The recently held 63rd Filmfare Awards had a few surprise winners.
While actress Vidya Balan won Best Actor Female for her stunning performance in ‘Tumhari Sulu’, Irrfan Khan won Best Actor Male for ‘Hindi Medium’.
‘Hindi Medium’ was also named the Best Film of 2017. Critics Award for Best Movie 2017 was given to this year’s most critically acclaimed film ‘Newton’.
Female directors ruled the night with Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari being awarded Best Director for ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’. Konkona Sen Sharma was honoured as the debut director for ‘A Death in the Gunj’.
Legendry actor Mala Sinha and veteran musician Bappi Lahiri received the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for their contribution to the Hindi film industry.
The show was hosted by Shah Rukh Khan, with Karan Johar as co-presenter.
Here is the full list of winners –
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 Newton 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 Award: 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 Cinematography: 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'
Best Costume: Rohit Chaturvedi for 'A Death In The Gunj