Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The National Film Awards

The National Film Awards is the most important film award ceremony organized in India. Established in late 1954, this is administrated by the Indian government's Directorate of Film Festivals since 1973.Every year, a national panel that is appointed by the government choose the winning entry, and the award ceremony is organized in New Delhi, where the President of India gives away the awards. This is followed by the investiture of the National Film Festival,
National Film Awardswhere the award-winning movies are screened for the public. Announced for flicks produced in the previous year worldwide, they hold the division of awarding worth to the best of Indian cinema on the whole, as well as presenting awards for the best movies in each region and language of the country.A list of rules is presented every year in a document of regulation chart known as the National Film Award Regulations. The criteria for eligibility surrounds many norms. Among them, there is a direct requirement for the makers of a movie, and most important the filmmaker, to be Indian nationals.

Films entering the competition should be produced in India, and in case of co-production involving a international country,there are as many as six conditions which should be accomplished in order for the movie to make the grade. According to the terms, in order to be eligible for consideration of the jury, a flick should be most probably certified by the Central Board of Film Certification between January 1 and December 31st. Whether a project is acknowledged a feature film or a non-feature film shall be decided by the Feature Film jury. The eligibility list involve a section of rules and regulations shaping which films shall not by eligible for entry in the competition.

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Power-couple Malaika and Arbaaz at IIFA

Bollywood famous celebrities, including the evergreen hottest couple Malaika Arora Khan and Arbaaz Khan and actress Amisha Patel were invited to walk down the green-carpet earlier to the televised screening of the IIFA ceremony at the Ritz Carlton at the DIFC. Screen rough and tough man Salman Khan’s corrupt police officer image in “Dabangg” created waves worldwide and the movie also won a bunch of awards including best picture at the “Bollywood Oscars for the first time in North America.
Malaika and Arbaaz
The movie directed by Abhinav Kashyap won in the highly essential music categories for best female playback singer, best male playback singer and best music direction, as well as best screenplay.Salman Khan, however, could not make it to Toronto this time as he was busy shooting his next movie “Bodyguard,” a romantic action project with actress Kareena Kapoor. Shahrukh Khan’s return to the IIFA awards show after a gap of seven year absence had previously been put in doubt by a knee injury. SRK had vowed to perform at the IIFA show but in the end his dance steps were quiet paining.

Jermaine Jackson also performed his late brother Michael’s hits with Indian pop singer Sonu Nigam at an IIFA concert on Friday. Actress Anushka Sharma won for best leading female role for the romantic comedy “Band Baaja Baaraat” and the film was the directing debut of Maneesh Sharma.Arjun Rampal and Prachi Desai won awards for best supporting characters in the thriller “Raajneeti” and the gangster film “Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai,” as stated. Ritesh Deshmukh, co-hosted the awards show alongwith Boman Irani.


Friday, July 15, 2011

The inside story of IIFA

Inplace of red colour, the carpet has been now coloured in green to represent the enviroment. The organizers of the show were time conscious and grumbled up security to help the stars flee inside. Holding fashionable purses or waving or simly stuffing their manicured fingers in their Armani or Sabyasachi or Rajesh Pratap Singh or Vikram Phadnis collection they sizzled and rushed inside .
IIFA
Inside the roof the performing actors rock the whole stadium. Numbered seats never seemed good. The music of Shanker Ehsaan Loy , Jermaine Jackson , the dancing diva Diya , Shamaik Davar group and the Punjabi bhangra twist gives every individual the inspiration to move and swing, clap and tap their toes.The glamour in full presentation at IIFA .Bollywood filmmaker and producer Karan Johar and actress Anushka Sharma were the main invitees too.

Shahrukh Khan represented the best technical cinematography and art direction awards with a spokesperson from the Bay and amazed the audience by quoting dialogues from his film Don. During the day the people in the downtown core near the Eaton centre had caught a glaze of the King Khan visiting the Mayor Rob Ford.Above all, the gorgeous babe, Mallika Sherawat also performed on some numbers . Bipasha Basu, Neha dhupia, walked the ramp like many others. The bhangra group RDB appealed to all ages and lot of masti was spreaded under one roof.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

International Indian Film Academy Awards 2011

Bollywood actor Salman Khan starrer Dabangg put the foot forward at the International Indian Film Academy awards, organized and for the first time in North America.Dabangg won Best Film award and the highly essential music categories for best female playback singer, best male playback singer and best music direction, as well as best screenplay. On the other side, Shahrukh Khan starrer My Name is Khan in which SRK is showcased as a Muslim suffering from Asperger's syndrome who is put under custody at a US airport after his disability is mistaken for mistrustful behaviour, got awards for best story and best lyrics.
Iifa
The hit movie, nominated in seven categories, also took home the prize for best direction.Shahrukh has taken the trophy for Best Actor in My Name is Khan with him and asserted that it’s great that he’s getting the award from Million Dollar Baby and Slumdog Millionaire stars. My Name Is Khan gave SRK that reason to speak his own mind with a character. Karan Johar won the best director award for My Name Is Khan. American actor Cuba Gooding Jr presented him the award.

A simple girl who made her mark in Bollywood soon and established herself as an accomplished actress so far, Anushka Sharma won the award for Female Leading Role for Band Baaja Baraat. The actress said that it feels great and thanked Toronto for all love and support.Indian screenwriter Shibani Bhatija won Best Story for My name Is Khan. The IIFA launched in 2000 at the Millennium Dome in London, the annual IIFA awards were organized in eleven cities around the world, including Colombo, Macao, Bangkok, Dubai, Amsterdam and Johannesburg. The award is particularly designed to celebrate the popular Hindi-language film fraternity and win new audiences internationally .

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Monday, July 11, 2011

SRK rocked IIFA with his dance performance

The real king of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan grab the show at IIFA 2011, organized at the Roger Centre in Toronto on Saturday night, by giving out an exhilarating performance at the event with his injured knee. It is said that Shahrukh Khan left his uncountable fans and critics at the awards function with their eyes wide open with shock, when after performing on the ‘Dabangg’ number, the filmstar left the stage with bleeding knees.

SRK
Before I forget to mention, an observer at the event a person told that it was a creepy picture that came infront of all present at the event. The organizers had tailored SRK’s dancing steps in keeping with his injury. But Shahrukh completely overlooked the boundaries forced by his injury and started dancing like a crazy man. But soon after the performance was completed he just drooped out.Ace choreographer Shiamak Davar and his team had choreographed painless dance steps for the superstar. However, SRK performed enthusiastically at the IIFA, not putting much attention of easy and tough dance steps and enthralled the crowd at the event.

