AWARDS

  • Advertorial: Renault LODGY steals center stage at Star Guild Awards January 20, 2015

    Renault was the main attraction in the star studded Renault Star Guild Awards and celebrities were happy checking out Renault Cars. Many of them posed around after signing on the Renault Duster on the Red carpet. The highlight of the show was the showcasing of the new Renault LODGY on...
  • Snapshot: Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha interacts with National Bravery Award winners January 19, 2015

    Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Monday interacted with the National Bravery Award winners at Air House in New Delhi. A total of 24 awardees have been nominated including four posthumous. ...
  • Jaipur International Film Fest: Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi to be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award January 19, 2015

    Jaipur: Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi is set to be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award at the 5th Jaipur International Film Festival to be held here from February 1. Majidi is best known for his films like 'The Song of Sparrows', 'Children of Heaven', 'Baran', 'The Willow Tree' among others. Besides...
  • Indian American presented with Martin Luther King Award January 19, 2015

    Washington: An eminent Indian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist has been presented with the prestigious Martin Luther King Jr Award in recognition of his contribution to the legacy of the great leader through his efforts in international service and civil engagement. Azamgarh-born Frank Islam was given the annual award yesterday by Harry Johnson...
  • Madonna to perform at Brit Awards after 20 years? January 18, 2015

    London: Pop diva Madonna is reportedly set to perform at the Brit Awards next month after a gap of two decades. The 'Rebel Heart' hitmaker is currently preparing to showcase her new music at the Brits 2015, reported Daily Mirror. "Madonna wants to perform to the biggest number of people for the...
  • Anupam Kher: Whenever I play the father's role, the film become a super hit January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Anupam Kher believes that whenever he plays the role of a father in a movie, it becomes a success. Anupam was present at the launch of film 'Baa Baa Black Sheep', in which he essays an on screen father to actor Manish Paul, when he spoke about it. "I'm...
  • 'Haider', 'Queen' win top honours at Screen Awards, Priyanka Chopra adjudged best actress January 14, 2015

    The 21st annual Screen Awards saw Vishal Bhardwaj's critically acclaimed film 'Haider' winning top honours along with Vikas Bahl's 'Queen'. Actress Priyanka Chopra was adjudged the Best Actress of 2014 for her powerful performance in 'Mary Kom'. Shahid Kapoor won the best actor award for his brilliant performance in 'Haider'....
  • Amitabh Bachchan gets Social Media Person of the Year award January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, an active blogger and user of different social networks, has been named the Social Media Person of the Year, by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). The event is still due to happen in the capital, but since Big B won't be able to make...
  • 'Boyhood' gets Linklater nominated for Directors Guild Award January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: Richard Linklater's 12 years of toiling on coming-of-age tale 'Boyhood' reaped a coveted nomination on Tuesday for the top Directors Guild Award, which has correctly predicted the best director Oscar for 10 of the last 11 years. Two-time DGA winner Clint Eastwood, 84, earned his fourth nomination for outstanding...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' leads Razzies 'worst of' list; 'Legend of Hercules', 'Saving Christmas' earn 6 nominations each January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is rolling out with the most nominations at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards. The action sequel starring Mark Wahlberg alongside morphing robots led all films Tuesday with seven nominations, including worst picture, worst sequel, worst screenplay and worst screen combo. "Transformers" is also up for worst...
  • Woody Allen to make his first foray on the small screen; set to write, direct online series for Amazon January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles/ San Francisco: Woody Allen will make his first foray onto the small screen, writing and directing an online series for Amazon.com, the latest coup by deep-pocketed cable and streaming companies in luring the biggest names in film to television. The Internet retailer rolled out the news of Allen's series...
  • Golden Globe Awards Winners Include 'Boyhood' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' January 13, 2015

    As stars made a grand show on Sunday night at the 72nd Golden Globes Awards, a pair of personal films, 'Boyhood' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' took the top movie prizes. ...
  • Infosys Prize 2014: The science and society debate January 13, 2015

