CLEAN SWEEP FOR EROS INTERNATIONAL FILMS AT THE 61st BRITANNIA FILMFARE AWARDS 2015
Eros films bag 13 awards; warrior saga Bajirao Mastani rules with 9 awards
Post the successful innings at the recently concluded Guild, Stardust and Screen awards, it was honors galore once again for Eros International’s 2015 releases at the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards 2015. Eros films yet again ruled at the glittering star studded ceremony held last night in Mumbai with 13 awards for it releases including Bajirao Mastani, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Tanu Weds Manu Returns.
Eros’ epic historical drama directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali Bajirao Mastani garnered a remarkable total of 9 awards at the prestigious function including Best Director – Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Best Actor (Male) – Ranveer Singh, Best Film, Best Actor in Supporting Role (female) – Priyanka Chopra, Best Costume – Anju Modi and Maxima Basu, Best Production Design – Sujeet Sawant, Sriram Iyengar and Saloni Dhatrak, Best Action – Sham Kaushal, Best Playback (Female) – Shreya Goshal and Best Choreography – Pandit Birju Maharaj for Mohe Rang Do Laal.
Salman Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan, the biggest grosser of 2015, won the award for Best Story – Vijayendra Prasad and Best Debut (Male) went to Sooraj Pancholi for Hero.
Tanu Weds Manu Returns, the super hit family entertainer won the awards for Best Dialogue – Himanshu Sharma and Critics’ Awards for Best Actor (Female) – Kangna Ranaut.
While the above films went on to win the significant awards, Eros films bagged an unmatched 23 nominations across various categories at the Filmfare Awards, the largest for a single studio.
With an unparalleled number of critically and commercially successful films in 2015, Eros International films have dominated the current awards season with appreciation continuing to pour in.
About Eros International Media Ltd (Eros International)
Eros International Media Ltd. (BSE Script Code: 533261; NSE Script Code: EROSMEDIA) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International is part of Eros International Plc, which became the first Indian media Company to raise capital and be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has a competitive advantage through its extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 2,000 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. Eros International has built a dynamic business model by combining the release of new films every year with the exploitation of its film library.