Wednesday, January 27, 2010

IIFA 2010 in South Korea

South Korea is organizing the International Indian Film Academy Awards 2010 (IIFA). There will be more than hundred of bollywood actors, actress, directors, producers present there.

The first IIFA Award was held in London in the year 2000 than in South Africa, Malaysia, Singapore, Netherlands,and in 2011 IIFA Award will held in June. The main motto of IIFA Awards are to recognise, give honour and celebrate the success of India Film Industry. It is the show which attract audience a worldwide.

It is to promote Indian film to all the world, and its founder-directors are Andre Timmins, Viraf Sarkari and Sabbas Joshep and in advisory board many bollywood super stars are there like -Amitabh Bachchan, Ramesh Sippy, Vinod Khanna,Jaya Bachchan and many more...........
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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Best Supporting Actor- Arjun Rampal

Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal has received 56th National Film Award as abest supporting actor for his performance in the movie Rock On!
He said to IANS that this is very emotional, wonder full felling moment for him and his family and entire Rock On team. He said everyone get emotional after receiving this prestigious award.

The movie revolves around five Good friend, who chucked their dreams of taking there band professional but just because of some misunderstanding there band break off, but after ten years , when they meet the dream come true of famous band.

Rampal throw a party at his house on this big success, of winning award.He has recently opened resto-bar in Delhi 'LAP' .
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Monday, January 25, 2010

Sonam nominated for Asian Film Awards

In the whole film industry Sonam Kapoor is the only actress who has been nominated for fourth Asian Film Awards.

She has been nominated for newcomer category for her role in Delhi-6, and she is competing with other two countries actresses China and Korea. The award ceremony will be on March 22, 2010.

She is a daughter of prominent bolywood actor Anil Kapoor, who has won Oscar Award for hids movie Slumdog Millionare, and his daughter proven in the Indian film industry after debuting Sawariya with the co-star Ranbir Kapoor. Then she worked with Jr. B in Delhi 6 and nominated for the Fourth Asian Film Awards.

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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Kanartaka's first Cinematographer received Dada Saheb Phalke

Famous Cinematographer VK Murthy was chosen for Dada Saheb Phalke Award on Thursday, he is the second Kannadiga who has chosen for the award. He has completed his cinematography from SJ Polytechnic College, Bangalore in the year 1943-46. Legendry Manna Dey was the first person from Karnartaka who has awarded from this prestigious award. VK Murthy is the first cinematography of Karnataka who has won this award.

From childhood he is interested to make his career in Indian film industry and he has given many precious moments to the industry which will be in memory forever. His first shoted Cinematography was Karaz Ke Phool and that was one of the best cinematographer for Guru Dutt's movie. He has stated his career as a violinist after that he got entered in Indian film industry and most of his movies received Filmfare Awards.
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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Stardust Awards of the year "2010"

The Stardust Awards is an awards ceremony for Hindi Movies to congratulates the new superstars and to encourage them for the future and this award show is sponspered by the Stardust magzine. Make your favorite star to win Max Stardust Award 2010, here is the list below from which you can chice your favorite celebrity and movie of the year.

Superstar Of Tomorrow - Female
Deepika Padukone - Love Aaj Kal
Sonam Kapoor - Delhi 6
Isha Sharvani - Luck By Chance
Mugdha Godse - Jail
Asin - London Dream

Superstar Of Tomorrow - Male
Ranbir Kapoor - Wake Up Sid & Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
Imraan Khan - Luck
Farhan Akhtar - Luck By Chance
Neil Nitin Mukesh - New York
Harman Baweja - What's Your Raashee?

Breakthrough Performance - Male
Abhimanyu Singh - Gulaal
Chandan Roy Sanyal - Kaminey
Parzan Dastur - Sikandar
Amol Gupte - Kaminey
Adhyayan Suman - Raaz -The Mystery Continues
Cyrus Broacha - 99

Breakthrough Performance - Female
Chitrashi Rawat - Luck
Urvashi Sharma - Baabarr
Shahana Goswami - Firaaq
Gauhar Khan - Rocket Singh - Salesman Of The Year
Mugdha Godse - All The Best
Kalki Koechlin - Dev D
Bhavna Pani - Fast Forward
Kulraj Randhawa - Chintuji

Hottest New Director
Renzil D'Silva - Kurbaan
Anthony D'Souza - Blue
Ayaan Mukherjee - Wake Up Sid
Prabhu Devaa - Wanted
Zoya Akhtar - Luck By Chance

