Offbeat cinema turned out to be the toast of the season with Paan Singh Tomar and Barfi! sharing the best film title, and its lead actors – Irrfan Khan and Ranbir Kapoor respectively, lifting the best actor’s trophy at the 19th Annual Colors Screen Awards Saturday night.


Vidya Balan won her fourth consecutive best actress Screen award for her role as Vidya Bagchi in hit thriller Kahaani. Her earlier wins were for Paa, Ishqiya and The Dirty Picture.

Irrfan essayed the role of former national steeplechase champion-turned-bandit Paan Singh Tomar in the biopic Paan Singh Tomar, while Ranbir wowed everyone with his heart-warming performance as deaf and mute Murphy in Barfi!.

Paan Singh Tomar and Barfi! Movie Poster
Paan Singh Tomar and Barfi! Movie Poster

In terms of direction too, commercial entertainers took a backseat with Anurag Basu winning the best director award for Barfi!.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan received a special award at the event, while late filmmaker Yash Chopra, who died in October 2012, was conferred the lifetime achievement award.

The evening was laced with power-packed performances by Student Of The Year stars Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt, apart from livewire dances by Sonakshi Sinha, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra.

For the first time, the mother-son duo of Neetu Kapoor and Ranbir took onto the stage to pay a tribute to Bollywood.

The glittering ceremony saw Bollywood’s creme de la creme – Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Amitabh, Jaya Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan in attendance.

There were others too – Prem Chopra, Parineeti Chopra, Sudhir Mishra, Arjun Rampal, Arbaaz Khan, Malaika Arora Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Prabhu Deva, Zeenat Aman, Sujoy Ghosh, Jacqueline Fernandez, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Abbas-Mustan, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Gulzar, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sunny Leone.

The event was hosted by Shah Rukh, Karan Johar and Ayushmann Khurrana, who bagged the best newcomer (male) award for his performance in Vicky Donor.




  1. jthj was srk’s 9th hit in a row.he is the only star whose movie cann’t fail at boxoffice( proves it, was given hit tag by boxofficeindia in india and superhit in overseas).he will broke record of rajesh khanna.

    • I totally agree with you, no one can beat King Khan ! Salman last flop was Veer in 2010..this is the difference between an actor and a King !

  2. Barfi! Main priyanka ki perfomance ko kaise ignore kar diya inohone,vidya good job but pc desrving best actersse award screen awards ki jury members list,siddharth roy kapoor,sujoy ghosh(kahani),rajkumar, gupta(ghanchakar),rajat arora(dirty picture) fix award


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