Mumbai: The movie Dabangg was a major hit, thing which was confirmed at the recent edition of Chevrolet Apsara awards. In different categories of the event, the movie won eight prizes.
Directed by Abhinav Kashyap and produced by Arbaaz Khan the picture managed to win the following cathegories best actor – Salman Khan, best performance in negative role – Sonu Sood, best female singer – Mamta Sharma, best female debut – Sonakshi Sinha, best music – Sajid Wajid, best male singer – Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and best dialogues – Abhinav Kashyap.
The event was completed by the astonishing performances of Priyanka Chopra, Shahrukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Govinda. Another very much awarded film, after Dabangg, was the super hit Band Baaja Baraat which won six awards.
Another memorable moment at the event was the award given to the B-town icon Dharmendra who had worked 50 years in the film industry of Bollywood. He received the award from the B-town super stars Shahrukh Khan and Yash Chopra. Amongst the celebrities present were Katrina Kaif, Sunny Deol, Aishwarya Rai, Karan Johar and Amitabh Bachchan.