Kiara Advani
Kiara Advani
Photo by Viral Bhayani

Bollywood superstars were honoured at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021 in a prestigious ceremony held on Saturday.

The star-studded night, held after a long time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, honoured talented artists for their outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.

Kiara Advani won the 'Critics' Best Actress' award, Sushmita Sen won 'Best Actress-Web Series', and Deepika Padukone and Akshay Kumar bagged the 'Best Actor' award for their acclaimed performances in Chhapaak and Laxmii, respectively.

Sushmita Sen
Sushmita Sen
Bobby Deol
Bobby Deol
Vikrant Massey
Vikrant Massey
Photos by Viral Bhayani

While the nation continues to feel the void left by late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, he was posthumously honoured with the 'Critics' Best Actor' accolade.

When the whole country was under lockdown, the track that brought hope and smiles during the trying times, 'Muskurayega India', helped actor-producer Jackky Bhagnani bag the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for delivering a song of hope to the nation.

Actor Kunal Kemmu expressed his joy and gratitude after receiving 'Best Actor in Comedy' for his work in Lootcase.

Check out the complete list of winners.

Best Actor - Web Series - Bobby Deol for Aashram

Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Radhika Madan for Angrezi Medium

Best Actress in a Television Series - Surbhi Chandna

Photographer of the Year - Dabboo Ratnani

Best Film - Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Best International Feature Film - Parasite

Most Versatile Actor - Kay Kay Menon

Best Director - Anurag Basu for Ludo

Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Vikrant Massey for Chhapaak

Best Web Series - Scam: 1992

Album of the Year - Titliyaan

Best Television Series - Kundali Bhagya

Style Diva of the Year - Divya Khosla Kumar

Best Actor in a Television Series - Dheeraj Dhoopar

Performer of the Year - Nora Fatehi

Outstanding Contribution to the Film Industry - Dharemendra

Outstanding Contribution to Literature in Indian Cinema - Chetan Bhagat

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