The Annual Filmfare Awards are the oldest and one of the most popular events in Bollywood. Every year the much coveted Black Lady is presented by The Times Group to recognize and appreciate the talent in the Hindi Film Industry.

This year Britannia was the official sponsor of the event and it was held in Mumbai on 31st January, 2015, at the Yash Raj Studio. The hosts were well known producer and director Karan Johar and famous stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma. The star studded event had loads of glamour, entertainment and power packed performances by Varun Dhawan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Salman Khan and Shraddha Kapoor.

The awards were ruled by two iconic movies Queen and Haider.

queen and haider

From left  Kangna Ranaut in Queen  and  Shraddha Kapoor & Shahid Kapoor in a scene from Haider

Queen ruled by bagging awards across six categories- Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Editing, Best Cinematography and Best Back Ground Score.

Haider came second by winning awards across five categories- Best Actor, Best Supporting actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Costume Designer and Best Production Design.

Here are some of the Memorable Moments:

Kapil Sharma & Karan Johar hosting the 60th filmfare awards

Kapil Sharma & Karan Johar hosting the Filmfare Awards

Red Carpet!

Sonam Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Kalki koechlin & Deepika Padukone

Sonam Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Kalki Koechlin & Deepika Padukone at 60th Filmfare Awards, Mumbai

Madhuri Dixit with her better half

Madhuri Dixit with her better half

Shahid Kapoor won the Best Actor award for Haider

Shahid Kapoor with Black Lady!

Shahid Kapoor with the Black Lady!

Kangana Ranaut got the Best Actress award for Queen, but as she was not present, Rekha received the award on her behalf.

Left Kangna Ranaut from a scene in Queen. Veteran actress Rekha on left

From left Kangna Ranaut in Queen and Veteran actress Rekha at the 60th Filmfare Awards

Stars having fun 🙂

Sidharth Malhotra, Kapil Sharma, Salman Khan, Karan Johar & Deepika performing a step from

Sidharth Malhotra, Kapil Sharma, Salman Khan, Karan Johar & Deepika Padukone performing a step from “Jumme Ki Raat” song of Kick movie.

Ranbir Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and Varun Dhawan having a great time..

Ranbir Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and Varun Dhawan having a great time..

Tabu with Shahid Kapoor

Tabu her with co star Shahid Kapoor after winning the Best Supporting Actress Award for Haider

Kay Kay Menon got the Best Supporting Actor award for Haider

Kay Kay Menon with his wife, filmfare awards 2015

Kay Kay Menon with his wife

Pakistani Actor Fawad Khan won the Best Debut Male for Khoobsurat

Sonam Kapoor presenting the award to Fawad Khan, Filmfare 2015

Sonam Kapoor & Jhataleka Malhotra presenting the award to Fawad Khan

Kriti Sanon was the winner of Best Debut Female for Heropanti

Kriti Sanon with Tiger Shroff.jpg

Kriti Sanon with her co star Tiger Shroff

Jaya Bachchan presented the Life Time Achievement Award to Veteran actress Kamini Kaushal

Kamini Kaushal

Kamini Kaushal


15th International Indian Film Academy Awards

The 15th International Indian Film Academy Awards  ceremony was held in Tampa Bay Area, Florida (from 24rd to 26th April 2014) at Raymond James Stadium.  It was attended by around 20,000 people who were entertained by the performances of top bollywood stars including Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka, Chopra, Madhuri Dixit, Ranveer Singh. This prestigious star studded event was hosted by Farhan Akhtar and Shahid Kapoor and they entertained the audience with their wit and humor. 

Following are some of the magical moments of the gala event:

Deepika Podukone  won the best actress and entertainer of the year awards for  Chennai Express. She made a stunning presence in Sabyasachi’s golden glittering outfit  which she perfectly accessorized with Amrapali jhumkas  for one of the events and she wore Zuhair Murad’s red hot lace  gown for the award ceremony and looked absolutely gorgeous . deepika padukone IIFA 2014

Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey, bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone performing on the popular song Lungi Dance from Chennai Express movie

lungi dance IIFA, Kevin spacey,Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone

Farhan Akhtar won the best actor award for the iconic film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, which is based on the true life story of the flying Sikh Milkha Singh.

Below Farhan Akhtar with his father Javed Akhtar, and Shabana Azmi. Farhan Akhtar , best leading actor, IIFA14

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra  won the best director award for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, this movie made a clean sweep by winning 9 technical awards including the best picture.

Below Rakeysh Om Prakash delivering a thank you address and actress Parineeti Chopra looks on.

rakeysh omprakash mehra Famous Hollywood star John Travolta was felicitated with an award for his contribution to the international cinema. He also did an on the spot dance with Hrithik Roshan. john hrithik roshan

Famous star couple Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan on the stage. Kareena looking  stylish in an Armani gown saif and Kareena

Priyanka Chopra looking ravishing in Monique Lhuillier gown. priyanka chopra

Kalki making a pretty picture in a Sabyasachi dress kalki

Bipasha Basu looking gorgeous in a designer white sari  with a net blouse by Sonaakshi Raj Bipasha basu

Evergreen star Mahuri Dixit graced the green carpet in Sonaakshi Raaj’s orange saree gown Madhuri Dixit

Charming Sri Devi made a grand entrance in a white Marchesa oufit. Sri Devi Sonakshi Sinha  in Amit Agarwal’s navy blue gown, she finished off  the look with Dior earrings and  Bottega Venata clutch. She  equally looked gorgeous in a DKNY little black dress that she chose for another IIFA event. sonakshi sinha

Dia Mirza in a Halston Heritage dress, she completed the look with multi-chain Amrapali gold necklace and Jimmy Choo clutchdia mirza