Bollywood stars on Wednesday graced the 18th Lions Gold Awards here that recognizes and facilitates the outstanding talents from the showbiz world.
The favourite actor in a leading role male was awarded to Shah Rukh Khan and favourite actor in a leading role female was awarded to Priyanka Chopra. They were, however, not present to receive them.
Sonu Nigam was honoured with the favourite evergreen singer award, while his son Nevaan bagged the favourite child singer award. "It's a great feeling. It's Nevaan's first award," the proud father told reporters.
Bollywood star Rani Mukerjee was honoured for her contribution in No One Killed Jessica. The evening also saw the presence of stars like R. Madhavan, Sonu Nigam, Pony Prakash Raj, Bappi Lahri, Milan Luthria, Rohit Shetty, among others.
Lions favourite actor in a leading role (male): Shah Rukh Khan
Lions favourite charming actor: Sunny Deol
Lions favourite actor in a leading role (female): Priyanka Chopra (Don 2)
Lions favourite popular director: Milan Luthria (The Dirty Picture)
Lions favourite actor in negative role: Prakash Raj (Singham)
Lions Favourite doyen of the film industry: Shatrughan Sinha
Lions favourite evergreen singer: Sonu Nigam
Lions favourite child singer: Nevaan Nigam
Lions favourite choreographer: Pony Prakash Raj (Ooh La La)
Lions favourite choreographer (Critics): Ganesh Hegde (Chammak Challo)
Lions favourite lyricist: Shabbir Ahmed (Bodyguard)
Lions favourite music director: Himesh Reshammiya (Bodyguard)
Lions favourite special effects prime focus: Naresh Malhotra (Ra.One)
Lions favourite playback singer (male): Bappi Lahiri (Oo La La)/The Dirty Picture
Lions favourite debutant actor (male): Chirag Paswan (Miley Na Miley Hum)
Lions favourite actor in a supporting role (Critics) female: Divya Dutta (Stanley Ka Dabba)
Lions favourite lifetime achievement award: Aruna Irani
Lions favourite enterprising producer of the year: Premal Goragandhi
Lions favourite debutant director: Rohit Dhawan (Desi Boyz)
Lions favourite upcoming production house: Sunil Pathare (Maxwell Entertainment Pvt Ltd.)
Lions favourite dynamic director of the year: Rohit Shetty (Singham)
Lions favourite director of the decade: Rakesh Roshan
Lions favourite style icon: Hrithik Roshan