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BTC Excellence in Hindi Cinema Awards for 2013 (by Bobby Sing).

25 Jan, 2014 | Articles on Cinema

BTC Hindi Cinema Awards 2013As seen in the previous years, Bollywood Award Functions turn out to be a subject of wide criticism for being biased and unfair in the year 2014 too by the Hindi movie lovers all over. However this year the Jury of any such award function, must have gone through a really tough time making the hard choices, since the year 2013 saw many novel, important and path breaking Hindi films being made moving out of the box, which cannot be ignored from any angle or through any point of justification at all.
So if any of these Award Functions announced by a magazine or an organization completely ignores films such as SHAHID, SHIP OF THESEUS, THE LUNCHBOX, BOMBAY TALKIES, D-DAY, B.A. PASS, MADRAS CAFÉ, FUKREY, JOLLY LLB, GIPPI & more, then you can simply assume it to be another variety entertaining program being made for the channels and nothing else to say the least.
In fact, going through the numerous impressive projects released in a highly positive year for the Hindi Cinema, I too had to struggle hard and couldn’t stop myself from coming up with two sharing names for many major categories here (to give them their fair due) and I hope the readers would understand the dilemma taking it sportingly. So as requested by many friends, here is my list of the winners who achieved Excellence in Hindi Cinema in the year 2013 and with this I have sincerely tried to honor the ones who really deserved it.
Behind The Curtain Excellence in 2013
Best Art / Production Design: D-Day & Ram-Leela
Best Graphics / Special Effects
 : Krissh 3
Best Costumes
: Ram-Leela
Best Editing: Madras Café & D-Day
Best Cinematography: Lootera & Ship Of Theseus
Best Action: Commando
Best Choreography: Balam Pitchkari / Badtameez Dil (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani) & Agal Bagal (Phata Poster Nikla Hero)
Best Background Score: D-Day
Best Story: Bombay Talkies & B.A. Pass
Best Screenplay: Shahid
Best Dialogue: Shahid & Jolly L.L.B.
Musical Achievement in 2013
Best Soundtrack / Music Director: Pritam (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani) and Mithoon, Ankit Tiwar, Jeet Ganguli (Aashiqui 2)  
Best Lyrics
Swanand Kirkire for “Maanjha” (Kai Po Che) & Sandeep Nath for “Sun Raha Hai NaTu” (Aashiqui 2)
Best Playback Singer
 (Male): Arijit Singh for “Tum Hi Ho” (Aashiqui 2) and Benny Dayal for “Badtameez Dil” (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani)
Best Playback Singer
 (Female): Shreya Ghoshal for “Sun Raha Hai NaTu” (Aashiqui 2) and Monali Thakur for “Sawaar Loon” (Lootera)
The Best Debuts in 2013
Best Debut Director (Male): Anand Gandhi (Ship of Theseus) & Ritesh Batra (The Lunch Box)
Best Debut Director (Female): Sonam Nair (Gippi)
Best Debut
 (Male): Sushant Singh Rajput (Kai Po Che)
Best Debut
 (Female): Vaani Kapoor (Shuddh Desi Romance) & Nimrat Kaur (The Lunch Box).

Major Individual Performances in 2013
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male): Nawazuddin Siddiqui (The Lunch Box)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
 (Female): Divya Dutta (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Gippy) & Prabhleen Kaur (Shahid)
Best Child Artist : Japtej Singh (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)

Best Actor (Male) in a Comic Role
 : Varun Sharma (Fukrey)
Best Actor (Female) in a Comic Role
 : Richa Sharma (Fukrey)

Best Actor (Male) in a Negative Role
 Prakash Belawadi (Madras Café)
Best Actor (Female) in a Negative Role Shilpa Shukla (B.A. Pass)

Best Actor
 (Male): Farhan Akhtar (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag) & Rajkumar Rao (Shahid)
Best Actor
 (Female): Deepika Padukone (Chennai Express/Ram-Leela) & Nimrat Kaur (The Lunch Box).

Best Director: Hansal Mehta (Shahid) & Anand Gandhi (Ship of Theseus)

The Best Films in 2013
Best Film in All Aspects : Shahid
Best Entertaining Film for Audience
 : Fukrey
Best Path Breaking Film
 : Ship Of Theseus
(with a special mention of Club 60, since we have rarely made a film looking at the old age with such an enlightening perspective.)

No doubt, there is got to be difference of opinion here as many friends would have their own choices in mind for various categories. But from my side, I honestly feel the above as the ultimate winners of the year 2013 on the basis of their exceptional talent and performances, so would be waiting for your comments eagerly.

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25 Jan 2014 / Comments ( 4 )
Vinay Ved

I had been reading your views since years and always find then honest to the core, though I do not get much time to watch movies so I have just seen Fukrey out of the enlisted ones. I agree with your choice and thoughts for sure.

Vinay Ved

Bobby Sing

Thanks a lot for your kind words Vinay Ved and glad to see your comment after a long time.
Welcome back and Keep Visiting.


Thanks for such a great initiative sir...

Just a few diff of opinion :

missed Lootera in music and lyrics (Ankahee) category. Mera kaun hai(Madras Cafe) had great lyrics too.

missed Sonakshi Sinha (Lootera) in feamle lead actor category

missed Raghubir Yadav (Club 60 - though u hv a special mention of the movie in your list)

Also I think movies with "original independent story" should be nominated in "story" category. One of the stories in Bombay Talkies (havn\'t seen it) is originally written by Satyajit Ray (Potolbabu Filmstar). I might hv failed to express my views in words but this is what I feel.

Bobby Sing

The pleasure is all mine brother,
But actually since this gives you the winners straight away so you might find many names missing which surely were there as the strong nominations.
And yes the original story writers are duly mentioned in the review of BOMBAY TALKIES.


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