The film fraternity owes its evolution and success to the great Dada Saheb Phalke who had the courage to make the first film in Indian Cinema, which brought about a revolution. It doesn't only commemorate his invaluable services to the film industry, but also to the television fraternity.
"Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2016" saw the presence of who's who from Bollywood and Television Industry comprising of a lot of celebs.
Lalit Pandit, Bhappi Lahiri, Madhur Bhandarkar, Manoj Bajpai, Sameer, Armaan and Amal Malik, Claudia, Karan Wahi, Ritwik Dhanjani, Rajpal Yadav, Sohani Hosen, Aneel Murarka, Vivek Mishra, Shweta Khanduri, Smita Gondkar, Nushrat Barucha, Manoj Bajpai, Madhur Bhandarkar, Mukesh Khanna, Yogesh Lakhani, Prashant Virendra Sharma, Asit Modi, Krishna, Sudesh Lehri, Manjari Phadnis, Shomu Mitra, Jesse Kaur, Amiut Kumar, Yogesh Lakhani, Shiddharth Chopra, etc. attended the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2016
The extravaganza commenced by capturing the essence of the Indian Rituals by lighting the auspicious lamp as a favourable start and a sign of future success for the evening.
It was anchored by renowned television personalities; Kamya Punjabi & Ankita Sharma, who spun their magic and kept the audience engaged with their wit, energy & charm. Apart from their anchoring, the extravaganza witnessed the captivating performance of Bollywood & Television actor and actresses.
Adding to the merriment, the evening also witnessed an engaging performance of Manjari Fadnis, who performed to some of her hit numbers. Setting the tone for the evening, Maryam Zakaria performed and flaunted her moves, keeping the crowd entertained. Holding a penchant for Bollywood, actress Sejal Mandavia grooved to the tunes of some of the hits of 2015 & 2016.
Without taking much time, let's directly have a look at the winners list.
Arya Babbar (Best Debut Artist of the Year)
Devoleena Bhattacharjee (Best TV Actress in a Lead Role)
Mitali Nag (Best TV Actress in a Lead Role)
Sudesh Berry (Best Actor)
Rithvik Dhanjani (Best Anchor)
Mukesh Khanna (Life Time Achievement)
Sudesh Lehri (Best Television Entertainer of the Year)
Krushna Abhishek (Best Television Entertainer of the Year)
Vivek Mishra (TV Entertainer)
Pritam Singh (Best Television Entertainer of the Year)
We congratulate the winners on their grand success!!