Monday, December 27, 2010

Mirchi Music Awards

Music has laughed with us, even cried with us many times. Seen us in all our different moods. Now it’s time to give something back to music. Thank it for everything it’s done for us! It's that time of the year again to felicitate music maestros of our Indian music industry.

Mirchi Music Award
Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM presents its second edition of the show that holds a stunning reflection to the incredible achievements that our music industry has composed through the year 2009 – The Mirchi Music Awards!! This year, the Music Awards were organised on 10th February 2010 at the Bandra Kurla Complex. This year we witnessed a non film category as well. Over a period of time we see the Mirchi Music Awards including other genres of music as well.

While the awards felicitated musicians across various categories, for the popular awards there is of course the voice and opinion of Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM listeners who have backed the show with unrelenting zeal. Listeners will get a chance to vote for their favourite artists and songs of the year 2009, and can win a chance of attending the Awards Night Function.

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Friday, December 24, 2010

The 56th Idea Filmfare Awards

Over the last 5 decades, the Filmfare Awards have been testament to the grandeur and excellence of Indian cinema, and even today, the Filmfare Awards continue to be the most awaited celebration of our Hindi film industry.

The 56th Idea Filmfare AwardsThe pioneers of Indian Film Awards take this great chance to announce the 56th Idea Filmfare Awards 2010, at the magnificent Shangri-La’s Hotel, New Delhi. The awards will be presented by leading telecom brand, Idea Cellular, third time in a row. Having a legacy of its own, the Filmfare awards are the most important film awards in Asia and the Filmfare Black Lady remains the Pièce de résistance on every Bollywood star, director and producer’s mantle. From its inception in the early 1950’s to its evolution of unmatched glamour, and showy persona, the Filmfare Awards is regarded as the most respected award and entertainment show within the fraternity.

Extending its support to Filmfare, Idea stepped in as the title sponsor in 2008 making its commitment to promote Indian Cinema and its true talent. With the 56th Idea Fimlfare Awards, over 78 million Idea subscribers will experience a new dimension in mobile content offerings that will be provided on both 2G and 3G platforms on the Idea network. In yet another first, public voting on the mobile platform will partly contribute to determining the winner of ‘The Best Debut Female‘ Award. Idea also enabled te announcement of the winners of the Idea Filmfare Awards on its network. The 56th Idea Filmfare Awards 2010 will be held on the 29th January 2011, at Yashraj Studios, Mumbai and as always, it promises to be the biggest celebration of Indian Cinema.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Announced IIFA 2010 Nominations

After a successful year for Indian cinema, with astral performances at the box office, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) announced the nominations for the IIFA Awards 2010. The 11th celebrations of the Videocon IIFA Weekend and Micromax IIFA Awards were held in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo on June 3rd - 5th, 2010 respectively.

IIFA Awards 2010
The Popular categories of the Micromax IIFA Awards 2010 included awards like Best Film, Best Direction, Performance in a Leading Role - Male and Female, Performance in a Supporting Role - Male and Female, Performance in a Comic Role, Performance in a Negative Role, Music Direction, Best Story, Best Lyrics and Best Playback Singer. The online voting for the Awards went live on the 10th of May, 2010 and were disclosed to audiences of Indian Cinema, across the world. Lets have a quick look at the nominations which were announced for the IIFA 2010 Awards-

Best Film category-

Vidu Vinod Chopra- 3 IDIOTS
Boney Kapoor- WANTED
Anurag Kashyap and Ronnie Screwvala - DEV D
Vishal Bharadwaj and Ronnie Screwvala- KAMINEY
Sunil Manchanda and AB Corp-PAA

Best Direction nominations were-

Rajkumar Hirani- 3 IDIOTS
Anurag Kashyap- DEV D
Ayan Mukerji- WAKE UP SID
Vishal Bharadwaj- KAMINEY
Imtiaz Ali- LOVE AAJ KAL
R.Balki-PAA

Performance in a leading role- Male-

Aamir Khan- 3 IDIOTS
Amitabh Bachchan- PAA
Saif Ali Khan- LOVE AAJ KAL
Salman Khan- WANTED
Shahid Kapoor- KAMINEY
Ranbir Kapoor-WAKE UP SID

Performance in a leading role-Female-

Kareena Kapoor- 3 IDIOTS
Priyanka Chopra- KAMINEY
Deepika Padukone-LOVE AAJ KAL
Vidya Balan-PAA
Mahie Gill- DEV D

Performance in a supporting role-Male-

Sharman Joshi- 3 IDIOTS
Irrfan- NEW YORK
R. Madhavan- 3 IDIOTS
Abhimanyu Singh- GULAL
Abhishek Bachchan- PAA
Rishi Kapoor- LOVE AAJ KAL

Performance in a supporting role-Female

Divya Dutta- DELHI 6
Supriya Pathak- WAKE UP SID
Kirron Kher- KURRBAN
Kalki Koechlin- DEV D
Arundhati Naag- PAA

Performance in a comic role

Govinda- LIFE PARTNER
Sanjay Dutt- ALL THE BEST
Omi Vaidya- 3 IDIOTS
Ajay Devgn- ALL THE BEST
Johny Lever- DE DANA DAN

Performance in a negative role-

Boman Irani- 3 IDIOTS
Amol Gupte- KAMINEY
Prakash Raj- WANTED
Kay Kay Menon- GULAL
Arya Babbar- JAIL

Best story nominations were-

Imtiaz Ali- LOVE AAJ KAL
R.Balki- PAA
Abhijat Joshi,Raj Kumar Hirani & Vidu Vinod Chopra- 3 IDIOTS
Ayan Mukherji- WAKE UP SID
Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane- DEV D

Best lyrics-

Swanand Kirkire- 3 IDIOTS
Prasoon Joshi- DELHI 6
Irshad Kamil- LOVE AAJ KAL
Gulzar- KAMINEY
Amitabh Bhattacharya- DEV D

Playback singer-Male-

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan-Aaj Din Chadiya (LOVE AAJ KAL)
Sukhvinder Singh & Vishal Dadlani- Dan Te Nan (KAMINEY)
Shaan- Behti Hawa Sa Tha Who (3 IDIOTS)
Mohit Chauhan- Masakali (DELHI 6)
Sonu Nigam- All Izz Well (3 IDIOTS)
Atif Aslam- Tu Jaane Na (AJAB PREM KI GHAZAB KAHANI)

Playback singer-Female-

Tulsi Kumar-Hafiz Khuda (8X10 TASVEER)
Shreya Ghoshal- Zoobi Doobi ( 3 IDIOTS)
Kavita Seth- Ek Tara (WAKE UP SID)
Rekha Bharadwaj- Sasural Genda Phool (DELHI 6)
Sunidhi Chauhan - Chor Baazari (LOVE AAJ KAL)
Shilpa Rao- Moodi Moodi (PAA)

Monday, December 20, 2010

10th Indian Telly Awards

India's leading television celebrities and stalwarts shone bright at Indiantelevision. com's The 10th Indian Telly Awards 2010 where popular categories in television was honoured and recognised. Sasural Genda Phool’s 'Ragini Khanna' and Tere Liye’s 'Harshad Chopra' walked away with the best actress and best actor award as per the reports in the popular category.

