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.

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.