Macau: The most awaited event of the time was held at the most desirable destination at the Venetian Macau, India’s most desirable location for business and entertainment. Everybody saw a glamorous night while attending The Zee Cine Awards 2012. The show hosted by Shahrukh and Priyanka Chopra was attended by many glamorous stars and many big names of the industry. So this time people got to see the ‘Don’ and his ‘Jungli Billi’ together on stage. Moreover, memories are still fresh in mind of Priyanka getting into the character of six different stars to announce the nominations in cine awards 2011 and Shahrukh Khan teaching ways to love one’s wife to Hrithik Roshan that year. One of the most respected viewer’s choice award which has the largest number of viewers around the world as Zee telecasts it over 170 countries. It was held on 21st January, 2012 and will be telecasted on 5th of February in television worldwide. Zee Cine awards have completed its 12 years and this year it has again set stage to startle the world with the glamour and shine of the A-Listed bollywood superstars and recognize outstanding talent in different fields of cinema. Zee Cine Award has brought the Indian cinema out of boundaries to different countries worldwide and left mark on many countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai and London.
The most famed hotel of the island, the Venetian, Macau is delighted to be hosting the most awaited award ceremony of the Bollywood fraternity. “The Venetian® Macao is delighted to be the hospitality sponsor for Zee Cine Awards 2012,” said Edward Tracy, President and CEO of Sands China Ltd. They have seen a steady rise in the number of visitors from India staying at The Venetian® Macao and they are very excited to be able to offer this prestigious event to not only their Indian guests and visitors, but to all of Macau. Hosting large-scale celebrity events of this caliber is one of their specialties, and they know Zee Cine Awards 2012 will feel right at home with our unrivalled hospitality and professionalism, he said. He also said that they will look forward to an extremely successful event. The Venetian, Macau is ‘King-Size’ hotel and casino having 3000 suites, one and a half million square feet of convention and meeting arrangements and over 30 restaurants bringing in all the delicacies from all over the world in one place. In short, it is one place for all business and entertainment needs. The Venetian Macau is the hospitality partner for the Zee Cine Awards, 2012 which hosted the award ceremony this year.
The stage was lively all the time with many artists performing with all their hearts. All the stars looked stunning in the designer dress of their choice. All the stars entertained the audience and Indian cinema talent was recognized to its full potential. Actor Shahid Kapoor paid homage to Shammi Kapoor and Dev Anand who passed away last year and Shahid said that he was grateful to Zee for this wonderful opportunity. Vidya remained the most eyed lady on stage following her fame after becoming the most desirable and ‘Silk’y lady on doint ‘The Dirty Picture’.
Awards were distributed in both Most Popular and Jury divisions. As hosts, Shahrukh and Priyanka made the award ceremony an easy going smooth event and the award distribution a great fun. Ranbir Kapoor managed to take home the best actor (Popular Choice) for his movie ‘Rockstar’ and Shahrukh Khan bagged the best actor (Jury) for his film ‘Don 2’. Vidya Balan bagged both the Best Actress award in Jury and as well as Popular Section for her outstanding and bold role in the movie ‘The Dirty Picture’. Best Movie according to Popular Choice went to Rockstar and Jury award was bagged by The Dirty Picture. Best Music Award was took home by A R Rahman for rocking and stunning tracks of Rockstar. Rockstar bagged more award like the Best Director awarded to Imtiaz Ali for it. Moreover Irshad Kamil was awarded Best Lyrics for Rockstar and Mohit Chauhan bagged the Best Singer award for the outstanding track ‘Jo Bhi Main Kehna Chahoon’ from the movie. The Best Action Film was given to RA.One for its hi-tech action sequences. The Best Debutant Male and Female was given to Rana Daggubati (Dum Maaro Dum) and Parineeti Chopra (Ladies vs Ricky Bahl) respectively. The Best Story is of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and the award was presented to Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti for it. Best Debut Director was bagged by Siddique for Bodyguard.
More awards distributed in the show were:
Song of the Year – Chammak Challo (RA.One)
Best Choreography – Ooh La La (The Dirty Picture)
Best Song – Ishq Sufiana (The Dirty Picture)
Best Singer (Female) – Shreya Ghoshal (Saibo from Shor In The City)
International Icon Female – Katrina Kaif
International Icon Male – Farhan Akthar
Best Music – AR Rahman
Best Marketed Film – RA.One
Best Supporting Actor – Farhan Akhtar (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara)
Best Supporting Actress – Swara Bhaskar (Tanu Weds Manu)
Best Sound Design – Resul Pookutty (RA.One)
Best Actor in a Negative Role – Prakash Raj -(Singham)
Best Cinematography - Carlos Catalan (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara)
Best Editing – Aarti Bajaj (Rockstar).
The Lifetime achievement Award was presented to Jeetendra for his continuous dedication and participation to the Hindi Film Industry. The night was glittered by the shine of the stars of our bollywood that glistened on the stage with their performances, wit and talent. A night full of celebration, fun and ‘masti’ was spent in the prestigious Venetian, Macau which offered its platform to recognize the true talents of the Indian Cinema in the most famous and recognized event of the year, Zee Cine Awards, 2012. A night spent with the stars, for the stars and by the stars for all the audiences attending the event as well as more than 500 million viewers who will be watching the glamorous event on 5th February, 2012 when the channel is going to broadcast the event worldwide in more than 170 countries.