Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Excellence

The prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 was an evening of glitz and glamour with a galaxy of stars from Bollywood, Indian television and music fraternity walking down the red carpet. Organized at St. Andrew’s in Bandra, Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 recognized some of the best performances and talents of 2016. Anchored by the very entertaining Karan Wahi, the evening witnessed live performances by Sara Khan, Raju Srivastav, Comedian V.I.P amongst others. Directed by Harsh Mehta and organized by the team of DSFFA including actress and producer Poonam Jhawer, Poojashree Jhawer, Puneet Khare, Ravikala Pandey, Gyaan ji; this year the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 associated with Smile Foundation, the National level development organization as the charity partner to support the cause of gender education through Smile Foundation’s campaign – SHE CAN FLY. Smile Foundation kids also performed for the audience to spread awareness on the campaign.
The glittering evening kick-started with the lamp lightening ceremony which was followed by the announcement of winners in different categories. Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who won the award for the best actress female for her stellar performance in the film Sarabjit added the dazzle to the evening with her presence. Actress Hema Malini who won the Award in the category of Kala Shree looked like a dream in a beautiful Sari. Actress Zeenat Aman was her effervescent self when she walked the stage to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. The list of other awardees is as follows:

Awardees List

Best Fashion Designer: Dolly Parekh

Best Album of the year: Rajeev Kapur for Sath Mere- Lover never ends

Popular face of television 2016: Vivek Mishra

Best Singer in 32 languages: Zahid Khan

Bhajan Samrat: Shri Anup Jalota

Best playback singer for Album: Vibha Kapoor, Rabba O Rabba Album

Best playback singer Male: Jubin Nautiyal for Kaabil

Best playback singer Female: Payal for Kaabil

Outstanding performance: Kirti Kulhari for Pink

Best Comedian: Raju Srivastava

Best Outstanding performance in the film Chalk n Duster: Juhi Chawla

Outstanding supporting role in thefilm ‘RUSTOM: Usha Nadkarni

Outstanding performance (male) in the film “HAPPY BHAAG JAYEGI”: Piyush Mishra

Memorable and outstanding performance in “The Ghazi Attack”: Rana Daggubati

Best” VOICE OF STARS”: V.I.P Comedian

Title Creative Director for “PINK”: Shoojit Sircar

Best Poet, lyricist and scriptwriter: Shri Javed Akhtar


Best Actress (FEMALE) in the film “SARBJIT”:Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Best work in Social Service: Divya Khosla Kumar

“Dandia Queen”:Phalguni Pathak

Best performance in the film “KAABIL: Urvashi Rautela

For “Innumerable shades of Pankaj Kapoor: Shri Pankaj Kapoor

Best longest running serial on television “YEH RISHTA KYA KEHLATA HAI”: Rajan Shahi

Best Contribution in T.V. Industry: Sara Khan

Best Negative Role in Film “KAABIL”: Rohit Roy

Life Time Achievement Award: Zeenat Aman

Best Debut in “Mirzya”: Saiyami Kher

Best Drama: Yugpurush- Mahatma Ke Mahatma

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