Shiamak also said that Shahrukh danced through his pain like a perfect dancer as if nothing had happened to him. Though he was in great pain. Ever since there have been news that Salman Khan and the Bachchans won’t be attending IIFA 2011, assumptions have been lifted that these bigwigs gave the event a miss because of Shahrukh’s presence.However, Shahrukh putting rest at the gossips mentioned that he actually don't understand what media wanted to ask. The actor also said that together they all have been under one crown several times and are always proud of all the award functions,

especially IIFA being the finest, globally and whenever they are invited, they happily attend the function. Raising question about why SRK didn’t turn up to the IIFA for past seven years, he candidly said that he knows a lot of people gossiping that why he didn’t attend IIFA for so many years, the star stated that there were no personal grudges about this issue rather he could’nt make it to IIFA just to spend enough time with his children.Well, we think that stars like SRK make IIFA an unforgettable night. The star will be starred in Ra. One with co-star Kareena Kapoor.

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Friday, July 8, 2011

IIFA 2011 star studded affair

IIFA Awards 2011 are organized every year by the International Indian Film Academy to credit and award the performers and technicians of Bollywood industry. The entire idea of these awards started back in 2000 and since then the ceremony has been organized in numerous countries all across the globe like London, Sun City, Johannesburg, Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, Amsterdam, Yorkshire, Bangkok, Macau and Colombo respectively.

IIFA 2011IIFA Award function is prearranged by Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt Ltd., which fits well into India's pioneer event management and entertainment organization. The first award ceremony was held in London at the Millennium Dome and the 2011 award ceremony was held in Toronto, Canada. Until 2010, Bollywood’s megastar Amitabh Bacchan has been the brand ambassador of IIFA from which he had to turn down the contact due to the controversy that had started up in Sri Lanka as he did not attend the function.Instead, actor Salman Khan took over the opportunity and hosted the show because of the absence of Amitabh Bachchan.

This year, Big B has openly declared that he will no longer be at IIFA because they do not require his presence any longer. In the year 2009, the IIFA awards introduced five new special awards – namely Movie of the decade, Music of the decade, Director of the decade and Star of the decade. IIFA awards are normally star-studded affair with lot of dance performances, a cultural programme showcased by the locals, talented performers who presented their art on stage and the beautiful babes and men of Bollywood are present in their best, designer outfits

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Friday, July 1, 2011

Hilary Swank rocked IIFA 2011

The most famous Hollywood actress Hilary Swank was present at the 2011 International Indian Film Academy Awards, organized at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada on June 25. As reported, Hilary Swank sizzled the Bollywood event, donning a red overstated sleeveless gown from Elie Saab Spring 2011 Couture collection. Hilary Swank’s gown was backless and fully embroidered that showcased her slim figure and overwhelming height.

Hilary SwankHilary as revealed carried an inflated clutch too by Judith Leiber and astounded at event. ‘Million Dollar Baby’ gorgeous diva luminously her presence with sparkling red carpet jewelry. The actress wore a pair of luxury diamond crusted drop earrings, a bracelet and a statement ring. According to the sources, she styled her hair in a different and complicated bun with side-swept bangs. The list of gaze doesn’t end over here,

she selected for fresh face makeup, impressive eyes that grabbed everyone’s attention.Hilary was accompanied by Slumdog Millionaire fame, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor who was dressed up in a stylish designer black suit that well introduced his personality.Hilary Swank presented the ‘Best Leading Male’ award to Bollywood megastar Shahrukh Khan for his outstanding performance in Karan Johar’s “My name is Khan” that also starred Kajol in the lead role.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Dabbang emerged as the winner at IIFA

Salman Khan starrer "Dabangg", which was 2010’s biggest Bollywood success, was considered as the best movie at the sizzling 12th International Indian Film Academy awards held in Toronto. The action-comedy genre received seven awards. Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan was named the best male actor for his performance as an asperger patient in Karan Johar's "My Name Is Khan", while Anushka Sharma bagged the best female actress award for her energetic performance of a wedding planner in "Band Baaja Baraat".
Dabbang
Paying tributes to Yash Johar, whose seventh death anniversary falls Sunday, SRK said that he’s honored that he could receive this award on this day. SRK also said that he have received so much love that he felt as if he belongs to Toronto. KaranJohar, who got the best filmmaker award for "My Name Is Khan" and said that this is his first IIFA award. On the whole, “Dabangg" got seven awards, including best female debut for Sonakshi Sinha too.

RanvirSingh won the award for best debut male award for "Band Baaja Baaraat". The award for male supporting role went to Arjun Rampal for playing a politician in the political thriller "Raajneeti" that also starred Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif. PrachiDesai won the trophy for female supporting role for her performace in "Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai". Whereas, MamtaSharma won the award for best female playback singer for her song "Munni Badnaam hui" from "Dabanng".

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Stars spotted in Toronto

Some of Bollywood film industry’s biggest stars reached Toronto on Tuesday to attend this week's International Indian Film Academy Awards and festival. Crowd of fans studded themselves at Pearson airport's international approaching area to welcome bigwigs like Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Sonu Sood and many others.One of the fan present at the airport said that she always followed the IIFA shows. Coming to the IIFA was a huge thing because it happens once in a lifetime. Similar feedback is expected later this week when baadshah Shahrukh Khan will come in town.

Shahrukh KhanBubbly actress Dia Mirza arrived the town on Tuesday and asserted that she's excited to be a part of this mega event. Actor Zayed Khan said Toronto is the perfect place to organize the event.Mob of crazy fans, cameras set to hit the click button, to catch a gaze of arriving Bollywood celebrities. Having IIFA in Toronto this year helps to feel a special connection to the stars homeland. Banners and billboards promoting the IIFA Awards and festival are pasted around Toronto, with events also taking place in the nearby cities like Mississauga, Brampton and Markham respectively.

The yearly celebration of Indian's gigantic film fraternity is projected to attract almost 40 thousand audiences to the Greater Toronto Area, with more than six hundred million TV viewers globally expected to take in Saturday's awards broadcast single-handedly.So guys, don’t give IIFA a miss this time. It’s gonna rock!!
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Friday, June 17, 2011

The International Indian Film Academy

The International Indian Film Academy also called as IIFA Awards, are bestowed every year by the International Indian Film Academy to encourage both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in Bollywood film fraternity. Organized in 2000, the IIFA Award function was held in different countries around the globe. This award ceremony has been organized by Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt Ltd which is one of India’s premier event management and entertainment agency.
 IIFA
The awards began in 2000 and the first event took place in the heart of London at The Millennium Dome. From then on the awards were organized at locals worldwide showcasing the international success of Bollywood. The next award ceremony will be taking place in Toronto, Canada, from June 23-25, 2011.These awards credit movies from the past calendar year. Actor Amitabh Bachchan has been the Brand Ambassador of the IIFA until 2010 where took retirement from the post due to much controversy that rose in Sri Lanka,

and appointed Salman Khan. In 2009, Star of the decade both male and female category, Movie of the decade, Music of the decade, and Director of the decade.Shahrukh Khan starrer Kal Ho Na Ho released in 2003 until that time apprehended the record for the most number of wins in an award function. Jodha Akbar, a 2008 film follows it with eleven awards. However, all of these records were lately broken by Rajkumar Hirani’s 2009 directed 3 Idiots which bagged sixteen awards.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Indian Awards

The Indian film fraternity is the much aged and the biggest in the world with over 12 hundred films released every year. The preponderance of these flicks were made in the South Indian languages chiefly Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam, but Hindi movies take the huge box office share. The chief film production centres were Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore. With more than twelve thousand theaters, the Bollywood industry turns out more than thousand movies a year to hugely eager audiences around the world.

