Recently, the Star Screen Awards 2018 ceremony was held in Mumbai. It was a night of celebration for Ranveer Singh, as he was awarded the Best Actor for his portrayal of the twelfth-century Delhi Sultanate ruler Alauddin Khilji in Padmaavat. Alia Bhatt bagged the Best Actress award for her role of an Indian spy who is married into an army family in Pakistan in Raazi.
On the other hand, Rajkummar Rao won the Best Popular Actor (Male) award for his quirky performance in Stree. Pankaj Tripathi, who is well-known as 'Kaleen Bhaiyya' in Amazon's Mirzapur, won the Best Supporting Actor (Male) award for Stree.
Meanwhile, Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao won the critics' awards for best actor female and male, for Badhaai Ho, in which they played the role of an elder couple, who run into trouble with their own family and the society after learning that the wife is pregnant.
Stree was named the Best Film and Mulk won Best Film (Critics) award. Sriram Raghavan was awarded the Best Director for the thriller Andhadhun, starring Tabu, Ayushmann Khurrana and Radhika Apte.
Gulzar was awarded the Best Lyrics for his song Ae Watan in Raazi and the Lifetime Achievement Award was given to eminent actor Shabana Azmi.