Filmfare Awards 2021: Taapsee Pannu gets Best Actress for 'Thappad', Irrfan Khan wins posthumous award; check out complete list
Filmfare Awards 2021: Taapsee Pannu gets Best Actress for 'Thappad', Irrfan Khan wins posthumous award; check out complete list

The star-studded 66th Filmfare awards on Saturday saw Anubhav Sinha's 'Thappad' recording the most wins with seven awards, followed by 'Gulabo Sitabo', winning six, both emerging as big winners of the evening.

The ceremony which took place at the Goregaon Filmcity, Mumbai concluded with late actor Irrfan Khan bagging the Best Actor (Male) award, for his moving performance in 'Angrezi Medium' and also with the Lifetime Achievement award. There was a sense of sadness as well as pride when the late actor's name was announced. The evergreen Amitabh Bachchan bagged the Best Actor (Critics) Award.

Alaya F took home the Best Debut (Female) award for her much-appreciated performance in 'Jawaani Jaaneman' while Taapsee Pannu and Tilottama Shome were honoured with the Filmfare Award for Best Actress (Popular) and Filmfare Award for Best Actress (Critics) respectively for their roles in 'Thappad' and 'Sir', both of which were finest movies Hindi cinema has seen in recent times.

Saif Ali Khan and Om Raut, his 'Tanhaji' director, were also among the big winners of the night with Saif taking home the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) and Om being commemorated with the Filmfare Award for Best Director.

Here is a complete list of the winners

Best Film Thappad

Best Director Om Raut (Tanhaji - The Unsung Warrior)

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) Irrfan Khan (Angrezi Medium)

Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) Taapsee Pannu (Thappad)

Best Actor (Critics) Amitabh Bachchan - (Gulabo Sitabo)

Best Actress (Critics) Tillotama Shome - (Is Love Enough? SIR)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male) Saif Ali Khan (Tanhaji - The Unsung Warrior)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female) Farrokh Jaffer (Gulabo Sitabo)

Best Debut Female Alaya F (Jawaani Jaaneman)

The Award for Best Film (Fiction) Arjun

Best Film (Critics) Prateek Vats (Eeb Allay Ooo!)

Best Film (Non-Fiction)

Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary Best Actor (Male) Arnav Abdagire - Arjun

Best Actor (Female) Purti Savardekar - The First Wedding

The Best Film (Popular Choice) Nitesh Ramesh Parulekar - Devi

Best Story Anubhav Sinha and Mrunmayee Lagoo (Thappad)

Best Music Album Pritam Chakraborty (Ludo)

Best Lyrics Gulzar - Chhappak (Chhappak)

Best Playback Singer (Male) Raghav Chaitanya- Ek Tukda Dhoop (Thappad)

Best Playback Singer (Female ) Asees Kaur- Malang (Malang)

Best Screenplay Rohena Gera (Is Love Enough? SIR)

Best Dialogue Juhi Chaturvedi (Gulabo Sitabo)

Best Debut Director Rajesh Krishnan (Lootcase)

Best VFX Prasad Sutar (Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior)

Best Sound Design Kaamod Kharade (Thappad)

Best Production Design Manasi Dhruv Mehta (Gulabo Sitabo)

Best Editing Yasha Pushpa Ramchandani (Thappad)

Best Costume Design Veera Kapur Ee (Gulabo Sitabo)

Best Choreography Farah Khan -- Dil Bechara (Dil Bechara)

Best Cinematography Avik Mukhopadhayay (Gulabo Sitabo)

Best Background Score Mangesh Urmila Dhakde (Thappad)

Lifetime Achievement Award Irrfan Khan

Best Action Ramazan Bulut, Rp Yadav - (Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior)

All in all, though 2020 was a tough year for the film industry still they came together as one to ensure that the magic of cinema would not be extinguished amidst the raging coronavirus pandemic.

The 66th edition of the Filmfare Awards was hosted by Riteish Deshmukh, Rajkummar Rao, and Maniesh Paul.

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