New Delhi: Bollywood stars Imran Khan and Deepika Padukone bagged a Golden Kela award each at the fourth edition of the annual event which celebrates the worst in Hindi Cinema.
While Imran won the worst actor for his performance in Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Deepika was named the worst actress for her role in Aarakshan. Shah Rukh Khan's Ra.One was named the worst film while its helmer Anubhav Sinha won the worst director Golden Kela award this evening.
The worst supporting actor award was given to Prateik Babbar for his roles in Dum Maaro Dum and Aarakshan. Kanti Shah, producer and director of a bevy of B-grade Hindi films, was given the Platinum Kela award for his excellence in cinema. "I'm feeling good at being invited at the event. It's special because its been organised by true fans of my style of movie-making. I have been to other award shows as well, but this definitely is special," said Shah on receiving the award.
Besides honouring the worst in cinema, the awards also appreciated Arunodoy Singh's performance in Sudhir Mishra-directed Yeh Saali Zindagi by handing him the Anti-Kela. The trophy was presented to him by last year's winner, Abhishek Sharma (director, Tere Bin Laden). "I think Sudhir should be the one accepting this. I'm quite honored and amused with this award. It's good to see this movie getting some recognition," said Arunoday.
Other recipients of the Anti-Kela award were Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster, Shaitan and Shor in the City. The song 'Teri Meri' from Bodyguard, which proved to be quite popular with listeners, was named the Most Irritating Song, while Amitabh Bhattacharyya won the Most Atrocious Lyrics award for 'Pyar Do Pyar Lo' (Thank You), 'Jigar ka Tukda' (Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl) and 'Mutton Song' (Luv ka the End).
Chirag Paswan was named the Worst Debutante for Miley Na Miley Hum. Veteran actor Pankaj Kapoor was given the 'Bawra Ho Gaya Ke' award for his directorial debut Mausam, which was a big disappointment at the box office. The 'Aaja Nach Le' award for Worst Attempt at Comeback
was given to Esha Deol for Tell me O Kkhuda.
The Lajja award for worst treatment of a serious issue went to Prakash Jha's Aarakshan, which was based on the reservation system in educational institutes. Music composer Pritam was given the 'Bas kijiye bohut ho gaya award', while the Shakti kapoor award for misogyny went to Pyar ka Punchnama. The FALTU award for most aptly named film went to F.A.L.T.U. The Golden Kela awards this year hosted India's first ever Live in 3D awards show, where the winners went home with shiny and brand new re-modeled, 3D Kela trophies. About 7 lakh votes were cast to choose the winners this year.