Green Globe Award News
Happy Birthday, Abhishek Bachchan!
Abhishek, who turns a year older, hopes for better luck at the box office in 2012
Abhishek Bachchan turns 36 today. And guess what he’s got on his wish list? To act in a film made on an environmental issue! Abhishek was recently awarded the Green Globe Award for his contribution to creating environmental awareness. The actor recently gave up his Bentley for a greener environment. And now is waiting for the arrival of electric cars. The year 2011 was a milestone for Abhi as far as his personal life goes. It brought Beti B into his life. But when it comes to his career, it wasn’t really a good year for him. Recently we saw him in Game, Dum Maro Dum and Players, none of which managed to make a mark at the box office.
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IIFA Awards 2011 Winners: ‘Dabangg’ is Best Film, SRK is Best Actor for ‘MNIK’
Salman Khan’s blockbuster Dabangg bagged seven awards, but did not garner him Best Actor
The 12th IIFA Awards were held in Toronto on June 25, 2011. Salman Khan’s blockbuster Dabangg bagged seven awards, including Best Film, Best Debut (Female) for Sonakshi Sinha and Best Performance in a Negative Role for Sonu Sood. Shahrukh Khan took away the Best Actor trophy for My Name is Khan, while Anushka Sharma was crowned Best Actress for Band Baaja Baaraat. Ranveer Singh won the Best Debut (Male) for Band Baaja Baaraat. Ranveer and Anushka were also adjudged the Hottest Pair. Sharmila Tagore took home the Outstanding Achievement Award. Dharmendra was honoured for 50 years in cinema. Click here to read more
Arnold Schwarzenegger fails to turn up at event to award Abhishek Bachchan!
Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger failed to turn up at a function Thursday evening to present Abhishek Bachchan a Green Globe award for helping create a greener environment. Abhishek says he was not aware that Schwarzenegger would present him the award. “I had no idea, I was just told that I would get the Green Globe award. I was never told that I would get the award from him,” Abhishek said.
The 64-year-old former governor of California arrived in the capital to attend the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit. He was due to attend the Green Globe Foundation Awards Ceremony to present Abhishek with the Green Globe for Outstanding Efforts by a Celebrity award, did not turn up. “Wizcraft people had met Arnold and everything was sorted, but don’t know why he didn’t turn up at the last moment,” said a source.Click here to read more