Awards

  • Post National Film Awards win, team 'Jolly LLB' now excited about 'Guddu Rangeela' 17-04-2014 03:56 PM

    Mumbai: The fact that 'Jolly LLB' has won two National Film Awards has left its team - Fox Star Studios and director Subhash Kapoor upbeat about treating the audience to their next project 'Guddu Rangeela'. 'Jolly LLB' was Wednesday declared the best Hindi film, while actor Saurabh Shukla was named...
  • 61st National Film Awards: Has the jury selected the deserving films? 17-04-2014 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: When the winners of 61st National Awards were announced on Wednesday evening, I was quite sure that there will be quite a few rants on my Twitter timeline for the jury had ignored some extremely deserving work last year. Knowing the nature of most armchair critics (we all...
  • Kabir Suman dedicates National Award to people of Bengal 16-04-2014 07:46 PM

    Kolkata: Euphoric after receiving the National Award for scoring the music of Bengali film "Jaatishwar", music composer Kabir Suman Wednesday dedicated the honour to the people of West Bengal. The Srijit Mukherji directed film with Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee in the lead, won four awards including best makeup, best music,...
  • Southern film industry bags 17 National Awards 16-04-2014 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: Tamil family drama "Thanga Meengal", Telugu drama "Na Bangaru Thalli", Kannada film "Prakruthi" and Malayalam drama "24 North Kaatham" were among the southern movies that pocketed 17 awards at the 61st National Awards here Wednesday. The other southern films include "Dharmam" (Tamil), "Kanyaka" (Malayalam), "December 1" (Kannada), "Vallinam"...
  • National Awards: 'Jolly LLB' director Subhash Kapoor elated at double win 16-04-2014 07:05 PM

    Mumbai: Subhash Kapoor's critically acclaimed legal drama 'Jolly LLB', has been named in two categories at the 61st National Film Awards, which were announced here Wednesday. He says he is elated as it came unexpectedly. "Jolly LLB" has been adjudged the best Hindi film, while Saurabh Shukla has been named...
  • Playback singers Rupankar, Bela Shende win National Award 16-04-2014 07:01 PM

    New Delhi: Rupankar and Bela Shende have been adjudged the best male and female playback singer, respectively, for the 61st National Film Awards announced here Wednesday. Rupankar's rendition of "E tumi kemom tumi" for Bengali film "Jaatishwar" and Shende's song "Khura khura" from the Marathi movie "Tuhya Dharma Koncha" have...
  • I wasn't expecting this: Saurabh Shukla on National Award for 'Jolly LLB' 16-04-2014 06:25 PM

    Mumbai: Well-known actor-writer Saurabh Shukla, who played a judge in the light-hearted legal drama "Jolly LLB", says the National Award for his role in the film came as a surprise to him. The 61st National Film Awards were announced here Wednesday and the actor has been named the best supporting...
  • I'm overwhelmed and extremely happy: Hansal Mehta on winning National Award for 'Shahid' 16-04-2014 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: Hansal Mehta, who was named the best director for 'Shahid' in the 61st National Film Awards announced here Wednesday, says it is an acknowledgment of the hard work and honesty that he has put in to make the biopic. Rajkummar Rao, who plays the title role in the...
  • 61st National Awards: 'Ship of Theseus' wins best feature film, Best Actor for Rajkummar Rao, Best Director for Hansal Mehta for 'Shahid' 16-04-2014 04:32 PM

    Director Anand Gandhi's powerful film about a photographer, a Jain monk and a young stock broker told through different segments won Best Feature Film at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. 'Ship of Theseus', depicting issues of intuitive brilliance, metaphysical belief and intricate morality in a world full of...
  • 61st National Film Awards: Complete list of winners 16-04-2014 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: Here is a list of winners of the prestigious 61st National Film Awards. The ceremony will be held on May 3, 2014. 61st NATIONAL FILM AWARDS FOR 2013 BEST FEATURE FILM Ship of Theseus Producer: Recyclewala Films Pvt Ltd Director : Anand Gandhi INDIRA GANDHI AWARD FOR BEST...
  • National Film Awards: And the winners are 16-04-2014 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: Winners of the prestigious 61st National Film Awards and their names would be revealed by by the Directorate of Film Festivals today. As reports suggest several regional films like 'Adbhutha Cine Rangam', 'Amma Neeku Vandanam', 'Oo Malli, Parampara, Pranaya Veedhilo...Porade Prince', 'The Clue and Yugmali? are also in...
  • There were no disputes between Gulzar bhai and Pancham: Asha Bhosle 16-04-2014 10:38 AM

    Mumbai: From the time she sang 'Ghar jayegi tar jayegi doliyaan chadh jayegi' for Gulzar in 'Khushboo', Asha Bhosle has shared a very special rapport with her Gulzar bhai who has been named for the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke Award. She feels it has gone to the "very deserving artist". "When...
  • Malaika Arora Khan to walk the ramp for Vikram Phadnis at IIFA awards 15-04-2014 05:18 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Malaika Arora Khan will be walking the ramp for ace designer Vikram Phadnis at the upcoming fashion event at IIFA Awards in Florida. Leading fashion designer Vikram Phadnis, who is also a favourite among leading ladies of Bollywood, has been roped in to design an exclusive collection for...
  • Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox win Glaad Media Awards 14-04-2014 02:02 PM