10th Indian Telly Awards
Another highlight were the six 10th Anniversary special awards, which were given away to Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra, Sajid Khan, Balaji Telefilms' Ekta Kapoor, Ronit Roy, Anurag Basu, and Saroj Khan. The Awards night was telecasted on Colors on Sunday, 19 December at 8 pm. Deven Bhojani of Baa Bahu Aur Baby and Avika Gor for Balika Vadhu got jury awards for male and female actors. Much hyped daily soap 'Uttaran' was awarded as the most popular serial, while Sapna Babul Ki Bidaii was the Most Popular Continuing TV programme.

The awards were hosted by Ronit Roy and Meghna Mallik with co-hosts Roshni Chopra, Sharad Kelkar, Tisca Chopra, Gautami Gadgill, Smita Bansal and Anup Soni, Aman Verma and Gautami Gadgil, Jay Soni and Pushtiie, Hiten Tejwani and Rakshanda Khan.

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Friday, December 17, 2010

Apsara Awards to be held next year

The Film and Television Producers Guild of India recently announced the 6th Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards to be held in the first week of January 2011. The Apsara awards will bring together the top talent from the world of films and TV onto a single platform, that will help in recognising their combined effort and significant impact on the entertainment industry for the year 2010.

Apsara Awards
Established by the Film and Television Producers Guild of India, the awards were started to honour exceptional talent and grow new potential within the movie and television fraternity. Apsara Awards will be aired on 23rd January 2011 on Colors with stellar performances by top actors and actresses from the industry.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Filmfare Awards prediction

The Bollywood movie awards season should be in full mood to happen from January-February 2011. So lots of titles will be there to be crowned among the Bollywood stars like Filmfare Awards 2010, Screen Awards 2010, Stardust Awards, IIFA Awards, Sansui Awards etc.

Filmfare Award
The most high-flying awards of them all are Filmfare Awards. Earlier, the Filmfare Awards gathered a lot of respect and importance. Now only the people who perform and those who are marked for awards attend these events. Still, one cannot markdown the fact Filmfare Awards are a indicator to evaluate the records and victory as a film, a performance or a technical genius. Here in this post you can have a look at the calculated prediction of the Filmfare Awards 2011 and many other awards that will follow suit. You are free to discuss and come up with your choice of winners for Filmfare Awards 2011 and other Bollywood awards for 2010-2011 respectively.

Best Bollywood Movie of 2010: The award should go to Salman Khan starrer Dabangg.

Best actor award for 2010: Should go to Salman Khan for Dabangg. Almost everyone believes that Salman Khan carried the flick single-handedly on his shoulders.

Best Actress award for 2010: Vidya Balan should bag the award for her outstanding performance for Ishqiya.

Best actor critics awards : Hrithik Roshan remains in the pipeline for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Guzaarish.

Best female actress critics award: Aishwarya Rai for Guzaarish.

Best Film Critics Award Anusha Rizvi’s Peepli Live .

Best Actor in a supporting role: Arjun Rampal in Raajneeti .

Best actress in a supporting role Shruti Seth in Raajneeti.

Best actor in a villain’s role Sonu Sood in Dabangg.

Best female Debut of 2010: Sonakshi Sinha for Dabangg Best actor in a comic role Paresh Rawal for Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge.

Best story: Raajneeti Best screenplay: Once Upon a Time in Mumbai .

Best dialogue: Once Upon a Time in Mumbai .

Best Choreography: Tees Maar Khan (Sheila Ki Jawani) Best cinematography: Once Upon a Time in Mumbai.

Best Art Direction: Once Upon a Time in Mumbai.

Best Action: Dabangg.

Best Playback Singer Male: Pee Loon by Mohit Chauhan for Once Upon a Time in Mumbai.

Best Playback Singer Female: Sunidhi Chauhan for Sheela Ki Jawani (Tees Maar Kha)

Best Music Pritam for Once Upon a Time in Mumbai

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Award list of 'Chak De India'

'Chak De India' was a block buster hit of the year 2007, it was a Hindi Sports Film wherein King Khan of the Bollywood town Shahrukh Khan played the lead role along with sensational Chak De Girls. 'Chak De India's story was about the Indian Women's National Hockey Team, the flick was directed by Shimit Amin and produced by Yash Raj Films.

Chak De India
It's screenplay was done by Jaideep Sahni. In this movie King Khan, SRK appeared as former captain of Indian Hockey Team, Kabir Khan. The movie explored the legacy of partition, religious bigotry and sexism in contemporary India with the perspective of our National Game hockey. Some media critics compared the character of Kabir Khan played by Shahrukh Khan to real-life hockey player Mir Ranjan Negi. But, the scriptwiter further clarified that he had no idea of of Negi's tribulations while writing the script, it's resemblance with Negi's life was a pure co incidence.

You would be amazed to know that, 'Chak De India' grossed Rs 639 million, it was the fourth highest grossing movie of 2007 in India. The block buster hit of the year 2007 received numerous Awards which includes National Film Award For Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment along with The Star Screen Awards and The Zee Cine Awards.

* Chak De India also won Filmfare Awards:
* Shahrukh Khan-Filmfare Best Actor Award
* Aditya Chopra- Critics Award for Best Movie
* Rob Miller - Filmfare Best Action Award
* Amitabh Shukla -Filmfare Best Editing Award
* Sudeep Chatterjee-Filmfare Best Cinematographer Award

* Stardust Awards :
* The New Menace-Shilpa Shukla
* Hottest Young Film Maker - Shimit Amin
* New Musical Sensation (Male) - Krishna
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Saturday, November 27, 2010

3 Idiots Is Best Movie Of 2010

In 2009 the movie 3 Idiots was released in Bollywood. This movie was directed by Rajkumar Hirani with a screenplay by Abhijat Joshi and was produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The movie stars Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi Madhavan, Omi Vaidya, Kareena Kapoor, Boman Irani and Parikshit Sahni.

3 Idiots
The movie became an instant hit in the Bollywood box office upon its release and broke the box office record in India. This was recorded as the highest grossing movie in India. The movie was also recorded as the movie with highest collections in the first week of showing in the history of the Bollywood film industry. Upon reaching the 10 days from its release, it already crossed the Rs 1 billion mark in India and thus it became the first film of the year to hit that record. The movie is also the highest grossing movie in the second half of the year.

