Sooraj Pancholi, who forayed into Bollywood with superstar Salman Khan's production 'Hero', is elated about receiving the Filmfare Best Debut (Male) Award. He has thanked his fans for the 'support'.
Sooraj tweeted after winning the award on Friday night.
The event saw actress Bhumi Pednekar bag the Best Debut (Female) for her film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'.
Ranveer Singh won the Best Actor Award for his role as 18th century Maratha Peshwa Bajirao I in 'Bajirao Mastani', while Deepika Padukone grabbed the Best Actress Award for her role of a doting daughter in 'Piku'.
Kangana Ranaut won the Critics' Choice Best Actor (Female) Award for 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns', and megastar Amitabh Bachchan won the Critics' Choice Best Actor (Male) award for 'Piku'.
T 2114 - Time is short .. so Best Actor critics at Filmfare for PIKU .. happy and content !! pic.twitter.com/BL4pSWaeSF— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 15, 2016
The Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) honour went to Priyanka Chopra for 'Bajirao Mastani', while Anil Kapoor took home the Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) Award for 'Dil Dhadakne Do'.