New Delhi: The 10th Vishwa Bhojpuri Sammelan organised by the Purvanchal Ekta Manch was a starry affair and saw several stars from the film industry in attendance. The gala event was held at the Dadadev Mela grounds in Dwarka, New Delhi where a huge crowd was gathered to witness the Bhojpuri celebs perform on stage.
Bhojpuri superstar turned politician Manoj Tiwari along with well-known folk singer Bharat Sharma, Gopal Rai, Yash Kumar, Nisha Pandey entertained the audience with their melodious voices. According to filmwalaexp.com, the closing ceremony saw famous choreographer Kanu Mukherjee's daughter Aishwarya's devotional dance dedicated to goddess Ambe (Durga).
What followed was a high-energy dance performance by actresses such as Anara Gupta, Seema Singh, Mani Bhattacharya, Kajal Yadav, Mohini Ghosh and Nidhi Jha. They grooved to the peppy numbers and kept the show going.
Some top Bhojpuri celebrities were honoured at the event.
Check out the complete list of winners:
Pawan Singh—Best Actor
Abhay Sinha—Best Producer
Anjana Singh—Best Actress
Kanu Mukherjee - Best Dance Director
Seema Singh - Dancing Queen
Arvind Akela Kallu - Best Romantic Actor
Yash Kumar - Best Action Actor
Nidhi Jha - Most Popular Actress
Anara Gupta - Purvanchal Film Award
Mohini Ghosh - Most Beautiful Actress
Kajal Yadav - Kalaashree Samman
Mani Bhattacharya - Best Female Debut
Shreya Mukherjee - Kalaashree Samman
Nisha Pandey - Sushree Samman
Sonu Pritam - Kalashree Samman
Vikas Singh Birappan - Kalaashree Samman
Bharat Sharma Vyas - Bhojpuri Lokgeet Samrat
Gopal Rai - Mahendra Mishir Samman
Kunal Singh - Bhojpuri Mahanayak Samman
Rakesh Shrivastav - Bhojpuri Lok Ratna
Rahul Srivastava - Comedy King
Ras Bihari Giri - Purvanchal Shree Samman
Uday Bhagat - Best PRO
Pawan Singh has several hit films such as 'Devra Bada Satawela', 'Bhojpuriya Raja' etc to his credit. The actor-singer hails from Ara in Bihar and rose to fame with superhit song 'Lollypop Lagelu' which became a rage after its release.
In 2016, he was Pawan was honoured with the Best Male Singer in the International Bhojpuri Film Awards. Besides, this project, his yet another upcoming venture 'Loha Pahalwan' trailer was released sometime back and it created quite a flutter on social media.