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Lopez has added a couple of more trophies to her block. The pop star and "American Idol" judge was honored Saturday night at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards with the Vanguard Award, which lauds efforts to increase visibility and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual or...
  • Tony Award-winning actress Phyllis Frelich dies 14-04-2014 10:49 AM

    Phyllis Frelich, a Tony Award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," has died. She was 70. Frelich, died Thursday at their home in Temple City, Calif., her husband, Robert Steinberg, said. She suffered from a rare degenerative neurological disease called progressive supranuclear...
  • 'Hunger Games' top winner at MTV Movie Awards 14-04-2014 10:27 AM

    Los Angeles: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' earned the prize for best film at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, besting even top Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave." "Hunger Games" stars also took home some of the night's biggest awards. Jennifer Lawrence won best female performance and Josh Hutcherson was...
  • Rishi Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar, Zakir Hussain chosen for Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 14-04-2014 10:10 AM

    Mumbai: Zakir Hussain and Pandharinath Kolhapure have been named for this year's Master Deenath Mangeshkar Award for music, actor Rishi Kapoor for theatre and cinema and Anna Hazare for social awareness, renowned singer Lata Mangeshkar announced here Sunday. Theatre personalities Dinesh Pedanekar and Mukta Barve, founders of Anamika and Rasika...
  • Jared Leto, Jonah Hill win early MTV Movie Awards 14-04-2014 09:21 AM

    Reuters: Oscar winner Jared Leto and Jonah Hill, an Oscar nominee, picked up early MTV Movie Awards, voted for by fans rather than the film industry elite. Host and late-night comedian Conan O'Brien kicked off the unbuttoned awards on Sunday by trying to break the record for the most celebrity...
  • Celebrating Gulzar: Top 15 gems from the maestro's repertoire 13-04-2014 03:42 PM

    The world has always been appreciative of the soul-stirring poetry and works of Gulzar, and it was the same when he was named for the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Within minutes, the net exploded. Several popular film personalities including Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle took to Twitter to congratulate Gulzar's for...
  • Remembering Paul Walker: MTV Movie Awards to pay tribute to the late actor 13-04-2014 10:35 AM

    Los Angeles: Late actor Paul Walker will be remembered in a tribute featuring his movie clips at the upcoming 2014 MTV Movie Awards. The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, reports The Los Angeles Times. 'The Fast and Furious' star was killed in a car crash in November 2013....
  • Lyricist-filmmaker Gulzar to be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke award 12-04-2014 07:23 PM

    Lyricist-filmmaker Gulzar, best known for penning memorable hits like 'Tujhse Naaraaz Nahi' and 'Tere Bina Zindagi Se' besides directing critically acclaimed films like 'Aandhi' and 'Mausam', was on Saturday chosen for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award, the highest official recognition for film personalities in India. The 79-year-old writer, whose...
  • It's a feeling of fulfilment: Gulzar on Dadasaheb Phalke Award 12-04-2014 07:22 PM

    Veteran lyricist and filmmaker Gulzar, who has been chosen for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, feels fulfilled and blessed to be named as the recipient of the highest cinematic honour of the country. Gulzar, best known for penning memorable hits like 'Tujhse Naaraaz Nahi' and 'Tere Bina Zindagi Se' besides...
  • Celebrating Gulzar: A playlist of his best songs 12-04-2014 03:52 PM

    Sampooran Singh Kalra aka Gulzar needs no introduction. The man who has weaved magic with words for almost six decades now, has been chosen for the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2013. The multi-faceted Gulzar is a lyricist, director, screen writer, producer and poet. He is the 45th winner of...
  • Lyricist-filmmaker Gulzar chosen for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, 2013 12-04-2014 02:50 PM

    Delhi: Veteran film lyricist and director Gulzar has been chosen for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2013. This is India's highest award in cinema, given annually by the government. Gulzar is an Academy Award-winning lyricist and has also directed critically-acclaimed Hindi films such as, 'Mere Apne', 'Parichay', 'Koshish'...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh in the fray for Asian Tour award 10-04-2014 06:36 PM

    Jakarta The Asian Team heroes of the EurAsia Cup, including Anirban Lahiri of India, will grace the Asian Tour Awards night here on April 22 while compatriot Jeev Milkha Singh is in the running for the Asian Tour's Player of the Decade award. The Asian Tour Awards night will honour...
  • Soha Ali Khan chooses voting over IIFA awards 10-04-2014 05:31 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan says she has chosen to skip attending the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards in Tampa Bay, Florida later this month to be in Mumbai to cast her vote April 24. The IIFA gala is scheduled for April 23-26, and the voting day...
  • Eminem, Rihanna to perform together at MTV Movie Awards 2014 09-04-2014 05:41 PM

    London: Superstar pair Eminem and Rihanna are confirmed to take the stage together at this years MTV Movie Awards. Rihanna and Drake will collaborate on 'The Monster', taken from Slim Shady's album The Marshall Mathers LP2, and they will perform an exciting rendition of the track on Sunday night, reported...