The Film and Television Producers Guild of India announced the nominations for the eleventh edition of the Renault Sony Guild Film Awards. The extravaganza will unfold with New Year Celebrations in January.
Instituted to commemorate extraordinary achievements in Indian Cinema and Television, the film and television fraternity congregates every year to celebrate and honour the best contributions and accomplishments in the industry and to celebrate their work in the previous year. The Awards honour excellence in the creative as well as technical categories.
The nominations for the 11th edition of the Renault Sony Guild Film Awards were announced with TANU WEDS MANU RETURNS and BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN leading the nominations tally in 19 categories, followed by BADLAPUR, BAJIRAO MASTANI, PIKU & TALVAR.
Varun Dhawan (BADLAPUR- Don't Miss the Beginning), Salman Khan (BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN), Amitabh Bachchan (PIKU), Irrfan Khan (PIKU), Ranveer Singh (BAJIRAO MASTANI) have been nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role-Male.
In the Best Actor in a Leading Role-Female category Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, have picked up nominations for PIKU and DIL DHADAKNE DO in addition to nominations for their roles in BAJIRAO MASTANI. Nominees in this category also include Kangana Ranaut (TANU WEDS MANU RETURNS) and Anushka Sharma (NH10).
Mukesh Bhatt, President of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India said, “It is a pleasure to be an integral part of the Guild and play a role in honouring the best talent of Indian cinema. Over the years, we have strived and maintained the highest standards in selecting amongst the best of the best and this time too we are confident the Guild Awards will celebrate the sheer excellence of Indian films.”
Speaking on the occasion, Sabbas Joseph, Founder-Director, Wizcraft International said, “It is a momentous occasion, each year, to see all of those in the industry who have worked so hard be rewarded for their skill and talent with which they create magic on-screen. This year's Guild celebrations will be spectacular considering the incredible line-up of performances and the talent that will be celebrated at the ceremony.”
It is the only Award that restricts the voting process to the film and television fraternity in keeping with its policy of ‘By the Industry, For the Industry'. The Guild consists of over 160 members, who constitute some of the most powerful and influential luminaries in its sector. The winners of the Awards are chosen by the Guild's members, making it one of the most credible and much revered accolades.
The Renault Sony Guild Film Awards 2015 will be a scintillating evening with the presence of the biggest and brightest personalities and an unbeatable glamour quotient. Bollywood superstars Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Ayushmann Khuranna, Kriti Sanon and Farhan Akhtar feature among other star performers who will set the stage on fire with one incredible act after another.
After a successful hosting of the Guild Awards last year, Bollywood newbie and television's superstar comedian Kapil Sharma will don the host's hat once again and entertain audiences with his unbeatable comic timing.
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