Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra won Starscreen awards.
Hrithik Roshan won the starscreen best actor award and Priyanka Chopra won the starscreen best actress award for their performance in bollywood films for the year 2008. Hrithik Roshan won it for the film Jodha Akbar and Priyanka Chopra won it for the film Fashion.
Hrithik Roshan had been considered as the most stylish Indian actor who had all the potentiality required to perform in Hollywood films. When he played a historical role of Akbar, the viewers were mesmerized with his royal style of performance. He was appreciated for his acrobatic stunts in the films Dhoom 2 and Krissh previously and this award will also go a long way in his acting career.
Priyanka Chopra had dominated bollywood films in 2008 with a number of releases like God Tussi Great Ho, Love Story 2050, Chamku, etc. She got the award for her dynamic performance in the film Fashion. She amazed the viewers with her various expressions in Madhur Bhandarkar’s experimental film.
Tushar Kapoor bagged the best supporting actor’s award for his performance in the film Golmaal Returns. He acted in a dumb role, but his expressions made the people laugh in the halls. Sahana Goswami got the best supporting actress award for her performance in the film Rock On.
Akshay Kumar got the Nokia Popular Viewer’s choice award for his performance in the film Singh is Kinng. Aishwarya Rai got the same award for her performance in the film Jodha Akbar. To everyone’s astonishment Akshay Kumar dedicated the award to Amir Khan for his dynamic performance in the film Ghajini.
Farhan Akhtar won the best debut male actor for his performance in the role rock on. Asin won the best debut female actress for her performance in the film Ghajini.
Ashutosh Gowarikar won the best director award for the film Jodha Akbar. Neeraj Pandey won the same award for the film A Wednesday. Both the films had very high standard of story telling and both the directors deserved the award. Jodha Akbar was adjudged as the best film of the year 2008.
AR Rehman won the award for the best background music in the film Jodha Akbar. To the astonishment of the viewers Priyanka Chopra was not present in the award ceremony, while Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Akshay Kumar appeared for the awards.
It is interesting to see whether the same stars would get the filmfare awards for the same category which will be announced later this year.