Irrfan Khan, Rajkummar Rao and Vidya Balan won top honours. Photograph:( Others )
Star Screen Awards kickstarted the award season on Sunday night in Mumbai. The awards honoured the best in cinema in the year 2017. Vidya Balan’s Tumhari Sulu won big bagging three awards including one for the lead actress and one for its debutant director.
Vidya Balan won the Best Actress (Popular) award for her portrayal of a spirited housewife who turns an RJ for a late-night show in Tumhari Sulu. Neha Dhupia, who played Vidya’s boss in the film, won the Best Supporting Actress award. The film’s director Suresh Triveni, won the Best Debut Director award.
I wanna say so much!!! @sureshtriveni @vidya_balan Mom Dad you knew before I or the world did ki #MainKarSaktiHai!! Believe in your dreams People!! They do come true!Thank you #starscreenawards for honouring me with an award for best supporting actor for #tumharisulu pic.twitter.com/vDnp6dnxsP— Neha Dhupia (@NehaDhupia) December 3, 2017
#TumhariSulu wins 3 awards at the #StarScreenAwards????????@vidya_balan (Best Actress), @sureshtriveni (Best Debut Director), @NehaDhupia (Best Supporting Actor) ....@TSeries @EllipsisEntt pic.twitter.com/W3wdvzXwJe— Priya Gupta (@priyagupta999) December 3, 2017
The formidable Irrfan Khan took home the Best Actor (Popular) trophy for Hindi Medium. Khan who had won Best Villain award for Haasil years back, shared photo post his win.
Konkona Sen Sharma was adjudged as the Best Actress (Critics) for her role in Lipstick Under My Burkha.
India’s current favourite hero, Rajkummar Rao took home two awards. The actor won Best Supporting Actor for his role in Bareilly Ki Barfi. and Best Actor(Critics) award for Newton.
Aamir Khan’s Dangal took home a whopping 12 awards. Nitesh Tiwari won Best Director award,while Zaira Wasim and Aparshakti Khurrana won Best Debut awards.
Dangal wins 12 awards. Bareilly Ki Barfi wins 2 awards. Two fantastic teams, one fantastic night!!! #StarScreenAwards— Nitesh Tiwari (@niteshtiwari22) December 3, 2017
My super sibling @Aparshakti won the best debut award for Dangal at #StarScreenAwards. Such a proud moment. Five years back I got the same award for Vicky Donor. Surreal. Thank you @niteshtiwari22 @CastingChhabra for believing in him. ???? pic.twitter.com/pSAVWIYmIx— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) December 3, 2017
The event saw performances from Taapsee Pannu, Varun Dhawan, Madhuri Dixit and Salman Khan.