ada Saheb Phalke Awards: Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar win big – While Akshay won Best Actor for ‘PadMan’ (Jury) and for ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, Bhumi won Best Actress for the same film.
While Akshay Kumar won ‘Best actor’ for a leading role for Padman (Jury) and for Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Bhumi Pednekar won ‘Best Actress for Toilet Ek Prem Katha.
Manisha Koirala won the ‘Most versatile actress’ award.
Whereas legendary Film Director, Rakesh Roshan won a Lifetime achievement award for contribution to the industry as an actor, producer and a director.
Also, veteran actor, Farida Jalal won the Saraswatibai Dadasaheb Phalke Best actress (Lifetime) award.
The other celebrities who won Dada Saheb Phalke Awards are as follows:
Best actress in a leading role (Padman) – Sonam Kapoor
Best actor in a character role – Rajesh Sharma
Best Playback singer (Female) – Neeti Mohan
Best TV anchor- Aditya Narayan Jha
Best entertainer (TV) – Manish Paul
Best playback singer (Jury)- Bhumi Trivedi
Best Stage Anchor- Siddharth Kannan
Best producer (short films)- Sandip Marwah
Most Entertaining Film (Sonu ki Titu ki Sweety) – Luv Ranjan
Also, the 22 Technical awards are yet to be presented.
Certificate of appreciation will be awarded to Nidhi Bhardwaj – Eco Fashion Designer and Swati Mehrotra – Best Footwear Designer.