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 .
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.
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.

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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