THE ANNUAL 17th Star Screen Awards 2011 which took place in Mumbai on Thursday night saw an active participation from prominent industry bigwigs. The event also honoured many Bollywood actors for their contribution towards cinema and their relentless effort in making 2010 an entertaining year.
Newcomer Vikramaditya Motwane’s Udaan was adjudged the best movie in 2010 thus leaving behind several high profile movies with ensemble cast like My Name is Khan, Raajneeti, Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai. The movie also won several international acclaims in various international film festivals. However, this year’s biggest hit, Dabangg walked away with six awards in which Salman Khan was adjudged best actor and Sonakshi Sinha as the Most Promising Newcomer. Vidya Balan, who is currently riding high on her latest film No One Killed Jessica received the best actress award for Ishqiya. The Most Promising Newcomer award (male) went to debutant Ranveer Singh for his film Band Baaja Baarat.
For his role in the political potboiler Rajneeti, Ajay Devgn was named the best performer while Arshad Warsi was awarded with the Best Actor in Supporting Role for Ishqiya. Shernaz Patel, who marked her debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Guzaarish was adjudged Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female).
The list of other personalities who were awarded at the 17th Annual Star Screen Awards includes:
Best Actor Male Popular Choice: Shahrukh Khan (My Name Is Khan)
Best Actor Popular Choice (Female): Katrina Kaif (Raajneeti and Tees Maar Khan)
Best Actor in a Comic Role (Male/Female): Sanjay Mishra (Phas Gaye Re Obama)
Best Actor in a Negative Role (Male/Female): Ronit Roy (Udaan)
Best Music: Sajid Wajid (Dabangg), Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (My Name Is Khan)
Best Playback Singer (Male): Rahat Fateh Ali Khan (Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, Ishqiya)
Best Playback Singer (Female): Shreya Ghoshal (Bahara, I Hate Luv Storys)
Best New Talent In Music: Mamta Sharma (Munni Badnaam, Dabangg)
Best Lyrics: Gulzar (Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, Ishqiya)
Most Promising Debut Director: Maneesh Sharma (Band Baaja Baaraat)
Best Story: Amit Rai (Road To Sangam)
Best Choreography: Farah Khan (Munni Badnaam, Dabangg)
Most Popular Music: Pritam (Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai)
Best Ensemble Cast: Peepli Live
Best Art Direction: Mukund Gupta (Do Dooni Chaar)
Best Action: Master Vijayan (Dabangg)
Best Dialogue: Habib Faisal (Band Baaja Baraat)
Best Screenplay: Anjum Rajabali, Prakash Jha (Raajneeti)
Best Child Artiste: Ayaan Barodia (Udaan)
Best Editing: Namrata Rao (Band Baaja Baraat)
Best Background Score: Wayne Sharp (Raajneeti)
Best Special Effects: Srinivas Mohan (Robot)
Best Sound: Vikram Joglekar (Road Movie)
Best Cinematography: Sudeep Chatterji (Guzaarish)
Ramnath Goenka Memorial Awards: My Name Is Khan
Special Jury Awards For Spectacular Cutting Of Age Technology: Robot
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