Award ceremonies are meant to recognize and reward the talent of artists who deserve glory and appreciation. Unapologetically, Bollywood award shows acknowledge the films, actors & actress that shouldn’t have been instead of presenting the awards to a sensible cinema and great acting.
Due to the ignorance of actual talent for a long time, people have lost their faith in the Bollywood award shows but recently, News18’s REEL Awards held which have managed to restore audience’s faith not fully but at least partially by awarding the rightful and deserving stars.
The award ceremony held at Taj Land’s End in Mumbai on March 20, 2018, and below is the list of News18’s REEL Award 2018 winners:
Director Shubhasish Bhutiani is awarded ‘Best Film’ award for ‘Mukti Bhawan’.
Amit Masurkar is awarded ‘Best Director’ award for ‘Newton’.
Best Actor (Male):
Irrfan Khan for Hindi Medium
Best Actor (Female):
Ratna Pathak Shah for Lipstick Under My Burkha.
Best Breakthrough Actor of the Year (Male):
Best Supporting Actor (Male):
Pankaj Tripathi for Newton
Best Supporting Actor (Female):
Meher Vij for Secret Superstar
Best Playback Singer (Female):
Meghna Mishra for the song ‘Nachdi Phira’ from the film ‘Secret Superstar’.
‘Best Singer’ (Male):
Best Production Design:
Parul Sondh for Daddy
Shweta Venkat for Newton
This Award function in actual terms celebrated the talent and not stardom. What are your opinions?? Do let us know in the comment section below.