The movie became the largest grossing Bollywood movie in India and the highest grossing film ever as it broke the record that was set out earlier by Ghajini. The movie was supposed to be released on Youtube but was impended due to some issues. The movie also won awards such as six film fare awards that include the best director and best film awards. Alongside, it also won 16 IIFA awards and 10 star screen awards.

Among other awards that were given are the best actor, best actress, best new comer, best villain, best film, best director, best comedian and many others in different award giving bodies. The movie is an adaptation of the book that was written by Chetan Bhagat entitled Five Point Someone. The story revolves on the idea of real inventions by ordinary people in India. Because of all the positive responses, the movie got the best film award this year.

The brains that were behind the innovations were Remya Jose, a student from Kerala, who was able to create the exercise-bicycle-cum-washing machine. Also, Mohammad Idris, the barber from Meerut district in Uttar Pradesh who invented a bicycle-powered horse clipper and Jahangir Painter, a painter from Maharashtra who invented a scooter-powered flour mill.
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Monday, November 15, 2010

Best Movie Award in 2010 given to 3 Idiots

3 idiots is a 2009 released Bollywod movie which was directed by Rajkumar Hirani, screenplay by Abhijat Joshi and was produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. 3 idiots stars Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi. Madhavan, Kareena Kapoor, Omi Vaidya, Parikshit Sahni and Boman Irani.

3 Idiots
When the movie was released, the movie broke down bollywood box office records in India. This movie was the highest grossing movie in India. The movie also made record for highest collections in the first week in Bollywood film industry. The movie was released and within 10 days of its release, the movie crossed Rs 1 billion in India and thus it became the first film of 2009 to make a record. The movie also became the highest grossing movie in the second half of the year.

3 idiots has become the largest grossing Bollywood movie in India. It is also the highest grossing Indian film ever and it broke the record which was earlier set by Ghajini. The movie made a record of Rs 339 crore worldwide. The movie was to be released on YouTube, but due to some issue, it was not released. The movie also won many awards such as six film fare awards including the best director and best film award. The movie also won 16 IIFA awards and 10 star screen awards.

The movie is mainly based on the idea of real inventions by many small people in India. The movie was adapted from the novel five point someone which was written by Chetan Bhagat. The movie has got a good concept and thus it touches everyone’s heart. The movie got many awards. In star screen awards, the best film award was given to Rajkumar Hirani. The best director award was given to Rajkumar Hirani. The best popular actress award was given to kareena kapoor. The best dialogue award was given to Rajkumar Hirani and Abhijat Joshi. The best comedian award was given to Omi Vaidya. The best villain role was given to Boman Irani. The most promising newcomer male award was given to Omi Vaidya.

The movie also bagged maximum film fare awards. The best film award was given to Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The best supporting actor award was given to Boman Irani. The best director award was given to Rajkumar Hirani. There were many more awards which the movie dragged to their name. The movie is really having ideal proper story which carries an aim with it.
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Friday, November 12, 2010

Award list of 'Kaho Naa.. Pyaar Hai'

Blockbuster hit of the year 2000, 'Kaho Naa.. Pyaar Hai' was directed by Rakesh Roshan. His son Hrithik Roshan made a grand debut with this movie. 'Kaho Naa.. Pyaar Hai' starred handsome hunk Hrithik Roshan and Amisha Patel in the lead roles. Famous actor of the Indian Film Industry, Anupam Kher played the role of Amisha Patel's father in the movie.

Kaho Naa.. Pyaar HaiIt was a debut film of both the stars which broke all the records at the box office. In 'Kaho Naa.. Pyaar Hai' Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan played a double role, the record breaking success of the movie made him an overnight star. Rakesh Roshan's 'Kaho Naa.. Pyaar Hai' was the top grossing movie of the year 2000, the movie was entitled with eight Filmfare Awards. You would be amazed to know that, in the movie the role of Sonia was first cast with happening diva of the Indian Film Industry, Kareena Kapoor, the lady walked out out of the picture a few days after shooting had commenced. After that, she was replaced with a newcomer Kareena Kapoor.

The actress became a hot favourite of everyone after it's record breaking success at the ticket window. 'Kaho Naa.. Pyaar Hai's chart buster music brought Rajesh Roshan the Filmfare best music director award again after 25 years. Rakesh Roshan was entitled with his first ever Filmfare awards, he got the award for being the director as well as the producer. The grand success of the movie inspired Rakesh Roshan(father) and Hrithik Roshan(son) to go on to make several more hits.

'Kaho Naa.. Pyaar Hai' won eight filmfare awards:

* Best Movie Rakesh Roshan
* Best Actor Hrithik Roshan
* Best Director Rakesh Roshan
* Best Music Director Rajesh Roshan
* Best Choreography -Farah Khan
* Best Screenplay Honey Irani and Ravi Kapoor
* Best Male Play back Lucky Ali for Na Tum Jaano Na Hum
* Best Debut Hrithik Roshan

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Monday, November 8, 2010

President presents the national awards

The 57th National Film Awards were presented recently. The awards ceremony was held at New Delhi and the awards were presented by the President Pratibha Patil. Many Bollywood personalities as well as political personalities were seen at this ceremony. The president gave the award for the Best Actor to Amitabh Bachchan for his wonderful performance in the movie Paa.

57th National Film Awards
This movie also stars Vidya Balan and Abhishek Bachchan, apart from Amitabh. Filmmaker D. Rama Naidu was given the Dadasaheb Phalke award. This award is given for the outstanding contribution in the development and growth of Indian cinema. The movie 3 Idiots was also given the award for the Best Entertaining Feature Film. The award for the Best Supporting Actress was given to Arundhati Nag for her performance in Paa.
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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

National Film Awards ceremony Black(ed) out !

During the 57th National Awards ceremony which was held on the eve of 22nd of October, 2010 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, there was something common, something which obviously drew the attention of many. Well it was “Black”..no! Not the movie “Black” but of course, the black colour.

Black
During this ceremony, most of the people from the Indian film fraternity were seen wearing the black colour. Both Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan were seen in formal black suits. On the other hand, Amitabh Bachchan’s wife Jaya Bachchan was also seen in a black saree with white motifs. However, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the daughter-in-law of the Bachchans was wearing a south Indian silk sari.

The other Bollywood celebs in black attire included the popular filmmaker D. Ramanaidu, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Rajkumar Hirani, Swanand Kirkire, host Javed Jaffrey, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra etc. These national film awards were given by Smt. Pratibha Patil.
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Monday, November 1, 2010

Manoj Kumar gets Lifetime achievement award

The 12th Mumbai film Festival was concluded recently. In these awards, Manoj Kumar has received the Lifetime Achievement Award. The international Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Oliver Stone. The movie Majority got the award of the Best Movie. The 12th Mumbai film Festival was a gala affair of eight interesting and glamorous days.

