A joint initiative by Film & Television Producers Guild and Wizcraft International Entertainment, Renault Star Guild Awards are held every year to award the best of Films and Television Industry. The 2013 awards were held on February 16, 2013, at Yash Raj Studios, Mumbai. The 2013 awards ceremony was the 8th edition of the Renault Awards. Several Bollywood and Television stars come together for a night full of fun and glamor. Mega superstar
Salman Khan hosted the night of the Awards. He looked every bit of a star as he entered in a black suit. This was his first try at hosting a live event, and he didn't disappoint as he entertained the audience and the stars alike with his funny one-liners and antics. He also pulled the legs of some of the award receivers.
There were also sizzling performances from the likes of Ayushmann Khurrana, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Jacqueline Fernandez, Rhea Chakraborty, Saqib Saleem, Anushka Sharma, Abhishek Bachchan and Arjun Kapoor. Incidentally, Ayushmann Khurrana also won two awards; one for the Best Debut Award in the Male category for his movie Vicky Donor while other being the Best Singer Award for his song Pani Da Rang from the same movie. However, most of the awards were swept by brilliant movies like Barfi and Kahaani. However, out of the two Barfi won the Best Film Award. Barfi's male lead
Ranbir Kapoor won the Best Actor in the Leading Role Award while Kahaani's lead actress
Vidya Balan won the Best Actress in the Leading Role Award.
Priyanka Chopra also won a special award for her strong performances in the movies Barfi and Agneepath. From the television industry, Balaji Telefilms produced and conceptualized show Bade Ache Lagte Hai swept most of the awards. Both its protagonist played by
Ram Kapoor and
Sakshi Tanwar won the Best Actor and Best Actress Award. The show itself also won the Best Drama Award. Before the start of the awards function, Salman was quizzed about his feelings on being a host of the awards ceremony on the red carpet. He said that like everyone he felt nervous as hosting a live event is not easy as one has to remember a lot of things and also be calm and patient and listen to the what others has to say. Several celebrities like Sridevi and,
Aditi Rao Hydari and much more celebrities attended the gala night. Both the audience and the celebrities had a good time.