Shahid Kapoor, who bagged the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award (Best Actor) for his performance in "Padmaavat", has dedicated the award to wife Mira Rajput. Talking about the award he won on Saturday, Shahid said, "This is my first award for 'Padmaavat' this year, so I am really very happy and I would like to dedicate this award to my wife, Mira because she tolerated me for a year during this period and without her I wouldn't have been able to do this film. So I am very thankful to her."
Shilpa Shetty won Best reality show judge at Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. Shilpa welcomed the central government's move to award death penalty to child rapists, saying, "I think it (ordinance of POCSO Act) is a good step. People who do such horrifying crime should be punished in the harshest way possible. The crime itself is so brutal."
Veteran actress and prominent talk show hostess Simi Garewal was felicitated with a Lifetime Achievement honour at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. She too welcomed the Centre's move and urged the government to take strict action against the offenders. "This step is really good. I am unable to sleep at night when I hear about such cases. I don't know what is happening in our country. This is not our India. The government should not only punish the guilty, but they should be publicly punished, so as to instill fear among the people," she asserted
Kriti Sanon won Outstanding performance female at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. On the work front, Kriti will be working on "Houseful 4". She says she is excited to join the "Housefull 4" team, including actors Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol and Riteish Deshmukh. "It is a huge franchise and I love comedy films. I think it's very difficult to make people laugh. I love being part of comedies because you make people laugh and at the same time, you also enjoy while doing it," she said
Aditi Rao Hydari won Best Actress (Critics) at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. Earlier this month, Aditi was feted with the Young FICCI Ladies Organisation (YFLO) Young Women Achievers Award 2017-18. "I'm honoured to receive this recognition before such esteemed dignitaries. I've always tried to follow my heart and today I'm glad where it has led me," said Aditi, who was last seen on-screen as Mehrunisa in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat
Sumona Chakraborty won Comic Performer of the Year at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. The actress took to Twitter and said, "I feel honoured & humbled. Thank you #DadaSahebPhalkeAwards for acknowledging my talent & hard work... My gratitude to the entire team cast & crew of #Comedynightswithkapil for having the faith in me. Thank you for Manju aka #KapilKiBiwi Shukriya"
Kartik Aaryan bagged the Entertainer of the Year Award at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. Kartik, who is enjoying the success of his latest release Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, says he will now try and do at least two films a year. The actor has done six films in a career spanning over seven years and now is busy preparing for his next movie, which is yet untitled
Karan Johar bagged Best Talk Show Host at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. He said that he was 'honoured' to win the best talk show host award for 'Koffee with Karan'. "Honoured to have won the prestigious #dadasahebphalkeaward for best talk show host #koffeewithkaran ... wearing @manishmalhotra05 styled by @nikitajaisinghani," he posted on Instagram
Aahana Kumra, who rose to fame with the most controversial film Lipstick Under My Burkha, won Promising Face of the Year at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. Aahana will be seen in Anupam Kher-starrer 'The Accidental Prime Minister', says she wants to do more slice of life genre films now. Aahana told IANS, "I want to do a film which is more light... A slice of life kind of film... I have not done such kind of a film in the true sense. So, I want to do that. Though 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' was something like that but it became a film with social messages. Something where 'baat kehdi and kisi ko bura nahi laga (a statement is made without hurting anyone)."
Rajkummar Rao bagged Outstanding Performance of the Year (Male) at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. His next film, Omerta, is woven around some terror attacks in recent history, including the 9/11 attacks, the Mumbai terror strike and the brutal beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl. The film will release on May 4
Karan Johar looked dapper at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. The filmmaker is launching two new faces Ananya Panday and Tara Sutaria in Bollywood with his next production venture Student Of The Year 2
Tusshar Kapoor bagged Best Comic Role at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. The actor says he is a "hands-on parent". "I spend most of the day with my child and I don't want to miss out on any experience with my child. For 'Golmaal' shooting, I took him along with me since I didn't want to stay away from him for long. He had fun on the sets," he said
Kartik Aaryan says he shares an "amazing relationship" with his "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" and "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety" co-star Nushrat Bharucha, but he has clarified that there is "no affair". Clearing the air about the bond he shares with Nushrat, with whom he has featured in four films, Kartik said: "My relationship is amazing with Nushrat, and there is no affair. "It is a very friendly relationship that we have. We have been working together for a pretty long time. It is always good to perform with an actor who is good and inspires you to do better."
Divya Kumar Khosla bagged Best performance in a short film at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. At the function, the former actress and producer-director also spoke in favour of the Centre's move. "I feel that parents should give good education to their children. Our Prime Minister is being cursed by people, which is not right. Parents also have a duty to understand their responsibility. Also, I feel women are considered very strong. But there are such people who consider women as physically weak. Hopefully, the law will serve as a deterrent for them," Khosla said
Television actor Karan Patel won Best Actor (Male) Television at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. Karan Patel, who faces trolls on social media, feels there are many misconceptions about him. He says it is very important for people to know him as a person before judging him. Karan has been trolled for his physique as well as acting skills. He has a message for all those who troll him. "You feel that I don't respect people and I am arrogant, then why don't you troll me from your real identity? When you troll me, is it because you hate me or it gives you satisfaction? Don't judge someone unless you know that person far too well," Karan said in a statement, recently
Even Tamannaah Bhatia bagged Outstanding performance female at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. She received the coveted award for her outstanding performance in the blockbuster Baahubali: The Beginning
Aditi Rao Hydari too voiced her support of the Centre's move to punish child rapists and said, "I am very happy that such a step has been taken by the government. It is a victory for every girl and her parents in this country. It is a great day to get this news."
It was a starry affair when popular faces from Bollywood as well as Television attended the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018. Shahid Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Karan Johar, Kartik Aaryan, Ahana Kumra, Kriti Sanon, Tamannaah Bhatia, Simi Grewal and others were clicked at the Red Carpet
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