PTC Punjabi Film Awards

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PTC Punjabi Film Awards
6th PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2016
Awarded forBest in Punjabi language film industry
Presented byPTC Punjabi
First awarded2011

The PTC Punjabi Film Awards are presented annually by PTC Punjabi to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Punjabi Cinema. [1]


The PTC Punjabi Film awards were first introduced in 2011.


As of 2014, there are 26 awards. There is a separate category of film-critics awards, decided by noted film-critics rather than popular votes. This dual format has also generated some controversy amongst viewers and recipients. Awards are given in the following categories. Follow the links for lists of the award winners, year by year.

Merit awards[edit]

Merit Awards

  • Best Movie
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Performance in a Negative Role
  • Best Performance in a Comic Role
  • Best Debut Director (Introduced in 2013)
  • Best Male Debut
  • Best Female Debut
  • Best Music Director
  • Best Lyricist
  • Best Male Playback Singer
  • Best Female Playback Singer

Critics Awards

  • Critics Award For Best Movie
  • Critics Award For Best Performance (Actor)
  • Critics Award For Best Performance (Actress)
  • Critics Award For Best Director

Technical Awards

  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Editing
  • Best Story
  • Best Screenplay & Dialogue
  • Best Sound Recording
  • Best Background Music

Special Awards

  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Icon of Punjab (2012)

Records and facts[edit]

Most awards to a single Film

Most acting awards – male (Best Actor + Best Actor (Critics) + Best Actor (Debut))

Most acting awards – female (Best Actress + Best Actress (Critics) + Best Actress (Debut))

Most Best Director Awards - (Best Director + Best Director (Critics) + Best Director (Debut))

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "PTC Punjabi Film Awards". Retrieved 2013-08-30.

External links[edit]