Manoj KumarOn the last day of this event, Fardeen Khan and Raima Sen were seen hosting the event. On this proud moment of Lifetime achievement award, Manoj Kumar said that Oliver Stone was Oliver Stone till he came to India but after landing in India, he became a precious gem, priceless stone.

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Friday, October 29, 2010

Director Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan receives Indira Gandhi Award

Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan , the talented director of the Bollywood industry received the award called the Indira Gandhi Award for the best Debut Film of a Director at the function of 57th National Film Awards. This award was given to him by the President of India, Mrs. Pratibha Patil. This award ceremony which was held on 22nd October, 2010 at New Delhi was quite magnificent and interesting.

Director Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan receives Indira Gandhi Award
Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan got this award for his debut movie Lahore which has already bagged many International Awards. During the receiving of the Indira Gandhi Award, Sanjay was honoured with a 'Swarna Kamal' along with a cash prize of Rs 1, 25,000. Producer Vivek Khatkar of Sai Om Films Pvt. Ltd also got the same honour. Farooq Shekh was awarded the Best Supporting Actor award for this film.

Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan commented that it was a very special time for him. He was deeply touched when he received a National honour for his movie LAHORE. He further added that Lahore has touched the national and international audience with its simple but impressive story.

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Saturday, October 23, 2010

NE film fest of India in the coming month

The coming up Indian Film Festival is the North East Film Festival which will be organized in the month of November, that is the coming month. The event will actually commence November 16. The festival will go on for three days. The renowned film makers from the North East region will be participating in this NE Fest along with some other big wigs.

Jahnu BaruaThe North East Film Festival of 2010 will have the theme of ‘The natives of a nation’. This interesting fest will also showcase documentary films and feature films from across the country. The festival would showcase movies of a total of 15 hours from the NE, that is, Northeastern region. The remaining 10 hours duration for the same will be taken from the rest of the country.

The North East Film Festival event is being arranged by NEFTPDA, that is, the North East Film and TV Producers’ Directors’ Association. Jahnu Barua is the president of this association. He is also a famous film-maker. Various eminent personalities from across the country will be present in this event to judge different type of interesting films.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Awards List of Agneepath

The movie Agneepath was released in the year 1990. Till today, the movie is remembered as a popular superhit flick. This film was directed by Mukul S. Anand. Agneepath has Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role. The other actors in this movie included Mithun Chakraborty, Rohini Hattangadi, Danny Dengzongpa etc.

Agneepath
The movie Agneepath was produced by Yash Johar. One important fact about this movie is that, its title has been taken from a poem that was written by Harivansh Rai Bachchan, father of Amitabh Bachchan. The poem was recited by the hero of the movie (Amitabh Bachchan) acter throughout the film. The movie Agneepath received some important awards. Here we are providing you the list of those awards.


Awards won by Agneepath

National Film Award for Best Actor - Amitabh Bachchan
Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award - Mithun Chakraborty
Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award - Rohini Hattangadi


Agneepath was nominated for

Filmfare Best Actor Award - Amitabh Bachchan

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Awards’ list of Salaam Bombay

Salaam Bombay was a wonderful Bollywood movie which was released in 1988. It was directed by Mira Nair. The movie was screenwritten by Sooni Taraporevala. The film mainly revolved around the street children of Bombay (now Mumbai). The movie belonged to a very unique genre and received many awards.

Salaam Bombay
It was the second movie of India to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Here we present you the list of awards bagged by Salaam Bombay

Salaam Bombay won.

1988: Audience Award, Cannes Film Festival
1988: Golden Camera, Cannes Film Festival
1988: National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi
1988: National Film Award for Best Child Artist: Shafiq Syed [1]
1988: National Board of Review Awards: Top Foreign Film
1988 : Lilian Gish Award Excellence in Feature Film, Los Angeles Women in Film Festival (tied with Elysium)
1988: Jury Prize, Montréal World Film Festival (tied with The Dawning)
1988: Most Popular Film, Montréal World Film Festival
1988: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Montréal World Film Festival

Salaam Bombay was nominated for

1989: Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
1990: BAFTA Film Award Best Film not in the English Language
1989: César Award for Best Foreign Film
1990: Filmfare Best Director Award
1989: Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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Friday, October 15, 2010

Awards list of Swades

Swades is a beautiful movie which was released in the year 2004. It was produced, directed and written by Ashutosh Gowarikar. It starred Shahrukh Khan opposite Gayatri Joshi. It was debut movie for the actress Gayatri Joshi. The movie won many awards as follows.

Swades
Awards and nominations

Filmfare Awards Won:

Best Actor - Shahrukh Khan

Best Background Score - A.R. Rehman


Global Indian Film Awards

Best Actor - Shahrukh Khan

Best Newcomer - Gayatri Joshi


National Film Awards

Best Male Playback Singer - Udit Narayan[14]

Special Jury Award - Ashutosh Gowariker

Best Cinematography - Mahesh Aney


Zee Cine Awards

Best Female Debut - Gayatri Joshi

Star Screen Awards

Most Promising Female Newcomer - Gayatri Joshi


Bollywood Movie Awards

Best Debut Female - Gayatri Joshi


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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Awards’ List of Raveena Tandon

Raveena Tandon, born on 26 October 1974, is a famous Bollywood actress who has mostly appeared with Govinda in the Hindi movies. She is a National Film Award winner for Best Actress. She is also a producer, and a former model. Apart from acting in the Bollywood films, the actress has also acted in several Kannada, Tamil and Telugu movies.

Raveena TandonRaveena Tandon made her Bollywood debut with Patthar Ke Phool which was released in 1991 and which also starred Salman Khan opposite Raveena. The catress has bagged many awards and we are providing the details for the same.

Raveena’s list of awards

1992: Filmfare Lux New Face Award, Patthar Ke Phool
2002: Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards Best Supporting Actress, Aks[24]
2002: National Film Award for Best Actress, Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence
2002: Filmfare Special Performance Award, Aks
2002: Star Screen Award Best Supporting Actress, Aks
2002: Bollywood Movie Award - Best Supporting Actress, Aks
2002: Bollywood Movie Award - Critics Award Female, Aks
2002: Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh

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Monday, October 11, 2010

Awards won by Rekha

Rekha is a wonderful and popular actress of Bollywood. She has received various awards for her great acting skills. Here we are providing you the list of all those awards won by Rekha.

Rekha
National Film Awards


1982: National Film Award for Best Actress, Umrao Jaan


Filmfare Awards (Won)


1981: Filmfare Best Actress Award, Khubsoorat

1989: Filmfare Best Actress Award, Khoon Bhari Maang

1997: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi

2003: Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award


Nominated

1979: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Ghar

1979: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Muqaddar Ka Sikander

1981: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Judaai

1982: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Umrao Jaan

1983: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Jeevan Dhaara

1984: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye

1992: Filmfare Best Actress Award for Phool Bane Angaray

2002: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Lajja

2004: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Koi... Mil Gaya

2007: Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Krrish


Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards

1989: BFJA Award for Best Actress, Utsav.


