BIG B BAGS THE AWARDS FOR MOST IMPACT CREATED BY A PERSONALITY
The thirteenth edition of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) recently took place at The Renaissance, Powai with the FICCI Frames Excellence Awards 2012 – Presented by UTV Stars. Celebrating excellence in the verticals of Film, Television and Radio, the FICCI Frames Excellence Awards concluded an event that unfolded over three days, from the 14th – 16th of March. Hosted by Mandira Bedi, the awards featured stunning performances by the very talented Usha Uthup and rock sensation Papon, and will be broadcast on UTV Stars, the official broadcast partner, at a later date.
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 & 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 Bhel. 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 Pandey of Radio Mirchi took home the award for Best Radio Channel while Big FM received the award for Largest Radio Network.
Mr. Amitabh Bachchan was honored with the Award for Maximum Impact made by a Personality.
Speaking on FICCI Frames Excellence Honours, Karan Johar, Co-Chairman, FICCI Entertainment Committee, said “When it comes to entertainment, India is reaching new heights with each passing year due to the efforts and passion of a set of people who are its driving force. With the FICCI Frames Excellence Awards we hope to honor the best across the different media platforms. We hope the awards inspire all to excel.”
Nikhil Gandhi, Business Head – UTV STARS said, “The Indian Entertainment Industry has witnessed exceptional work over the past few years. Our partnership with FICCI is a testimony to our admiration for such unique talent and flair. UTV STARS is proud to associate with FICCI Frames Excellence Awards as it is a matchless platform for inimitable talent & also inspires the fraternity to strive towards better work and excellence.”
Sabbas Joseph, Director – Wizcraft International Entertainment added, “The inimitable talent in the entertainment industry is perhaps what makes it the most prolific sector of the Indian economy and excellence in this particular field is highly commendable. It is for the sole purpose of honouring these individuals that we have joined forces with FICCI to create this high profile recognition platform as a finale event of Asia’s largest convention focused on the business of media and entertainment.”
The complete list of winners is as below:
Best Actor (Male) – Ranbir Kapoor – Rockstar
Best Actor (Female) – Vidya Balan – The Dirty Picture
Best Director – Imtiaz Ali – Rockstar
Best Film – Farha Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani – Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Best Debut (Male) – Vidyut Jamwal – Force
Best Debut (Female) – Parineeti Chopra – Ladies vs Ricky Bhel
Best Debut Director – Abhinay Deo – Delhi Belly
Best Music Director – A.R. Rahman – Rockstar
Best Singer (Male) – Mohit Chauhan – Rockstar
Best Singer (Female) – Usha Uthup & Rekha Bhardwaj – 7 Khoon Maaf
Best Fiction Programme – Ekta Kapoor (Balaji Telefilms)- Bade Achhe Lagte Hai
Best Non-Fiction Programme – Siddharth Basu (Big Synergy) and N.P. Singh (Sony Television) – Kaun Banega Crorepati
Best ACTOR (Male) – Ram Kapoor – Bade Achhe Lagte Hai
Best Actor (Female) – Saakshi Tanwar – Bade Achhe Lagte Hai
Best TV Channel – Star Plus
Best Radio Channel – Prashant Panday – Radio Mirchi
Largest Radio Network – Big FM
Maximum Impact created by a Television Channel – Manjit Singh, CEO Sony Entertainment Television
Most Impact created by a Personality – Amitabh Bachchan – Kaun Banega Crorepati