It’s that time of the year when the Bollywood fraternity is all pepped up to be celebrated for their hard work in the last one year. Tuesday evening witnessed one of the many celebrations of the best of Hindi cinema as the stars came together for Zee Cine Awards 2018. The gala night had the crème de la crème of Bollywood under one roof as they applauded the work of their co-actors and other colleagues. The evening had some splendid performances by Priyanka Chopra, Shahid Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh among others and the funny one-liners of comedian Sunil Grover, who hosted the awards show along with Rohit Shetty, left the audiences in splits.
As the evening concluded, Sridevi and Varun Dhawan walked away with the trophies of Best Actor (Female) for Mom and Best Actor (Male) for Badrinath Ki Dulhania , respectively. Varun took to his official Twitter handle and expressed his happiness on winning the award. The Best Film award was conferred to Rohit Shetty directorial comedy Golmaal Again which had an ensemble cast of Ajay Devgn, Parineeti Chopra, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor and Tabu among others. Also, Alia Bhatt walked away with the Viewers Choice Best Actor (Female) for Shashank Khaitan’s Badrinath Ki Dulhania and Viewers Choice Best Actor Award (Male) went to Akshay Kumar for Jolly LLB 2.
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) December 19, 2017
The others who walked away with the trophies at Zee Cine Awards 2018 are as follows:
Extraordinary Impact Award: Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Extraordinary Legend Award: Amitabh Bachchan
Best Actor in a Negative Role: Raj Rajun for Secret Superstar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Meher Vij for Secret Superstar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Anil Kapoor for Mubarakan
Best Debut Director: Advait Chandan for Secret Superstar
Best Debut (Male): Matin Ray Tangu for Tubelight
Best Debut (Female): Nidhi Aggarwal for Munna Michael
Viewers Choice Best Film Award: Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Extraordinary Franchise Award: Baahubali
Extraordinary Impact Award (Female): Taapsee Pannu for Naam Shabana
Extraordinary Impact Award (Male): Rajkummar Rao
Best Director: Ashiwini Iyer Tiwari for Bareilly Ki Barfi
Best Music: Amit Trivedi for Secret Superstar
Best Lyricist – Amitabh Bhattacharya, “Zaalima” (Raees)
Best Playback Singing Female – Nikita Gandhi, ‘Raabta’ title track and Jyotika Tangri, “Pallo Latke”, Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana
Best Playback Singer Male: Akhil Sachdeva, ‘Humsafar’, Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Best Script writing: Nitesh Tiwari, Bareilly Ki Barfi
Best Cinematography: Jomon T John, Golmaal Again
Best Post Production Award for Editing and VFX: Jagga Jasoos
Best Sound Design: Sohel Sanwari, Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Best Action: Shaam Kaushal, Kaabil
Best Choreography: Vijay Ganguly, ‘Galti Se Mistake’, Jagga Jasoos
The red carpet of the award show had a perfect blend of glitz and glamour. Those who dazzled on the red carpet included Alia Batt, Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandez, Shahid Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra and many others.
See photos from the red carpet of Zine Cine Awards 2018
(All photo courtesy: Varinder Chawla)
The audiences will get to witness this night filled with amazing performances and celebrations on TV on December 30 at 7.30 pm on Zee Cinema.