Filmfare Awards 2018: Rajkummar Rao Wins for ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’

Rajkummar Rao deservedly wins the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Bareilly Ki Barfi.

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Ayushmann Khurrana, Rajkummar Rao and Kriti Sanon in <i>Bareilly Ki Barfi</i>.&nbsp;

We guess this was an easy prediction - Rajkummar Rao deservedly wins the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor (Male) Award for Bareilly Ki Barfi.

Here’s a look at all the nominations in this category:


1. Aamir Khan- Secret Superstar

The perfectionist of Bollywood, who always springs a surprise with his choice of films and characters played the hatke role of a music composer, Shakti Kumaarr in Secret Superstar. His weird hairdo, a funky beard, with tight and blingy clothes and a jhakaas attitude is what made the audience fall in love with his character. Aamir who is known for picking unconventional roles called this the toughest role of his career. Get a glimpse of Aamir’s performance below:

2. Deepak Dobriyal- Hindi Medium

Mostly seen as the hero ka dost in films, Deepak always makes a lasting impression with his mere presence on big screen. His convincing performance as Shyam Prakash in Hindi Medium made the audience laugh as well made them teary-eyed.


3. Manav Kaul- Tumhari Sulu

Manav who had previously played negative roles in films like Wazir and Kai Po Che impressed the audience with his range as he essayed the character of a sensitive husband in Tumhari Sulu. Though the spotlight of the movie was on Vidya, Manav’s role as Ashok gave the audience husband goals and who can forget his dance in the song, Banja Tu Meri Rani.

4. Nawazuddin Siddiqui- Mom

Nawazuddin who played the role of a detective, Dayashankar Kapoor aka DK stole the show in Mom. Critics were all praises about his performance. The actor’s understanding of his reel-life character was largely visible throughout the film.


5. Pankaj Tripathi- Newton

The multifaceted Pankaj Tripathi, played the role of a cynical CRPF commanding officer, Aatma Singh. Like every time, this time too, he owned the character. The film went on to be India’s entry at the Oscars.

Have a look at it below:

6. Rajkummar Rao- Bareilly Ki Barfi

Rajkummar Rao’s role though secondary in the role pocketed tremendous applause. Amitabh Bachchan even sent him a handwritten note with flowers to commend his performance.


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