The history of Indian Cinema can be searched back to 1896 when the most popular of all Lumiere Brothers' of France presented 6 soundless brief flicks in Bombay. By the year 1899 as the time passed, Harishchandra Bhatvadekar made India's first short movie. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke who was basically acknowledged as “Dada Saheb Phalke” produced India's first full length silent movie, 'Raja Harishchandra', in the year 1913.

From the 1940's to the late 1950's, the movies with their awareness on pulsating song and dance, were for many, the most unforgettable in Indian film history. Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar and Muhammed Rafi to name a few are the playbacksingers who ruled the Hindi film industry since ages. Another aspect that buoyant good Indian cinema was the founding of National Film Awards, the Film Finance Corporations, the National Film Archives of India and the Film And Television Institute of India. The first International Film Festival back in the year 1952 was organized at Bombay, Chennai, Delhi and Calcutta had great crash on Indian Cinema.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Indian film awards and its sheen

The Indian Film industry is awarded by numerous Production and Television channels in positive reception of their arduous hard work and entertaining the whole world with the huge number of movies produced world wide every year. The IIFA Awards is one such instance, where the Indian film fraternity is awarded on the international level. Indians films still have a long way to reach Oscar Awards. Salaam Bombay, Lagaan and Mother India, were all only one of its kind, avoiding profitable application all in all. Market analyst and critics discussed of a balance, the award or commercial exaltation.

Indian Film Awards
Deciding the direction, and then working to it candidly is a key, they confirmed, that Indian makers have not quite been able to target. Mother India, among the first cinematic presentations of brave Indian womanhood going back to the era of 1950’s. The movie made it into the top five foreign flick nominees as well. Though movies from India are tagged with acclaims, critics mention conceivably Indian producers have not been able to give what it takes in the finales, the influential of the jury, the build-up to the finals. Moreover, the biggest anticipation was penned here. Aamir Khan and Grcy Sing starrer Lagaan was a blockbuster on the commercial face, and won critical praise too.

It is also mentioned that Aamir Khan had stationed himself in Los Angeles in the past times before campaigning in a way no Indian director had done before. India is the only country where a person has won an voluntary Oscar for outstanding involvement that is Satyajit Ray. Yet the film-award remains hard to pin down as yet.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Zee Cine Awards 2011

As reported Zee Cine Awards 2011, are the biggest awards in Bollywood film fraternity. The Marina Bay Sands in Singapore organized the Zee Cine Awards 2011. Zee Cine Award is Bollywood’s only audience’s choice award which has accomplished its twelve years now. This year too the award function was hosted against the dramatic milieu of Asia’s most favored place Marina Bay Sands. This award function is too held on a large scale in Bollywood since years.

Zee Cine Awards 2011
Zee Cine Awards was not being held at a big outdoor setting but was organized in indoor in the Sands Grand Ballroom, which was considered to be the biggest one in South East Asia. It is said that the ballroom can hold a facility of 11,000 delegates. The arena as reported was custom and was made from scratch in a manner that guaranteed most favorable contest from each seat. The building of the ballroom is designed by Moshe Safdie and is bigger in scale than anything that has ever been built in Singapore.

The event introduced Akshay Kumar as the horde for the first time along with successful filmmaker Sajid Khan. Bollywood baadshah Shahrukh Khan bagged the award for Best Actor for My Name Is Khan, the most sensational actress Chopra, actor Rampal and many more bollywood celebrities also performed at the show. Dabangg received the Best Film award at the event, while for the Best Actress category Vidya Balan bagged it for her outstanding performance in Ishqiya.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Filmfare Awards

The Filmfare Awards are given once a year by The Times Group to credit both creative and technical brilliance of skilled persons in the Hindi film industry of India. The Filmfare function is one of the oldest and most important movie events given for Hindi flicks in India. The filmfare awards were initially brought into existence in 1954, the same time as the National Film Awards.

Filmfare Award
The Clares was the inventive name of the award procedure, named after The Times of India critic Clare A Mandy. Ii is reported that in the first awards event, organized on 21 March 1954 at the Metro Theatre of Mumbai, India, merely five awards were offered which were Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Music Director. Do Bigha Zameenwas the first film to win the award for Best Film category. Bimal Roywas bestowed the award for his direction of Do Bigha Zameen, Dilip Kumar was honoured with the arwas for his outstanding acting skill in Daag, whereas, actress Meena Kumari was given the award for her brilliant piece of acting in Baiju Bawra..

In the year 1995 superhit film Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge bagged 10 filmfare awards, in 2005, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s directed Black bagged 11 awards and Madhuri Dixit, Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai starrer Devdas which was released in 2002 also received 10 filmfare awards. To rejoice the 25th year of the awards the figurine were made in silver and to celebrate the 50th year the effigy were made in gold. As of in the year 2010, there were thirty seven awards. There is a detached category of film-critics awards, that was decided by noted film-critics relatively trendy votes. This twin configure has also produced some hullabaloo amongst the audiences and addressee.

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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Short history of IIFA Awards

The International Indian Film Academy established the IIFA or the International Indian Film Academy awards late in 2000 to be offered to commendable aptitude in imaginative and technological turfs in Bollywood cinema. These awards are given away every year and their award function is apprehended in diverse countries to emphasize the significance of Bollywood film fraternity worldwide.

IIFA
The first function was organized in London, at the Millenium Dome and from that time the awards have been presented in South Africa, Thailand, Republic of Singapore, The Netherlands, UAE, Malaysia and Macau respectively. In the meantime lets peep into the history of IIFA. In the year 2002, IIFA was identified as Electrolux Kelvinator IIFA and in 2003 to 2005 IIFA was known with the name of Kelvinator IIFA and Samsung IIFA. The main aim of IIFA awards is to endorse Indian Cinema globally. Asians in international film world and Indians worldwide are all welcomed with open arms here.

