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.

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.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Digital films to be accepted by National Film Awards committee

From now on, the National Film Awards committee will start accepting the digital films too for the awards. Even if these films are not released with a celluloid print, these digital films can be submitted. In fact a petition was filed by filmmakers of Manipur. At Manipur the theaters have been closed because of militancy and the filmmaking there has gone completely digital.

National Film Awards
That is why this decision has been taken by the committee. This committee was led by filmmaker Shyam Benegal. The new changes will take place from National Film awards 2009 onwards. These National Film awards 2009 are likely to be announced on September 15.

The good change is that the cash prize for the Best Film has been increased to the amount of Rs 1.5 lakh from Rs 1 lakh. This amount will be given to both the director and producer. The cash prize for the Best Debut Non-Feature Film Award has been raised from Rs 50,000 to Rs 75,000.

Friday, August 13, 2010

More significance to regional language films at the National Film Awards

In order to provide more significance and spotlight to the regional language films at the National Film Awards, the government has decided to soon introduce a new two-tier selection system. The delayed selections for the year 2009 Awards will be announced under the new system.

National Film AwardsThis decision comes on the basis of recommendations which was submitted by an expert committee. This committee was headed by filmmaker Shyam Benegal.
For this new procedure, five regional panels will be constituted to select the various best films in their own areas. Then a central jury will make the final award decision.

The northern region will include films in languages like English, Punjabi, Dogri, Urdu, Bhojpuri, Rajasthani and central Indian languages. The western region will include films of Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati and Konkani languages. Similarly the other regions will also have certain categories.

Monday, August 9, 2010

57th Idea Filmfare Award(South)

The biggest South Indian film award function was held in Chennai on August 07, Saturday. This was the much awaited 57th Idea Filmfare Award(South). This was a true star-studded award ceremony. The actors, actresses, directors, producers from the Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam film fraternity came together to attend these awards.

57th Idea Filmfare Award(South)
In the Tamil category, Kanchivaram movie by Priyadarshan won three awards. This is a period movie. Prakash Raj won the Best Actor's award while Shammu won the award for Best Supporting Role (female). Prakash had played the role of Vengadam in the film Kanchivaram and Shammu had played Prakash Raj's daughter in this movie.

There were a lot of dance performances and the event was full of fun, glamour and excitement. A number of South indian stars performed on the stage and entertained everybody. There were the famous faces like Shreya Saran, Trisha Krishnan, Tamanna Bhatia etc.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Mr. and Mrs. Iyer and its bag full of awards

Mr. and Mrs. Iyer is an Indian drama film which was released in 2002. This movie was written and directed by Aparna Sen. N. Venkatesan was the producer of this movie. The movie had Rahul Bose and Konkana Sen in the lead roles. Basically the movie throws a light on our national integration and at the same time it also portrays the tension and stress during riots.

Mr. and Mrs. IyerKonkona Sen Sharma has played the role as Meenakshi Iyer, a Tamil Iyer Brahmin who is a Hindu and married. On the other hand, Rahul Bose portrays the character of Raja Chowdhury, a Muslim wildlife photographer. You may have a look at the Awards and Achievements of the movie which are given below :

* Mr. and Mrs. Iyer was premiered at the Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland

* Konkana Sen won the National Award for Best Actress in 2003 for Mr. and Mrs Iyer.

* Konkana Sen also won the Silver Lotus Award of Best Actress for Mr. and Mrs Iyer.

* During the 50th National Film Awards, Aparna Sen got the award of Best direction for 'Mr and Mrs Iyer'.

* Mr. and Mrs Iyer won the Golden Maile award at the Hawaii International Film Festival.

* The movie also won Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration in India during the 50th National Film Awards.

The movie also got a good response among the Indian audience. It was met with critical acclaim on its release and won several other national and international awards.The movie had the mixture of three languages as Hindi, English and Tamil.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Aamir Khan’s Peepli Live awarded as the Best Feature Film

Aamir Khan's movie Peepli Live has been awarded as the Best First Feature Film in the 31st Durban International Film Festival which were held recently. This movie has been written by Anusha Rizvi. Also the movie is the first directorial venture of Anusha.

