Last night, the six-day-long journey of Jagran Film Festival entered its climax, with the awards ceremony held at the JW Marriott hotel, Juhu. The do, with big names representing different regions of the country, summed up what the fest is all about celebrating diversity on a cinematic scale.
The high-octane musical performances by Raghu Dixit, Shankar Tucker and Matti Baani, livened up the event, hosted by Kunal Kapoor and Huma Qureshi.
While they were on the stage, several Bollywood actors rubbed shoulders with their counterparts from other cities. The highlight of the evening was Kamal Haasan presenting the Icons of Indian Cinema award to veteran actor Manoj Kumar.
And the award goes to...
Best Actor: Ranbir Kapoor (Barfi) and Farhan Akhtar (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)
Best Actress: Sridevi (English Vinglish)
Best Director: Abhishek Kapoor (Kai Po Che)
Best Film: Kai Po Che
Best Actor (Jury): Neeraj Kabi (Ship of Theseus)
Best Screenplay: Juhi Chaturvedi (Vicky Donor)
Best Cinematography: Ship of Theseus (Pankaj Kumar)
Best Singer (Male): Ayushmann Khurrana (Vicky Donor)
Best Singer (female): Aditi Singh Sharma (Heroine)
Best Background Score: Hitesh Sonik (Kai Po Che)
Best Debut Director: Anand Gandhi (Ship of Theseus)
Best Editor: Mahesh Narayanan (Vishwaroopam)
Special Contribution to Cinematic Art: Chandrashekhar