23rd edition of the annual Star Screen Awards honouring excellence in Indian Film industry was held at Mumbai on December 3, 2017.
About Star Screen Awards:
- Star Screen Awards were originally called the Screen Awards.
- Screen Awards, initiated by The Express Group were first awarded in 1995.
- Screen Awards are considered India’s first awards that are given by the film fraternity to the film fraternity through a jury.
- Current edition of Star Screen Awards also have awards in ‘popular’ category.
Highlights of Star Screen Awards 2017:
The award ceremony was attended by top Bollywood stars, including Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit.
- Vidya Balan won the ‘Best Actress (Popular)’ Award for film ‘Tumhari Sulu’. ‘Best Actress (Critics)’ Award went to Konkana Sen Sharma for film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’.
- Best Actor (Critics) Award, went to Rajkumar Rao for film ‘Newton’. Rajkumar Rao also won Best Actor in a Supporting Role Award for film ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’.
- Irrfan Khan won the Best Actor (Popular) Award for film ‘Hindi Medium’.
- Amir Khan-starrer film ‘Dangal’ bagged multiple awards in different categories.
Star Screen Awards 2017 – Winners List:
|Best Actress (Popular)||Vidya Balan, ‘Tumhari Sulu’|
|Best Actress (Critics)||Konkana Sen Sharma, ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’|
|Best Actor (Popular)||Irrfan Khan, Hindi Medium|
|Best Actor (Critics)||Rajjumar Rao, ‘Newton’|
|Best Film (Critics)||‘Newton’|
|Best Director||Nitesh Tiwari, ‘Dangal’|
|Best Supporting Actress||Neha Dhupia, ‘Tumhari Sulu’|
|Best Supporting Actor||Rajkumar Rao, ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’|
|Best Dialogues||Nitesh Tiwari and Shreyas Jain, ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’|
|Best Sound Design||Shahjuth Koyeri, ‘Rangoon’|
|Best Background Score||Pritam, ‘Dangal’|
|Best Lyrics||Amitabh Bhattacharya, ‘Dangal’|
|Best Music Director||Pritam, ‘Dangal’|
|Best Editing||Ballu Saluja, ‘Dangal’|
|Best Debut Director||Suresh Triveni, Tumhari Sulu|
|Best Playback Singer (Male)||Arijit Singh, ‘Raees’, ‘Jagga Jasoos’|
|Best Playback Singer (Female)||Shashaa Tirupati, ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhan’|
|Best Choreographer||Shiamak Davar, Song ‘Ullu Ka Pattha’ from ‘Jagga Jasoos’|