Mumbai: The much awaited night is finally here and it seems the crowded Film City Speaks for itself.
The opening act of the event was performed by Coke Studio and was a tribute to the great gems of Bollywood Dev Anand and Shammi Kapoor.
Without making you wait any further let us move on to the awards. Have a look for yourself and decide if your favorite has made it to the list:
Best Actor Popular – Ranbir Kapoor – Rockstar
Best Actress Popular – Vidya Balan – The Dirty Picture
Best Film Popular – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Director Popular – Zoya Akhtar – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Film Critics – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Actor Critics (Male) – Ranbir Kapoor – Rockstar
Best Actor Critics (Female) – Priyanka Chopra – 7 Khoon Maaf
Best Supporting Actor (Male) – Farhan Akthar – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Supporting Actor (Female) – Rani Mukherjee – No One Killed Jessica
Best Music Director – AR Rahman – Rockstar
Best Lyrics - Irshad Kamil – Nadaan Parindey – Rockstar
Best Playback Singer (Male) – Mohit Chuhan – Jo Bhi Main – Rockstar
Best Playback Singer(Female) - Usha Uthap and Rekha Bharadwaj – Darling
RD Burman Award for upcoming talent in field of music – Krsna – Tanu Weds Manu
Partho Gupte – Special Filmfare Jury Certificate – Stanley Ka Dabba
Lifetime Achievement Award – Aruna Irani
Best Dialogue - Farhan Akthar – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Screenplay - Akshat Verma – Delhi Belly
Best Story - Sanjay Chauhan – I Am Kalam
Best Debut Director – Abhinay Deo – Delhi Belly
Best Debut Male – Vidyut Jhamwal – Force
Best Debut Female – Parineeti Chopra – Ladies vs Rickie Bahl
Best Choreography – Bosco-Caesar – Senorita – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best VFX – Red Chillies VFX – Ra.One
Best Background Score – Ranjit Barot – Shaitan
Best Action – Action Concepts – Don 2
Best Cinematography – Carlos Catalan – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Editing – Huzefa Lokhandwala – Delhi Belly
Best Production Design – Shashank Tere – Delhi Belly
Best Sound Design – Nakul Kamte – Don 2
Best Costume – Niharika Khan – The Dirty Picture
Nominations & Details:
2011, the year was a mixed one for Bollywood. While some films may have grossed highly, other highly anticipated movies did not get a look by the audience. There were some critically acclaimed movies, while some movies which got panned by critics managed to become the box office superking’s. 2012 Filmfare awards tries to give maximum attention and recognition to all those who tried to work hard to make 2012 a better year for Bollywood.
The official sponsor of Idea awards is Idea while the awards will be hosted by Imran Khan, who had managed to get the audience tickled with his jodi with Ranbir Kapoor last time. The 57th filmfare awards are scheduled to take place on 29th January 2012, as usual in the Yash Raj Studios. The event is to be telecasted by Sony Entertainment. This filmfare award celebration overlaps with the centenary celebration of bollywood. With this billing and the usual star hype surrounding the award function, it is being tipped to be a grand success.
Now lets see the official nominations which are finally out. Here’s what Filmare 2012 finally decided on the various categories:
- Delhi Belly
- Don 2
- No One Killed Jessica
- The Dirty Picture
- Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Abhinay Deo – Delhi Belly
- Farhan Akhtar – Don 2
- Imtiaz Ali – Rockstar
- Milan Luthria – The Dirty Picture
- Raj Kumar Gupta – No One Killed Jessica
- Zoya Akhtar – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Actor Male:
- Ajay Devgan – Singham
- Amitabh Bachchan – Aarakshan
- Hrithik Roshan – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Ranbir Kapoor – Rockstar
- Salman Khan – Bodyguard
- Shah Rukh Khan – Don 2
Best Actor Female:
- Katrina Kaif – Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
- Mahie Gill – Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster
- Priyanka Chopra – 7 Khoon Maaf
- Vidya Balan – No One Killed Jessica
- Vidya Balan – The Dirty Picture
Best Actor Supporting Role Male:
- Abhay Deol – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Farhan Akhtar - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Naseerudin Shah – The Dirty Picture
- Pitobash – Shor In The City
- Vir Das – Delhi Belly
Best Actor Supporting Role Female:
- Juhi Chawla – I Am
- Kalki Koechlin – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Parineeta Chopra – Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl
- Rani Mukherjee – No One Killed Jessica
- Swara Bhaskar – Tanu Weds Manu
Best Music Director:
- A.R.Rahman – Rockstar
- Ram Sampat – Delhi Belly
- Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Sohail Sen – Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
- Vishal-Shekhar – Ra.One
- Gulzar – Darling – 7 Khoon Maaf
- Irshad Kamil – Nadaan Parindey – Rockstar
- Irshad Kamil – Sadda Haq – Rockstar
- Javed Akhtar – Senorita – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Vishal Dadlani & Niranjan Iyengar – Chammak Challo – Ra.One
Best Playback Singer Male:
- Akon & Vishal Dadlani – Chammak Challo – Ra.One
- Mohit Chauhan – Jo Bhi Mein – Rockstar
- Mohit Chauhan – Sadda Haq – Rockstar
- Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Teri Meri – Bodyguard
- Shafqat Amanat Ali – Dildaara – Ra.One
Best Playback Singer Female:
- Alyssa Mendonsa – Khwabon Ke Parindey – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Harshdeep Kaur – Katiya Karu – Rockstar
- Rekha Bhardwaj & Usha Uthup – Darling – 7 Khoon Maaf
- Shreya Ghoshal – Teri Meri – Bodyguard
- Shreya Ghoshal – Saibo – Shor In The City
There are many categories where members of the film fraternity are honoured for their achievement. Technicians as well as artists get rewarded for work. Some of the categories and their possible nominations are
- Best Playback Singers(Male/Female)
Many melodious tracks were sung in 2012. Who can forget the Khwaabon ke Parindey from Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara sung by Mohit Chauhan, Alyssa Mendonca or the peppy song Ooh la la sung by legendary Bappi da? Hrithik, Farhan and Abhay combined to give us the entertaining Senorita while Shankar Mahadevan gave us the wonderfully romantic Dildaara from Ra.one. Mohit Chauhan and Suzanne D’Mello combined to give us Tum Ho, a beautiful romantic track from Rockstar. It looks likely that Mohit may snatch the award in the male category. Shreya Ghoshal is the likely candidate in the female category with her song Teri Meri Prem Kahani from Bodyguard.