IIFA awards portray the main role in expanding its social and economic relations with other nations around the world. The two IIFA categories are Technical Awards and Popular Awards. Indian Cinema has always been a remedy for all pains and sufferings . Entertainment has many forms songs, dance and storytelling. The Indian Cinema has its support in Mumbai and it is mainly known as Bollywood. Other nations are still not familiar with other regional flicks. But special attention is given to held IIFA awards in different countries as a lot of Indian population is in Western countries too. Apsara Awards, Stardust Awards, Filmfare Awards and many others are well known in the Bollywood industry.

Friday, May 20, 2011

58th National Film Awards

The 58th National Film Awards is one of the best awards night in the Hindi film fraternity. It is presented to the best of Indian Cinemas released during the year 2010. 58th National Film Awards has been announced on Thursday. It has been speculated from the close sources that bollywwood movie Daggang bagged the National Film Award for being last year's most popular film left behind the good bollywood movies, Chulbul Pandey and his funny moves has impressed everyone and held to won the award. Vishal Bharadwaj's Ishquiya's music were rated the best among many and grab the National Award.

National Film Awards
The Malyalam film Adaminte Makan Abu (Abu, son of Adam) which was voted as the Best Film Award fot the year 2010 which indirectly indicates that the awards trend shifting back from the popular to art-house cinema. The Salim (Adaminte Makan Abu's) actor was playing comical roles was very impressive with his brilliant serious role which helped him in bagging the best actor award this year. He shared his award with Dhanush (Aadukalam), son-in-law of Rajinikanth, for his raw, nuanced portrayal of a cocky young man who learns lessons about life the hard way. It has been speculated that the best film on social issue goes to 'Champions' and the Best English Film bagged by 'Memories in March', Best Art

Saturday, May 14, 2011

The Cannes International Film Festival 2011

The Cannes International Film Festival 2011 is one of the most attractive and prestigious film awards in the Film Industry. This year Bollywood is representing India. Through the close sources it has been speculated the opening ceremony have been started with MID Night In Paris's director Woody Allen. Uma Thurman, woody Allen and Lea Seydoux and other people of the crew walked together. Cannes International Film Festival
The exceptional beauty, former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan entered the red carpet along with the actor and president of the festival jury Robert De Niro. Singer Lady Gaga too arrived with a ga-gaggle of bodyguards to rehearse for a French television show. Many of the actors made the strange entry like actors Salma Heyek and Antoinio Banderas. Manisha Lambha also set the stage on fire. Pedro Almodovar is all time favorite of Cannes and always makes an entry. The grand finale of the Big Star IMA awards held with lots of energy, fruition. The bollywood star studded event where Abhishek Bachchan, Mika Singh and Shankar Mahadevan brought the house down at the awards function.

They shaked their legs on the top bollywood numbers including Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Beera Beera, Right Here Right Now, Dus Bahane, Jugni, Pyar do Pyar lo.The most sensuous beauty of the B wood and the Barbie doll Katrina Kaif fascinate the viewers with her captivating Moulin Rouge-style act as Sheila, while the most versatile singer of the music industry, Sonu Niigam, charmed the audiences with a medley of 23 songs across eras of music and bollywood films.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards 2011

Bollywood’s stunning beauty the yesteryears actress Rekha looked just beautiful beyond imagination in ivory tissue saree and golden brocade sleeveless blouse attending the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards 2011 at Bhaidas Hall in Vile Parle, Mumbai recently. Evergreen as always, still considered as one of the most glamorous Indian actress, Rekha was a real treat for everyone present at the award night looking smashing in her striking, old Bollywood styling signature scarlet glower, sophisticated eye makeup, perfect matching jewelry and last but not the least saree. Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards
The diva came in at the night, accompanied by her long time secretary Farzana. Rekha’s outfit was gracefully tied over a sleeveless blouse with a modern neckline.Her sparkling trimmings included loaded strappy sandals, sea shell golden purse, statement earrings, nose ring, matching bunch of bangles in both her arms and what not. The veteran actress ‘s tangled hair gushed down the right shoulder. Crimson lipstick, smoky eye makeup, eye lash additions and red nailpolish rounded her babe avtaar. Rekha was seated next to the most honourable Bollywood star Dharmendra during the event and presented the actor with Phalke Ratan, in acknowledgment of his over five decades in Hindi film industry.



Rekha showed her gratitude to the actor by touching his feet after giving him the award and Dharmendra happily blessed her by placing his hand on her head. Rekha was supposed to perform at the event, but couldn’t make it for some reasons.Other than this the Om Shaanti Om fame Deepika Padukone was given away the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for her performance in 7 Khoon Maaf, even though the movie had a great fall. Likewise, for giving outstanding performance in No One Killed Jessica, actress Rani Mukherjee bagged the award. In a way to encourage the new faces in the film industry Dadaphalke award was also given to Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh for their good attempt in Band Baaja Baraat.

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Friday, May 6, 2011

Indian Film Industry Awards

Indian Film Industry is vogue for its Production Houses and various blockbusters,not only in India but in Western countries too. The industry is known for its indefatigable work in entertaining the masses and the huge number of films produced every year.From this came the countdown for conferring awards to deserved,first of its form came with Film are awards, which even today is considered as the highest level among all awards. then after Government of India issued awards like Dadasaheb Phalk awards named after the father of Indian cinema, to promate films in India. Further in the list were Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards and so on.

Dharmendra
One form is IIFA Awards in which Indian Film Industry is awarded at International Platform. If throw light on the talented Actor Actresses who have been conferred by various Indian awards , here comes Dharmendra who have been very veteran and dashing man in this industry, awarded by Phalke Ratna for his breakthough contribution to the Hindi film industry since five decades. the award was given on the anniversary of Dadasaheb Phalke by Dadasaheb Phalke Academy.On such Ecstatic moment of having such an prestigious award in his hand he told that if we are good human being,respect would come automatically. He further mentioned that he would be eager to do movies in future also.

If we throw light on some of its pioneer work,"SHOLAY" which is the super hit movie till now, "DREAM GIRL", "THE BURNING TRAIN", "RAZIA SULTAN", "RAJ TILAK", "HUM KAUNHAI", "JOHNNY GADDAAR" and latest one "YAMLA PAGLA DEEWANA".First person in Tamil Film industry who got this award was Sivaji Ganesan in 1996 and ecntly K Balachander is second person who was honored with this award .This legendary man also receives "Padam Shri" award in 1987. He also receive "Kalaimamani Award" in year 1973, two times "NargisDutt Award for National Integration" and "ANR National Award" in year 2011.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Dadasaheb Phalke Award To Dharmendra

Dharmendra is one of the handsome actor in Bollywood industry. He have a unique personality, which is liked by all till now. On Tuesday dated 3-May-2011 Dharmendra was awarded by the most precious award in film industry, he was awarded by Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Dharmendra is very experienced man in this industry, who has been awarded by Phalke Ratna for his contribution to the Hindi film industry spanning five decades.

