TOIFA: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra win top honours for 'Barfi!'
'Barfi!' wins top honours at TOIFA
By Nivedita (IANS)
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 05:24:22 GMT
Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra won top honours at the inaugural edition of TOIFA in Vancouver for their performances in Anurag Basu’s film Barfi!.
The story of a deaf and mute boy, Barfi! turned out to be the top winner at the maiden edition of the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) cornering the best film, best director, best actor and best actress trophies.
At a glittering awards function Saturday, Anurag Basu picked up the best director award while Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra carried home the best actor and best actress trophies, respectively.
Southern actress Ileana D'Cruz, who made her bow in Bollywood with "Barfi!", won the best debut female award for her performance.
Anurag Kashyap-directed Gangs Of Wasseypur, a gritty celluloid saga of the coal mafia and blood thirsty vengeance, won the best film critics award.
Other winners in the popular award category are:
- Best supporting role female: Dolly Ahluwalia for "Vicky Donor"
- Best supporting actor male: Annu Kapoor for "Vicky Donor"
- Best actor comic role: Abhishek Bachchan for "Bol Bachchan"
- Best playback singer female: Shalmali Kholgade for "Pareshaan" from "Ishaqzaade"
- Best playback singer male: Sonu Nigam: "Abhi mujh mein" from "Agneepath"
- Best lyrics: "Saans" by Gulzaar for "Jab Tak Hai Jaan"
- Best music director: Atul-Ajay for "Agneepath"