1.54 am: Ranveer Singh wins the Best Actor in the leading role Male for his performance in "Bajirao Mastani", Deepika Padukone receives Best Actor in the leading role female for "Piku". Evergreen actress Rekha presented the Best Actor Female award to Deepika.
1.37 am: "Bajirao Mastani" beating "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Piku", "Badlapur", "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" and "Talvar" has bagged the Best Film award
1.34 am: Sanjay Leela Bhansali bags Best Director for "Bajirao Mastani".
1.09 am: Neeraj Ghaywan wins Best Debut Director for "Masaan"
1.02 am: Sooraj Pancholi wins Best Debut (Male) for "Hero".
12.58 am: Bhumi Pednekar wins Best Debut (Female) for "Dum Laga Ke Haisha".
12.54 am: Bajirao Ranveer Singh gives tribute to Yash Raj Films' head and his mentor Aditya Chopra. Actor performs on the popular songs from Aditya Chopra's directorial movie. Ranveer performs on "Ruk ja oh dil deewane", "Aankhen khuli ho ya ho bandh" and "Hum hai rahi pyar ke, phir milenge chalte chalte".
12.50 am: "Dilwale" actress Kriti Sanon paid a tribute to late actress Sadhana with her incredible performance
12.44 am: Salman Khan makes a grand entry on stage. Actor arrives on stage in a flying chariot and sings "'Ki main hu hero tera" song from the movie "Hero".
12.25 am: "Piku", the most endearing film of 2015, wins Critics' Choice Best Film Award at the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards
12.20 am: Amitabh Bachchan won Best Actor Male (Critics Choice) for his performance in "Piku"
12.18 am: Critics choice Best Actor Female goes to Kangana Ranaut for "Tanu Weds Manu Returns"
12.04 am: Veteran actress Moushumi Chatterjee wins the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards
"At last mujhe mil hi gayi. I thank Filmfare jury and my audience. Aap sab khush rahein, vyast rahein aur mast rahein," Chatterjee said, according to The Times of India.
11.57 pm: Alia Bhatt performs on songs from her father Mahesh Bhatt's films and on a "Shandaar" mashup.
11.50 pm: Bhaijaan Salman Khan dances to "Selfie Le Le Re" tune
11.36 pm: Anil Kapoor won Best Supporting Actor award for "Dil Dhadakne Do" movie. He played the role of Kamal Mehra, father of Ranveer and Priyanka, in the film.
"I would like to thank Amit ji as he has been a role model. I was in three minds whether to do this film. This is my 6th Filmfare Award and I hope to win more," Anil Kapoor said, according to The Times of India.
11.34 pm: Priyanka Chopra receives Best Supporting actress award for her "Bajirao Mastani". She played the role of Kashibai in the movie.
11.30 pm: Himanshu Sharma bags Best Dialogue Award for "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" movie
11.20 pm: Vijayendra Prasad receives Best Story Award for "Bajrangi Bhaijaan"
11.09 pm: Best Screenplay award goes to Juhi Chaturvedi for "Piku"
11.02 pm: Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan arrives walks on the red carpet with his wife
10.52 pm: Check out the host of the evening Shah Rukh Khan and Kapil Sharma
10.45 pm: Armaan Malik receives RD Burman award
10.40 pm: Sonam Kapoor arrives on the red carpet wearing an Anamika Khanna's outfit
10.35 pm: Best Music award goes to Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros. Anjjan and Amaal Mallik for "Roy"
10.33 pm: Irshad Kamil won Best Lyrics award for Agar tum saath ho song from "Tamasha"
10.30 pm: "I am very excited and happy to be here. I wish Filmfare a lot of these more beautiful award functions," Salman said.
10.24 pm: Host Shah Rukh Khan shakes a leg with his "Dil Toh Pagal Hai" co-star Madhuri Dixit Nene
10.10 pm: Arijit Singh bags Best Singer Award for Sooraj Dooba Hai song from "Roy" movie. This is his third Filmfare Award.
10.06 pm: Shreya Ghoshal bags Best Singer award for Deewani Mastani song from "Bajirao Mastani". This is Shreya's sixth Filmfare Award.
10.05 pm: Evergreen actress Rekha, Madhuri Dixit Nene along with her husband, Sunny Leone with her husband walk on the red carpet at the Filmfare Awards 2016.
9.54 pm: "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" actor Salman Khan arrives on the red carpet. Salman is looking dapper in black trouser and shirt.
9.51 pm: "Bajirao Mastani" actor Ranveer Singh takes a selfie
9.48 pm: "Bombay Velvet" bags Best VFX Award
9.46 pm: Best Background score Award goes to Anupam Roy for Piku
9.43 pm: "Piku" actor Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan arrive on the red carpet
9.40 pm: "Salman ne confuse kar diya. Munni badnaam hui pehle. Aur ab Munni ko border paar karva diya," host Shah Rukh said, according to The Times of India.
"A lot of films worked this year jinka naam 'B' se start hota ha."
9.37 pm: Best Cinematography Award goes to Manu Anand for "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" film
9.36 pm: Pandit Birju Maharaj bags Award for Best Choreography for Mohe rang do laal song from "Bajirao Mastani" movie.
9.35 pm: Sooraj Pancholi, Anil Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mika Singh arrive on the red carpet
9.27 pm: Shah Rukh Khan, wearing a black jacket, dances on "Tukur tukur" song from Dilwale. Shah Rukh also performs his signature step.
9.25 pm: Host Karan Johar welcomes co-host Shah Rukh Khan on stage
9.23 pm: Best Production Design Award goes to Sujeet Sawant, Sriram Iyengar and Saloni Dhatrak for "Bajirao Mastani"
9.20 pm: Best Sound Design award goes to Shajith Koyeri for "Talvar"
9.15 pm: "Bajirao Mastani" bags the first award of the night. Fashion designer Anju Modi and Maxima Basu won Best Costume award for "Bajirao Mastani".
8.38 pm: "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" director Kabir Khan with his wife Mini Mathur, actor Arjun Kapoor and actress Bhumi Pednekar walk on the red carpet.
8.20 pm: Parineeti Chopra and Karan Johar arrive on the red carpet
8.00 pm: "Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2" actors Sunny Singh and Kartik Aaryan, Ranbir Kapoor, Kanika Kapoor, Gautam Gulati, Gurmeet Chaudhary, Debina Bonnerjee, Madhur Bhandarkar, Shibani Dandekar and Meet Bros, Urvashi Rautela and others arrive.
7.27 pm: VJ Anusha, Fashion guru Anju Modi, and veteran actress Kamini Kaushal are among the first guests to attend Filmfare Awards.
The one of the most prestigious awards, Britannia Filmfare Awards, will kick-start in a few hours in Mumbai and soon we will know which movie has bagged the maximum awards. The awards will be given in 10 different categories, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actors and Best Debut.
In the Best Film category, "Badlapur", "Bajirao Mastani", "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Piku", "Talvar" and "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" have been nominated, while Aanand L Rai, Kabir Khan, Meghna Gulzar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Shoojit Sircar and Sriram Raghavan have been nominated in the Best Director category. Check out the complete nomination list here.
Filmfare Award 2016 is being held at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium in Mumbai and for the first time audience will get a chance to attend the ceremony live. IBTimes India will provide live updates of 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards here, so stay tuned for live updates.
Parineeti Chopra and Karan Johar arrive on the red carpet.
"Dilwale" actress Kriti Sanon gave tribute to late actress Sadhana with her incredible performance