But SRK takes home Best Actor award for 'MNIK'
Sonakshi Sinha won Best Debutant Female for her role in 'Dabangg'
picture: Viral Bhayani
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol won the best actor and actress award for 'My Name Is Khan' at the 56th Filmfare Awards last night (January 29), which was ruled by small budget movie 'Udaan' that bagged eight trophies.
Karan Johar walked away with the best director award for 'My Name Is Khan', while Salman Khan's 'Dabangg' was declared the best film at the event, hosted by Ranbir Kapoor and Imran Khan.
But it was first-time director Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Udaan' that bagged the maximum awards. The film won the best screenplay and the best story for Motwane and Anurag Kashyap; best cinematography for Mahendra Shetty; best background score for Amit Trivedi; best supporting actor male for Ronit Roy; and best film (jury).
'Udaan' also won the best director (jury) award for Motwane and best sound design for Kunal Sharma.
'Dabangg', the most successful film of 2010, won five awards including best action for Vijayan Master; best debutant female for Sonakshi Sinha; and best music for Sajid-Wajid and Lalit Pandit.
Namrata Sharma won the best female singer for 'Munni' in 'Dabangg' and shared it with Sunidhi Chauhan, who won it for 'Sheila ki jawani' ('Tees Maar Khan').
'Band Baaja Baaraat' won three awards - best debut director for Manish Sharma, best debut actor male for Ranveer Singh and best dialogue trophy for Habib Faisal.
Habib Faisal's directorial venture 'Do Dooni Chaar', about a middle-class family, too bagged three awards - best production design for Mukund Gupta; best costume for Varsha and Shilpa; and Rishi Kapoor walked away with the best actor (jury) trophy for playing a mathematics teacher who goes through various problems to buy a car.
Farah Khan walked away with the best choreography award for 'Sheila Ki Jawani' from her 'Tees Maar Khan'.
The best male singer award went to Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for 'Dil toh baccha hai ji' in 'Ishqiya' and the song also won the best lyrics award for Gulzar.
Vidya Balan got the best actress (jury) award for her role in 'Ishqiya'.
Kareena Kapoor walked away with best supporting actress for 'We Are Family'.
Namrata Rao won the best editing award for her work in Dibakar Banerjee's experimental film 'Love Sex Aur Dhokha'.
Ninety-year-old legendary singer Manna De got the lifetime achievement award, while Amitabh Bachchan was honoured for his forty years in Hindi cinema, presented by Shah Rukh Khan.
Click here for pics of all the stars at the Filmfare Awards.