Celebrities @ 59th Filmfare Awards nominations bash
Coming-of-age romantic comedy 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' is leading in the nominations at the 59th Filmfare Awards with 9 nods including best film, best director for Ayan Mukherjee and best actor for Ranbir Kapoor.
'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' is closely followed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela', which has landed seven nominations over all, including best film. Bhansali has been nominated in the best director and best music director category. The film's male lead Ranveer Singh has got a best actor nomination.
Deepika Padukone, who has had a stupendous film year in 2013, has bagged a nomination in the best actress category for her role of a Gujarati damsel in 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela'.
Farhan Akhtar's portrayal of athlete Milkha Singh in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' has won him a nomination in the best actor category along with a nod each for director Rakeysh Ompraksh Mehra and the film.
Divya Dutta, who played Milkha's sister in the film has also bagged a nomination the best supporting actress category.
Besides 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Chennai Express' and Anand L Rai's 'Raanjhanaa' also have six nominations each.
'Chennai Express' has been nominated in the best film, best director (Rohit Shetty), best actor (SRK) and best actress (Deepika) categories.
Banaras-based romantic drama 'Raanjhanaa' has landed a nod each for best film, best director, best actress (Sonam Kapoor), best actor (Dhanush), best supporting actress (Swara Bhaskar) and best music director AR Rahman.
The Filmfare Awards nominations bash, held at Hotel Hyatt Regency in Mumbai, saw Bollywood biggies like Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor, Dhanush, Madhuri Dixit, Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Tamannaah Bhatia, Sonali Bendre, Imtiaz Ali and Karan Johar among others in attendance.
Here is a look at Bollywood biggies at the pre-Filmfare Awards party.