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(L-R) Ranbir Kapoor and Vidya Balan.

The livewire Ranbir Kapoor and the vivacious Vidya Balan ended up winning top honours at the 58th Idea Filmfare Awards 2012.

According to a report in TOI, Ranbir Kapoor won the Best Actor (Male) Award for his film Barfi. Interestingly Kapoor did not use mike for his thanksgiving speech. He kept the mike on floor and gave his speech through expressions, without the use of any words like his mute character in Barfi. Karan Johar, who was hosting the segment, claimed this was the best acceptance speech of the night.

Vidya Balan won the Best Actor (Female) Award for her film Kahaani. "This goes to the entire team of Kahaani", said Balan. "And thank you (cinematographer) Setu for making a pregnant women look beautiful. This is very special to all women who have lived their life with courage". Talking about Filmfare, Balan said, "As a child, I would stay glued to the TV to watch Filmfare. And here I am today with a trophy. As the bible says ask and you shall receive".

The Critics Award for Best Actor (Male) was given to Irrfan Khan for his performance of an athelete-turned-dacoit in the film Paan Singh Tomar. The Critics Award for Best Actor (Female) went to Richa Chadda for Gangs of Wasseypur. Manoj Bajpayee presented the award to her. Incidentally Bajpayee played Chadda 's costar and husband in the film Gangs of Wasseypur.

(L-R) Irrfan Khan and Richa Chadda.

Here are the other winners....

Popular Awards

Best Actor: Ranbir Kapoor (Barfi!)

Best Actress: Vidya Balan ( Kahaani)

Best Film: Barfi!

Best Director: Sujoy Ghosh (Kahaani)

Best Dialogue: Anurag Kashyap, Akhilesh Jaiswal, Sachin K Ladia, Zeishan Qadri (Gangs of Wasseypur)

Best Screenplay: Sanjay Chouhan & Tigmanshu Dhulia (Paan Singh Tomar)

Best Story: Juhi Chaturvedi (Vicky Donor)

Best Supporting Actor (Male): Annu Kapoor (Vicky Donor)

Best Supporting Actor (Female): Anushka Sharma (Jab Tak Hai Jaan)

Best Music Director: Pritam (Barfi!)

Best Lyrics: Gulzar (Challa), Jab Tak Hai Jaan

Best Playback (Male)   Ayushmann Khurrana (Paani Da Rang) (Vicky Donor)

Best Playback (Female): Shalmali Kholgade (Pareshaan) ( Ishaqzaade)

RD Burman Award For Upcoming Talent In Music: Neeti Mohan (Jiya Re) (Jab Tak Hain Jaan)

Lifetime Achievement Award: Yash Chopra

Sony Trendsetter Of The Year: Barfi!

Best Debut (Male): Ayushmann Khurrana (Vicky Donor)

Best Debut (Female): Ileana D'Cruz (Barfi!)

Best Debut (Director): Gauri Shinde (English Vinglish)

Critics Awards

Critics' Award for Best Actor (Male): Irrfan Khan (Paan Singh Tomar)

Critics' Award for Best Actor (Female): Richa Chadda (Gangs of Wasseypur)

Critics' Award for Best Film: Gangs of Wasseypur

Filmfare Technical Awards

Best Action: Sham Kaushal (Gangs Of Wasseypur)

Best Cinematography: Setu (Kahaani)

Best Editing: Namrata Rao (Kahaani)

Best Production Design: Rajat Podar (Barfi!)

Best Sound Design: Sanjay Maurya & Allwin Rego (Kahaani)

Best Costume Design: Manoshi Nath & Rushi Sharma ( Shanghai)

Best Choreography: Bosco-Caesar (Aunty Ji - Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu)

Best Background Score: Pritam (Barfi!)