Taking a cue from Hollywood, the Film Critics Guild and Motion Content recently started the first-ever Critics Choice Film Awards, a pan-India awards body to honor the best of Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam cinema. With the participation of credible film critics from all over India, the Critics' Choice Film Awards aim to honor films based on the art of filmmaking as opposed to mere popularity.
The first Critics Choice Film Awards was held last night in Mumbai where many Bollywood celebrities like Shahrukh Khan, Alia Bhatt, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Richa Chadha and others made their presence felt. Meanwhile, below is the list of winners who won at the first ever Critics Choice Film Awards.
Best Actress- Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt won the best actress award for her impressive act in Meghna Gulzar's Raazi.
Best Actor-Vineet Singh
Vineet Singh took home the 'Best Actor' trophy for Anurag Kashyap's Mukkabaaz.
Best Director- Sriram Raghavan
Sriram Raghavan bagged the 'Best Director' award for AndhaDhun.
Best Supporting Actress- Surekha Sikri
Veteran actress Surekha Sikri won the 'Best Supporting Actress' award for Badhaai Ho.
Best Supporting Actor (Male): Manoj Pahwa (Mulk)
Best song - Halla from Manmarziyaan
Best Film in Tamil: Pariyerum Perumal
Best Film in Malayalam : Ee Ma Yau
Best Film in Gujarati: Tatvamasi
Extraordinary Achievement Award: Reshma Pathan
Best Writing : Arijit Biswas, Yogesh Chandekar, Sriram Raghavan, Hemanth M. Rao, Pooja Ladha Surti
Best Cinematography : Pankaj Kumar (Tumbbad)
Best Editor : Pooja Ladha Surti (Andhadhun)
Best Background Score : Jesper Kyd (Tumbbad)
Best Production Design : Nitin Zihani Choudhary, Rakesh Yadav (Tumbbad)