Dharmendra
The award is given away on the anniversary of Dadasaheb Phalke, father of Indian cinema, this award is constituted by Dadasaheb Phalke Academy. On award ceremony Dharmendra told "If you are a good human being, respect would come automatically". This line gives motivation to every human being and it is well said by 75 year old legend Dharmendra. Dharmendra told that he is eager to do movies in future also. For 4 decades, this veteran actor is in this profession. Rekha presented Dadasaheb Phalke award to Dharmendra, he and Rekha are friends for longtime, they did many movies together. Dharmendra did many movies like:"TUM HASEEN MAIN JAWAN ", "SEETA AUR GEETA",

"SHOLAY" which is the super hit movie till now, "DREAM GIRL", "THE BURNING TRAIN", "RAZIA SULTAN", "RAJ TILAK", "HUM KAUN HAI", "JOHNNY GADDAAR". And latest movie was "YAMLA PAGLA DEEWANA" the songs of this movie grap the hearts of the fans. Dharmendra's son Sunny and Bobby were also in this movie. The other award winners were Rani Mukherji for best performance in movie "No One Killed Jessica", Priyanka Chopra for movie "7 Khoon Maaf", Ranveer Singh for movie "Band Baja Baraat" and Sonakshi Sinha for "Dabangg". Arbaaz Khan won award for best director for movie "Dabangg".

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Dadasaheb Phalke award for Kailasam Balachander

Kailasam Balachander has directed many movies in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telgu, and Hindi. He is a good director, producer and screen-writer. Many stars had worked with him like Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth. K Balachander is selected for "Dadasaheb Phalke award", for his fearless and fresh treatment of subjects as diverse as divorce and political dramas. This award consists 10 Lakh rupees, a Swarn Kamal and a shawl which are to be given for best contribution to growth and development of Indian cinema by the information and broadcasting ministry.

Kailasam Balachander
K Balachander is second person who gets this award in Tamil film industry. The first person in this industry who got this award was Sivaji Ganesan in 1996. This 81 year old legend has been in this industry for more than 45 years. He gave some stars in film industry like Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Sridevi, Jayaprada and Prakash Raj. More than hundred movies were written or directed by this legendary person. After hearing news about this award Kamal Hassan told that this award is given very late to K Balachander. He is very great person of this industry who really deserves this award.

This great personality also receives "Padam Shri" award in 1987. He also receive "Kalaimamani Award" in year 1973, two times "Nargis Dutt Award for National Integration" and "ANR National Award" in year 2011. K Balachander's main movies in Tamil are: Apoorva Raagangal in year 1975, Avargal in year 1977, Varumayin Niram Sigappu in 1980, 47 Natkal in year 1981 and Sindhu Bhairavi in year 1985. He gave many hit serial which are liked by all like: Kai Alavu Manasu, Kadhal Pagadai, Premi and Jannal Anni. His wife name is Rajam, and have three children two son and a daughter.

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Monday, May 2, 2011

Rao will join the jury team

Gitanjali Rao who has already won the Kodak Discovery Award for her best short film at the Cannes Film Festival in the year 2006, for ‘The Printed Rainbow’. Now she has been invited to join the jury for this year. This 64th Cannes Film Festival will start from May 11 to May 22, 2011. Gitanjali Rao will be on jury of the Kodak Discovery Award for short films. After this announcement, she said that she is very thrilled to be on the Kodak jury of the Cannes festival.

Gitanjali Rao
The award is presented by the Semaine International de la Critique (SIC, International Critics’ Week), a prestigious parallel section of the Cannes festival open only to first and second films. Gitanjali Rao's 'Printed Rainbow', an exquisite, feminist animation film about an old woman and her cat who escapes into a dream world inspired by matchbox labels, made a spectacular debut at Cannes in 2006. It scooped up three awards for best short film in the Critics' Week - the Kodak Discovery Award, the Rail d'Or and Young Critics' Award. The film traveled to over 100 international festivals and won 27 awards. Gitanjali Rao is the first Indian animation film director to be invited on the Kodak Discovery Award jury.

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Friday, April 29, 2011

Robot And Dabangg short listed for IIFA 2011

The IIFA award function will held on June-25 at Toronto. India is making very good movies since half of decade. Most of the movies are made to inspire people. These movies got nominations for several awards. In this list movie "Dabangg" and "Robot" are nominees of IIFA technical award. We hope that these movies surely get award, because they are best in the list Rajnikanth starter movie "Robot" is also in list of best art director.


IIFA 2011
The director of this movie is Sabu Cyril. Sabu Cyril had won this award at IIFA last year also. We hope he will surely get this award this year as well. Awards for Special Effects has also won by Movie "Robot" by Indian Artists and Make-up by Banu. This movie gives us good knowledge of future. This movie show us how machines will perform in future. Movie "Robot" is science fiction movie. This movie shows us how artificial intelligence change our life. It is a very dramatic or action movie. The Salman Khan starter movie "Dabangg" has won choreography award for item song 'Munni Badnaam', this song was choreographed by Farah Khan.

This movie also won the award for Best sound recording. The film also won the award for Best Action (S Vijayan). This movie is a big hit in Bollywood industry. This movie is very much liked by everyone. This movie is a remake of a South Indian movie. The cast in this movie are Sonakshi Sinha and Arbaaz Khan. This movie is very sensitive in drama. There are many action or comedy scenes in this movie. This movie is target on corrupt police, to show how Indian police work in their real life.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Independent Spirit Awards

The Independent Spirit Awards formerly called as the FINDIE (Friends of Independents Awards), founded in 1984, are awards devoted to directors who are work on their own. Winners were normally honoured with acrylic glass pyramids holding balanced shoestrings demonstrating the worthless budgets of independent movies.

The Independent Spirit Awards
In 1986, the incident was renamed the Independent Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards are given by Film Independent, an institution dedicated to independent movie and independent filmmakers. In 2007, the ceremony was somewhat changed to Film Independent's Spirit Awards. Since 2006, every individual who bags this award has received a trophy representing a bird sitting at the peak of a pole with the shoestrings from the former design surrounded around the pole.

The awards show was earlier organized inside a exhibition area on the beach in Santa Monica, California, generally on the day before the Academy Awards. Since 1994, the show has been telecasted on the Independent Film Channel. The 2009 awards took place on February 21, 2009. Independent Spirit Awards 2010 were held on March 5, 2010 inside a porch in Los Angeles. The categories under which this award is given away are as follows- Best Film, Best Director, Best First Feature, Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, Best Screenplay, Best First Screenplay, Best Foreign Film, Best Documentary Feature, Best Cinematography John Cassavetes Award, Robert Altman Award, Acura Someone to Watch Award, Piaget Producers Award, Truer than Fiction Award and so on.

