'Black' sweeps Stardust awards: Amitabh, Rani adjudged best

'Black' sweeps Stardust awards: Amitabh, Rani adjudged best
Mumbai, Jan 15 (PTI) Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film `Black' dominated the annual Kenstar-Max Stardust awards at a glittering ceremony here tonight.

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan won the Star of the year (male) award for 'Black' while the Female Star of the Year honour went to Rani Mukherjee for the same movie.

Bhansali won the Dream Director Award for the film which was also declared the hottest movies of the year.

Riteish Deshmukh won the best actor in a supporting role award for 'Kya Kool Hai Hum' which he dedicated to his father Vilasrao Deshmukh, Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

Shefali Shah won best actress in supporting role for 'Waqt -- race against time'.

Superstar of tomorrow award (male) went to Kunal Khemu for 'Kalyug' and the award in the female category went to Vidya Balan for 'Parineeta'.

Special awards were given to Rekha and Dilip Kumar for their Lifetime Achievement.

Stardust actor of the year award went to Akshay Kumar for `Garam Masala.' A special award was given to social worker Prachi Rathore from Jaipur for her contribution towards awareness creation in HIV AIDS in Rajasthan.

Breakthrough performance (male) award went to Shiney Ahuja for 'Hazaron Khwahishen Aisi' and Breakthrough performance (female) award went to Katrina Kaif. Max Exciting new face of the year award went to Ayesha Kapoor for Black.

Standout performance-music director award went to Shantanu Moitra for Parineeta.

Standout performance by a lyricist award was bagged by Sadanand Kirkire for Parineeta.

New musical sensation (male) award was given to Himesh Reshamiya for "Aasiq Banaya Apne". The new musical sensation (female) award went to Mohana Sarkar for D.

Those present included Vilasrao Deshmukh and wife Vaisahli, thespian Dilip Kumar, Rekha, Jaya Bachchan, Amar Singh.

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