Star Screen Awards

1997: Star Screen Award for Best Villain, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi

Zee Cine Awards

2006: Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement

2007: Zee Cine Awards - Forever Diva Award



Bollywood Movie Awards

2004: Bollywood Movie Award - Best Supporting Actress for Koi Mil Gaya


Other awards

2004: Maha Style Icon of the year.

2005: Sony Golden Glory Award.

2006: Idea Zee F Awards - Fashionable Film Star.

2006: Stardust Awards - Role Model of the year.

2010: Stardust Awards - Stardust Editor's Choice Icon of the Industry.


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Friday, October 8, 2010

Shyam Benegal to be honored at the Third Eye Asian Film Festival

The 3rd Eye Asian Film Festival is going to honour the renowned filmmaker of Indian cinema - Shyam Benegal. This grand festival will be organized from 29th October to 14th November in Mumbai. In this festival, 80 films and 50 short movies from the Asian countries will be showed.

Shyam BenegalThe director of this festival, Sudhir Nandgaonkar, stated that Benegal will be honored because of his experience in cinema. Sudhir also said that Shyam Benegal has been a great force in Bollywood and he will be given the Asian Film Culture award. Some of the famous movies of Shyam Benegal include Ankur, Junoon, Kalyug etc

Nandgaonkar also informed that the festival will be inaugurated by Son of Babylon, an Iraqi film. The Asian Film Culture award is given to the Asian directors for providing respect to their experience and to honor their achievements. This festival will also showcase 6 films by renowned Indian filmmaker Mrinal Sen.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Awards’ list of Parineeta

The movie Parineeta is the screen portray of Bengali novel, Parineeta which was written by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay in 1914. The movie was directed by Pradeep Sarkar. This was the debut movie for the director. The movie was produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The movie had Vidya Balan, Saif Ali Khan and Sanjay Dutt in the main roles. A supporting role was played by Raima Sen.
The movie Parineeta bagged many awards. The list of those awards is given below.

Parineeta
Filmfare Awards of 2006

Best Debut (Female) - Vidya Balan
Best Choreography - Howard Rosemeyer
Best Sound - Bishwadeep Chatterjee
Best Art Director - Pradeep Sarkar, Tanushree Sarkar
R D Burman Award - Shantanu Moitra


Zee Cine Awards of 2006

Best Dialogue - Rekha Nigam, Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Best Costume Design - Subarna Ray Chadhuri


Screen Awards of 2006

Best Playback Singer (Female) - Shreya Ghosal
Best Debut (Female) - Vidya Balan


IIFA Awards of 2006

Best Screenplay – Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Monday, October 4, 2010

Awards’ List of Dev D

The movie Dev D was released in the year 2009. It belongs to the genre of Hindi romantic drama movies. Directed and written by Anurag Kashyap, the movie gained a lot of fame because of its modern style take on Devdas – a novel written by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.

Dev D
Earlier also few movies have been made on the same novel. The recent one before Dev D was Devdas which starred Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri dixit in the lead roles. The movie Dev D starred Abhay Deol, Mahi Gill and Kalki Koechlin in the lead roles. The movie presented itself in a totally different, innovative and interesting style and won many awards. We are sharing the award list so that you may get to know more about this movie.

Nominations and Awards for Dev D :


2009 National Film Award bagged by Dev D

National Film Award for Best Music Direction: Amit Trivedi


Filmfare Awards 2009

Won : Best Supporting Actress: Kalki Koechlin

Won : Critics Award for Best Performance (Female): Mahi Gill

Won : Best Art Direction : Helen Jones, Sukanta Panigrahi

Won : Best Cinematography : Rajeev Ravi

Won : Best Background Score : Amit Trivedi

Won : R D Burman Award for New Musical Talent: Amit Trivedi


Other Awards/Nominations


Nominated at 2009 Asia Pacific Screen Awards at Queensland Australia

Dev D will be premiered at 2010 Palm Springs International Film Festival which will be held in Palm Springs,Palm Springs Regal 9


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Friday, October 1, 2010

Indian Film Festival of Houston Awards

The Indian Film Festival of Houston awards were organized at Royal Oaks Country Club. The club was full of celebrities in attractive and glittering dresses. Men were wearing smart Nehru jackets and the women were in beautiful sarees. This was the second yearly Indian Film Festival of Houston awards evening. The day marked the dazzling ending of the 4-day festival. The festival screened various popular feature films short films and documentaries produced by the Indian producers.

Udaan
The award of Best Feature Film was given to Udaan. It has been directed by Vikramaditya Motwane. The award of Best Documentary was bagged by Woman Rebel which has been directed by Kiran Deol. The award of Best Short Film went to You Can't Curry Love which was directed by Reid Waterer. Dilip Mehta for Cooking with Stella got the “Special Recognition” award.

Chairman of Bollywood's Reliance Big Entertainment, Amit Khanna who got 17 awards at India's 57th National Awards event in Mumbai, was the recipient of the first annual Leadership Award. Sutapa Ghosh, the founder of Indian Film Festival of Houston and also a filmmaker said that the festival has become quite popular and attracted many guests.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Philanthropy, Bollywood Honoured at IFFA

It was 26th September when many acclaimed directors of India and television stars gathered in Houston for the much awaited Annual Indian Film Festival at Houston. The excited guests at this grand ceremony held at the Royal Oaks Country Club were clad in best of Indian attire. They got the chance of being entertained by the interesting eclectic sounds of Moodafaruka.

Paresh Rawal
Vikramaditya Motwane , the famous director won Best Feature for UDAAN. Also Dilip Mehta, another name in the list of famous directors, won the Special Recognition Award for Cooking with Stella. The Indian Film Festival Awards at Houstan awarded its first Philantrophy Award to Dr. Carolyn Farb. Also present at this ceremony was Iqbal Khan, the famous Indian TV star and the heartthrob of many Indian girls. He got the award called the Master of Ceremonies. The award night marked the end of the 5-day festival which was celebrating the Indian talent and culture.

At the Indian Film Festival Awards at Houstan, Iqbal Khan was present with his wife. This actor is famous for his role of "Angad Khanna" in the serial titled Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai. He also gained a lot of fame for playing the character of "Shaurya" in Kavyanjali and "Raghu" for Kahiin To Hoga. He also appeared in the Ekta Kapoor’s serial Karam Apnaa Apnaa. He has also appeared in the movie Fun2shh which also starred Paresh Rawal, Farida Jalal etc.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Peepli Live – India’s official entry for Academy Awards

Hope, this time we will get it! Yes, we are talking about the famous Academy Awards which are better known as the Oscar Awards. So which is the lucky Indian movie, this year, to get an entry into these renowned awards. Well…it’s the comedy sattire titled “Peepli Live”. Peepli Live has made it possible for Aamir Khan to score a hat trick for his movies as nominees in the Oscars Awards.

