The 65th Filmfare Awards were majorly about Gully Boy. However, a few names who were not associated with the Zoya Akhtar directorial also got felicitated by the jury. Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar were the two faces who received Filmfare trophies for their good work in Saand Ki Aankh that hit the screens as the big Diwali release last year. The Tushar Hiranandani directorial was a biopic on the world’s oldest sharpshooters – Prakashi Tomar and Chandro Tomar. After receiving the Filmfare Critics’ Choice Best Actor Award (Female) for fronting the film, both Taapsee and Bhumi took to Instagram to share their happiness. (Read: How Ranveer Singh reacted to his Filmfare win) Also Read - Rangoli Chandel Blasts Filmfare For Gully Boy's Win, Calls Out Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt For Awarding 'Nepo Gandagi'
The two talented actors shared beautiful photos of themselves receiving the award on the stage in Guwahati, Assam. The captions on the posts were equally beautiful. Taapsee and Bhumi always appear like the best buddies and they made sure that this love and respect for each other is visible in the words too. Also Read - Filmfare Awards 2020: Bhumi Pednekar, Ranveer Singh, Ayushmann Khurrana Celebrate Their Win by Dancing on Yaar Bina Chain Kahan Re
In Taapsee’s post, she recalled how they struggled together to make their characters alive in the film. Calling Saand Ki Aankh the ‘most special film’ of their lives, the actor further wrote how their characters are going to live with them forever. Taapsee’s post read, “Together in it… from the long reading sessions , workshops , the intense long hours of getting ready for shoot, longer hours of living under those prosthetics and now standing together to celebrate what might be the most special film of our lives. Chandro Tomar and Prakashi Tomar will live in us for ever. Cheers Jiji 🙌🏼 @bhumipednekar #FilmfareAwards2020 #BestActressCritics #JijiBebe #JaiVeeru #forever” (sic) Also Read - 'Etched in my Heart Forever'! Ranveer Singh Makes a Beautiful Post About Receiving Filmfare Trophy From Madhuri Dixit
Bhumi, who seemed too emotional with the win, wrote back to Taapsee in the comments. She said, “My dearest bebe,no experience can replace what happened on SKA.To being together from day one to winning a his black lady #bebeandjiji” (sic). Check out Taapsee’s post here:
In Bhumi’s post, she talked about how they portrayed an ‘undying sisterhood’ and supported each other throughout this entire journey. Her post read, “My dearest @taapsee, From day 1 of reading to this moment , we have been arm in arm. Thank you for being the best Prakashi to my Chandro. To our undying sisterhood my bebe #BebeAndJiji forever ✨ … #BestActorCritics #Filmfare2020 #gratitude #SaandKiAankh #ChandroTomar #PrakashiTomar @filmfare” (sic). Taapsee replied and said, “From being #JaiVeeru to bringing #BebeAndJiji in fashion ! Forever ❤️” (sic). Check out Bhumi’s post here:
Along with Taapsee and Bhumi, Ayushmann Khurrana also bagged the Filmfare Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actor (Male) for his performance in Anubhav Sinha’s Article 15. The other major awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Male), Best Actor (Female), Best Lyricist, Best Album, Best Screenplay among others went to Gully Boy. (Read: Rangoli Chandel calls out Filmfare jury for ‘nepotistic’ win)