Paa, 3 Idiots shine at Filmfare Awards

MUMBAI: Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Vidya Balan were cited as best actor and best actress respectively at the 55th Filmfare Awards ceremony on February 27.

Bachchan won the award for his role in Paa, while Vidya Balan claimed the trophy for her role in the same movie. As Bachchan was not present in the ceremony, Vidya Balan took the award on his behalf.

Hosting the gala night were Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan, whose one liners had the audience in splits.

3 Idiots was declared the best film, while Rajkumar Hirani claimed the best director award for the movie. AR Rahman won the best music director for Delhi 6.

Mohit Chauhan won the award for the best male playback singer for the song Masakali from the movie Delhi 6, while the female playback singer honours were shared by Kavita Seth and Rekha Bhardwaj. While Kavita was awarded for the song Ik tara from the movie Wake Up Sid, Rekha won the trophy for the song Genda phool from the movie Delhi 6.

Among the highlights of the evening was a tribute to Michael Jackson by Shahid Kapoor, who charmed all with his dance moves.