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National Awards are important: Irrfan Khan

National Awards are important: Irrfan Khan


Irrfan is elated by the National Award for best actor for his performance in “Paan Singh Tomar” (PST), but says the prestigious award has come his way after several disappointments. Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, the film saw Irrfan playing Paan
No National Award for 'Barfi!' upsets Priyanka Chopra

No National Award for ‘Barfi!’ upsets Priyanka Chopra


Actress Priyanka Chopra, whose performance in ‘Barfi!’ was appreciated by the audience, is upset that the film did not get a single National award. The winners of the 60th National Film Awards were announced here Monday. “I am feeling bad
Bollywood, regional films share credits at National Awards (Round-up)

Bollywood, regional films share credits at National Awards (Round-up)


A healthy mix of Bollywood, southern, Marathi and Bengali cinema took away the accolades at the 60th National Film Awards, announced here Monday. Movies with offbeat themes and unconventional treatment shone the brightest. Tigmanshu Dhulia’s “Paan Singh Tomar”, about an
J.P. Dutta lashes out at National Awards critics

J.P. Dutta lashes out at National Awards critics


The almost-complete exclusion of Bollywood from the National Awards and the selection of “Dabangg” as a “wholesome entertainer” has miffed some Bollywood denizens but jury head J.P Dutta is unfazed. “Why are we looking at Indian cinema as Bollywood and
Bollywood stars ecstatic over National Awards glory

Bollywood stars ecstatic over National Awards glory


New Delhi, “Great”, “Amazing”, “Fabulous” and “Wow” — these were some of the expressions that Bollywood stars, directors and filmmakers came out with after receiving their National Awards at a ceremony here Friday evening. High on Bollywood quotient, films from
Bollywood shines at the 56th National Awards ceremony

Bollywood shines at the 56th National Awards ceremony


New Delhi, The 56th National Film Awards ceremony here Friday was high on the Bollywood quotient owing to the presence of celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut and Farhan Akhtar. President Pratibha Patil gave away the awards to the winners.
Ranbir, Katrina will win National Awards for

Ranbir, Katrina will win National Awards for “Rajneeti” – Prakash Jha


Mumbai, Director Prakash Jha is confident that his film “Raajneeti” will fetch the prestigious National Awards for Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif. “This film will take Ranbir to another level,” said Jha. He has cast the actor as US-educated scion