Karachi, January 21 (Dawn): The 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards held in Mumbai, saw glamour and glory galore, but we only had one thing on our minds: Hindi Medium‘s wins.
The film bagged five nominations in the following categories, Best Film, Saba Qamar for Best Actor (Female), Irrfan Khan for Best Actor (Male), Best Director, and Best Supporting Actor (Male).
Of those, the film managed to rack up two wins: Best Film and Best Actor (Male).
Irrfan Khan went home with an award – beating Akshay Kumar (Toilet: Ek Prem Katha) and Shah Rukh Khan (Raees). However, Saba Qamar lost out to Vidya Balan in the Best Actor (Female) category for her performance in Tumhari Sulu, making it her sixth Filmfare win to date.
Here’s to Saba Qamar for being recognized in Bollywood for her acting chops!
Here is the complete list of those who won big at the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards 2018:
Best Film: ‘Hindi Medium’
Critics’ Award for Best Film: ‘Newton’
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female): Vidya Balan for ‘Tumhari Sulu’
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) : Irrfan Khan for ‘Hindi Medium’
Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Male): Rajkummar Rao for ‘Trapped’
Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Female): Zaira Wasim for ‘Secret Superstar’
Best Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari for ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’
Best Debut Director: Konkona Sensharma for ‘A Death in the Gunj’
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male): Rajkummar Rao for ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Meher Vij for ‘Secret Superstar’
Best Dialogue: Hitesh Kewalya for ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’
Best Screenplay: Shubhashish Bhutiani for ‘Mukti Bhavan’
Best Original Story: Amit Masurkar for ‘Newton’
Best Actor (Male) in a Short Film: Jackie Shroff for ‘Khujli’
Best Actor (Female) in a Short Film: Shefali Shah for ‘Juice’
People’s Choice Award for Best Short Film: ‘Anahut’
Best Short Film (Fiction) : ‘Juice’
Best Short Film (Non Fiction): ‘Invisible Wings’
Best Music Album: Pritam for ‘Jagga Jasoos’
Best Playback Singer (Male): Arijit Singh for ‘Roke na ruke naina’ – ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’
Best Playback Singer (Female): Meghna Mishra for ‘Nachdi phira’ – ‘Secret Superstar’
Best Lyrics: Amitabh Bhattacharya for ‘Ullu ka pattha’ – ‘Jagga Jasoos’
Lifetime Achievement A ward: Mala Sinha and Bappi Lahiri
Best Choreography: Vijay Ganguly and Ruel Dausan Varindani for ‘Galti se mistake’ – ‘Jagga Jasoos’
Best Background Score: Pritam for ‘Jagga Jasoos’
Best Action: Tom Struthers for ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’
Best C inematography: Sirsha Ray for ‘A Death In The Gunj’
Best Editing: Nitin Baid for ‘Trapped’
Best Production Design: Parul Sondh for ‘Daddy’
Best Sound Design: Anish John for ‘Trapped’