Yesterday was a starry affair as tinsel town celebs graced the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018, which was organised at Andrews Auditorium in Mumbai.The event felicitated stars for their immense contribution in taking Indian films and television to new heights. If you are thinking this as The Dadasaheb Phalke Award, given by the Government of India, then that has been conferred days ago and Vinod Khanna was honoured this time, posthumously. These Excellence Awards are given out by Mumbai-based Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation. Until last year, the awards were known as Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards.
This year, both Bollywood celebs and TV celebs were felicitated for their exceptional performances. Jennifer Winget, who made us swoon over her character of Maya from Beyhadh got the Best Actress Drama Award. On the other hand, Shahid Kapoor, Ranveer Singh got the Best Actor (male) and Best Actor People's Choice Award. Sanjay Dutt bagged the Pride of Indian Cinema Awards.
Here is the complete list of the winners...
Best actor (male): Shahid Kapoor
Best actor people's choice award: Ranveer Singh
Entertainer of the year: Kartik Aryan
Best actress (critics): Aditi Rao Hydari
Lifetime achievement award: Simi Garewal
Pride of Indian cinema: Sanjay Dutt
Path breaking producer of the year: Anushka Sharma and Karnesh Sharma
Best director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari
Outstanding performance male: Rajkummar Rao, Rana Daggubati
Outstanding performance female: Tamannaah Bhatia, Kriti Sanon
Promising face of the year: Aahana Kumra
Best actor (male) Marathi: Vaibhav Tatwawaadi
Best actor (female) Marathi: Pooja Sawant
Best fashion designer of the year: Sanjukta Dutta
Socially conscious performance of the year: Rani Mukherjee
Best comic role: Tusshar Kapoor
Entertaining performance in reality show (Bigg Boss): Hina Khan
Best actress drama award: Jennifer Winget
Best actor (male) Television: Karan Patel
Best reality show judge: Shilpa Shetty
Best talk show host: Karan Johar
Best lyricist: Manoj Muntashir
Best performance in a short film: Divya Khosla Kumar
Iconic contribution towards music: Hans Raj Hans
Comic performer of the year: Sumona Chakraborty
Versatile singer: Rani Hazarika
Social and business entrepreneur of the year: Jaya Misra
Best talk show host award for 'Koffee with Karan': Karan Johar
The celebs expressed their happiness on Twitter and Instagram by sharing pics from the event.
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