Peepli Live
Aamir Khan’s Peepli Live has been selected as our country’s official entry for the Oscar Awards in the category of Best Foreign Language film. Two other earlier movie of Aamir which were selected for the similar categories in the similar awards in the past are Lagaan and Taare Zameen Par. L Suresh, chairperson of Film Federation of India commented that they selected Peepli Live for its strong and true portrayal of the Indian farmers and the vibrant striking and impressive depiction of the journalism and media in our country.

This time there were more than 25v movies which were running for this nomination. Even Peepli Live was in close competition with Angadi Theru, a Tamil film. But finally it was Peepli Live which was selected for the category.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Manoj Kumar to receive lifetime achievement award

Manoj Kumar who is popularly known as “Bharat Kumar” in the Indian film industry and among the Indian audiences is called so because he has acted in a lot of patriotic movies. He has not only been an actor in these movies but he has also directed and produced some of them to show his immense feeling of patriotism to others.

Manoj Kumar
The veteran actor, producer and director is now going to enjoy one more precious moment of his life. He will be conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Manoj Kumar has been there in the world of Hindi Cinema since last three decades. He has worked in various movies like Purab Aur Paschim, Kranti,Upkar etc. The actor has also participated actively in movies like Sanyasi , Kapda Aur Makaan, Dus Numbri etc. Before taking a retirement from movies, he did the movie titled as “Maidan-E-Jung”. This movie was released in the year 1995. Now the actor is going to be honoured with an award at MAMI.

Manoj Kumar will receive his Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Mumbai Film Festival. The actor commented that he is happy to get that award because it is as valuable as an Oscar award. The talented 73-year-old actor will receive this honour at the festival that will be organised by MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image). This event will be held between Oct 21-28. The actor has earlier received Padma Shri and Phalke Ratna Award by the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

RajKumar Hirani, Vinod Chopra’s hat-trick with 3 Idiots

During the 57th National Film Awards for the year 2009, the movie 3 Idiots was declared as the most popular film for providing the complete entertainment. Everybody related to the team of 3 Idiots was very much happy when the movie’s name was announced for the award.

RajKumar Hirani and Vinod Chopra
Among the most happy ones were the director and producer of 3 Idiots who stated that it was indeed a proud moment for all of them. The reason why Rajkumar Hirani – director of 3 Idiots and Vinod Chopra – producer of 3 Idiots were especially happy during this occasion of National Film Awards was that it was their third national honour, a hat-trick, as director and producer. In the past, their movies like Lage Raho Munna Bhai and Munnabhai M.B.B.S. had bagged the national awards.

Vinod Chopra was quoted saying that he was away for some pre-production work for his upcoming movie and when he got back, he heard this news and an overwhelming, welcoming response from the people. The famous producer further added that it was an honourable moment for their production house too. He also thanked the entire team of 3 Idiots for their hard work, dedication and support for the movie.

Monday, September 20, 2010

4 National Film Awards for Paa, a morale booster for AB Corp.

The National Film Awards for the year 2009 were announced few days back. This time the Bachchans were lucky to bag several awards. AB Corporation’s movie “Paa”won four National Awards. Amitabh Bachchan who was quite happy with this achievement of the corporation was quoted saying that the 4 National Awards bagged by Paa have acted like a morale booster for AB Corp that has gone through bad times.

Paa
Amitabh also said that these awards have been godsend for AB Corp. and people from AB Corp are really, really happy for a company that has been through some terrible times. Not only the movie Paa won the National Film Awards but also the 67 year old actor Amitabh Bachchan won his fourth National Film Award this year. Earlier, the actor had won National Awards for the movies Saat Hindustani, Agneepath and Black.

The four National Film Awards 2009 won by “Paa” include those of the best actor (Amitabh Bachchan), best supporting actress (Arundhati Naag), best Hindi film and best make-up (Christein Tinsley

Friday, September 17, 2010

57th National Awards 2009 - The complete info'

The 57th National Awards for the year 2009 were announced on the evening of September 15, 2010. The occasion was marked by the presence of many celebrities all across India. Amitabh Bachchan has been specially lucky to bag his fourth National Award this time. The complete list of these awards has been given below.

57th National Awards 2009BEST FEATURE FILM
Kutty Srank (Malayalam)
Producer: Reliance Big Pictures
Director:Shaji N. Karun
Swarna Kamal

INDIRA GANDHI AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT FILM OF A DIRECTOR
Lahore (Hindi)
Producer: Vivek Khatkar
Director :Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan
Swarna Kamal

AWARD FOR BEST POPULAR FILM
Producer:Vidhu Vinod ChopraKaminey (Hindi)
Director :Raj Kumar Hirani
Swarna Kamal

NARGIS DUTT AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE FILM ON NATIONAL INTEGRATION
Delhi 6 (Hindi)
Producer: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Director : Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Rajat Kamal

BEST FILM ON SOCIAL ISSUES
Well Done Abba (Hindi)
Producer: Reliance Big Pictures
Director : Shyam Benegal
Rajat Kamal

BEST CHILDREN’S FILM
Putaani Party (Kannada) & Keshu (Malayalam)
Producer: Children’s Film Society, India (for both films)
Director : Ramchandra P.N. (Putaani Party) & Sivan (Keshu)
Swarna Kamal

BEST DIRECTION
Abohoman (Bengali)
Rituparno Ghosh
Swarna Kamal

BEST ACTOR
Amitabh Bachchan
Rajat Kamal
BEST ACTRESS
Abohoman (Bengali)
Ananya Chatterjee
Rajat Kamal

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Lahore (Hindi)
Farooque Sheikh
Rajat Kamal

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Paa (Hindi)
Arundhati Naag
Rajat Kamal

BEST CHILD ARTIST
Pasanga (Tamil)
Film Characters Jeeva & Anba Karasu
Rajat Kamal

BEST MALE PLAYBACK SINGER
Mahanager @ Kolkata (Bengali)
Rupam Islam
Rajat Kamal

BEST FEMALE PLAYBACK SINGER
Houseful (Bengali)
Neelanjana Sarkar
Rajat Kamal

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Kutty Srank (Malayalam)
Cameraman : Anjuli Shukla
Laboratory Processing: Adlabs Films Ltd.
Rajat Kamal

BEST SCREENPLAY
Kutty Srank (Malayalam)
Kanasemba Kudureyaneri (Kannada)
Pasanga (Tamil)
Screenplay Writer (Original): P.F. Mathews & Harikrishna
Screenplay Writer (Adapted): Dialogues : Pandiraj
Rajat Kamal

