People’s Choice Awards 2012 winners: Salman Khan’s Ek Tha Tiger, Priyanka Chopra’s In my city
Salman Khan’s film Ek Tha Tiger won best film while Priyanka Chopra got the award for her first single, In my city, and Amitabh Bachchan was honoured for hosting KBC
Salman Khan’s blockbuster Ek Tha Tiger garnered one of its first popular honours at the Colors People’s Choice Awards 2012 held in Mumbai on October 27. The film’s director Kabir Khan tweeted, “Had fun at the Colors people’s choice awards. #EkThaTiger won people’s favourite film award. Thank u “people” :-)”. Katrina Kaif won Best Actor for the film, and Mashallah won Best Song. Salman Khan was present to collect the Ek Tha Tiger awards as well.
Actor Priyanka Chopra, who turned singer with her single In my city, won a debut award for it. Recorded in collaboration with will.i.am, In my city was unveiled at the National Football League inauguration in the US earlier this year. Priyanka’s status read, “My first debut award for my music!! Hahah! Feels nice to be a debutant again..thank u people for making me ur choice!”
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan won the best television host award for quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati?, even as the sixth season of the show is currently on air. The legend tweeted, ”How did it happen? It’s the People’s Choice Award by Colors channel for the best television host for KBC. Thank you all, who voted for me”. Bachchan has hosted five seasons of the show, beginning with the first in 2000.
Ranbir Kapoor was awarded the Favourite Youth Movie Icon.
The People’s Choice Awards hosted its first Indian edition on Saturday night. Those in attendance included Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and her husband Dr Shriram Nene, Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra, Chitrangda Singh, Ekta Kapoor, Bhagyashree, Prabhu Deva, Hema Malini and Sameera Reddy, among others.
First Published: 1.17 PM IST 10.28.2012