Apsara Awards News
Is Rajesh Khanna ogling at Ameesha Patel?
Veteran Rajesh Khanna has been accused of having a roving eye in the past. And this picture, taken at a recent event, isn’t good news for the yesteryear star’s degenerating image
There was a time when Babu moshai (Rajesh Khanna) would croon a Ye shyam mastani or a Zindagi ek safar and all the girls would go weak in their knees. Things have changed over the years and the yesteryear star is sinking into oblivion with every passing day. We get to see him only occasionally when makes an appearance or two in award functions and events. Click here to read more
Ranbir Kapoor, Vidya Balan, AR Rahman win at Apsara Awards
Rockstar and The Dirty Picture win several awards, and Best Film is taken by Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Vidya Balan picked the best actors’ trophies at the star-studded seventh edition of Chevrolet Apsara Awards in Mumbai on Wednesday night for their performance in Rockstar and The Dirty Picture respectively. The best film award went to Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, and Zoya Akhtar won the best director for the movie. Her actor-filmmaker brother Farhan Akhtar took home the best supporting actor award for the movie too. The best supporting actress award went to Priyanka Chopra’s cousin Parineeti Chopra, for her portrayal of a bubbly, rich, spoilt Delhi girl in Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl. The act also bagged the best debutant (female) award for her. The best debutant (male) honour went to southern actor Rana Daggubati for his first Bollywood project Dum Maro Dum.
The best choreography trophy was picked by Bosco-Caesar for the peppy title track of Desi Boyz. Irshad Kamil picked the best lyrics award for Naadaan parindey from the film Rockstar, while the best music award went to Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman for the same film. Mohit Chauhan, who became the voice of Ranbir’s character in Rockstar walked away with the best singer (male) award for the cult song Saadda haq. Among the females, Shreya Ghoshal took the honour for her rendition of romantic number Teri meri from the movie Bodyguard.
A special award was bestowed upon megastar Amitabh Bachchan for the last season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, which proved to be a worthy platform for the common man. Click here to read more
Want to look like Vidya Balan?With the wedding season just around the corner, even the thought of going on a full-fledged shopping spree in the middle of all the organising and planning can be quite distressing
As flaunting some bling is compulsory on such occasions, it can be quite a task to hunt for places that give you a good deal on shiny, glamorous saris. When we spotted a recent picture of Vidya Balan at the Apsara Awards, we wondered if it was possible to look as gorgeous as she did. As always flaunting a Sabyasachi design, her dazzling organza sari left us awestruck. Click here to read more
Karan Johar, Farah Khan to host Apsara Awards
Filmmaker Karan Johar and choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan will add chutzpah to the Chevrolet Apsara Awards as the hosts of the gala, to be held at Mumbai’s Yash Raj Studios Wednesday. The long time friends will bring their camaraderie on the stage for the seventh edition of the annual awards ceremony, organised by the Film and Television Producers Guild of India. On her 47th birthday on January 9, Karan said Farah is “the most entertaining person” he knows. So it would be no wonder that the duo will use their gift of the gab, and leave the audience in splits. The two are currently in scripting sessions with the producers of the show – Wizcraft International, said a press statement. They will be joined by big names from the Hindi film industry to co-host segments of the show with them.
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Indian cinema’s centenary celebrations to begin at Apsara Awards 2012
The celebrations of 100 years of Indian cinema will be flagged off at the seventh edition of Chevrolet Apsara Awards at Mumbai’s Yash Raj Studios January 25. As a special segment of the celebrations, the awards night will showcase a special tribute dedicated to the legends of Indian cinema and their glorious years in Bollywood. A melody of hits will showcase songs from the yesteryears and the stars that emulated the iconic onscreen characters. The celebrations are being organised by the Film and Television Producers Guild of India in association with Wizcraft International Entertainment and channel Colors, as Indian cinema completes a century in 2013, ever since Raja Harishchandra was made in 1913. Click here to read more