Hottest Film Of The Year
All The Best
Love Aaj Kal
Quick Gun Murugan

Exciting New Face
Shazahn Padamsee - Rocket Singh - Salesman Of The Year
Giselle Monteiro - Love Aaj Kal
Jacqueline Fernandez - Aladin
Shruti Hassan - Luck

Standout Performance By A Music Director
Amit Trivedi - Dev D
RDB - Kambakkht Ishq
Piyush Mishra - Gulaal
Sharib -Toshi - Raaz -The Mystery Continues & Jashnn
Sohail Sen - What's Your Raashee?
Bappa Lahiri - Jai Veeru

New Musical Sensation - Male
Mohit Chauhan - Masakali - (Delhi 6)
Mohit Chauhan - Dooriyan - (Love Aaj Kal)
Amit Trivedi - Emosional Atyachar - (Dev D)
Tochi Raina - Pardesi - (Dev D)
Suraj Jagan - Give Me Some Sunshine - (3 Idiots)
Toshi - Maahi - (Raaz -The Mystery Continues)

New Musical Sensation - Female
Kavita Seth - Iktara - (Wake Up Sid)
Mouli Dave - Agre Ka Ghagra - (Jai Veeru)
Tarannum Malik - Salone Kya - (What's Your Raashee?)
Shruti Hasaan - Aazma Luck Aazma - (Luck)
Bela Shinde - Su Chhe - (What's Your Raashee?)

Standout Performance By A Lyricist
Amitabh Bhattacharya - Emosional Atyachar - (Dev D)
Sandeep Shrivastava - Mere Sang Toh Chal Zaraa - (New York)
Shellee - Dhol Yaara Dhol - (Dev D)
Subrat Sinha - Piya Jaise Ladoo - (Radio)


Best Actress
Soha Ali Khan - 99
Preity Zinta - Videsh
Mahie Gill - Dev D
Lara Dutta - Billu

Best Actor
Abhay Deol - Dev D
Naseeruddin Shah - Firaaq
Kay Kay Menon - Gulaal
Rishi Kapoor - Chintuji
Irrfan Khan - Billu
Akshay Kumar - 8x10 Tasveer

Best Director
Nandita Das - Firaaq
Priyadarshan - Billu
Ashu Trikha - Baabarr
Ranjit Kapoor - Chintuji
Pankaj Advani - Sankat City
Anurag Kashyap - Dev D

Best Film
Sankat City
Dev D


Dream Director
Rajkumar Hirani - 3 Idiots
Rajkumar Santoshi - Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
Rohit Shetty - All The Best
Vishal Bhardwaj - Kaminey
R. Balki - Paa
Imtiaz Ali - Love Aaj Kal

Best Film Of The Year -Comedy
De Dana Dan
Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
All The Best
Do Knot Disturb
Dil Bole Hadippa

Best Film Of The Year - Action / Thriller
New York

Best Film Of The Year - Drama
3 Idiots
Love Aaj Kal
Dev D
Wake Up Sid
Delhi 6

Star Of The Year - Male
Aamir Khan - 3 Idiots
Amitabh Bachchan - Paa
Saif Ali Khan - Love Aaj Kal
Salman Khan - Wanted
Akshay Kumar - Blue
Shahid Kapoor - Kaminey
Ajay Devgn - All The Best

Star Of The Year -Female
Katrina Kaif - Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani & New York
Kareena Kapoor - Kurbaan & 3 Idiots
Vidya Balan - Paa
Rani Mukherjee - Dil Bole Hadippa
Priyanka Chopra - Kaminey

Best Actor In A Supporting Role
Abhishek Bachchan - Paa
Vivek Oberoi - Kurbaan
Rishi Kapoor - Luck By Chance
Hrithik Roshan - Luck By Chance
Sharman Joshi - 3 Idiots

Best Actress In A Supporting Role
Dimple Kapadia - Luck By Chance
Kirron Kher - Kurbaan
Divya Dutta - Delhi 6
Tisca Chopra - Firaaq
Supriya Pathak - Wake Up Sid

Best Actor In A Comedy Role
Sanjay Dutt - All The Best
Akshay Kumar - De Dana Dan
Ajay Devgn - All The Best
Riteish Deshmukh - Do Knot Disturb
Govinda - Life Partner
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Sunday, January 17, 2010

Ambika Soni hold meeting for NFA and IFFI

Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni,called for meetings with two different committees formed for the purpose to better the International Film Festival of India and revamp the National Film Awards to make it look "au courant".
Film maker Shyam Benegal and Censor Board Chairperson Sharmila Tagore were present at the meeting held for the National Film Awards.Opinions on how to to upgrade the awards were exchanged.The committee is expected to submit its report by 15th of March,2010 which will contain suggestions to make the NFA more in with times by making qualitative changes.

