With this, the 59th Filmfare Awards come to an end. Celebden wishes all the winners a hearty congratulations.
Thanking one and all Farhan Akhtar says, “The Awards have lost some weight, thank you Filmfare and the people, who voted for me. I would like to thank Rakyesh and cannot thank you enough for making this film an experience for me. Along with the crew, I would like to thank Milkha ji and his family as their constant inspiration and sharing about his life made me stronger. Once again thank you Milkha ji, Love u, Thank you Prasson for the script. I am happy to receive the award in front of my family especially my mother”
1:42 AM – Farhan Akhtar bags the Best Actor (Male) in a leading role for ‘Bhaag Milkha Milkha’. The Black lady is presented to him by Shahid Kapoor and Rekha.
Deepika says, “Thank you Idea and Filmfare. This is for my mother. I missed her during the shoot. This award is very special for me. As a child, Filmfare Awards was one thing we would sit and see together in family. I never thought one day I’ll be here receiving an award. Thank you Sanjay Leela Bhansali for giving such an opportunity. Thank you Ranveer for being a good co-star. 2013 was a good year for me”
1:39 AM – Deepika Padukone bags the Best Actor (Female) in a leading role for ‘Goliyon ki Raasleela – Ram Leela’. She receives the Black beauty from Rekha and Shahid Kapoor.
1:35 AM – The Best Director Award goes to Rakesh Omprakash Mehra for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, and is presented by Subhash Ghai and Preity Zinta.
1:30 AM – Best Film Award goes to Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. The Black beauty is presented to Rakesh Omprakash Mehra by Shashi Ranjan, chief marketing officer of Idea and Zoya Akhtar. The film’s entire crew lands on stage.
1:27 AM – The award for Best Debut Director goes to Ritesh Batra for The Lunchbox.
Dhanush was also all praises for the host Ranbir Kapoor. He tells RK, “Your stage presence is as good as your screen presence”. He also sings his super popular number Kolaveri D on Ranbir’s request, adding, “It took me a lot of time to get over that song. It’s boring”
1:17 AM – The award for Best Debut Male goes to Dhanush for ‘Raanjhanaa’. The trophy is presented by Ileana D’Cruz. The actor speaks, “Good evening everyone. I have done 25 films and this is my Best Debut Award. There is always more to learn and you are always a newcomer”
1:12 AM – The award for Best Debut Female goes to Vaani Kapoor for ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’. The trophy is presented by Miss India Earth, Shobita and Miss India World, Zoya.
1:05 AM – The award for Best Actor Award (Critics) goes to Rajkumar Rao for Shahid. The trophy is given by Javed Akhtar.
1:00 AM – The award for Best Actress Award (Critics) goes to Shilpa Shukla for BA Pass. The black babe is presented by the very gorgeous Karisma Kapoor.
12:45 AM – Enter’s Ranveer Sing as Ram from Ram Leela… Power-packed performance on the songs of the film… His act revolves around Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan, if ever they become friends again, God knows what will happen to the box office records….
12:37 AM – Best Dialogue goes to Subhash Kapoor for ‘Jolly LLB’. The award is presented by Kajal Agarwal and Prachi Desai. Kapoor speaks, “I think I wrote good thoughts. I am happy taking away this award”
12:30 AM – Chennai Express bags the Sony Trendsetter award. Deepika Padukone gets hold of the balck lady. She says, “I don’t know what this award is but it goes to the team of Chennai Express”
12:24 AM – Best Screenplay award goes to Chetan Bhagat, Abhishek Kapoor, Supratik Sen and Pubali Chaudhari for ‘Kai Po Che’.
Speaks Chetan Bhagat, “My family is excited about the award function. The award goes to my family and readers”
12:20 AM – Best story award goes to Subhash Kapoor for ‘Jolly LLB’ and is presented by Manish Paul and Purva Rana.
Says Subhash Kapoor, “I am pleasantly surprised. Congratulations to all the winners. I want to thank Fox star, cinematographer, the cast and the crew of Jolly LLB. I am taking home the trophy for my son Gulaal”
12:17 AM – Best Actor in a Supporting Role goes to Nawazuddin Siddiqui for ‘The Lunchbox’. The actor gets extremely emotional as he speaks “meri zabaan ladkhadane lagi.” He adds, “I want to thank Filmfare, my director, Karan Johar, UTV, Puneet, Anurag Kashyap and Nimrat Kaur”. The host of the show, Ranbir Kapoor adds, “Aap ka talent, aap ko bahut upar lekar jaayega”.
12:15 AM – Best Actress in a Supporting Role goes to Supriya Pathak Kapur for ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela – Ram-Leela’. The award is presented to the actress by lovebirds, Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu, while Shahid Kapoor hugs Supriya from behind.
12:10 AM – Ranbir Kapoor apes Ranveer Singh to perfection.. Does a funny spoof from ‘Ram Leela’ leaving the audiences in splits… All cameras focused on Deepika Padukone as she gets teary eyed laughing away to glory.
Meanwhile, Kalki Koechlin walks in along with ‘Shaitaan’ co-star, Gulshan Devaiah.. Anurag Kashyap missing by her side.
