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Amazon Filmfare awards: Nominations announced; awards night on Feb 15 at Guwahati

Nominees for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards were announced during a special event in Mumbai in a glittering function on Sunday night. The awards ceremony will take place on February 15th in Guwahati, Assam.

The show was anchored by actress Neha Dhupia in which nominations in 19 categories were announced.

Bollywood celebrities like filmmaker Karan Johar, Kareena Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, Pathralekha, Karthik Aaryan, R Madhavan and other celebrities were present at the function.

Apart from these, this year, Filmfare introduced the best technicians in Hindi cinema and short film awards which were given away during the nomination ceremony.

Best Original Story

• Article 15 - Anubhav Sinha, Gaurav Solanki

• Sonchiriya - Abhishek Chaubey and Sudip Sharma

• Gully Boy - Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti

• Chhichhore - Nitesh Tiwari, Piyush Gupta and Nikhil Mehrotra

• Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota - Vasan Bala

• Mission Mangal - Jagan Shakti,

Best Screenplay

• Article 15

• Gully Boy

• Sonchiriya

• Mission Mangal

• Section 375

• Saand Ki Aankh

Best Dialogue

• Article 15 - Anubhav Sinha, Gaurav Solanki

• Chhichhore - Nitesh Tiwari, Piyush Gupta and Nikhil Mehrotra

• Bala - Niren Bhatt

• Gully Boy - Vijay Maurya

• Super 30 - Sanjeev Dutta

• Sonchiriya - Sudip Sharma

Best Debut Director

• Raaj Shaandilyaa for Dream Girl

• Raj Mehta for Good Newwz

• Jagan Shakti for Mission Mangal

• Aditya Dhar for URI: The Surgical Strike

• Gopi Puthran for Mardaani 2

• Tushar Hiranandani for Saand Ki Aankh

Best Debut (Female)

• Ananya Pandey for Student of the Year 2

• Tara Sutaria for Student of the Year 2

• Pranutan Bahl for Notebook

• Saiee Manjrekar for Dabangg 3

• Shivaleeka Oberoi for Yeh Saali Aashiqui

• Sharmin Sehgal for Malaal

Best Debut (Male)

• Meezaan Jaffrey for Malaal

• Abhimanyu Dassani for Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota

• Siddhant Chaturvedi for Gully Boy

• Vishal Jethwa for Mardaani 2

• Vardhan Puri for Yeh Saali Aashiqui,

• Zaheer Iqbal for Notebook.

Best Music Album

• Bharat - Vishal Shekhar

• Kabir Singh - Mithoon, Amaal Malik, Vishal Mishra, Sachet-Parampara, Akhil Sachdeva

• Gully Boy - Ankur Tewari and Zoya Akhtar

• Kesari - Tanishk Bagchi, Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Chirantan Bhatt, Jasbir Jassi, Gurmoh, Jasleen Royal

• Kalank - Pritam

Best Lyrics

• Divine and Ankur Tewari for Apna Time Aayega from Gully Boy

• Amitabh Bhattacharya for Kalank Nahi (Kalank),

• Manoj Muntashir for Teri Mitti in Kesari,

• Irshad Kamil for Bekhayali from Kabir Singh

• Mithoon for Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage from Kabir Singh

• Tanishk Bagchi for Ve Mahi from Kesari.

Best Playback Singer (Female)

• Parampara Thakur for Mere Sohneya from Kabir Singh

• Neha Bhasin for Chashni (Bharat)

• Shilpa Rao for Ghungroo from War

• Sona Mohapatra and Jyotica Tangri for Baby Gold from Saand Ki Aankh

• Shreya Ghoshal for Yeh Aaina (Kabir Singh)

• Shreya Ghoshal and Vaishali Mhade for Ghar More Pardesiya from Kalank

Best Playback Singer Male

• Arijit Singh for Ve Mahi from Kesari

• Arijit Singh for Kalank's title track Kalank Nahi

• B Praak for Teri Mitti from Kesari

• Nakash Aziz for Slow Motion from Bharat

• Sachet Tandon for Bekhayali from Kabir Singh

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

• Amruta Subhash - Gully Boy

• Amrita Singh - Badla

• Kamini Kaushal - Kabir Singh

• Seema Pahwa - Bala

• Madhuri Dixit - Kalank

• Zaira Wasim - The Sky Is Pink

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

• Gulshan Devaiah - Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota

• Diljit Dosanjh - Good Newwz

• Manoj Pahwa - Article 15

• Siddhant Chaturvedi - Gully Boy

• Ranveer Shorey - Sonchiriya

• Vijay Verma - Gully Boy

Best Film Critics

• Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota - Vasan Bala

• Photograph - Ritesh Batra

• Article 15 - Anubhav Sinha

• The Sky Is Pink - Shonali Bose

• Sonchiriya - Abhishek Chaubey

Best Film

• URI: The Surgical Strike

• Gully Boy

• Chhichhore

• Mission Mangal

• War

Best Director

• Zoya Akhtar - Gully Boy

• Aditya Dhar - Uri

• Nitesh Tiwari - Chhichhore

• Siddharth Anand – War

• Jagan Shakti - Mission Mangal

Best Actress critics

• Bhumi Pednekar – Sonchiriya and Saand Ki Aankh

• Kangana Ranaut - Judgementall Hai Kya

• Sanya Malhotra - Photograph

• Radhika Madan - Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota

• Taapsee Pannu - Saand Ki Aankh

Best Actress in a leading role

• Gully Boy - Alia Bhatt

• Good Newwz - Kareena Kapoor Khan

• The Sky Is Pink - Priyanka Chopra

• Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi - Kangana Ranaut

• Mission Mangal- Vidya Balan

• Mardaani 2 -Rani Mukerji 

Best Actor in a leading role

• Bala - Ayushmann Khurrana

• Kesari - Akshay Kumar

• Super 30 - Hrithik Roshan

• Gully Boy - Ranveer Singh

• Kabir Singh - Shahid Kapoor

• Uri - Vicky Kaushal

Best Actor Critics

• Article 375- Akshaye Khanna

• Photograph - Nawazuddin Siddiqui

• Article 15 - Ayushmann Khurrana

• Judgementall Hai Kya - Rajkummar Rao

Technical and short film award winners:

Best Background Score - Karsh Kale And The Salvage Audio Collective for Gully Boy

Best Choreography - Remo D'Souza for Ghar More Pardesiya (Kalank)

Best Cinematography - Jay Oza for Gully Boy

Best Action - Oh Sea Young, Paul Jennings, Parvez Shaikh and Franz Spilhaus for War

Best Costume - Divvya Gambhir, Niddhi Gambhir for Sonchiriya

Best EditingShivkumar Panicker for Uri: The Surgical Strike

Best Production DesignSuzanne Caplan Merwanji for Gully Boy

Best Sound DesignNihar Ranjan Samal and Bishwadeep Dipak Chatterjee for Uri: The Surgical Strike

Best VFXSherry Bharda And Vishal Anand For YFX for film War

Best Short Film (Fiction)Bebaak Director: Shazia Iqbal

Best Actor (Male) In A Short FilmRajesh Sharma for Tindey

Best Actor (Female) In A Short FilmSarah Hashmi for Bebaak

Best Short Film (Non-Fiction) Director : Ananth Narayan Mahadevan for Village Of A Lesser God

People’s Choice Award For Best Short FilmDeshi

Special Award30 Years of Outstanding Contribution to Bollywood Fashion - Manish Malhotra

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