The second meeting was held with the experts for International Film Festival of India (IFFI) and its improvisation so that a bigger and a better market can be captured for Indian films. The report for the same will be submitted by the committee again on the 15th of March,2010.The commitee members who attended the meeting were Chairman of the Committee Kamal Hasan,Pritish Nandy,Prasoon Joshi and NFA chairman Shyam Benegal.Other film makers who were present at the meeting were Ashok Vishwanathan, Jahnu Baruah, Mohan Agashe, Nagesh Kuknoor, Rajiv Mehrotra, Shajin Karun, Vishal Bhardwaj and Sai Paranjapye.

Ambika Soni expressed the desire for a definite time schedule to be sketched out so that NFA can be carried out on a timely basis and it is ensured that a proper,democratic and transparent procedure is adopted avoiding any king of litigation.
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Paa & 3 Idiots glitz at Star Screen Awards

16th Annual Star Screen Awards, sponsored by Nokia was held on January 9th 2010 at the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) grounds on Saturday. The star-studded mega event was a delight to watch for all movie-lovers. All bigwigs of Bollywood were present at the ceremony and it was a hard fight among the movies of 2009, as well as the actors. It was a close fight in various categories, but, Paa starring Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan and 3 Idiots starring Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi and Boman Irani -- won maximum awards.

The Bachchan family stole the show with their starry presence of Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya and Jaya Bachchan al present to support their home production. Amitabh Bachchan won the best actor award for PAA. The movie also won 4 other awards under the Best Actress category bagged by Vidya Balan, Best Child Actor for Pratik and Best Supporting Actress for Arundhati Nag (who played Amitabh's grandmother in the film).

3 Idiots, a spectacular film that broke all records at the ticketing window this year, won the best film award. The film was recorded as the big hit of 2009 and won over other contenders like ‘Love Aaj Kal’ and Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Kaminey’.3 idiots bagged several wards under various other categories.

There were some obvious and some not-so obvious winners in the Music segment of the awards. Kavita Seth, the voice behind "Ore manva"from wake up sid won the award for the best female singer. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan trounced the competition in the best male playback category for his track "Aaj Din" from Love Aaj Kal. A.R.Rahman won the best music Director award for his mind blowing music in Delhi 6.

“Dev D’, supposed to be a modern retake on Devdas, won some awards too. The most promising new comer award was bagged by Mahi Gill. Firaaq, a movie directed by ace actress turned director Nandita Das, fetched her most promising debutante director award. However, it was quite obvious to conclude after the ceremony that PAA and 3 idiots stole the show and won big time in 16th Annual Star Screen awards.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Chevrolet Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards

It was a grand event at the Chitrakoot grounds in Andheri in Mumbai and all the who's who of Bollywood were present there.The occasion was to give away The Chevrolet Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards for best performance on the big screen along with best performances on Television.

The Chevrolet Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards saw an array of Bollywood stars gathered at one place.

The highlight of the event was when Amitabh Bachchan was given the Lifetime achievement Award which was handed over to him by Akshay Kumar.

The film that bagged the most number of awards was Imtiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal.The movie was honoured with five awards for best story(Imtiaz Ali),Best actor in a supporting role(Adajania and Dolly Ahluwalia),Best costume design(Anita Shroff),Best music(Pritam),Best male singer(Mohit Chauhan).

Shahrukh Khan was given the best actor award and the film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi recieved three awards in the categories of best choreography which was won by Shaimak Dawar,Best lyrics won by Jaideep Sahini and best female singer-Shreya Goshal

Ghajni was announced as the Best film whilst taking away the awards for best director,best screenplay (given to A.R Murugadoss ) and Best editing award given to Anthony.

The award for the best female actor went to Priyanka Chopra for her film Kaminey.Shahid Kapoor was given the award for the heart throb of the nation while the female heart throb was Deepika Padukone.

The big budget movie that bombed at the box office was given its share of limelight too when it received the awards for Best sound recording and Best special effects.

Televison awards were given away too at the event with the best fictional soap being Uttran.The best reality tv show award was given to Dus Ka Dum hosted by Salman Khan.The best actor and the actress on the small screen were Ayub Khan and Tina Dutta both from the serial Uttran.

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Friday, January 8, 2010

Filmfare Awards 2009 were a calculated prediction on Bollywood Awards 2008

In 2008 Bollywood awards, Shahrukh Khan's fantastic performance in 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi' has intense competition from his favorite rivals- Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan. Know more about Aamir Khan's horoscope.

