Sunday, March 18, 2012

Rockstar, The Dirty Picture and Bade Ache Lagte Hai sweeps FICCI Excellence Awards…

Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali's 'Rockstar' emerged a big winner scooping four awards, including best actor for Ranbir Kapoor, at the 2012 FICCI Frames Excellence Awards in Mumbai. The film, which chronicles the story of an aspiring singer swept the top honours and a won a total of four awards making it the most prolific winner, last evening. Imtiaz Ali won the Best Director while Ranbir bagged the Best Actor award. Music Maestro A R Rahman was given away the Best Music director award and Mohit Chauhan bagged the honour for Best Singer (Male).

However, Usha Uthup and Rekha Bhardwaj jointly received the award for best singer (female) for the film '7 Khoon Maaf'.

Actress Vidya Balan continued with her winning spree in the best actress category for 'The Dirty Picture' while Producers Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani walked away with the Best Film award for their path-breaking movie 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara'. while Vidyut Jamwal won best debut award (Male) for 'Force' newbie Parineeti Chopra won the best debut (Female) for 'Ladies VS Ricky Bahl' while Abhinay Deo was given best debut director for Imran Khan-starrer 'Delhi Belly'. Abhinay Deo’s award was received by his father the illustrious actor Ramesh Deo.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the award for maximum impact made by a personality. Naturally, in the television category, Game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' won the best non-fiction programme. Following that was the most popular show 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hai', on Sony, that fetched producer Ekta Kapoor the 'Best Fiction Programme' award while both the protagonists - Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar - were adjudged as Best Actors in the Male and Female category respectively. 

The show which is only 8 months old won Sakshi seven awards. However, Sakshi who became popular and a household name as Parvati Bhabhi in Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki was never awarded for her role in that serial. The show however went on for Eight long years.

Hosted by Mandira Bedi, The awards ceremony, held Friday night, was the concluding event of the three-day annual FICCI Frames conclave. The awards, presented by UTV Stars, featured performances by Usha Uthup and rocker Papon.

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