BEST AUDIOGRAPHY
Kaminey (Hindi)
Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (Malayalam)
3 Idiots (Hindi)
Location Sound Recordist : Subash Sahoo
Sound Designer : Resool Pookutty
Re-recordist of the final mixed track : Anup Dev
Rajat Kamal

BEST EDITING
Abohomaan (Bengali)
Arghyakamal Mitra
Rajat Kamal

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Delhi 6 (Hindi)
Samir Chanda
Rajat Kamal

BEST COSTUME DESIGNER
Kutty Srank (Malayalam)
Jayakumar
Rajat Kamal

BEST MAKE-UP ARTIST
Paa (Hindi)
Christein Tinsley & Dominie Till
Rajat Kamal

BEST MUSIC DIRECTION
Dev D (Hindi)
Kerala Verma Pazasi Raja
Music Director (Songs) : Amit Trivedi
Music Director (Background Score) : Ilayaraja
Rajat Kamal

BEST LYRICS
3 Idiots (Hindi)
Swanand Kirkire
“Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh……………”
Rajat Kamal

SPECIAL JURY AWARD
Kaminey (Hindi) & Kutty Srank (Malayalam) & Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja (Malayalam)
Sreekar Prasad
Rajat Kamal

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Amitabh Bachchan gets National Award for Paa

Bollywood legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan has recently finished his hat-trick by bagging his third Best Actor award at the 57th National Film Awards. The award for the best actress was given to Ananya Chaterjee for 'Aabo Hawa'. These National Awards were declared on September 15, 2010.

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh has won this award for his brilliant performance in the movie Paa. The movie Paa had Amitabh Bachchan in the exclusive role of a 12 years old child who suffered from a rare disorder – progeria. Progeria is the disease in which the person physically grows at a very fast speed and you may say that the patient becomes old at a tender age, though his mental level remains at a normal point. The movie starred Vidya Balan, Abhishek Bachchan and of course Amitabh Bachchan.

Earlier also Amitabh Bachchan has won two National Awards. He was given the National Award for his movie 'Agneepath' . He also bagged the National Awards for 'Hum' which starred Rajnikanth, Govinda and others apart from Big B.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Ramanaidu gets Dada Saheb Phalke Award

The famous legendary and veteran film producer Dr. D. Ramanaidu from Andhra Pradesh has been conferred the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2009. This award is given by the Indian govern ent in the field of Indian Cinema for the outstanding contribution.

Ramanaidu gets Dada Saheb Phalke Award
Under this award a Swarn Kamal, a cash prize of Rs.10 lakhs and a shawl is given to the awardee. Dr. Ramanaidu stepped into the film world in 1963. His first film was Anuraga. He has produced more than 130 films in many Indian languages. His name has also been mentioned in the Guinness Book of Records.

The actors who have acted with producer Dr. D. Ramanaidu include N T Rama Rao, A. Nageswara Rao, Sivaji Ganesan, KamalHaasan, Jayaprada, Chiranjeevi, Rajnikanth, Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini, Rekha, Jeetendra and Sridevi. Also, some of the famous Hindi movies of Ramanaidu include Premanagar, Dildar, Bandish.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Southscope Cine Awards

The Southscope Cine Awards are oraganised by the famous film magazine called South Scope. Now the Southscope Cine Awards 2010 will be held on September 19 at HICC, Hyderabad. The famous Tamil actress Khushboo announced about these awards at a press briefing which was organised on Tuesday.

Southscope Cine Awards
The actress herself is one of the guests of the event. She has worked in various movies like Thodisi Bewafaii, Laawaris etc. She has acted in more than 100 movies. She is lucky to have worked with several great actors like Rajnikanth, Kamal Hassan etc. The Southscope Cine Awards will be provided in 11 categories. These categories will include best actor, actress, film, director, music director, supporting actor, singer, comedian, lyricist and cinematographer, apart from the best debut and lifetime achievement.

Khushboo said that the nominations include classics of 2009 like Nadodigal, Pasanga, Kanchivaram and Naan Kadavul in the best film category. It is only going to be a matter of choosing the best among these equals. For these Southscope Cine Awards, the audience will be having the opportunity of voting through their mobile phones. The voting will open on September 9. These awards are one of the most awaited awards, especially for the South audience and celebrities. The upcoming award ceremony will be marked with the presence of many leading stars from the South Indian film industry.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Awards and nominations of Rang De Basanti

Rang De Basanti must be a favourite movie of many Indians. The movie was released in 2006. It was written and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The movie starred Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Madhavan, Kunal Kapoor, Siddharth Narayan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni and the British actress Alice Patten in the lead roles.

Rang De Basanti
the movie was made with the budget of Rs. 250 million. The whole movie was alomost shot in and around New Delhi. The movie won a lot of awards. Here is the list for the same.

National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment

Filmfare Awards (2006) won by rang De Basanti

Filmfare Award for Best Movie

Filmfare Award for Best Director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Filmfare Award for Best Music Director A R Rehman

Critics Best Performance - Male Aamir Khan

Best Editing P. S. Bharathi

Best Cinematography Binod Pradhan

RD Burman Award for New Music (Naresh Iyer) categories.


IIFA Awards (2007) won by Rang De Basanti

IIFA Award for Best Movie,

Best Supporting Actress (Soha Ali Khan),

Best Screenplay (Rensil D'Silva and Rakeysh Mehra)

Some other Awards

Rang De Basanti also won eight awards apiece at the 2006 Global Indian Film Awards and 2007 Star Screen Awards.

The movie also won six awards at the 2007 Zee Cine Awards.

The film was also nominated for the Best Film not in English language at the 2007 British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

All woman jury for 12th Mumbai Film Festival

Jane Campion, the Oscar-winning filmmaker will be heading an all-women jury which will also include South Indian actress Suhasini Mani Ratnam at the 12th Mumbai Academy of Moving Images (MAMI) international film festival.The other panellists will include Tanya Seghatchian, Samira Makhmalbaf and Yoon Jeong-Hee.

Jane Campion
Jane Campion is an Academy Award winne. She is a Hollywood-based filmmaker, screen writer and producer. This talented lady had also shot the movie "Holy Smoke" starring Kate Winslet in India. Srinivasan Narayan. the festival director said that Jane Campion may also conduct a master class.

Suhasini Maniratnam is a National Film Award-winning Indian actress. She is a director and producer also. She is wife of celebrated director, Maniratnam who has directed various movies like Roja, Bombay, Dil Se, Yuva etc. The couple runs the production company Madras Talkies. In fact Suhasini is the niece of Tamil film maker and superstar Kamal Hassan. She is also a trained costume designer, cinematographer, hair stylist, and the first female graduate of the Madras Film Institute. Suhasini made her film debut in 1980 with the Tamil film Nenjathai Killathe.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Awards list of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge which is popularly known as DDLJ was a superhit movie of the year 1995. The movie was directed by Aditya Chopra. It had Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Farida Jalal and Amrish Puri as the star cast. The movie earned more than Rs 580 million in India.

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
The movie also did a business of Rs 175 million overseas. DDLJ became the biggest Bollywood hit of the year 1995. It also remains one of the biggest Bollywood hits of all time. It is also the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge also made a record by finishing 750 weeks of constant play in Mumbai theatres. Here we present you the list of awards that were received by the movie DDLJ.


Filmfare Awards received by Dilwale Dulahiya Le Jayenge

1996 Filmfare Best Movie Award: Yash Chopra
1996 Filmfare Best Director Award: Aditya Chopra
1996 Filmfare Best Actor Award: Shahrukh Khan
1996 Filmfare Best Actress Award: Kajol
1996 Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award: Farida Jalal
1996 Filmfare Best Comedian Award: Anupam Kher
1996 Filmfare Best Lyricist Award: Anand Bakshi, Tujhe Dekha
1996 Filmfare Best Screenplay Award: Aditya Chopra
1996 Filmfare Best Dialogue Award: Aditya Chopra, Javed Siddiqi[7]
1996 Filmfare Best Male Playback Award: Udit Narayan, Mehndi Lagake Rakhna


National Film Awards

1995 National Film Award for Best Popular Film, Rajat Kamal (Silver Medal).

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge earned more than Rs 580 million in India. The movie also did a business of Rs 175 million overseas. DDLJ became the biggest Bollywood hit of the year 1995.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Award list of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is a love triangle movie which was made in 1999.The film is a complete showcase of Salman Khan opposite Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and the sincere Ajay Devgan . The music of the movie remained in the chartbuster for years . The movie has been directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali who made a remarkable triangle love story. Here we present the list of awards achieved by this unforgettable movie.

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
National Awards of 2000

Best Music Direction - Ismail Darbar
Best choreography -- Samir tanna & Arsh Tanna for dholi tharo dhol baje


Filmfare Awards of 2000

Best Movie - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Best Director - Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Best Actress - Aishwarya Rai
Best Male Playback - Udit Narayan, "Chand Chupa Badal Mein"
Best Art Director - Nitin Chandrakant Desai
Best Cinematographer - Anil Mehta
Best Choreography - Saroj Khan, "Nimbooda"
Best Background Score - Anjan Biswas


Star Screen Awards of 2000

Star Screen Award Best Director - Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Star Screen Award Best Actress - Aishwarya Rai
Star Screen Award Best Female Playback - Kavita Krishnamoorthy
Star Screen Award for Best Screenplay - Sanjay Leela Bhansali & Kenneth Philips


IIFA Awards of 2000

Best Movie - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Best Director - Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Best Actress - Aishwarya Rai
Best Male Playback - Udit Narayan, "Chand Chupa Badal Mein"


Zee Cine Awards

Zee Cine Award Best Film - Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Zee Cine Award Best Director - Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Female - Aishwarya Rai
Lux Face of the Year - Aishwarya Rai
Zee Cine Award Best Playback Singer- Male - Udit Narayan
Zee Cine Award Best Playback Singer- Female - Kavita Krishnamurthy

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

'Kuch Kuch hota hai ' awards list

'Kuch Kuch hota hai ' is a Hindi Romantic comedy, the movie was released in India on October 16, 1998. The film was written and Directed by Karan Johar. It starred the popular pair of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan and Kajol, the actors are well known for their on screen chemistry. Stylish lady of bollywood, Rani Mukherjee was also appeared in a supporting role.

Kuch Kuch hota hai
Macho Man Salman Khan was appeared in a cameo role. The film was a block buster hit in India and abroad, it won the major awards like Best Film award at The 44th Annual Filmfare Awards, Sansui Viewers' Choice Awards, Lux Zee Cine Awards, Bollywood Movie Awards, Aashirwad Awards along with the National Film Awards. It was the the highest grossing Indian movie of 1998, it gross collection was Rs.500,000,000 in India.

'Kuch Kuch hota hai' was entitled with so many awards like Star Screen Awards,Best Film -Karan Johar, Best Music Director -Jatin Lalit, Best Director -Karan Johar and Best Comedian - Archana Puran Singh. National Film Awards include, Best Film For Providing Wholesome Entertainment- Karan Johar and Best Female Playback Singer Alka Yagnik for the title song.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Award List of Devdas

The newest version of the movie Devdas was released in 2002. This movie is based on the novel of Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay. This is the third Hindi version of the movie. The 2002 Devdas was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The stars of this movie include Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, and Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles. When this movie was released, it was the most expensive Bollywood film ever produced with a budget of Rs 50 crores. The movie has won various awards which include the following.

Devdas
Filmfare Awards won by Devdas

Best Film - Bharat Shah
Best Actor - Shahrukh Khan
Best Actress - Aishwarya Rai
Best Director - Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Best Supporting Actress - Madhuri Dixit
Best Female Playback - Kavita Krishnamurthy

Friday, August 20, 2010

Peepli Live will open Indian Film Fest of London

Peepli Live, the recent movie produced by Aamir Khan, is all set to open the inaugural edition of the Indian Film Festival of London. This festival will be held from 25 to 29 August. The venue for the same would be London's Riverside Studios. As far as the closing of this festival is concerned, well, Shemaroo Entertainment's Ishqiya has been chosen for closing this festival.

Peepli Live
Other Bollywood movies which will be screened at this festival include Naa Jaane Kyun, Claire McCarthy's The Waiting City and Pravesh Bhardwaj's Mr. Singh Mrs. Mehta. The documentary section of this festival will include Duane Baugham's Bhutto, Deepa Mehta's Nero's Guests etc. A retrospective of filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra will also be showed.

This retrospective will have movies like Parinda, 1942: A Love Story, Eklavya: The Royal Guard and 3 Idiots. The benefits of this festival will go to UNICEF. The aim of this festival is to popularize the deserving offbeat Bollywood and regional Indian cinema .

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Canada will sign a treaty at IIFA 2011

The latest news is that Canada will sign a film and new media co-production treaty with India. The treaty will be signed at the 12th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards, that is, IIFA. These IIFA 2011 are scheduled to be held in Toronto. Now you must be thinking that what difference does this treaty make to the Indian cinema. Right? Well… this treaty will help the Indian filmmakers to get an access to the North American country's scenic locales which will also include British Columbia (BC).

IIFA 2011Pratap Raju, managing director (technology, research and innovation), British Columbia International Trade and Investment Representative Office said that they are planning to open their office at Mumbai and are also looking forward to plan trips for the Indian film makers. These trips will take the Bollywood filmmakers for location-scouting to BC.

British Columbia is the third-largest film television centre in North America. This Canadian province is famous for the shooting locations of various documentaries, movies, serials, television series etc. That is why the treaty with India will definitely provide tremendous opportunities to the Indian directors and producers.