Bollywood actor Bhumi Pednekar and Akshay Kumar bagged the best actress and best actor award at the Dada Saheb Phalke awards being held in Mumbai.
While Akshay Kumar won ‘Best actor’ for a leading role for Padman( Jury) and for Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Bhumi Pednekar won ‘Best Actress for Toilet Ek Prem Katha.
Manisha Koirala won the ‘Most versatile actress’ award.
Whereas legendary Film Director, Rakesh Roshan won a Lifetime achievement award for contribution to the industry as an actor, producer and a director.
Also, veteran actor, Farida Jalal won the Saraswatibai Dadasaheb Phalke Best actress (Lifetime) award.
The other celebrities who won Dada Saheb Phalke Awards are as follows:
Best actress in a leading role (Padman) - Sonam Kapoor Best actor in a character role - Rajesh Sharma Best Playback singer (Female) - Neeti Mohan Best TV anchor- Aditya Narayan Jha Best entertainer (TV) - Manish Paul Best playback singer (Jury)- Bhumi Trivedi Best Stage Anchor- Siddharth Kannan Best producer (short films)- Sandip Marwah Most Entertaining Film (Sonu ki Titu ki Sweety) - Luv Ranjan
Also, the 22 Technical awards are yet to be presented.
Certificate of appreciation will be awarded to Nidhi Bhardwaj - Eco Fashion Designer and Swati Mehrotra - Best Footwear Designer.