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

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

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
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)

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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