Shahrukh Khan and Kareena win the Filmfare award

Bollywood ‘s reigning superstar Shahrukh Khan walked away with the Best actor award at the 53 rd Filmfare award on Saturday. He was awarded the best actor for his performance as Kabir Khan, skipper of the impossible Women’s hockey team in Chak De India.

shahrukh in cha de

Kareena Kapur was awarded the best actress award for her bubbly, sizzling performance in the romantic comedy, Jab we met. Imtiaz Ali won ’ best dialogue’ for Jab We met

But the movie that won most plaudits was Taarein Zameen Par. It won the coveted Best Film, best Director for Aamir Khan and numerous other prizes. Darsheel Safary was hailed as best actor , by critics for his outstanding performance as the protagonist Ishaan Awasthi, whose battle with dyslexia, lights up the story of Taarein Zameen Par. TZP also won Best story for Amol Gupte, and Best Lyricist for Prasoon Joshi. Aamir Khan who shuns award ceremonies was typically absent at this one, missing the rich haul of awards for his movie.

Chak de which won Best actor for Sharukh also earned awards for best cinematography and the critic’s choice for Best film. Shimit Amin won the best film critics award for Chak De India…
Critic’s award for best actress was won by Tabu for a charming role in Cheeni Kum.

Konkona sen Sharma and Irfan khan won the best supporting female and male categories for their turn as a romantic couple in Life in a Metro. The best screenplay award was also given to Anurag Basu for Life in a metro.

Rishi Kapoor was awarded a Lifetime achievements award. Filmfare power awards were given to Yash chopra and Aditya Chopra.

Rishi Kapoor’s son, Ranbir Kapoor won best debutant award for Saawariyan along with Deepika Padukone for Om Shanti Om. Deepika also bagged the Sony Head N Shoulders Fresh Face Of The Year award.

The RD Burman award went to Monty Sharma for Saawariyan. The Best music director and background music award went to A R Rehman for Guru. Guru earned best choreography award for Saroj Khan (Barso Re) and Best female playback for Shreya Ghosal ( Barso Re). Shaan bagged best male playback for Saawariyan (Jab se Tere Naina)

Red Chillies Entertainment was awarded for best special effects for Om Shanti Om.

Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor are the winners

Mumbai. The 53 rd Film fare Awards were conducted at a glittering ceremony at Yash Raj Studios, Mumbai. Rekha presented the Best Actor Award to Shah Rukh Khan for his role in Chak De India. He has won the award for the 9th time. Kareena Kapoor received the award for Best Leading Actor (Female) category from

Saif Ali Khan for her performance in Jab We Met. Was this intentional?

Preity Zinta presented the Best Director award to Aamir Khan, for Taare Zameen Par. As usual Aamir Khan was not present. Prasoon Joshi received the award on behalf of Aamir Khan.

Critics Awards went to Chak De India for the Best Film, Tabu for her exceptional role in Cheeni Kum won the Best Actress Award and Darsheel Safari won the Best Actor Award for Taare Zammen Par.

In another Bollywood moment The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Rishi Kapoor by Dimple Kapadia. Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) went to Irfan and the Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) category went to Konkana Sen Sharma for her stellar performance in Life in a Metro.

Guru got the best Music Award. Shaan and Shreya Goshal won the Best Singer Awards. Best Film of the year was Taare Zameen Par. And finally no prizes for guessing this one. Best Debutante awards went to Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone.

Top 10 Bollywood Box Office Hits 2007

As the year 2007 ends, desifans.com presents the Bollywood Box Office report for 2007. With a bounty of Rs 76 crore and counting, Om Shanti Om has smashed all box office records. Comedies ruled the box office this year with Akshay Kumar delivering 3 major blockbuster hits (and we are yet to add Welcome to this).

shahrukh khan in chak de

At the number two position, there is more serious stuff: Chak De India with Rs 65 crore in its coffers.

A shameless copy of Hollywood movie Hitch, Partner saw Salman Khan and Govinda amass Rs 62 crore. The year definitely belonged to comedies and comedies alone, with Partner leading the laugh riot which includes Dhamaal, Heyy Babyy, Dhol and Bhool Bhulaiyya Add OSO to this, and you’ll find the top 10 list already has six comedies in it.

The rest of the winners include Mani Ratnam’s Guru, Imtiaz Ali’s Jab We Met and Vipul Shah’s Namastey London

And the most recent Akshay Kumar, Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar starrer Welcome also sneaked into the SuperHit list in the last few days of the year. This year also saw Om Shanti Om became the Biggest Grosser ever in Bollywood.

2007 Bollywood Box Office king : Guess who ?

Chak De India and Om Shanti Om. You must be guessing its Shahrukh Khan who ruled the box office in 2007. SRK had a great year but it was Akshay Kumar who was the Bollywood Box Office King of 2007.

Om Shanti Om – Jio Bollywood!

If you were to make a Bollywood film today, there would of course be no getting away from trailors for you. You’d need to make sure that the scenes and songs you choose to include in your promotional trailors reflect the spirit and theme of your movie and are able to draw your target audience to theatres and multiplexes. And if you were Farah Khan, you’d know by now that you’ve pulled off a maha Bollywood coup!

dil se- we khan do it!]

The title track from OSO revels in Bollywood and celebrates its spirit. Song, dance, colour, designer costumes, vintage actors, sculpted bodies and wannabe divas all come together in this magnum opus called Om Shanti Om.

I wonder how Farah managed to do it. Rumour has it that she approached veterans like Dev Anand and Amitabh Bachchan for a quick appearance in the same song, but was politely, albeit firmly refused. Reason being? Dev Saab apparently said, “Thanks but no thanks. I only act in my own movies and don’t believe in cameos.” Whereas with the Big B, probably even Farah’s charms failed to work when it came to shaking a leg with Shah Rukh Khan. Tch tch. When will our Bollywood heroes learn to let bygones be bygones?

Coming back to the Bollywood fiesta number, OSO’s title tracks more than matches audience expectations. From the sultry Rekha to yesteryear’s jumping jack Jeetendra, almost everyone from the who’s who list of Bollywood matches steps with Shah Rukh Khan a.k.a OK. Preity looks somewhat lost in her little red number whereas Salman Khan elicits the maximum number of whistles and catcalls (I am a culprit too!) without taking his shirt off. Tabu’s her usual elegant self and Urmila simply oozes sensuality in her ultra-sexy limegreen outfit.

Let’s not forget Dharam paaji please. Or Govinda’s ten second desi jig with SRK. And all the girls in the audience just could not get enough of Salman, Saif, Sanjay and Shah Rukh doing a hot jig on the bar top!

In short, the perfect masala mix for the perfect Bollywood party. OSO’s title track had me hooting and wanting to shake a leg, just like auntie ji on my right and the hot twenty-something dude on my left. So now, what’s your excuse to not go watch the movie?

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