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Aamir says no to Oscars, National Awards

Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2011, 12:42

Aamir Khan, who has refrained from attending Filmfare Awards and other such events since long, has now resorted to a self-imposed ban on National Awards and even the Oscars!

Why ‘Peepli Live’ did not win any National Award this year

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 14:08

While `Dabangg` and `Ishiqiya` were the only notable films present in the winners list, questions were raised as to why ‘Peepli Live’ did not make it to any category.

JP Dutta lashes out at National Awards` critics

Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2011, 13:37

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.

‘Dabangg’ wins best popular film at 58th National Awards

Last Updated: Friday, May 20, 2011, 09:10

Noted Bollywood director JP Dutta announced the winners of the coveted 58th National Awards which included the following films and actors across India.

Four national awards for `Ishqiya`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 21:37

Vishal Bhardwaj`s rural drama "Ishqiya" Thursday won four National Awards -- including awards for best music for the director and best female playback singer for his wife Rekha Bhardwaj.

Sikkim bags 3 national awards at MG-NREGA Sammelan

Last Updated: Friday, February 04, 2011, 18:45

Sikkim has become the only state to bag national award in all three categories for exemplary work done under MG-NREGA during the recent Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Sammelan in New Delhi.

Prez gives away national awards for disabled empowerment

Last Updated: Friday, December 03, 2010, 17:51

India`s Prez Pratibha Patil presented the national awards for the empowerment of persons with disabilities in 13 categories, ranging from best differently ables employee to best accessible website.

Black attire rules at 57th National Awards ceremony

Last Updated: Friday, October 22, 2010, 20:45

Black it seems was the chosen colour for most members of the Indian film fraternity, including Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, at the 57th National Awards ceremony at Vigyan Bhavan here Friday evening.

Standing ovation for Amitabh at National Awards night

Last Updated: Friday, October 22, 2010, 19:17

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Friday received a standing ovation from the audience as he walked on to the stage to receive the best actor award for "Paa", his fourth National Award.

Rituparno, Ananya clinch national awards for `Abohoman`

Last Updated: Friday, October 22, 2010, 19:15

Well-known Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh and actress Ananya Chatterjee received the best director and best actress awards, respectively, for "Abohoman" at the 57th National Film Awards here Friday evening.

National Awards rigged, claims Malayalam film director

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 08:39

Malayalam children`s film director Majid Gulistan is seeking legal recourse for his film being allegedly ignored, first at the state level awards and then at last week`s national awards. Addressing reporters here Gulistan said that he has already finished consultations with his legal counsel and a petition would be filed against the foul play by certain bigwigs in the industry to sideline his film `Chithrakuzhal`.

Love of audience more important than awards: Abhishek Bachchan

Last Updated: Saturday, September 18, 2010, 12:26

It is Bachchan time in Bollywood again with the father-son duo of Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan sharing six National Awards among them.