Peepli Live
The film covers three important topics of India including the farmers, the media scenario and the politics. The movie revolves around these three topics only. Regarding the screening and award of the movie in South Africa, Aamir Khan said that South Africa has been very lucky for him and he hopes that this luck extends to Peepli Live as well. Earlier also Aamir Khan’s film Lagaan had its world premiere at Sun City in South Africa.

Aamir also said that Peepli Live has been very well received at all the major film festivals. It has already been at the Sundance Film Festival and it was the first Indian film to be selected for the competition section there. The 31st Durban film fest was held from 22 July to 1 August.

Monday, August 2, 2010

List Of IIFA Awards 2010 Winners

The 11th International Indian Film Academy or in short the IIFA awards ceremony was organized at Sughathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo. This capital city of Sri Lanka hosted the IIFA awards this year. The grand event was hosted by Lara Dutta, Riteish Deshmukh and Boman Irani.

IIFA AwardThe movie 3 Idiots bagged a lot of awards and was the big winner of this awards night. Another interesting point was that there was a tie between Kareena Kapoor (3 Idiots) and Vidya Balan (Paa) for the Best Actress Award trophy. Anyway, those who missed these awards and want to update themselves about the winners. may go through the list of IIFA awards winners which is given below.

Best Film : Vidu Vinod Chopra For 3 idiots

Best Direction : Rajkumar Hirani For 3 IDIOTS

Best Performance in a Leading Role : Male – Amitabh Bachchan For Paa

Best Performance in a Leading Role : Female – Kareena Kapoor For 3 Idiots and Vidya Balan For Paa

Best Performance in Supporting Role : Male For Sharman Joshi For 3 IDIOTS

Best Performance in Supporting Role : Female For Divya Dutta For Delhi 6

Best Performance in a Comic Role : Sanjay Dutt For All The Best

Best Performance in a Negative Role : Boman Irani For 3 Idiots

Debut of the year (Male) : Omi Vaidya – Jackie Bhagnani

Debut of the year (Female) : Jacqueline Fernandez – Mahie Gill

Best Music Direction : Pritam For Love Aaj Kal

Best Story : Abhijat Joshi,Raj Kumar Hirani and Vidu Vinod Chopra For 3 Idiots

Best Lyrics : Swanand Kirkire For 3 Idiots

Best Playback Singer : Male – Shaan- Behti Hawa Sa Tha Who For 3 Idiots

Best Playback Singer : Female – Kavita Seth- Ek Tara For Wake Up Sid

Outstanding Achievement by an Indian Internationally : Anil Kapoor

IIFA Green Global Award : Vivek Oberoi

Technical Awards Winners :

Best Editing : Rajkumar Hirani For 3 Idiots

Best Screenplay : Abhijat Joshi, Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra For 3 Idiots

Best Cinematography : C.K. Muraleedharan For 3 Idiots

Best Dialogue : Rajkumar Hirani, Abhijat Joshi For 3 Idiots

Best Background Score : Sanjay Wandrekar, Atul Raninga, Shantanu Moitra For 3 Idiots

Best Sound Recording : Bishwadeep Chatterjee, Nihal Ranjan Samel For 3 Idiots

Best Song Recording : Bishwadeep Chatterjee, Sachi K Sanghvi For 3 Idiots

Best Sound Re-recording : Anup Dev For 3 Idiots

Best Choreography : Bosco Martis, Caesar Gonsalves For Love Aaj Kal

Best Costume Designing : Anahita Shroff Adajania, Dolly Ahluwalia For Love Aaj Kal

Best Art Direction : Sabu Cyril For Aladdin

Best Special Visual Effects : Charles Darby – Eyecube Labs For Aladdin

Best Action : Shyam Kaushal For Kaminey

Best Make up Artist : Christien Tinsley, Domini Till For Paa