Rockstar triumphs at FICCI Frames Excellence Awards

21 Mar,2012

By A Correspondent


The 13th edition of the FICCI Frames 2012 culminated with the FICCI Frames Excellence Awards 2012 at Hotel Renaissance, Mumbai recently. Celebrating excellence in the verticals of Film, Television and Radio, the FICCI Frames Excellence Awards was hosted by Mandira Bedi and featured stunning performances by the talented Usha Uthup and rock sensation Papon.


Rockstar won a total of 4 awards making it the most prolific winner of the evening. Imtiaz Ali won Best Director for the film while Ranbir Kapoor bagged the Best Actor Award. A R Rahman was felicitated with the Best Music Director Award and Mohit Chauhan with Best Singer – Male for the same film.


Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani walked away with the award for Best Film for the path-breaking movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Vidya Balan received the Best Actor – Female award for The Dirty Picture and newbie Parineeti Chopra got the Best Debut – Female for her comedic role in Ladies VS Ricky Behl. The Award for Best Debut – Male went to Vidyut Jamwal for Force and Abhinay Deo was adjudged Best Debut Director for the highly acclaimed Delhi Belly. Usha Uthup and Rekha Bhardwaj received the award for Best Singer Female for the film 7 Khoon Maaf. Prashant Panday of Radio Mirchi took home the award for Best Radio Channel while Big FM received the award for Largest Radio Network.


Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the Award for Maximum Impact made by a Personality while Sony received the award for Maximum Impact created by a Television Channel.


Earlier, the convention was witness to the FICCI-BAF Awards on the second day of the event. While Redchillies.vfx won the Special Jury Award (VFX Shot of the Year) for Ra-One, Red Digital bagged the Special Jury Award (Open Category) for Lufthansa Park & Fly.


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Takeaways: Digitization rules the roost @FICCI Frames 2012

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