Zee Cine Awards 2017 best moments: Kareena gives award to Alia; Govinda-Raveena reunion

Zee Cine Awards 2017 was a night filled with performances, moments and words of admiration that fraternity members had for each other.

In one such instance, Kareena Kapoor Khan, who ruled the box office for years, presented the Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) award to her Udta Punjab co-star Alia Bhatt. Given that the other most formidable contender was Kareena's friend Sonam Kapoor for Ram Madhvani's Neerja, it was all the more special to see Kareena present the coveted award to Bhatt, who she introduced as 'the most talented.'

Kareena Kapoor Khan presenting the Best Actress Award to Alia Bhatt

With two powerhouse actors and reigning box office queens sharing the dais, host Manish Paul made the most of the moment when he asked Bhatt to deliver Kareena's popular dialogue from Imtiaz Ali's Jab We Met - "Main apni favourite hoon."

While accepting the award, Bhatt thanked her mentor and filmmaker Karan Johar for introducing her in his 2013 directorial Student of the Year. Having done over half a dozen Dharma films in her three year long career, she said in a typical filmy tone, "Dharma hi mera karma hai!"

Alia Bhatt giving her acceptance speech after winning the Best Actress Award

Another Dharma film from last year, starring Bhatt, made a lot of waves at the awards night - Shakun Batra's Kapoor and Sons. Rishi Kapoor won not only one but two awards for his portrayal of a nonagenarian. After he was announced as the Best Actor in a Comic Role, Manish Paul was ecstatic as he got the golden chance to escort his crush, Rishi's wife Neetu Kapoor, to the stage since Rishi was out of town.

Manish indulged in some good ol' flirting as Neetu accepted the award on Rishi's behalf. Minutes later, Rishi was announced as the Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male). Manish seemed happier than what Rishi would have been as he got yet another chance to interact with Neetu. While escorting her down for the second time, Manish even joked that he was looking forward to Rishi's abusive tweets directed towards him later in the night.

Maniesh Paul flirts with Neetu Singh at Zee Cine Awards 2017

Shabana Azmi was also not present to receive her Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) award for Neerja. Her husband, lyricist Javed Akhtar received it on her behalf and wittily dubbed her as a 'trophy wife' since she kept bringing a trophy home every week.

Yet another yesteryear actor got generous yet befitting compliments, from none other than Salman Khan. Sridevi unveiled the first look of her upcoming film Mom before which she was introduced by Salman who termed her as far superior than all the three Khans. While all Khans would have done around 250-270 films combined, Sridevi is gearing up for her 300th film in a career that has spanned over five decades since she started off as a child artiste.

Salman Khan and Sridevi

Another yesteryear actor who will be seen as a mother in an upcoming movie titled Maatr, Raveena Tandon, garnered her fair share of eyeballs. She took to the stage for a sizzling dance performance, entering on the lines, 'matak matak jaise Raveena Tandon' from the song 'Kar Gayi Chul'. She reunited with her longtime collaborator, the ever so spontaneous Govinda, for an energetic act on their most popular numbers, ranging from 'Kisi disco mein jaaye' to 'Akhiyon se goli maare'.

Govinda-Raveena performing together after a decade

Among other celebrities who performed at the event were Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sunny Leone, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Salman Khan. All the acts were choreographed by Shiamak Davar.

Varun Dhawan gives a power- packed performance at Zee Cine Awards 2017

Here is the full list of the winners of the Zee Cine Awards 2017:

Jury Awards:

Best Film
Airlift
Kapoor and Sons
MS Dhoni The Untold Story
Neerja
Pink – Winner
Sultan

Best Actor Female
Alia Bhatt – Dear Zindagi
Vidya Balan – Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh
Sonam Kapoor – Neerja
Anushka Sharma – Sultan
Alia Bhatt – Udta Punjab – winner

Best Actor Male
Akshay Kumar – Airlift
Manoj Bajpayee – Aligarh
Sushant Singh Rajput – MS Dhoni
Amitabh Bachchan – Pink – winner
Salman Khan – Sultan
Shahid Kapoor – Udta Punjab

Amitabh Bachchan hosting the memoire segment at Zee Cine Awards 2017

Best Debutante Female
Hetal Gada – Dhanak
Saiyami Kher – Mirzya
Riya Shukla – Nil Battey Sannata
Andrea Tariang – Pink
Ritika Singh – Saala Khadoos – winner

Best Debutante Male
Master Mayur Patole – Budhia Singh: Born to rule
Krissh Chhabria – Dhanak
Harshvardhan Kapoor – Mirzya
Jim Sarbh – Neerja – winner
Diljit Dosanjh – Udta Punjab

Best Director
Shakun Batra – Kapoor and Sons
Neeraj Pandey – MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
Ram Madhvani – Neerja – winner
Aniruddha Roy Chowdhary – Pink
Ali Abbas Zafar – Sultan
Abhishek Chaubey – Udta Punjab

Best Supporting Actor Female
Konkona Sen Sharma – Akira
Tabu – Fitoor
Ratna Pathak Shah – Kapoor and Sons
Shabana Azmi – Neerja – winner
Kareena Kapoor Khan – Udta Punjab

Best Supporting Male
Rajkummar Rao – Aligarh
Rishi Kapoor – Kapoor and Sons – winner
Rajat Kapoor – Kapoor and Sons
Anupam Kher – MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
Amitabh Bachchan – Wazir

Best Actor in a Negative Role
Anurag Kashyap – Akira
Akshayee Khanna – Dishoom
Shah Rukh Khan – Fan
Jim Sarbh – Neerja – winner
Manav Kaul – Wazir

Best Actor in a Comic Role
Varun Dhawan – Dishoom
Jimmy Shergill – Happy Bhag Jayegi
Akshay Kumar – Housefull 3
Rishi Kapoor – Kapoor and Sons – winner
Satish Kaushik – Udta Punjab

Viewer’s Choice Awards

Best Film
Dangal -winner
Neerja
Sultan
Pink
Rustom
M.S. Dhoni- The Untold Story

Best Actor
Aamir Khan (Dangal)
Salman Khan (Sultan) – winner
Amitabh Bachchan (Pink)
Akshay Kumar (Airlift)
Sushant Singh Rajput (M.S. Dhoni- The Untold Story)
Ranbir Kapoor (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)

Best Actor Female
Sonam Kapoor (Neerja)
Alia Bhatt (Udta Punjab)
Anushka Sharma (Sultan) – winner
Taapsee Pannu (Pink)
Alia Bhatt (Dear Zindagi)
Fatima Sana Shaikh (Dangal)

Song Of The Year
Kala Chashma (Baar Baar Dekho)
Channa Mereya (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil) – winner
Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai (Sultan)
Dangal (Dangal)
The Breakup Song (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Kar Gayi Chull (Kapoor & Sons)


Published Date: Mar 26, 2017 12:44 pm | Updated Date: Mar 26, 2017 12:44 pm

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