January 12, 2011 06:05:01 PM IST Glamsham Editorial
The star-studded night at Chevrolet Apsara Awards 2011 brought the biggest stars of the Indian Entertainment industry under one roof. This eventful night saw the kings and queens of the Indian Film Industry along with Television sirens and charmers walk the red carpet in their most glamorous avatar. Spirits were high as the audience cheered on Priyanka Chopra's sizzling performance on Bollywood's hit songs, Govinda's tribute performance on veteran actor Dharmendra and the King Khan's grand finale performance. Also seen was Katrina Kaif burning up the dance floor for the first time on 'Sheila Ki Jawaani' which also won two awards for Best Choreography (Farah Khan) and Best Female Singer (Sunidhi Chauhan).
Vidya Balan for Ishqiya shared the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role with Anushka Sharma who danced on her chartbuster number 'Ainvayi Ainvayi' from the movie BAND BAAJA BAARAAT which also bagged 3 awards for Best Costume Design (Niharika Khan), Best Art Director (T.P.Abid & Sonal Choudhry) and Best Editing (Namrata Rao).
Higest scorer DABANGG which swept seven awards for Best Actor (Salman Khan), Best Film (Arbaaz Khan Productions), Best Music (Sajid Wajid), Best Male Singer (Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Tere Mast mast do nain), Best Female Singer (Mamta Sharma for Munni Badnaam Hui), Best Performance in Negative Role (Sonu Sood).
Ramesh Sippy, President of the Guild, said, "The Apsara Awards are unique in the fact that the winners are chosen from within the fraternity. It is an honour that the industry bestows upon its best making it a different league of awards in itself. After five successful years of the Apsara Awards, we have seen an enormous growth in the responses received and are certain that these Awards will grow to become a benchmark of talent in the Indian Film Industry. "