The red carpet was rolled out as stars and celebrities walked down to celebrate the best of 2012 in Hindi Cinema and Television.
Vidya Balan won the Best Actress Award for her performance in Kahaani for the second time in a row, while Ranbir Kapoor won Best Actor Male for Barfi!.
New-age films, Vicky Donor and Barfi tied with seven awards each, sweeping major awards in the popular and technical category, with the latter winning Best Movie as well.
Taking the podium as host for the first time, Salman Khan was the highlight of the night.
Salman brought his signature style, camaraderie and flair to stage and won the hearts of the audience and his contemporaries.
Sonakshi Sinha, who hosted a section of the evening with Salman, complimented the actor's wit and humour.
The evening also had enthralling performances by the stars. Ayushmann Khurrana and Kunal Roy Kapur performed on Dramebaaz and Sadi Gali while promoting their film, Nautanki Saala.
Jacqueline Fernandez gave a spell-binding performance to Party on my mind and Lat lag gayi.
Other performances came from Anushka Sharma, Abhishek Bachchan and Arjun Kapoor.
In picture: Anushka Sharma
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