Hey! just hang for for a second and go through Filmfare Awards 2009. Here comes a calculated prediction on the Filmfare Award 2009 and many other awards that followed it.

Best Bollywood movie of 2008: Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.
Best Director: Abbas Tyrewala for Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na.
Best Actor: Aamir Khan for Ghajini.
Best Actress: Priyanka Chopra for Fashion. In Fashion, Priyanka was amazing. Read more about the horoscope of Priyanka Chopra.

Best actor critics awards: Hrithik Roshan for his unforgatable and outstanding performance in Jodhaa Akbar.
Best actress critics award: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for Jodhaa Akbar.

Best movie critics award: A Wednesday. The super success of the movie even stunned the director.
Best supporting actor award: Arjun Rampal for Rock On.
Best supporting actress award: Kangana Ranaut for Fashion.

Best actor in comic role: Abhishek Bachchan for Dostana.
Best actor in a villain's role: Naseerudin Shah for 'A Wednesday'.
Best male debut award: Imran Khan for Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na.
Best female debutant: Asin Thottumkal for Ghajini.
Best story: Rock On.
Best screenplay: Rock On.

R.D.Burman award for upcoming talent: Rashid Ali for 'Kabhi Aditi'.
Best male playback singer: K.K for 'Zara sa...' from the film Jannat.
Best female playback singer: Shreya Goshal (Teri Ore) from the flick Singh is Kinng.
Best lyrics: Javed Akhtar for Jash-e-bahar from the award winning movie Jodhaa Akbar.
Best music: A.R.Rahman for Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na.
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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Apsara Producers' Guild Awards to be held this year

The Apsara Producers' Guild Awards will held on January 10, 2010 at Chitrakoot Grounds, Mumbai. Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor, will be grooving the stage with their performances. Vidya Balan and Arshad Warsi will dance number their upcoming film Ishqiya. Click on to know more about Kareena Kapoor's horoscope.

Vivek Oberoi too will perform at the night as also to promote his next release, 'Prince -- It's Showtime'. Vivek will be joined by other stars who will perform on exclusive numbers.

30 awards will be given in the ceremony in categories of films and television with over 24 films, including Love Aaj Kal, Kaminey, Wake Up Sid, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and Ghajini being among the nominations.
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Monday, January 4, 2010

Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film

The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremony in India. These awards were established in 1954, and administrated by the Indian government's Directorate of Film Festivals since 1973. Nargis Dutt Award is given to the Best Feature film on National Integration.

The list of the winners of the Nargis Dutt Awards are as follows-

* 2008 Dharm
* 2005 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero
* 2004 Pinjar
* 2001 Pukar
* 1999 Zakhm
* 1998 Border
* 1994 Sardar
* 1988 Tamas
* 1985 Aadmi Aur Aurat
* 1984 Sookha
* 1975 Parinay
* 1974 Garam Hawa
* 1972 Do Boond Pani
* 1970 Saat Hindustani
* 1967 Subhash Chandra
* 1966 Shaheed

All these Bollywood films have best dealt with themes relating to National Integration in India.
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Saturday, January 2, 2010

Toronto to host IIFA Awards in 2011

In December 2009 it was announced that members of the Indian Film Fraternity and the IIFA Advisory Board, Canada will be hosting the 2011 International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA). The IIFA Weekend and IDEA IIFA Awards ceremony will be held in the Greater Toronto Area from 16th -19th June 2011.

Joined by key members of the Indian Film Industry, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty also thanked IIFA for the honour of hosting the IIFA Weekend and Awards 2011 in Toronto. Toronto is an ideal choice for IIFA 2011 as it is considered as the global city which is very well known for it's culture and entertainment scene.

The announcement came at a green carpet celebration of cultural ties that bind nearly 600 thousand Ontarians to India. The IIFA Weekend will also cap a four-day celebration of Indian Cinema, including a Film Festival, various film briefings, a world-wide film premiere, a trade and business Forum, an IIFA Foundation event and escalate into the night of nights, the IDEA IIFA Awards.

The organizers have said that the decision for the 2010 edition will be announced soon. The first IIFA Awards were held at the Millennium Dome in London in 2000 and have gone on to various cities like Sun City, Dubai, Amsterdam, Singapore, Yorkshire amongst others, with the most recent being celebrated n Macau.

The IIFA Weekend is expected to witness over 500 people from the Indian film industry and about 40 thousand visitors to Toronto, with an international television audience of more than 350 million.
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