On the other hand , the Indian screen magazine Filmfare begin the first Filmfare Awards in 1953. These awards were to titled as the Bollywood's version of the Academy Awards. Regular Magazine readers put forward their votes and the awards are demonstrated at a sensational, star-studded event. Alike Oscars, these awards are commonly charged under favoritism towards commercial success relatively than merit. Stardust magazine, Zee TV and others later stepped into the award business. Some of the other popular awards are as under- Zee Cine Awards, Star Screen Awards, Stardust Awards, IIFA Awards.

Since the year 1973, the Indian government has organized the National Film Awards, awarded by the government-supported Directorate of Film Festivals. The DFF screens not only Bollywood movies, but flicks from all the other regional film fraternity and independent or art movies.

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Friday, March 18, 2011

Entries For The 58th National Film Awards 2010

The Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) has given invitation to the entries for the 58th National Film Awards for 2010 which will be accessible in three sections as feature films, non-feature films and best writing on cinema. The procedure was set in motion with the issuance of the notification to this effect, along with the detailed conventions, which can be watched on the DFF's website.

National Film Awards
The Directorate of Film Festivals is a media unit under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. The Natioal Film Awards aims at encouraging the production of movies of artistic and technical superiority and social significance contributing to the understanding and positive reception of cultures of different sections of the country in cinematic form, thereby also promoting integration and unity of the nation. In concern of Feature films there are around thirty different awards which fall under following categories like Best Feature Film, Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director, Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration and awards for movies released in regional languages.

Non Feature Flicks carry twenty-two different awards which include- Best Non-feature film, Best Debut Non-feature film of a Director, Best Anthropological and Ethnographic Film and Best Biographical and Historical Reconstruction and compilation film. Only movies specialized by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) are appropriate for access in these awards. Not just that, there is also a National Award for Best Writing on Cinema which comprises of two different awards such as Best Book on Cinema and Best Critic. The cut-off date for submission of entries is April 7, 2011.

There will be a two tier system i.e., a Regional Jury and Central Jury in a way to make assortment for the range of categories of awards. The Government also gives Indian cinema’s highest honour, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, to a movie character for his or her wonderful contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Hindi film industry casts vote for IIFA 2011

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) voting weekend for the award in Toronto has been opened on Friday to the members of the Indian Film fraternity. It has been speculated that Kareena leads the first vote. Other actors who cast their votes were Arjun Rampal, Sonu Sood, Karan Johar, Riteish Deshmukh, Ramesh Sippy, J.P. Dutta, Manmohan Shetty, Karan Johar and the other members of the film industry and the Advisory Board of IIFA.

IIFA Awards
In an media interaction Kareena Kapoor reveled that It was a great privilege that has been given to her to cast the first vote and inaugurate the 12th IIFA Voting Weekend. She also added that IIFA has set a high standard with its voting procedure and hence established a benchmark for excellence and credibility. This being the IIFA’s premiere in North America, the actress is eagerly looking forward to the IIFA Weekend in Toronto. This year in 2011 the IIFA celebrations will complete it's 12th year. IIFA will make its North American debut in Ontario, Canada this year wherein the three-day long IIFA Weekend and Awards is all set to take place from the 23 to 25 June.

One of the member from the IIFA Advisory Board, Ramesh Sippy reveled that In the 12th year of IIFA, they will continue the focus of promoting the very best of Indian cinema globally and the IIFA Voting Weekend is a key component of making IIFA, the success it is. He also added that with the Videocon IIFA Weekend and the Micromax IIFA Awards 2011 in Toronto, Cananda they will going to bring the on-screen magic to the Indian industry with the grand celebration of Indian cinema.
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Monday, March 14, 2011

BIG STAR IMA Awards

12th March 2011 the grand finale of the Big Star IMA awards held with lots of energy, fruition. The star studded event where Abhishek Bachchan, Mika Singh and Shankar Mahadevan brought the house down at the awards function. They shaked their legs on the top bollywood numbers including Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Beera Beera, Right Here Right Now, Dus Bahane, Jugni, Pyar do Pyar lo.

BIG STAR IMA Awards
The mos sensuous beauty of the B wood and the Barbie doll Katrina Kaif fascinate the viewers with her captivating Moulin Rouge-style act as Sheila, while the most versatile singer of the music industry, Sonu Niigam, charmed the audiences with a medley of 23 songs across eras of music. The marvel award night was hosted by entertaining duo Kunal Khemmu and Tushar kapor, who have proved the hilarious jodi in the super hit film Golmaal 3. They both have made audience to laugh with their hearts out througout the gala night. The scitillating night was filled with Bollywood personalities and the music industry, who have walked on the red carpet.

The bollywood directors like Karan Johar, Yash Chopra posed for paparazzo while the glam quotient was heightened by Salim-Suleiman, Luke Kenny, Mamta Sharma and Shruti Pandit, amongst others. The well recognized the best from the music industry across various genres, the marketing arm of the Reliance Broadcast Network Limited, BIG Live have ponder and executed the event. 92.7 BIG FM saw a countdown to the event as well as a live update of the entire event from the venue. The awards offered the best of the industry beat Bollywood to pop, Jazz to Ghazals and Folk to New Age music and more.
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Lavasa Women's Drive Awards

The third edition of Lavasa Women's Drive Awards that took place at a suburban five star hotel in Mumbai recently.

Anuradha Paraskar Sr Vice President – Marketing, Lavasa Corporation Ltd and Devieka Bhojwani Vice President Women's Cancer Initiative welcomed the participants. The beautiful Aishwarya Rai Bachchan presented awards to the winners of the Lavasa Women's Drive.


Aishwarya Rai
The beautiful actress handed awards to Anisha Oberoi for her continual fight against breast cancer and to Dr K Dinshaw for her exemplary work in cancer research. Stars of the upcoming film Faltu were spotted there during handed over the few awards.

Stand-up comedian Bharati kept everyone in splits while Shweta Pandit mesmerised audience with her rendition of Bollywood numbers. Said Anuradha, "The passionate involvement of all the participants was exemplary. Whilst at Lavasa, not only did they all enjoy the events but in fact many cancer survivors came forth and shared their experiences urging all women to be careful and prevent cancer.

Devika reveled that Lavasa is proud to own this unique concept and looks forward to making it better and better over the years!