    The Infosys Awards are in the 6th year. This year, these awards have been instituted to recognise excellence in the pure sciences and in the social sciences. ...
  • RBI governor Raghuram Rajan named as the 'governor of the year' in Central Banking Awards 2015 January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: RBI chief Raghuram Rajan has been named as the "governor of the year" in the Central Banking Awards for 2015 by a British magazine for "his deep understanding of the root causes of economic problems of the country combined with an impressive leadership style." The British magazine Central Banking,...
  • Designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock receive Bharat Samman Award January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian designer duo Shane and Falguni Peacock, who have designed for the likes of Britney Spears, Katy Perry and Jennifer Lopez, have been honoured with the Bharat Samman Award for 2014, constituted by the NRI Institute 27 years ago. The Bharat Samman Awards are given to a select group...
  • Golden Globes television audience dips to 19.3 million; declines nearly 8 per cent in total viewership January 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: The television audience for Sunday's 72nd Golden Globe Awards dipped to 19.3 million as comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the Hollywood awards show for the third and final time, NBC said on Monday. The three-hour show, which Fey and Poehler helped reached a 10-year high last year,...
  • Priyanka Chopra wins best actress award for 'Mary Kom', dedicates it to her late father January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Mary Kom' was one of the top gainers at the Renault Star Guild Awards 2015 and actress Priyanka Chopra, who played the main lead in the film, has dedicated its success to her late father Ashok Chopra. "Thank u #starGuildAwards for the acknowledgements tonight...#MaryKom is for my dad.. Thank you...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014 January 13, 2015

    Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014 on Monday, earning the title of world's best football player for a third time. He easily beat four-time winner Lionel Messi and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in a vote of national team captains and coaches from FIFA's 209 member countries, plus...
  • Aamir Khan's 'PK' scores big at Star Guild Awards 2015 January 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani's 'PK' won the Best Film along with Best Director, Best Dialogue, Best Sound Mixing and a special award for earning over Rs.100 crore here at the the Renault Star Guild Awards 2015. The awards ceremony took place Sunday night at Reliance Mediaworks in Film City and it...
  • Look of the day: Lisa Haydon exudes radiance in a blue Gauri and Nainika gown January 12, 2015

    This is indeed Lisa's best look so far. And we would compliment her for her amazing choice. For the Star Guild awards, Lisa slipped into this on-shouldered gown by Gauri and Nainika. She looked utterly elegant and the sleek belt accessorised on the waist was just...
  • 'The Imitation Game', 'Selma' falter at the Golden Globe awards; 'Boyhood' may change course of the Oscar race January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: Coming of age tale "Boyhood" won the coveted Golden Globe for best drama on Sunday, while the quirky period caper "The Grand Budapest Hotel" was the surprise winner for best comedy or musical, in a big upset to awards season front-runner "Birdman." The first major awards for the Hollywood...
  • Snapshot: Priyanka Chopra looks cool as ever as she wears a leather outfit for a performance January 12, 2015

    Priyanka Chopra has been popular for her glam rock look. And the actress was quite successful when she effortlessly displayed her stylish edge as she arrived for a performance at Star Guild Awards. The actress, who has been lauded for acting prowess, looked as cool as ever in a black...
  • Priyanka Chopra or Lily Collins: Who looked better in Maticevski? January 12, 2015

    Priyanka Chopra is certainly blowing her style quotient sky high. She has been seen wearing a lot of International designers in the recent past. At the Star Guild awards, Priyanka wore a strapless Maticevski gown which was earlier worn by Lily Collins at the red carpet of 'Love, Rosie'. Lily...
  • Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' wins the Golden Globe award for Best Picture January 12, 2015

    BEVERLY HILLS: "Boyhood" has won the Golden Globe for best picture, drama. "Boyhood," directed by Richard Linklater, follows the life of one boy, played by sensitive newcomer Ellar Coltrane. It was filmed over 12 years, a much-acclaimed feat that provides a unique perspective on the evolution of a family. The film...
  • George Clooney wins Cecil B DeMille Award at the Golden Globes 2015; dedicates it to his wife Amal Alamuddin January 12, 2015

    George Clooney accepted a lifetime achievement award from the Golden Globes Sunday by honoring others - his Hollywood colleagues, his new wife and millions who marched in the wake of attacks in France last week. The veteran actor who moved from "ER" into movies was given the Cecil B. DeMille Award,...
  • Eddie Redmayne wins the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for 'The Theory of Everything' January 12, 2015

    BEVERLY HILLS: Eddie Redmayne has won the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for "The Theory of Everything." Redmayne plays the real-life role of brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking, who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease at the age of 21. The actor has been praised for his skillful depiction...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Here's the complete list of winners January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: The following are film and television winners at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Sunday. FILM BEST DRAMA "Boyhood" BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL "The Grand Budapest Hotel" BEST ACTOR, DRAMA Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything" BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA Julianne Moore, "Still Alice" BEST ACTOR, COMEDY OR MUSICAL Michael Keaton, "Birdman" BEST...
  • Tina Fey, Amy Poehler kick off 72nd Golden Globes; say they're celebrating 'all the movies North Korea was OK with' January 12, 2015

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler welcomed Hollywood's "despicable, spoiled, minimally talented brats" to the 72nd annual Golden Globes to celebrate "all the movies that North Korea was OK with." The hosts, in their third time presiding over the Globes, delved right into the hacking attack that roiled Sony Pictures ahead of...