Filmfare Awards 2020 — ‘Gully Boy’ wins top honours


The 65th edition of Filmfare Awards 2020 was held on Saturday in Guwahati, Assam. The star-studded event saw actors like Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana, Madhuri Dixit, Varun Dhawan, Ananya Panday, Siddhant Chaturvedi among others in attendance. The night ended with a bang for Alia and Ranveer’s ‘Gully Boy’, which won top honours, including Best Actress, Best Actor and Best Director awards.

Actor and singer Ayushmann Khurrana, meanwhile, was named Best Actor by the critics for ‘Article 15’ and Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar received Best Actress awards for ‘Saand Ki Aankh’.


It was a big win for Ranveer Singh and his film ‘Gully Boy’ at the 65th Filmfare Awards and he can’t keep calm. The event, which was held in Assam for the first time, was attended by a bevy of Bollywood stars on Saturday evening. Ranveer Singh was awarded the Best Actor for his 2019 film Gully Boy at the Filmfare Awards. The actor received his trophy from ‘one of the greats,’ ‘legend of the silver screen’ and ‘the one and only,’ Madhuri Dixit. Ranveer Singh shared his ‘special’ moment and posted a picture on Instagram with the caption: “A very special moment that I’ll never forget. Receiving the Filmfare Best Actor trophy from one of the greats. Legend of the silver screen.

The one and only, Madhuri Dixit. Etched in my heart forever.”

It was a big win for Ranveer Singh and his film ‘Gully Boy’ at the 65th Filmfare Awards and he can’t keep calm. The event, which was held in Assam for the first time, was attended by a bevy of Bollywood stars on Saturday. Ranveer Singh was awarded Best Actor for his 2019 film ‘Gully Boy’ at the Filmfare Awards

Gully Boy topped the list of receiving the highest number of awards at Filmfare. As Ranveer took the Best Actor award, co-star Alia Bhatt swept the Best Actress award for Gully Boy. Siddhant Chaturvedi and Amruta Subhash received the Best Supporting Actor and Actress respectively for the same film. Directed by Zoya Akhtar, the movie also fetched her Best Director and Best Film awards at the big night.

Zoya Akhtar’s absence from the Filmfare Awards didn’t stop Ranveer Singh from the sharing his happiness with her. The 34-year-old actor video-called Zoya Akhtar in the wee hours of Sunday. Sharing the big win, he took a screenshot of her face from the video call and posted it on Instagram. Ranveer Singh wrote: “Look at that face!”

Zoya Akhtar left a comment on the post saying, “Haha you woke me up!” The picture was flooded with comments from various Bollywood stars. Deepika Padukone wrote, “Historic! Love you both!” while Vijay Varma, who stars in Gully Boy as Moeen Arif, added a comment saying, “Champions.” Siddhant Chaturvedi, who also features in the film as rapper MC Sher, left a heart emoji on the post.

Gully Boy swept the maximum Filmfare awards with a total number reaching 13. Sharing this achievement on Instagram, Ranveer Singh wrote, “Boht hard.”

Filmfare Awards was held at Sarusajai Stadium in Guwahati, Assam. The award function was hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Vicky Kaushal.


Best Film — ‘Gully Boy’

Best Film (Critics) — ‘Article 15’ and ‘Sonchiriya’

Best Director — Zoya Akhtar

Best Actress In A Leading Role — Alia Bhatt

Best Actor In A Leading Role — Ranveer Singh

Critics Award for Best Actress — Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu

Critics Award for Best Actor — Ayushmann Khurrana

Best Actress In A Supporting Role — Amruta Subhash

Best Actor In A Supporting Role — Siddhant Chaturvedi

Best Music Album — ‘Gully Boy’ and ‘Kabir Singh’

Best Lyrics — “Apna time aayega”

Best Playback Singer (Female) — Shilpa Rao

Best Playback Singer (Male) — Arijit Singh

Best Dialogues — ‘Gully Boy’

Best Screenplay — ‘Gully Boy’

Best Original Story — ‘Article 15’

Best Debut Director — Aditya Dhar

Best Debut (Female) — Ananya Panday

Best Debut (Male) — Abhimanyu Dassani

Best Action — ‘War’

Best Background Score — ‘Gully Boy’

Best Choreography — “Ghar more pardesiya”

Best Cinematography — ‘Gully Boy’

Best Costume — ‘Sonchiriya’

Best Editing — ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’

Best Production Design — ‘Gully Boy’

Best Sound Design — ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’

Best VFX — ‘War’

People’s Choice Award for Best Short Film — ‘Deshi’

Best Short Film in Fiction — ‘Bebaak’

Best Short Film in Non-Fiction — ‘Village of A Lesser God’

Best Actress Short Film — Sarah Hashmi for ‘Bebaak’

Best Actor Short Film — Rajesh Sharma for ‘Tindey’