Hindi film Vicky Donor,John Abraham produced film on sperm donation,was named for three trophies. The Shoojit Sircar directed film was a joint winner with Anwar Rasheed directed Malayalam film Ustad Hotel for the best popular film providing wholesome entertainment honour.
Vicky Donor actors Annu Kapoor and Dolly Ahluwalia were best supporting actor and actress. Ahluwalia won the award along with Kalpana for Malayalam film ‘Thanichalla Njan’.
Director Sujoy Ghosh was declared the best original screenplay writer for his Vidya Balan starrer Kahaani while another Hindi film Oh My God,produced by superstar Akshay Kumar,won the best adapted screenplay for Bhavesh Mandalia and Umesh Shukhla. ‘Ustad Hotel’ was recognised for best dialogue for Anjali Menon.
Kahaani,about a pregnant woman’s quest for her missing husband in Kolkata,won Namrata Rao the best editing honour.