Dabaang sweeps, Shah Rukh Khan reigns at IIFA awards

MUMBAI: The 12th Videocon d2h Weekend drew to a close on Saturday last with the presentation of the Floriana IIFA Awards. The ceremony, part of a three-day event, took place before more than 22,000 fans who were present at the Rogers Center in Toronto.

The Salman Khan-starrer Dabangg and Shah Rukh Khan-starrer My Name is Khan won the top honours. The Arbaaz Khan made film won six awards including the best picture award and Shah Rukh Khan took home the award for best actor for his performance in the Karan Johar directed My Name Is Khan.

The award for the best actress was notched up by Anushka Sharma for Band Baaja Baaraat while co-star Ranveer Singh won the award for best debut male. Together, they won the award for the hottest pair. 

Sonakshi Sinha won the award for best debut female for her role in Dabaang. Other awards received by the Dabangg cast and crew were: best
screenplay award to Abhinav Kahsyap and Dileep Shukla; best music direction award to Sajid-Wajid and Lalit Pandit; best female playback singer award to Mamta Sharma for her song Munni Badnaam; best male playback singer to Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Tere Mast Mast Do Nain; and Sonu Sood who received the award for best performance in a negative role.

Sharmila Tagore and Dharmendra were presented with outstanding achievement awards. Others who made it big were Karan Johar who bagged
the best director award for My Name Is Khan; Arjun Rampal who won the best supporting actor award for the Prakash Jha film Rajneeti; and Prachi Desai who got the best supporting actress award for Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai.

The night’s festivities came to a close with Shah Rukh Khan hosting a Bollywood Dance-Master Class in which he imitated signature dances including Aamir Khan’s Kya Bolti Tu and Salman Khan’s popular Dabangg dance. He ended with his own song Tujhe Dekha Toh Ye Jaane Sanam from Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge.

Latest Reads
Oddball Motion Pictures gets Rs 250 cr for film production

MUMBAI: Oddball Motion Pictures, founded by filmmaker Nitin Upadhyaya, announced its association with Chanda Group where the latter will be funding a seed capital of up to Rs 250 crore for the feature films and original digital video content that will be exclusively developed and produced by...

Movies Movies On Mutiple Platforms
Cast & crew of 21 sarfarosh: saragarhi 1897 celebrate army day with the 7th Battalion of sikh regiment of the indian army

The cast & crew of 21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897 commemorated the Army day with the Soldiers of Sikh regiment of Indian army. Actors Mohit Raina & Mukul Dev personally took the soldiers of the Sikh regiment on the tour of the set in Aamgaon where the epic battle of Saragarhi is currently...

Movies Hindi
Watch the world television premier of "Nirahua Hindustani"on 30th december at 1 PM only on Dabangg

SABGROUP’S foremost regional channel – Dabangg is geared for the World Television Premier of the highest revenue grossing Bhojpuri Blockbuster of all times, ‘Nirahua Hindustani’. The telecast will air on the 30th December,2017 at 1pm, followed by the repeat at 8pm.

Movies Hindi
BookMyShow reveals how India entertained itself in 2017

As the year comes to a close, BookMyShow looks back at what entertained India this year, from movies to plays, sports, events and music. In 2017, millions of Indians reached out to BookMyShow to meet their entertainment demands basis which the platform is delighted to present #Bestof2017*.

Movies Hindi
Catch Bollywood Actor Irrfan Khan this Week on Off Centre

MUMBAI: This week on Off Centre, Anuradha Sengupta talks to one of the finest Bollywood actors in the industry, Irrfan Khan. From being noticed and welcomed as a romantic lead after 22 years in business to his latest release and love, sex, romance in today’s time, he expresses his views and...

Movies Hindi
Zee Studios International's Secret Superstar hits it big in Taiwan

Zee Studios International has collected $700,681 from its release of Aamir Khan-starrer Secret Superstar in Taiwan, making the movie the widest Bollywood film in the country. The film, which also features Zaira Wasim, lit up the box office in India. The distribution company began the next phase of...

Movies Hindi
Zee Studio to premiere the post-apocalyptic horror drama - MAGGIE!

Zee Studio, the hollywood movie destination, brings the Indian television premiere of Maggie. Starring multi-award winner Arnold Schwarzenegger and Academy Award-nominee, Abigail Breslin, this post-apocalyptic drama premieres on 10 December 2017, Sunday at 12 noon and 9 pm.

Movies Hollywood
Demonetisation, decline in govt ads impact UFO Q2 numbers

BENGALURU: Indian digital cinema distribution network and in-cinema advertising platform UFO Moviez Ltd (UFO) reported a 12.8 percent year-on-year (y-o-y) decline in consolidated operating revenue for the quarter ended 30 September 2017 (Q2 FY 2017-18) as compared with the corresponding year ago...

Movies Movies On Mutiple Platforms
The modern day economics of film financing

Only 2 per cent of the total movies released in 2016 in the US were computer graphic (CG) animation, yet they grossed more than 21 per cent of the US box office collection. Strong animation brands have longer shelf-life and generate revenue for years.

Movies International

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories