Monday, February 27, 2006
51st filmfare awards
Other Pictures: AB Senior, Ash & AB Junior performong at the IFFA 2005. rumour has it that AB Junior & Ash are now an item. This year at the Filmfares both Asn and Junior B performed separately as she danced to the tunes of "kajra re" and to his hit numbers this year.
Amitabh Bachhan above. Below Rani Mukherji
Black, Parineeta hog limelight at Filmfare Awards
Saturday, 25 February , 2006, 22:58
Mumbai: Two of last year's biggest blockbusters Black and Parineeta stole the show in the technical awards category at the Filmfare Awards here on Saturday evening.
Parineeta won best art direction for Keshto Mondal, Tanushree Sarkar and Pradip Sarkar, best sound design for Bishwadeep Chatterjee and best choreography for Howard Rosemayer.
Black garnered awards in categories of best background music for Monty Sharma, best cinematography for Ravi K Chandran and best editing for Bela Sehgal.
Among the other winners were best action: Allan Amin (Dus), Best screenplay: Nina Arora and Manoj Tyagi (Page 3), Best Story: Sudhir Mishra (Hazaron Khwaeishen Aisi) and best dialogue: Prakash Jha (Apaharan).
The face of the year award which was voted for by viewers went to Vidya Balan and the RD Burman award for best new musical talent went to the music director of Parineeta, Shantanu Moitra.
Internationally acclaimed actress Shabana Azmi was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award by Filmfare for her contribution to Hindi cinema and producer Yash Chopra was given the Power Award.
In music category, ‘Bunty Aur Babli’ emerged the winner, winning best lyrics for the song ‘Kajra Re’ to Gulzar, best female playback singer to Ayesha Chinai for the same number and Best Music to the trio of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.
The award for the best male playback singer went to Himesh Reshamiyya for ‘Aashiq Banaya Aapne’.
child actor Ayesha Kapoor won the Best Supporting Actress trophy for her role in ‘Black’, and Abhishek Bachchan won the Best Supporting Actor award for ‘Sarkar’.