It couldn't have been easy getting away on a Sunday morning, but they were all there, bright and early, cheered on by family and friends, in their beautifully decorated cars, carrying message and slogans in support of the cause! I am so glad that at the award function we have also honoured some exceptional women who have dedicated their lives to the cause and cures of cancer, along with some brave cancer survivors.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Global Indian Film and TV awards by Ekta Kapoor

The leading lady behind all the interesting TV soaps which includes saas bahus is no one other than Ekta Kapoor, the head of Balaji Telefilms has hosted its first award show, the Global Indian Film and TV awards on February12. For the red carpet, Ekta was looking stunning in a one-shoulder maxi dress with a superb hairdo and without the famous tilak on her forehead. The beautiful actress walked on the ramp including Kajol, Prachi Desai, Shriya Saran and many more.

Ekta KapoorIt has been witnessed that Prachi was looking fabulous in her red gown however, Ekta's make over was a highlight of the evening. The newly weds Sameer Soni and Neelam were also presented at the event. Guess who else was there..! Adorable Sridevi who was looking beautiful in a pretty gown. The saas bahus and betis of the small screen were also the part of the Award function.

King Khan, Shahrukh was also seen in the award function, he has came there for his dear friend Ekta Kapoor and her mother Shobha Kapoor. Arbaaz Khan was also spotted there as he honoured with the award for Dabangg.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Ghanta Awards for Bollywood

Ghanta Awards held on Sunday which is especially dedicated for the films that made audiences to keep their eyeballs, who regret for wasting their money and had a desire to slit their wrists. There are so many awards which dedicated to the most deserved winners because of their hard work and dedication for so many years but now for the first time 'Ghanta Award' have been introduced in India which have it's unique type all together.

Ghanta AwardsIn this award night the worst actor award was bagged by Himesh Reshammiya for his movie 'Radio' and the worst actress is won by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for her movie, Ravaan. The ceremony does not ended here the worst jodi award goes to Uday Chopra and Priyanka Chopra and the worst breakthrough award bagged by Aditya Narayan. The worst film award won by 'Pyaar Impossible' and Sajid Khan bagged the worst director award.

Lara Dutta and Zayed Khan bagged the worst supporting actors awards respectively. The worst song of the year was bagged by Jailhouse rock from We Are Family. This award night was the first line now the next line would be the Golden Kela awards, which is scheduled to be held on 2nd March in New Delhi.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Annual Stardust Awards 2011

The amazing award function name Annual Stardust Awards 2011. The evening was filled with stellar performances also from Katrina Kaif and Salman khan's performance brought the house down.. The evening was filled with stellar performances also from Katrina Kaif and Salman khan's performance brought the house down.

Annual Stardust Awards 2011
An addmirable performance by Sonakshi Sinha rocked all the Bollywood auiedence in the award ceremony which held in Mumbai in 6th February. An adorable actress Rekha performed on stage Moule Rouge number from the film Parineeta. In the star-studded evening the bollywood personalities were present including Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan and his loving wife Suzzanne, Sonali Bendre, Sonakshi Sinha, Kajol, Twinkle Khana and many more.

Madhuri Dixit has been spotted and she was looking stunning in a saree and a halter blouse at the award function. The 43 years old lady who is recently judging the reality show 'Jalak Dikhla Jaa' paired up with bewitching black embellished sari with graceful old Bollywood hair do. Her medium reddish brown locks went well with her makeup and blushing skin. At the event Madhuri Dixit presented Award to the honourable personality Amitabh Bachchan, which earned her a warm hug from Big B. The beautiful actress was seated next to the Ekta Kapoor during the entire show.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Filmfare Awards 2011

Who will take away the best actor award Shahrukh Khan or Salman Khan? Will this time SRK burn Salman's heart taking away the Filmfare awards filmfare awards. Following the blockbuster success of “Dabangg”, Salman Khan has been flooded with awards at the Star Screen and Apsara Awards.But Filmfare Awards were a tough competition where both King Khan and Salman Khan were seen battling against each other for the Best Actor award.

Filmfare Awards
The Filmfare Awards is more like Shahrukh Khan’s court where till date he has been honored with thirteen awards, out of which seven were for Best Actor. Shahrukh Khan won the first Filmfare Award for the best newcomer in 1993 for the Bollywood movie “Deewana”. While on the one hand Salman Khan’s “Dabangg” had an great response in the Indian box-office, Shahrukh’s “My Name Is Khan” worked wonders in the overseas box-office. Let's see what will happen???

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Monday, January 31, 2011

56th Filmfare Awards night

It was a glittering event as all the stars shined at the 56th Filmfare Award function. Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan and the most soughted out Bollywood actress Kajol were honoured with the Best Actor and Best Actress category. The starry evening witnessed industry biggies coming together under one roof to make the event one of the most esteemed and wonderful show of the year.

56th Filmfare Awards night
Low budget movie ‘Udaan’ bagged as many as eight awards, while Salman Khan starrer ‘Dabangg’ was voted the Best Film of the year. Critics chose veteran actor Rishi Kapoor for the Best Actor Critics category for the flick ‘Do Dooni Chaar’ while Vidya Balan starrer ‘Ishqiya’ made her won the Best Actress award. Let’s have a sneak-peak at the rest of the winners, here we go with the categories and the winners- Best Director - Karan Johar for My Name is Khan, Best Debut Director - Maneesh Sharma for Band Baaja Baraat. Best Sensational Debut Male was given to Ranveer Singh again for the flick Band Bajaa Baaraat.

Best Sensational Debut Female - Sonakshi Sinha for her debut Dabangg. Best Playback Singer Female award was given to Mamta Sharma for the item song Munni Badnaam and Sunidhi Chauhan for Sheila Ki Jawaani. Best Playback Singer Male category award was bagged by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji.

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Monday, January 24, 2011

Apsara Awards night rocked

Ramesh Sippy, President of the Guild asserted that the Apsara Awards are only one of the kind in the fact that the winners are chosen from within the industry. He also showed his gratitude mentioning that it is an honour that the industry is blessed with making Apsara Awards a different league of awards in itself.

Apsara Awards 2011
The star-studded night at Chevrolet Apsara Awards 2011 brought the stars of the Indian Entertainment industry under one roof. This blissful night saw the Raaja and Raani of the Indian Film Fraternity along with Television actresses and charmers walk the red carpet in their most glamorous look ever noticed. Spirits were high as all the viewers present at the award function cheered on Priyanka Chopra’s outstanding performance on Bollywood’s hit numbers, Chi-chi’s tribute performance on veteran actor Dharmendra and Shahrukh Khan’s grand finale performance.

