Rockstar wins top honours at FICCI Frames

Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor-starrer `Rockstar` swept the top honours including the Best Actor and Best Director titles at the FICCI Frames Excellence Awards here.

`Rockstar` won a total of four awards making it the most prolific winner, last evening. Imtiaz Ali won the Best Director while Ranbir bagged the Best Actor award. Music Maestro A R Rahman was given away the Best Music director award and Mohit Chauhan bagged the honour for Best Singer (Male).

Producers Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani walked away with the Best Film award for their path-breaking movie `Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara`.

Actress Vidya Balan continued with her winning spree in the best actress category for `The Dirty Picture`.

Hosted by Mandira Bedi, the awards featured stunning performances by the very talented and veteran singer Usha Uthup and rock sensation Papon.

In the debut category of awards, newbie Parineeti Chopra won the best debut (Female) for `Ladies VS Ricky Bahl` while Vidyut Jamwal won best debut award (Male) for `Force`. Abhinay Deo was given best debut director for Imran Khan-starrer `Delhi Belly`.

Playback singers Usha Uthup and Rekha Bhardwaj received the award for best singer (Female) for `7 Khoon Maaf`. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the award for maximum impact made by a personality.

In the television category, `Bade Achhe Lagte Hai`, a popular show on Sony, fetched producer Ekta Kapoor the `Best Fiction Programme` award while both the protagonists–Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar–were adjudged as Best Actors in the Male and Female category respectively.

Game show `Kaun Banega Crorepati` won the best non-fiction programme. The award ceremony will be aired on UTV Stars, the official broadcast partner, on a later date.

The FICCI Frames event, which unfolded here over three days, from the March 14-16, concluded with the award function yesterday.