Javed Jaffari the master of Ceremony appeared as Amitabh Bachchan's SARRKAR look with beard and throughout the evening kept appearing in different looks doing different acts including the Salaam Namaste 'Exactly' act. Cyrus Barucha made the audience laugh endlessly every time he appeared on stage as an anchor. Pooja Batra, Lara Dutta and Tabu also appeared as co-anchors to add spice to the evening.
'I must say I am delighted and happy with the overall event and its management. Everything went off perfectly and with whatever feedback we have received so far it appears that the show was a hit', says Anuj Saxena who is the director Marketing, Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd the main sponsor of the FairOne Filmfare awards-2005.
Emran Hashmi began the evening with his popular dance numbers like 'Bheegey hote tere' and 'Jhalak Dhikla ja'. Neha Dupia and Udita Goswami matched steps with him. Shamita Shetty paid tribute to Parveen Babi. Madhuri did the eight-minute act on Devdas's 'Dola re dola' and 'Maar Dala'. Aishwarya Rai rocked on 'Kajrare'. Abhishek Bachchan danced on 'Right here right now' and 'One Love' followed by Punjabi Bhangra and left audience gasping for more. Amitabh Bachchan's presence at the function added special grace to the evening, as he was looking quite fresh. When Amitabh was declared the winner Abhishek was so excited that he appeared on stage from backstage and hugged his father.
The grand finale had Will Smith shaking a leg with Shaimak Davar and his troop. Will Smith gave the award to Rani Mukherji for best actress.Anuj Saxena Director- Marketing, Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd gave award to Vidya Balan for the Fairone Face of the year and Mr. Jagdish Saxena Managing Director, Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Gave the award to Vidya Balan for the best debut (female).
Celebrities who were spotted included Jaya Bachchan, Gulzar, Jeetendra, Hema Malini, Rekha, Sridevi with Boney Kapoor, Kabir Bedi, Javed Akthar, Shabana Azami, Bappi Lahiri, Aishwarya Rai, Rani Mukherji, Madhur Bhandarkar, Preity Zienta, Karan Johar, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Shilpa Shetty, Lara Dutta, Emran hashmi, Vidya Balan and Shiny Ahuja.
FULL LIST OF AWARD WINNERS:
Best Actor - Amitabh Bachchan (Black)
Best Actress - Rani Mukerjee (Black)
Best Film - Black
Best Director - Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Black)
Best Performance in a Negative Role - Nana Patekar (Apaharan)
Best Actor in a Comic Role - Akshay Kumar (Garam Masala)
Best Supporting Actor - Abhishek Bachchan (Sarkar)
Best Supporting Actress - Ayesha Kapoor (Black)
Best Debut (Male) - Shiney Ahuja ? Hazaron Khwaishein Aisi
Best Debut (Female) - Vidya Balan ? Parineeta
Best Playback Singer (Male) - Himesh Reshammiya - Aashiq Banaya Aapne (Aashiq Banaya Aapne)
Best Playback Singer (Female) - Alisha Chinoy - Kajra Re (Bunty Aur Babli)
Best Music - Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (Bunty Aur Babli)
Best Choreography - Howard Rosemeyer - Kaisi Paheli Hai (Parineeta)
Best Lyrics - Gulzar ? Kajra! Re (Bunty Aur Babli)
Critics Award - Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukherjee, Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Black)
Filmfare Power Award - Yash Chopa and Aditya Chopra
Lifetime Achievement Award - Shabana Azmi
FairOne Face Of The Year - Vidya Balan (Parineeta)
R. D. Burman Award - Shantanu Moitra
Best Cinematography - Ravi K Chandran (Black)
Best Background Score - Monty (Black)
Best Editing - Bela Sehgal (Black)
Best Sound Design - Bishwadeep Chatterjee (Parineeta)
Best Art Direction - Keshto Mondal, Tanushree Sarkar and Pradeep Sarkar (Parineeta)
Best Screenplay - Nina Arora and Manoj Tyagi (Page 3)
Best Dialogue - Prakash Jha (Apaharan)
Best Story - Shiv Kumar Subramanium, Ruchi Narain and Sudhir Mishra (Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi)