'Gully Boy' sweeps Critics' Choice Awards

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Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt with Gully Boy director Zoya Akhtar

Ranveer Singh and Zoya Akhtar picked up Best Actor and Best Director awards


Published: Sat 28 Mar 2020, 7:07 PM

Last updated: Sun 29 Mar 2020, 12:01 PM

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy was a favourite at the Critics' Choice Film Awards this year. In the Hindi category, Ranveer Singh picked up Best Actor (Male) for his role in the film that saw him showcasing his rapping skills. The Best Director award went to Zoya Akhtar for Gully Boy, which also the Best Film honour.

The Best Actor (Female) was given to Geetika Vidya Ohlyan for Soni. Anubhav Sinha and Gaurav Solanki won the Best Writing award for Article 15.

The Critics' Choice Film Awards winners were announced on Saturday. The event was supposed to be held on March 14 but was cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak. A decision was made to announce the winners digitally.

There were awards for Best Film, Best Actor (Male), Best Actor (Female), Best Director and Best Writing for releases in Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati languages, too.

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