“Bollywood film that was rejected by Oscars bagged 13 Filmfare awards” screamed Twitter after Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy stole the show at Filmfare awards that were held on Saturday in Guwahati, Assam. The film won awards in almost all the top categories. Siddharth Chaturvedi won Best Actor in Supporting role (male) and Amruta Subhash who played Murad’s mother also took home the trophy for Best Supporting Actor (female). Other awards won by the team included Best Background score, Best Dialogues, Best screenplay and as well as Cinematography.
Twitter obviously wasn’t too happy with our very own desi 8 Mile winning all the big awards. But that wasn’t it, netizens also trolled Ananya Pandey who won the best debutant award. Soon #BoycottFilmfare became the number one trend on Twitter and several people questioned the credibility of these awards.
Was Gully Boy the only film that released in 2019? Questioned trolls
You know how shitty the #FilmfareAwards2020 was that #BoycottFilmFare is trending on top.— Mango_People (@MangoPeopleHu) February 17, 2020
So as per Filmfare
Gully Boy was better than Super 30
Alia Bhatt did better acting than Kangana/Priyanka
Apna Time is better than Teri Mitti! pic.twitter.com/BwhowBBfBl
Many weren’t happy with Alia Bhatt bagging the award for best actor (female) when she didn’t even have too much screen time in the film.
It appears that #FilmfareAwards2020 was taking a revenge from Oscars, which rejected #GullyBoy, thus, giving all awards to it. Why not name it GullyBoyAwards when u wanted to award mediocracy and ignore much better films and performances. #FilmfareAwardsUnfair #BoycottFilmFare— Siddharth Sangal (@sidthelawyer) February 17, 2020
Udta Punjab reference waddup!
Bik gaya hai, Bollywood?
Gully Boy’s clean sweep wasn’t the only thing that upset netizens, Ananya Pandey winning the best debutant award didn’t go down too well with them either.
Pranutan's performance in the notebook is far far better than this shit ananya panday..— Snehasish Mallik (@SnehasishMalli9) February 15, 2020
Ok..!! Time to leave earth..!!!— Dinakar Sai Praneeth (@ImADSPraneeth) February 15, 2020
Do u guys have any shame left , I mean like really any shame left.— pranjal (@prinju4) February 15, 2020
Ananya pandey doesn't deserved to be in the nomination itself and u gave her award.#PranutanBahl is much more than deserving than her.#Biasedfilmfare #BoycottFilmfare
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