Shoojit Sircar’s critically-acclaimed Pink bagged as many as four awards, including for the Best Film, at the 23rd Star Screen Awards 2016 here on Sunday. While megastar Amitabh Bachchan received the Best Actor award for the film, Aditya Bannerji got the Best Editing award and Ritesh Shah got the Best Dialogue award for Pink.
Actress Alia Bhatt received the best actress award for Udta Punjab. One of the highlights of Star Screen Awards 2016 was Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan coming together to host the event. However, the show’s first segment was hosted by Karan Johar and Karan Singh Grover. As evergreen beauty Rekha was bestowed with the Lifetime achievement award. Actress Sonam Kapoor did a special performance on Rekha and the veteran actress also enthralled audience with a performance on a popular old song.
The Critics Choice For Best Actor award went to Sushant Singh Rajput for M.S. Dhoni – The Untold Story and the Critics Choice For Best Actress went to Swara Bhaskar for Nil Battey Sannata. Several Bollywood celebrities attended the award function including Alia, Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, Bipasha Basu, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Huma Quereshi, Sonam, Divya Khosla Kumar among others.