Superstar Diljit Dosanjh wins Filmfare award for Udta Punjab
The 2017 Filmfare Awards was the night when all the stars descended on the red carpet. As expected by his Punjabi fans, Diljit Dosanjh won he award in the best debut actor category for Udta Punjab.
The Promising Newcomers of last year, Sooraj Pancholi and Kriti Sanon, presented the Most Promising Debut awards to Diljit Dosanjh, for playing a cop in Udta Punjab, and Ritika Singh, for playing an aggressive boxer in Sudha K Prasad’s Saala Khadoos. With moist eyes, Singh expressed her disbelief after winning the award, reminding the audience that she is not even an actor by profession but a wrestler.
Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt bagged the Best Actor and Best Actress in a Leading Role respectively. The ceremony was held on January 14 in Worli, Mumbai. Aamir Khan bagged the Best Actor Award for his performance in Dangal, while Alia Bhatt won the Best Actress award for Udta Punjab.
The Lifetime Achievement Award this year was bestowed upon veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha who claimed that though the award came in late, he is happy to receive the award at last. His daughter Sonakshi Sinha presented him with the award. In his acceptance speech, Shatrughan made it a point to salute the Dostana he shares with his long-time friend and contemporary Amitabh Bachchan.