Look, who are in race for the best actor trophy?

irrfan-amitabh-deepika (File) Bollywood actors Irrfan Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone during the promotion of film 'Piku' in Mumbai | PTI

Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan or Irrfan Khan? The battle is on

  • For the best female actor award, Deepika Padukone (Piku), Kangana Ranaut (Tanu Weds Manu Returns), Priyanka Chopra (Dil Dhadakne Do) and Sonam Kapoor (Prem Ratan Dhan Payo) are in the fray

It will be a 'big' battle between cinema icons like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Irrfan Khan for the trophy of the most entertaining actor in a drama role — male at the forthcoming BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2015.

Amitabh's act as a Bengali father obsessed with his motion movements in an endearing story by Shoojit Sircar in “Piku” has earned him a nomination, while Salman is in the race to get the award with his 'Prem' avatar in “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”.

Irrfan has also been nominated for his role in “Piku”. Anil Kapoor is also in the race for Zoya Akhtar's “Dil Dhadakne Do”.

The award ceremony will be held with the glitz and glitterati of tinsel town here later this month.

For the BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Drama Role - Female category, Deepika Padukone for “Piku”, Kangana Ranaut for “Tanu Weds Manu Returns”, Priyanka Chopra for “Dil Dhadakne Do” and Sonam Kapoor for “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” are competing against each other.

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