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The awards season is back and as expected, Colors' Stardust Awards will open the season this year as well. The organisers have revealed the list of nominations for 2015 on Saturday and this time, its Varun Dhawan's "Badlapur" that will take the lead with 11 nominations.

Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" and Kangana Ranaut's "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" are also leading the nomination lists along with "Badlapur".

In the Best Actor category, Varun and Nawazuddin Siddiqui have been nominated for their performance in "Badlapur", Aamir Khan for "PK", Salman Khan for "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", Ranveer Singh for "Dil Dhadakne Do", Ranbir Kapoor for "Tamasha" and Amitabh Bachchan for "Shamitabh" and "Piku".

"We at Stardust applaud the hard work, and give credit where it's due. We celebrate the films that entertained us, cheered us, provoked thought, and added colour to our existence. It's time for us to take a step to applaud some real, genuinely worthy achievers, and tender our best wishes to the ones who have entered the industry with a promise to take the legacy of their predecessors forward in the best way possible," a Stardust statement reads.

Check out the full list of Stardust Awards Nominations.

Best Actor Of The Year (Male)

  • Varun Dhawan – Badlapur
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui – Badlapur
  • Ranveer Singh – Dil Dhadakne Do
  • Salman Khan – Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
  • Aamir Khan – PK
  • Ranbir Kapoor – Tamasha
  • Amitabh Bachchan – Shamitabh, Piku

Best Actor Of The Year (Female)

  • Deepika Padukone – Piku, Tamasha
  • Priyanka Chopra – Dil Dhadakne Do
  • Kareena Kapoor – Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  • Kangana Ranaut – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan – Jazbaa
  • Anushka Sharma – PK

Best Director Of The Year

  • Neeraj Pandey – Baby
  • Sriram Raghavan – Badlapur
  • Imtiaz Ali – Tamasha
  • Anand L. Rai – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
  • Kabir Khan – Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Phantom
  • Rajkumar Hirani – PK
  • Sooraj Barjatya – Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

Best Film Of The Year

  • Piku
  • Tanu Weds Manu Returns
  • ABCD 2
  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  • PK
  • Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

Best Acting Debut (Male)

  • Vicky Kaushal – Masaan
  • Sooraj Pancholi – Hero
  • Kapil Sharma – Kis Kisko Pyar Karoon
  • Shashank Arora – Titli
  • Omkar Kapoor – Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2
  • Sunny Singh – Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2

Best Acting Debut (Female)

  • Akshara Haasan – Shamitabh
  • Bhumi Pednekar – Dum Laga Ke Haisha
  • Shweta Tripathi – Masaan
  • Athiya Shetty – Hero
  • Shivani Raghuvanshi – Titli

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male)

  • Irrfan Khan – Piku
  • Deepak Dobriyal – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
  • Adil Hussain – Main Aur Charles
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui – Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  • Sanjay Mishra – Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Masaan
  • Rana Daggubati – Baby

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female)

  • Huma Qureshi – Badlapur
  • Radhika Apte – Badlapur
  • Shefali Shah – Dil Dhadakne Do
  • Shabana Azmi – Jazbaa
  • Sanah Kapoor – Shaandaar

Best Actor/Actress In A Comic Role

  • Nana Patekar – Welcome Back
  • Anil Kapoor – Welcome Back
  • Kapil Sharma – Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon
  • Deepak Dobriyal – Tanu Weds Manu Returns
  • Kartik Aaryan – Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2

Best Actor/Actress In A Negative Role

  • Manoj Bajpayee – Tevar
  • Ronit Roy – Guddu Rangeela
  • Darshan Kumar – NH10
  • Vivaan Bhatena – Hero
  • Randeep Hooda – Main Aur Charles
  • Neeraj Kabi – Detective Byomkesh Bakshi

Best Lyricist

  • Varun Grover – Tu Kisi Rail Si (Masaan)
  • Dinesh Vijayan, Priyaa Saraiya – Judai (Badlapur)
  • Raj Shekhar – Ghani Bawri (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)
  • Kausar Munir – Tu Jo Mila (Bajrangi Bhaijaan)
  • Sayeed Quadri – Humnavaa (Hamari Adhuri Kahaani)

Best Music Director

  • Amit Trivedi – Shaandaar, Bombay Velvet
  • Ankit Tiwari, Amaal Mallik, Meet Bros Anjjan – Roy
  • Pritam – Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  • Sachin Jigar – Badlapur
  • Mithoon, Jeet Ganguli, Raju Singh, Amit Mishra – Hamari Adhuri Kahani

Best Playback Singer (Male)

  • Ankit Tiwari – Tu Hai Ke Nahin (Roy)
  • Armaan Malik – Main Hoon Hero Tera (Hero)
  • Adnan Sami – Bhardo Jholi (Bajrangi Bhaijaan)
  • Divya Kumar – Jee Karda (Badlapur)
  • Arijit Singh – Hamari Adhuri Kahani Title & Khamoshiyan (Hamari Adhuri Kahani & Khamoshiyan)
  • Mika Singh – Heer Toh Badi Sad Hai (Tamasha)

Best Playback Singer (Female)

  • Kanika Kapoor – Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan (Roy)
  • Monali Thakur – Moh Moh Ke Dhaage (Dum Laga Ke Haisha)
  • Jyoti Nooran – Ghani Bawri (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)
  • Alka Yagnik – Tum Saath Ho (Tamasha)
  • Priyaa Saraiya – Sun Saathiya (ABCD 2)
  • Palak Muchhal – Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (Prem Ratan Dhan Payo)

Best Music Album

  • Roy: T-Series
  • Shaandaar: Zee Music Company
  • Prem Ratan Dhan Payo: T-Series
  • Tanu Weds Manu Returns: Eros Music, T – Series
  • Bajrangi Bhaijaan: T-Series

Best Choreographer

  • Remo D'Souza – Chunar & Vande Mataram (ABCD 2)
  • Bosco – Caesar – Shaam Shaandaar (Shaandaar)
  • Ahmed Khan – Jee Karda (Badlapur)
  • Ahmed Khan – Dance Floor Ke Legend (Hero)
  • Shabina Khan – Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (Prem Ratan Dhan Payo)

Best Screenplay

  • Vishal Bhardwaj – Talvar
  • Sriram Raghavan, Arijit Biswas – Badlapur
  • Sudip Sharma – NH10
  • V. Vijayendra Prasad, Kabir Khan, Parveez Shaikh – Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  • Varun Grover – Masaan

Best Story

  • V. Vijayendra Prasad – Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  • R Balki – Shamitabh
  • Sriram Raghavan, Arijit Biswas – Badlapur
  • Sudip Sharma – NH10
  • Shonali Bose – Margarita With A Straw
  • Sharat Katariya – Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Best Costume Design

  • Niharika Bhasin Khan – Bombay Velvet
  • Sahil Kochhar – Hawaizaada
  • Arjun Bhasin – Dil Dhadakne Do
  • Darshan Jalan – Dum Laga Ke Haisha
  • Alvira Khan Agnihotri, Anamika Khanna, Ashley Rebello – Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
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