Katrina Kaif burned the dance floor to fire for the first time on her hit item song ‘Sheila Ki Jawaani’ from the film Tees Maar Khan which also won two awards for Best Choreography that was given to Farah Khan and Best Female Singer award was bagged by Sunidhi Chauhan. Vidya Balan for ‘Ishqiya’ shared the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role with Anushka Sharma who danced on her song ‘Ainvayi Ainvayi’ from the film ‘Band Baja Baraat’ which also bagged three awards. On the top priority,

Salman Khan starrer ‘Dabangg’ maintained the graph scoring the highest points and dekhte hi dekhte it bagged seven awards for Best Actor, Best Film, Best Music, Best Male Singer, Best Female Singer and last but not the least Best Performance in Negative Role. Small budget flicks like Anusha Rizvi’s Peepli Live won the award for Best Story , Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? Won the award for Best Performance in a Comic Role that went to Paresh Rawal (the comedy king) and Love Sex Aur Dhoka won the award for Best Sound Recording.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

IIFA Awards to be held in Toronto

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards are set to be organized in Toronto from June 16 till June19, 2011. Bollywood celebrities Vivek Oberoi and Celina Jaitely, announced about the event in the presence of Ontario’s Premier Dalton McGuinty.

IIFA Awards
McGuinty however mentioned that to win this opportunity to host the 2011 IIFA awards, one has to know that Bollywood is in Ontario, especially Toronto. He also told the stars here that Toronto city is the city of five billion people; 52 percent or half of the people living here were born outside the country. And a big component of that comes from the Asian community, particularly from India. So this is gonna be exciting to have a gathering here. It was also stated that the IIFA awards should attract about 40 thousand visitors to the city and another 350 million audiences to television screens worldwide.

South Asians make up the largest perceptible minority in Toronto, with about 300,000, 12 per cent of the whole city’s population. Bollywood actress Celina Jaitley in an interview that Canada is a big support for Bollywood as there is huge fan following there. She further added that she is pretty sure that this time IIFA will be really big because a large number of fans are from Canada itself. IIFA ceremonies have been earlier hosted by Dubai, Amsterdam, Johannesburg and Bangkok. This time too it’ll be a great evening with stars twinkling all around!!!!

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Winners for Zee Cine Award

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan was earlier loved by his fans but this time, he is also been appreciated by Zee Cine Awards, as the Best Actor Male after defeating actor Salman Khan. Dabangg has bagged a number of award but this time Salman Khan seems fail of getting the best award for Dabangg.

Zee Cine Award
There is a long list of Bollywood actors and actresses who bagged the award, were Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Vidya Balan. After marking win-win tag Hrithik Roshan told that Guzaarish is a special film to him because of its message. It is the suffering, weaknesses, and misery in life. Although Dabangg seems to be the most famous flick among the audiences and has locked five trophies tags for Best Film, Best Debut Female to Sonakshi Sinha, Best Debutant Director to Abhinav Kashyap,

Best Song to Munni Badnaam Hui and Best Music to Sajid-Wajid. Winners of Zee Cinema award 2011 list includes- Best Actor Male Hrithik Roshan for Guzaarish. Best Actress Female Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for Guzaarish. Best Film Jury Choice was Udaan. Best Story award was given to Karan Johar and Shibani Bathija for SRK and Kajol starrer My Name Is Khan. Best Music award was awarded to Sajid-Wajid for Dabangg and many more.

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Saturday, January 15, 2011

2011 comes up with Star Screen Awards

Award function have always been a studded affair. The star screen awards are the most probable of all the Indian film awards. The fascinating screen awards came into existence in the year 1994. Since then Mr. Viveck Goenka of the Indian Express Group initiates all the screen award ceremonies.

star screen awards
The screen awards are the only Indian award ceremony which has deeply involved the Executive Director and the Governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The star screen awards are given away to the winners on the basis of their excellent performance in the Bollywood. The nomination and selection is done by a panel of renowned personalities from the film fraternity itself.

Thus these awards are considered as one of the prestigious and toughest award to win in Bollywood. All the screen award functions are generally organized in Mumbai only. The exclusive feature of the screen awards is that it is presented to Hindi and Marathi movies, Television and Non-film Music in the month of January every year. To enhance their popularity, screen awards also held seven editions of 'Screen Awards for excellence in South Indian, to be acquainted with and reward regional movies of South India. The South Indian films which were awarded were in Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Tamil respectively.


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Zee Cine Awards to be held in Singapore

Zee Entertainment Enterprises will organize the Zee Cine Awards at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on 14 January, 2011. The Zee Cine Awards which is considered as the grandest tribute paid to the world's largest film industry and has attracted the stalwarts of Indian cinema over the years.

Zee Cine Award 2011Actors like Akshay Kumar, Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan amongst others are likely to attend the evening. Marina Bay Sands president and CEO Thomas Arasi said that the Indian market is extremely essential to them. The team believe that by hosting the Zee Cine Awards here at Singapore’s new iconic platform, the whole team is stepping forward to reach the world.

He further said that ‘The Zee Cine Awards’ is regarded as the most widely recognized and respected in the awards processes in India and abroad. The awards ceremony will be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in the Grand Ballroom with a simulcast to the Event Plaza. Zee Cinema business head Mohan Gopinath added, it is fitting that Zee Cine Awards 2011, which celebrates the emergence of Indian cinema on a global platform is partnering with the Marina Bay Sands. We wish that this time too, the award function proves to be successful in every means…

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Monday, January 10, 2011

Karbonn Mobile 17th Annual Star Screen Awards

The Karbonn Mobiles 17th Annual Star Screen Awards saw some flawless red carpet dressing. Want to know more just keep on reading… It's that time of the year again, when the public’s eyes are set on multiple high-profile events to estimate what’s hot and what’s not, this season.

Karbonn Mobile 17th Annual Star Screen AwardsThere’s no place like the red carpet to make a style statement, with so many cameras focusing on you, colour or cut, and Bollywood’s denizens know how to avail this opportunity. Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif, who has stuck to long gowns on the red carpet, was wearing a gown time too; a bright red Marchesa. Another dramatic gown was Kalki Koechlin’s multi-hued Preeti S Kapoor which, with its long sleeves and high neck, was perfect for the chilly night. Another glittering star in the wardrobe department was debutante actress Amrita Puri. Amrita’s wardrobe in her debut film ‘Aisha’ may have been overshadowed by her co-stars Sonam Kapoor and Ira Dubey, but Amrita Puri proved that she was no wallflower with her metallic Vizyon gown.

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

National Film Awards

The National Film Awards as said were first presented in 1954. The Government Of India conceived the ceremony to honour films made across India, on a national level, to encourage the furthering of Indian art and culture. The National Film Awards is considered as the most prominent film award ceremony in India.

National Film Awards
Every year, a national panel which is appointed by the government selects the winning entry, and the award ceremony is held in the capital, New Delhi, where the President of India gives away the awards. Declared for movies produced in the previous year across the country, they hold the distinction of awarding merit to the best of Indian cinema, overall, as well as in a way to present awards for the best films in each region and language of the country.

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