GUWAHATI || It was an evening filled with glamour and the true celebration of cinematic excellence at the 65 th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020 held at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Sarusajai, Guwahati last evening. The coveted Black Lady was hosted outside Mumbai for the first time in six decades as it stepped into a scenic land surrounded by the majestic Brahmaputra River.
The quaint Guwahati, that perfectly exemplifies and reflects the modern cultural heritage of Northeast India, witnessed the finest of Bollywood under one starry roof. The red carpet saw flamboyance like never before as the best of Bollywood strutted for the celebration in their stylish-most avatar.
From the extremely vivacious Alia Bhatt, dashing Varun Dhawan, to the breath-taking Taapsee Pannu, Madhuri Dixit, among others turned many heads as they owned the red carpet with their mesmerising looks. The cinephiles in the audience were in for a spectacular visual treat as they witnessed their favourite Bollywood actors come together for power-packed performances.
To pay a special tribute to all the showmen of Bollywood, Ayushmann Khurrana performed to a medley of retro and latest beats of Bollywood like JeenaYahaan, Yeh Dil na hota bechara, Yahoo Yahoo, Babumoshai among others. Madhuri Dixit enthralled the audience with a mesmerising act on songs of the golden voices of our country like Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya (LataMangeshkar), In Ankhon (Asha Bhosle), Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai (Alka Yagnik) among others.
Varun Dhawan set the stage on fire with his action-packed performance on electrifying songs like Kaavaan Kaavaan, MaaTujhe Salam, Vande Mataram and Suno Gaur se Duniya Walo among others. The latest heartthrob Kartik Aaryan made his debut on the Filmfare stage on songs like One two ka Four, Kali Kali Aankhein, Chaiyya Chaiyya, Oh Oh Jane Jaana, Haan Main Galat, Aahun Aahun among others and swept every girl off their feet with his captivating performance.
Filmfare R. D. Burman Award completes 25 years with this edition and to mark this occasion, the ultimate entertainer Ranveer Singh ‘vakaoo-ed’ the audience by dancing to the beats of classics like Aa dekhke Zara, Chand Mera Di, MehboobaMehbooba, Duniya mein logo ko and Yamma yamma.
The versatile Vicky Kaushal gave an ode to 65 years of Filmfare Awards by taking the audience on a journey through songs like Nanhe Munne Bachhe teri muththi mein kya hai, Papa kehte hain Bada naam karega, RukJa O dilDeewane, Koi Mil Gaya, Senorita and Malhari among many others.