12:00 AM – God of dance, Shahid Kapoor grooves to Saree Ke Fall Sa’ from his film R… Rajkumar, in Micheal Jackson style. By God, his moves are simply effortless.
11:57 PM – A teary eyed Tanuja says, “I would like to dedicate this award to all the spot-boys, makeup artists, technicians, director and producers of my time. We were all like a family then. Thank you very much for all the lessons I’ve learnt. It has made me the person I am.”
11:50 PM – The Lifetime Achievement award is presented to Tanuja by Amitabh Bachchan. He says, “She was my first leading lady (in the film ‘Pyaar ki Kahaani’) and it is my honour to present her an award today. She was the brightest star then, while I was just a struggler.”
Karan calls on stage actress Tanuja. As the actress walks towards the stage, KJO says “yeh unn naayab kaalakaro mein se hai… OMG! Why is he fumbling over the word naayab? … Audiences burst out laughing, including Tanuja’s daughter Kajol, who is seated right in the front row. Meanwhile Farhan Akhtar comes on stage, corrects Karan, claps for himself and leaves.
11:46 PM – Lifetime Achievement Award goes to veteran actress Tanuja.
11:40 PM: Karan Johar pays a tribute to those who passed away in 2013, including Jiah Khan, Pran, Farooque Shaikh and Suchitra Sen.
11:36 PM – An emotional Mukesh Bhatt goes on stage and hugs Mithun. He says, “It is indeed a special evening of my life when I look back how it began with Gulshan ji, Mahesh ji and we created magic. When we planned to make Aashiqui I had cold feet. When the journey of Aashiqui 2 started, we heard 1800 tunes and selected the best ones. Ankit, Arijit and Jeet Ganguly are the 3 aces and the musicians of tomorrow”
11:35 PM – Best Music award goes to Jeet Ganguly, Mithoon & Ankit Tiwari for Aashiqui 2. The black beauty is presented to the trio by Bhushan Kumar and Divya Khosla. Mithoon says, “25 years ago my dad was the music arranger for Aashiqui and I dedicate this award to him.”
11:33 PM – Best Lyricist goes to Prasoon Joshi for ‘Zinda’ from ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’.
11:30 PM – Talking to the reporters, the new queen of Bollywood, Deepika Padukone talks to the media. She says, “Earlier Filmfare used to come live and it used to be a family moment for us. This year is special because I have been nominated twice. Apart from acting, I’ve never dreamt of doing anything else but I still feel odd to dance in front of my dad”.
11:27 PM – Deepika Padukone’s mom speaks to the media. She says, “I didn’t like Ram Leela as a film because Deepika’s finger gets cut in the film”
11:25 PM – Anisha Padukone, sister of Deepika, speaking to the media. She says, “I hope Deepika wins the award for Ram Leela. When she left home, we had never imagined that the industry will welcome her with open arms. I am more nervous than her. Every film that she has done was better than the previous”
11:23 PM: Farhan Akhtar enters.. Talking to the media, he says, “As a movie, Lootera was good and Deepika in Chennai Express was very good.”
11:22 PM – Best Playback Singer Male goes to Arijit Singh for Tum hi ho – Aashiqui 2.
11:19 PM – Best Playback Singer Female goes to Monali Thakur for Sawaar Loon, Lootera.
11:14 PM – Sidharth Mahadevan bags the prestigious RD Burman Award.
Meanwhile, as PeeCee continues to entertain the viewers, Chunky Pandey, who is also hosting the show, gives Salman Khan a canvas sheet on which the latter wites, ‘with lots of love to Filmfare’. On a lighter note, Salman talks about Chunky to the reporters saying, “Yeh apna kaam nikalwana jaante hain. Once we were in Bangkok and he asked me to join him on shopping and dining. Then I got to know that he extracted money from everyone saying Salman is coming to shop here and dine there”.
10:51 PM – Priyanka Chopra performs on her latest item number, Ram Chahe Leela from ‘Ram Leela’.
10:50 PM – Rekha decked in a golden Kanjiveeram sari walks in. She looks beautiful.
10:48 PM : *Wolf whistle*.. Guess who enters?? Yes! It’s Salman Khan, looking dashing as ever. Talking to the media, he says, “Jai Ho (which released just today) has got a very good response. I usually do not attend award functions unless I have to perform. I shall also be performing today”.
10:42 PM – ‘Lahu muh lag gaya’ from ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleel Ram-leela, choreographed by Samir and Arsh Tanna bags the award for Best Choreography. Prakash Paranjpe and Amrita Rao present the award to Samir and Arsh.
10:39 PM – Walks in the dimpled queen Preity Zinta, snubbing the media. Refuses to talk to the reporters.
10:35 PM – Best VFX goes to Tata Elxsi for Dhoom:3. Ranveer Singh takes the award in the absence of the winner.
10:32 PM – Best Action goes to Thomas Struthers and Guru Bachchan for ‘D Day’.
10:31 PM – Best Background Score goes to Hitesh Sonik for ‘Kai Po Che’
10:30 PM – Sujoy Ghosh and Kabir Khan hand over the award for Best Cinematography to Kamaljit Negi for ‘Madras Cafe’.