Vishal-Shekhar stole the show with movies Ra.one and The Dirty Picture, while Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy gave beautiful music rendition in Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara. Himesh Reshammiya gave hummable tunes in Bodyguard, while the ever reliable Pritam composed the tracks of Ready and Desi Boyz. A R Rehman gave the modious music of Rockstar. Ram Sampat is also in contention to get a look in for the ever so popular Delhi Belly Soundtrack.
Shabbir Ahmed looks a strong favourite in this category with his lyrics for Bodyguard. Javed Akhtar has penned the lyrics of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara with usual authority and ease, while Rajat Arora may get a look in for his Ooh la la lyrics. Irshad Kamil has worked really hard to pen some melodious words in Rockstar, while Amitabh Bhattacharya gave the lyrics of unconventional yet entertaining Delhi Belly. The fight will be down to the wire in this category.
Nargis Fakhri was appreciated for her role in Rockstar while Parineeti Chopra, cousin of Priyanka Chopra made a decent debut with Ladies vs Ricky Bahl. Sarah Jane Dias made her much anticipated debut with Abhishek Bachchan in Game, while Myra Karn did get accolades for her role in No one killed Jessica. Kajal Aggarwal also made a good debut with Singham.
In the male category, Rana Daggubatti made a powerful debut with Dum Maaro Dum and was romantically linked to his co-star Bipasha Basu. Shiv Pandit made an effortless transition from TV to silver screen with Shaitaan. Vidyut Jamwal meanwhile stole the show with his negative yet interesting performance in Force with John Abraham.
- Best Supporting role (Actor/Actress)
Paresh Rawal did a fabulous job in the movie Ready as Salman Khan’s confused namesake Uncle. Rani Mukherjee stole the show in the female category in No One Killed Jessica. Farhan Akhtar did a splendid job as the funny yet caring friend in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara while Prakash Raj was the pick of the lot with his astounding negative role in Singham.
Shahrukh Khan gave a hit in the form of Ra.one, but it was Salman Khan who stole the show with his performances in 2011. Bodyguard and Ready, both his releases did not have a strong story line, but sailed at the box office due to the sheer performances of the star. He looks the likely winner in this category. Shahid Kapoor did ripple with his role in Mausam while Ajay Devgn made a strong impact as Baajirao Singham in Singham.
Kareena Kapoor put on a good show as Divya in Bodyguard while Asin played Sanjana really well in Ready. But it was Vidya Balan who may bag the black lady with her performance in The Dirty Pictures. She was much appreciated by critics and audience alike for her role of Silk in the movie.
Milan Luthria made the much appreciate The Dirty Picture, while Rohit Shetty did the action film Singham. Anubhav Sinha may also get in a look in for Ra.One here, along with Anees Bazmee for Ready. Zoya Akhtar directed the splendid movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, while Abhinay Deo the son of legendary Marathi actor-actress Ramesh and Seema Deo gave a hit in the form of Delhi Belly.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara along with Bodyguard and Ready are sure shot candidates in this category. Ra.One may also get a look in with The Dirty Picture. Singham was also a well made movie along with Delhi Belly, so there may be a chance for both these movies to stake their claim on the shining black lady too. Also with the recent strides that Don 2 has made there is no doubt about the fact that it is surely one of the dark horses in the race for the best film category. The most coveted award will definitely go to the most deserving film of the lot.
The above nominations were based on the performances of the names in the year 2011. Official nominations are expected to release later this month. Besides the awards, many Dance numbers and other cameo performances by many film celebrities are expected to add glitter to the night. The much celebrated and coveted award in the Bollywood industry is sure to get the TRP racing.
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