'Barfi', 'Kahaani' bag several awards at Filmfare

Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Sujoy Ghosh's "Kahaani" and Anurag Basu's "Barfi" struck big at the Filmfare Awards this year. "Barfi" was adjudged best film and got Ranbir Kapoor the 'best actor (male)' award while Vidya Balan bagged the 'best actor (female)' title for "Kahaani" that also won Sujoy Ghosh the best director prize.

The Filmfare Awards held Sunday were a star-studded experience. Amongst those attending the awards ceremony were Madhuri Dixit, Ranbir Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Sidharth Roy Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Boney Kapoor, Sridevi, Sonali Bendre, Goldie Behl, Deepika Padukone and Rekha.

The lifetime achievement award went to late director Yash Chopra who passed away in October last year. Anushka Sharma won the 'best actor in a supporting role (female)' award for her role in "Jab Tak Hai Jaan", while lyricist Gulzar bagged the award for 'best lyrics' for the song "Challa" from the film.

The 'best debut director' award was bagged by Gauri Shinde for her film "English Vinglish", while Ayushmann Khurrana won the 'best debut (male)' for his film "Vicky Donor" and Ileana D'cruz won the 'best debut (female)' for her film "Barfi"

The 'best actor female (critics)' was won by Richa Chaddha for "Gangs Of Wasseypur" and the 'best actor male (critics)' was given to Irrfan Khan for "Paan Singh Tomar". "Gangs of Wasseypur" also bagged the award for 'best film (critics)'.

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