10:26 PM – Aarif Sheikh bags the Best Editing award for D-Day.
10:20 PM – Tanishaa Mukerji of Bigg Boss 4 fame walks in with celebrity mom actress Tanuja.
10:19 PM – Best Production Design goes to Acropolis Design for ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’.
10:17 PM – Biswadeep Chatterjee wins the award for ’Best Sound Design for ‘Madras Cafe.
10:15 PM –… And the award for Best Costume Design goes to Dolly Ahluwalia for ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’.
10:08 PM – Hyper active Ranveer Singh makes a quirky entry in a very tacky tux, paired with quirkier shoes. He is followed by the very lovely Karisma Kapoor. The duo click a pic together and Ranveer hurries into the hall.
9:55 PM – An excited Ayushmann Khurrana walks the red carpet in a suit and matching bow-tie.
9:43 PM : Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar make a dashing entry. Both of them want Farhan Akhtar to win for ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’. Javed Akhtar says, “Ab itni tez bhaga hai… kahin toh pahuchna chahiye” (he has run so fast… should reach somewhere)
9:34 PM – Shankar Mahadevan arrives with son Siddharth at the venue.
9:31 Pm – Newly wed singer Arijit Singh who has been nominated for in the Best Singer category for his song ‘Tum Hi Ho’ from ‘Aashiqui 2′ makes an entry.
9:30 PM – The very stunning Neha Dhupia walks in, followed Ellie Avram along with her mommy dear.
9:25 PM – Subhash Ghaia and Mukesh Bhatt arrive at the 59th Idea Filmfare Awards.
9:20 PM – Konkona Sen Sharma dressed to kill in a floor length anarkali, walks the red carpet, followed by Amrita Rao, who is decked in a saree. She walks in with Amit Sadh who looks dapper in a suit. Says Konkona, “I haven’t watched too many films this year but I am rooting for Supriya Pathak who is nominated with me in the Best Actor in a Supporting Role category”
9:16 PM – South superstar, Dhanush of Raanjhanaa fame walks in looking super handsome in a black suit. He has been nominated in the Best Actor category for Raanjhanaa, which saw Sonam Kapoor as the female lead.
9:05 PM – Vaani Kapoor, of Shudd Desi Romance fame, dressed in a one shoulder purple gown, makes an entry, hoping Farhan Akhtar and Deepika Padukone takes home the black beauty.
9:00 PM – Walks in the host for tonight, the extremely beautiful Priyanka Chopra, looking wonderful in a black gown. “I want Farhan Akhar and Deepika Padukone to win the award. Filmfares are special to me as I have won an award and looking for few more”, says the gorgeous lady.
8:50 PM – Rajkumar Rao of Kai Po Che fame walks in sporting a moustach. He has been nominated at the Best Actor in the Supporting Role category for the film ‘Kai Po Che’.
8:45 PM – The very gorgeous Soha Ali Khan walks in with live in boyfriend and actor Kunal Khemu. Says Kunal, “Filmfare Awards are very special. It’s the most iconic and the most special award. It has been around for so long”
8:35 PM – Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra along with wife PS Bharti walks the red carpet. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has been nominated in the Best Director category for ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’. Says the filmmaker: “Filmfare is born for the passion of cinema. It has seen many winters but the lady is still standing tall. It’s a lovely evening full of fun and lovely performances. We all meet each other and it’s a nice way to catch up. I had full faith in Farhan. He has made us all look good. If anyone wins the trophy for ‘Bhaag…’, I will be happy as we all are going to hold it together. The black lady still stands high”
8:29 PM – Walks in Manish Paul, sporting a pony tail.
8:27 PM – Super stylish Remo Fernandes walks in.
8:25 – Shilpa Shukla of critically-acclaimed film ‘BA Pass’ fame, walks in a gorgeous sequined silver gown. She wants Farhan Akhtar to take home the black lady.
8:21 PM – Walks in Alka Yagnilk in a lime green sari.
8:20 PM – The gorgeous Sasha Agha sashays down the carpet in a Dolce n Gabbana outfit. She looks extremely excited as this is her first Filmfare after her film’s (Aurangzeb) released.
8:10 PM – Kabir Khan along with wifey Mini Mathur walks the red carpet.
8:05 PM: Kainat Arora makes a flashy appearance in a gold sequence gown. She hopes Shahrukh Khan wins an award. She says, “I want Shah Rukh Khan to win and its okay if I won’t get an award for Grand Masti. I loved Shah Rukh’s chemistry with Divya Dutta as she was my cousin and I am always biased towards SRK”.
8:00 PM – Walks in Divya Dutt, looking gorgeous in an outfit designed by Riyaz Ganji. She says, “I never won a Filmfare award and I want to walk away with the black lady today. All my co nominees are great but I don’t want to be nice. I’m rooting for Farhan Akhtar and Bhaag Mikha Bhaag all the way. I am super excited and really wish to win this and I am not going to be humble about it”.
7:50 PM – Enters the first male on the Red Carpet – Tahaa Shah (Luv Ka The End, Gippi)