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Dabangg, Udaan bag top honours

Highest grosser of the year Dabangg fetched a total of six awards with Salman Khan getting the Best Actor award and the much acclaimed film Udaan bagged Best Film and Best Director award.

bollywood Updated: Jan 07, 2011 20:01 IST

Vikramaditya Motwane's

Udaan

, which garnered much international acclaim at several film festivals abroad, beat several biggies to win top honours at the Screen Awards here by bagging the Best Film and Best Director award. Motwane's coming-of-age-tale beat big box-office grossers like

My Name is Khan

,

Raajneeti

,

Once Upon A Time in Mumbai

to bag the trophy.



His debut feature film about youthful dreams fetched him the Best Director's trophy. The movie also got television star Ronit Roy the Best Actor in a Negative Role Award for his role of an oppressive father.



Year 2010's mega blockbuster

Dabanng

bagged a total of six awards with superstar Salman Khan getting the Best Actor Award for his fitting portrayal of a fearless rustic cop. Best playback singer (Female) went to Mamta Sharma for chart buster

Munni Badnaam Hui

. The song also got Farah Khan the trophy for the Best Choreography.



Dabangg

Vidya Balan won the Best Actress Award for her feisty role as a widow in

Ishiqiya

.



Newcomers Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh bagged the most promising female and male award for

Dabanng

and

Band Baja Baraat

respectively.



The Promising Newcomer Director Award went to Manish Sharma for his film on two wedding planners.



Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif were adjudged as Best Actor and Actress in the popular choice category for their performances in

My Name is Khan

and

Raajneeti

respectively. The special Ramnath Goenka Award also went to the Shahrukh-Kajol starrer.



SRK and Shahid Kapur hosted the four-hour extravaganza held at the MMRDA grounds at Bandra last night. The Screen awards will be telecast on Star Plus later this month.