68th Hyundai Filmfare Awards 2023 Highlights: Best of Bollywood Honored with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Gangubai Kathiwadi' Dominating the Night
The 68th Hyundai Filmfare Awards 2023 was a night filled with glitz, glamour and exceptional performances by various celebrities. Salman Khan, one of Bollywood's biggest stars, hosted the show while Maniesh Paul and Ayushman Khurana co-hosted the event, adding more excitement and entertainment to the proceedings.
Get ready to witness the ultimate grand opening act with Salman Khan - the megastar who never fails to set the stage on fire! Catch all the action from the 68th #HyundaiFilmfareAwards2023 with #MaharashtraTourism, tonight at 9pm on Colors and Jio Cinema. pic.twitter.com/DQShnoaeG7— Filmfare (@filmfare) April 28, 2023
The prestigious Filmfare Awards has been a benchmark for excellence in the Indian film industry for over six decades. This year, the awards were given to the best performers and technicians in the Indian film industry. The awards are a reflection of the hard work, creativity, and dedication put in by the entire film fraternity, from actors and directors to writers and technicians.
The sheer joy of #RajkummarRao with the Black Lady!🖤✨The actor won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) for #BadhaaiDo at the 68th #HyundaiFilmfareAwards2023 with #MaharashtraTourism. pic.twitter.com/PcnhqkyPP6— Filmfare (@filmfare) April 28, 2023
The show was dominated by Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film, "Gangubai Kathiwadi," which won awards in ten different categories, including Best Actress for Alia Bhatt, Best Director for Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and Best Actor for Rajkumar Rao. The film tells the story of Gangubai, a powerful woman who rises from a life of poverty to become one of Mumbai's most respected and feared people.
What a moment!❤️#SanjayLeelaBhansali was presented the Black Lady by #AnilKapoor for #GangubaiKathiawadi at the 68th #HyundaiFilmfareAwards2023 with #MaharashtraTourism. pic.twitter.com/tBgYvKClAA— Filmfare (@filmfare) April 28, 2023
However, Ayan Mukherji's "Brahmastra: Part-1 Shiva" was also a big winner, receiving awards in four categories, including Best Playback Singer for Arijit Singh for the song "Kesariya." The film also won awards for its impressive visual effects.
This moment!🖤✨#AliaBhatt bagged the Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for #GangubaiKathiawadi at the 68th #HyundaiFilmfareAwards2023 with #MaharashtraTourism. pic.twitter.com/9aLUAZrxLZ— Filmfare (@filmfare) April 28, 2023
Another notable film was "Badhaai Do," which won six awards in the critics' category. The film, which is a sequel to the 2018 hit "Badhaai Ho," stars Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar.
The show also paid tribute to the late veteran actor and Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar, who received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Dilip Kumar was one of India's most iconic actors, and his contributions to Indian cinema will always be remembered.
Dilip Kumar🌹#dilipkumar #tragedyking #postcard #vintage #bollywoodflashback pic.twitter.com/IeTHYzWyKf— Movies N Memories (@BombayBasanti) April 24, 2023
The Hyundai Filmfare Awards 2023 showcased the best of Indian cinema and celebrated the hard work and dedication of the entire film fraternity. The awards recognize the exceptional talent of Indian filmmakers and actors who continue to inspire audiences with their creativity and passion.
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