Award Winners 2020
Best Film - Gully Boy
Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Gully Boy was a classic underdog story in which Murad (Ranveer Singh) conveys the struggle of his life and other social issues through rap. Despite facing various setbacks, Murad rises to the top with the backing of his mentor MC Sher (Siddhanth Chaturvedi) and his love Safina (Alia Bhatt).
CRITICS BEST FILM - ARTICLE 15
Discrimination is still a serious issue that exists in our society. With Article 15, director Anubhav Sinha tackles the issue by portraying a story through the eyes of an upright city bred police officer played by Ayushmann Khurrana, who launches an attack against the age old tradition of caste based discrimination in India.
Critic Best Film - Sonachiriya
Along with a talented cast and directed, Sonchiriya features a gripping story set in Chambal based on the feared dacoits who once terrorised the Indian heartlands.
Best actor in leading role(Male) - Ranveer Singh
You could almost say that Ranveer Singh was born to play Murad from Gully Boy as he raps his soul out in the film. He digs his claws into the character and delivers a performance that will be remembered for a long time.
Critics Best actor in leading role(Male) - Ayushmann Khurana - Article 15
Ayushmann Khurrana put up a pleasant surprise with his role of a tough cop who refuses to give in to the obstacles and backs his himself in the fight against caste discrimination.
Best actor in leading role(Female) - Alia bhatt - Gully Boy
Alia Bhatt brings back her effusive charm with the portrayal of Safina in Gully Boy. She’s a feisty young woman who beats up girls who flirt with her boyfriend. Her performance is so great that you’re always left wanting for more.
Critics Best actor in leading role(Female) - Bhumi pednekar - Saand ki aankh
Bhumi Pednekar played the character of Chandro Tomar in the film and boy did she do a brilliant job. Her character really signified that women are a lot more than handling house chores.
Critics Best actor in leading role(Female) - Taapsee pannu - Saand ki aankh
Kudos to Taapsee Pannu for picking such a role but she also does complete justice to it. Along with the prosthetics, it’s her mannerisms that convince you she’s a 60 year old women.