Vidya Balan, Irrfan Khan reign in 63rd Filmfare awards

Vidya Balan and Irrfan Khan won in the best actor (female) and best actor (male) categories respectively for their performance in Hindi feature films ‘Tumhari Sullu’ and ‘Hindi Medium’ at the 63rd edition of the Filmfare awards on Saturday night.

Rajkumar Rao bagged two awards — best actor in a supporting role (Male) for ‘Bareilly ki Barfi’and Critics’ Award for best actor (male) for ‘Trapped’. Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari won the Best Director award for ‘Bareilly ki Barfi,’ reports our New Delhi correspondent.

Meher Vij won the best actor in a supporting role for ‘Secret Superstar’ and Zaira Wasim won the Critics’ Award for best actor (female) for the same film.

Actress Konkona Sen Sharma won the Best Debut Director award for ‘A Death in The Gunj’. She received the award from veteran actresses Jaya Bachchan and Sonali Bendre.

The best playback singer (male) award went to Arijit Singh for the film ‘Badrinath ki Dulhaniya’s song ‘Roke na Ruke Naina’ and Meghna Mishra won the best playback singer (female) award for the number ‘Nachdi Phira’ in ‘Secret Superstar’.

Veteran music director Bappi Lahiri was conferred the Lifetime Achievement award

The award-giving ceremony was hosted once again in Mumbai by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and filmmaker Karan Johar in which Hindi cinema celebrities came together and walked the red carpet.

Actors Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Parineeti Chopra and others entertained the audiences with their spectacular dance performances.