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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