Eight awards for Ishqiya so far

MUMBAI: Though Arbaaz Khan’s film Dabaang has won the maximum awards in the three awards function gone by (Screen, Apsara and Zee Cine awards), Shemaroo Entertainment and Vishal Bharadwaj’s Ishqiya comes second going by the fact that it has won eight awards totally in all the three awards.

After winning four Star Screen Awards, the Abhishek Chaubey directed film went on to bag two awards at the Apsara Awards and an equal number at the Zee Cine Awards. 

Ishqiya is a romantic thriller that moves around the dark emotions of the three leading characters - Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi. The chemistry of the characters, their passion, their love, sense of revenge and hatred kept the audience glued to their seat making the film one of the biggest entertainers of this year.

Said producer Raman Maroo, “It’s an honour to receive these prestigious awards. It gives a lot of encouragement to know that your work and efforts are liked and appreciated by people. We are thankful to jury for giving us the awards. Ishqiya has just started its counting of awards, there are still many more surprises coming.”

Co-producer Vishal Bhardwaj averred “The excitement began with the kick off of award season this year and with four more awards in hand today we are thrilled. We thank the jury members

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