajith Koyeri for Talvar

Best Story  Vijayendra Prasad for “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”

Best VFX Prana Studio for “Bombay Velvet”

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