Bajirao Mastani
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in Bajirao MastaniErosNow

A pre-kick off of sorts to the Bollywood awards season took place on Tuesday, 22 December, in Mumbai, India, where the best of 2015 were honoured at the Sony Guild Awards 2015.

Recently released period drama Bajirao Mastani won a total of nine awards, including best director, best cinematography, best art direction, best sound design, best costume design, best dialogue, best choreography, best actor in a supporting role and best actor in leading role. (via The Indian Express)

The other big hit of the year - Bajrangi Bhaijaan starring Salman Khan, won four awards, including best film along with best screenplay, best story and best actor in a supporting role.

Bollywood stars like Sonakshi Sinha, Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khuranna and Priyanka Chopra added to the glamour quotient by performing to some of the superhit songs. Popular television host-turned actor Kapil Sharma of Comedy Nights with Kapil fame, hosted the event

Check out the primary winners list of the award show, below:

Best actor in a leading role: Ranveer Singh - Bajirao Mastani

Best actress in a leading role: Deepika Padukone - Piku

Best director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Bajirao Mastani

Best film: Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Best screenplay: Kabir Khan - Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Best music: Amaal Mallik, Ankit Tiwari, Meet Bros Anjjan - Roy

Best actor in a negative role: Nawazuddin Siddiqui - Badlapur

Best actor in a supporting role [Male]: Nawazuddin Siddiqui - Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Best actor in a supporting role [Female]: Tabu - Drishyam and Tanvi Azmi - Bajirao Mastani

Promising debut male: Kapil Sharma - Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon

Promising debut female: Bhumi Pednekar - Dum Laga Ke Haisha

You can click here for the complete winners list.