The most celebrated awards ceremony of the year, the Sansui Colors Stardust Awards 2016 is back with its 13th edition with a promise to set a new benchmark for celebration of cinematic talent. The prestigious Awards ceremony will honor the best and the exceptional performances of the Indian film industry for the year 2015, across 33 categories. The Award function will be telecast on Colors channel in January 2016.
Stardust Awards 2016 just commenced with a bang as Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Sultan have taken home most of the trophies! The venue of Stardust is currently filled with dapper and dazzling celebrities making their red carpet appearances. From a handsome Ranbir Kapoor to a US returned Priyanka Chopra, the event definitely is as star studded as the name suggests. The first half of the awards show has been dominated by a tie between Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Sultan and Kapoor and Sons.
They have been some of the best performers of 2016 in terms of box office as well as story as well. While the awards is still going on, some of the winners from the technical categories have been announced. We thought it would be best if you could read the list of winners of the technical categories right here. So we’ve compiled the list of winners right here.
- Best Story: Kapoor and Sons
- Best Screenplay: Udta Punjab
- Best Costume: Sultan
- Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya for Channa Mereya from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
- Best Music Company: Sony Music India for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
- Best Playback Male: Arijit Singh for Channa Mereya from Ranbir Kapoor’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
- Best Choreographer: Bosco Martis for Kala Chashma from Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra’s Baar Baar Dekho
- Best Male Debut: Harshvardhan Kapoor for Mirzya
- Best Female Debut: Saiyami Kher for Mirzya and Disha Patani for MS Dhoni – The Untold Story
- Best Music Director: Pritam for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Rishi Kapoor for Kapoor and Sons
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female): Shabana Azmi for Neerja
- Best Actor in a Negative Role: Jim Sarbh for Neerja
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Rekha
- Best Superstar of Next Gen: Varun Dhawan
- Global Icon of the Year: Priyanka Chopra