Awards & Honours Current Affairs - 2019

Awards and Honours in Current Affairs 2019 with latest winners of various awards in India and world. Current Affairs list of awards and prize won in India and world for 2019.

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Winners of 59th Idea Filmfare Awards 2013

Screenshot_1The grand Annual 59th Idea Filmfare Awards event was organized in Mumbai. The following are the winners under various categories:


  • Best Film: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
  • Best Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)
  • Best Actor (Male): Farhan Akhtar (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)
  • Best Actor (Female): Deepika Padukone – Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela
  • Best Supporting Actor (Female): Supriya Pathak Kapur (Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Male): Nawazuddin Siddiqui (The Lunchbox)
  • Best Music – Mithhoon, Ankit Tiwari, Jeet Ganguly (Aashiqui 2)
  • Best Playback Singer (Male) – Arjit Singh – “Tum hi ho” – (Aashiqui 2)
  • Best Playback Singer (Female) – Monali Thakur – “Sawaar Loon”(Lootera)
  • Best Lyrics – Prasoon Joshi – “Zinda” (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)
  • Best Debut (Male) – Dhanush (Raanjhanaa)
  • Best Debut (Female) – Vaani Kapoor (Shuddh Desi Romance)
  • Best Debut Director – Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox)
  • Best Screenplay: Chetan Bhagat, Abhishe Kapoor, Supratik Sen and Pubali Chaudhari (Kai Po Che)
  • Best Story: Subhash Kapoor (Jolly LLB)
  • Best Dialogue: Subhash Kapoor (Jolly LLB)
  • RD Burman Award For Upcoming Talent In Music: Sidharth Mahadevan
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Tanuja
  • Sony Trendsetter of The Year: Chennai Express


  • Best Actor (Male): Rajkumar Rao (Shahid)
  • Best Actor (Female): Shilpa Shukla (BA Pass)
  • Best Movie (Best Director): The Lunchbox (Ritesh Batra)


  • Best Action: Thomas Struthers and Guru Bachchan (D Day)
  • Best Cinematography: Kamaljit Negi (Madras Cafe)
  • Best Editing: Aarif Sheikh (D-Day)
  • Best Production Design: Acropolis Design (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)
  • Best Sound Design: Bishwadeep Chatterjee and Nohar Rajan Samal (Madras Café)
  • Best Costume Design: Dolly Ahluwalia (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag)
  • Best Choreography: Samir and Arsh Tanna – Lahu muh lag gaya (Goliyon Ki Raasleel Ram-leela)
  • Best Background Score: Hitesh Sonik (Kai Po Che!)
  • Best Special Effects: Tata Elxis (Dhoom 3)
  • Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s sports biopic ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ won six awards including best film, best director and best actor for Farhan Akhtar.

Dr. Tej Vir Singh won the UNWTO Ulysses Prize for the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge

Professor Dr. Tej Vir Singh won the 2013 UNWTO Ulysses Prize for Excellence in the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge in Madrid, Spain.

About Professor Dr. Tej Vir Singh

  • Belong to Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Established the CTRD in 1976, a Non-Government Organization (NGO) devoted to the cause of tourism academics and research, with a special focus on India.
  • Founding director of the Centre for Tourism Research & Development (CTRD) in India.
  • And also founding editor of Asia oldest tourism journal ‘Tourism Recreation Research’.
  • Specialist in Himalayan tourism wrote many books on tourism and many papers on tourism development and its impacts. 

Note: The UNWTO Ulysses Prize is given to a distinguished scholar, whether in academia, government or private industry, for outstanding contributions to innovation and knowledge in tourism.