HRITHIK ROSHAN and PRIYANKA CHOPRA
The 54th Idea Filmfare Awards 2008 was a glittering, star-shimmering event held on 28th February 2009 at Mumbai's plush Yashraj Studio. Filmfare announced its much awaited winners for the finest talent in Bollywood at the awards night. The evening shone bright, as Stars, Celebrities and Super talents of Bollywood walked the Red carpet to celebrate the best, film geniuses of 2008.
The red carpet was rolled out to a river to welcome the arrival of stars to celebrate the greatest and the best in Hindi Cinema. This was one day in the history of Bollywood when stars sashayed stardom, dressed in their classiest, gorgeous best. The 54th Idea Filmfare Awards ceremony paraded the who's who of the industry. With the legendary stars along with new league of actors emerging in Bollywood, this night got hotter! Stars walked in, dazzling those around, with their charisma.
On stage, GenNext masters of ceremony and new flavors of the season, Ranbir Kapoor, Imran Khan, Deepika Padukone, Konkona Sen and Farhan Akhtar led by the veteran host Karan Johar captivated audiences through the razzmatazz of the night!
Highlights of the evening were the enthralling performances by super-stars themselves. Svelte Katrina Kaif swayed to sizzling tracks from her hits SINGH IS KINNG and YUVVRAAJ. Shahid Kapoor set the stage ablaze after four years, with his energy and adrenaline pumping performances, a medley of his chartbusters 'Mauja hi Mauja' and 'Nagada'! Sexy Bipasha Basu and suave Neil Nitin Mukesh performed tracks from their upcoming movie AA DEKHEN ZARA. Abhishek Bachchan too made a special entry with the title track of DELHI 6 and shook a leg to the ever popular Desi Girl from DOSTANA. Jackie Bhagnani made his debut performance at the awards night, thus making way into Bollywood stardom. Farhan Akhtar and his band ROCK-ed ON the night to a thrilling and pulsating grand finale, like never before.
Of course, in the midst of all this super entertainment, the envelopes were opened on stage to reveal the super talents and the award winners of 2008. Winners accepted the coveted black statuette with excitement and fervor, as the air filled with thunderous applause and cheers. An event to celebrate; a night to remember!
The awards night had extravagant sets coupled with lasers, special effects, lighting and acoustics to create a magnificent audio and visual impact. The ambience and the event truly took the audience on a fabulous ride, one that they'd never want to end.
Watch out for all this and more when this spectacular, starry, starry night will be telecast on March 8. Don't miss the magic and magnetism of Bollywood's glitziest, prestigious and most glamorous - 54th Idea Filmfare Awards! CHECK OUT: FILMFARE awards - ROCK ON leads the show, JA follows54th Idea Filmfare Awards 2008
And the Winners are... Best Actor
Hrithik Roshan - JODHAA AKBAR Best Actress
Priyanka Chopra - FASHION Best Film
JODHAA AKBAR Best Director
Ashutosh Gowariker - JODHAA AKBAR Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)
Arjun Rampal - ROCK ON! Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)
Kangana Ranaut - FASHION Best Music Director
A R Rahman - JAANE TU...YA JAANE NA Best Lyrics
Javed Akhtar - Jash-e-Bahara - JODHAA AKBAR Best Playback Singer (Male)
Sukhwinder Singh - Haule Haule - RAB NE BANA DI JODI Best Playback Singer (Female)
Shreya Ghoshal - Teri Ore - SINGH IS KINNG Critics' Award for Best Actor
Manjyot Singh - OYE LUCKY LUCKY OYE Critics' Award for Best Actress
Shahana Goswami - ROCK ON Critics' Award for Best Film
Nishikant Kamat - MUMBAI MERI JAAN Best Story
Abhishek Kapoor - ROCK ON! Best Screenplay
Yogesh Joshi, Upendra Sidhaye - MUMBAI MERI JAAN Best Dialogue
Manu Rishi - OYE LUCKY LUCKY OYE Best Editing
Amit Pawar - MUMBAI MERI JAAN Best Cinematography
Jason Wes - ROCK ON! Best Choreography
Longinus Fernandes - Pappu Can't Dance - JAANE TU...YA JAANE NA Best Action
Peter Heins - GHAJINI Best Production Design / Art Direction
Vandana Kataria, Angelica Bhowmick - OYE LUCKY LUCKY OYE Best Sound Design
Baylon Fonseca, Vinod Subramaniam - ROCK ON! Best Background Score
A R Rahman - JODHAA AKBAR Best Costumes
Manoshi Nath, Rushi Sharma - OYE LUCKY LUCKY OYE Best Visual Effects
Merzin Tavaria - LOVE STORY 2050 R. D. Burman Award for new Musical Talent
Benny Dayal - JAANE TU...YA JAANE NA, YUVVRAAJ, GHAJINI Lifetime Achievement Award
Bhanu Athaiya Sensational Debut (Male)
Imran Khan - JAANE TU...YA JAANE NA
Farhan Akhtar - ROCK ON! Sensational Debut (Female)
Asin - GHAJINI Sony Best Scene of the Year
When SRK places rose on the table, then decides against in RAB NE BANA DI JODI Special Jury Mention for Outstanding Performance
Pratik Babbar - JAANE TU...YA JAANE NA
Purab Kohli - ROCK ON!
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