The Zee Cine Awards 2008 ceremony, on Saturday at London’s Docklands, saw Bollywood’s shining talent gracing the red carpet for a starry-glitzy night.
It was one of the most anticipated events of the year, bringing probably the largest number of Bollywood fans under one roof.
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The starry night brought the dazzle, the Bollywood stardust to Excel Docklands, London.
And this year, the three Khans, Salman, Shah Rukh and Saif, performing together, set the stage on fire with their antics. Funny man Sajid Khan co-hosted the show with Karan Johar and ever so gorgeous Dia Mirza.
The King Khan and sultry Kareena walked away with the Best Actor awards. Aamir bagged two awards for his directorial debut TZP. YRJ’s Chak De emerged winner in the best film category. The two Khans Salman and Shahrukh won the special Zee Icon and Zee Variety awards respectively.
London’s Docklands witnessed a glitzy Bollywood event and the Londoners were left gasping for more. Zee has been one of the frontrunners in taking the Indian film industry across shores. Zee Cine Awards first went international in 2004, after commemorating 10 years of excellence in the Indian film industry, reaching out to over 500 million viewers globally across 128 countries.
The show observed sizzling performances by Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Vidya Balan, Salman Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Shahrukh Khan. The night witnessed Bollywood’s bigwigs- Shilpa Shetty, SRK, Katrina Kaif , Upen Patel and many more.
Zee Cine is the world’s biggest viewers’ choice awards with more than 3 million votes coming in from 52 countries.
Winners of Zee Cine Awards 2008 are:
Chak De! India – Aditya Chopra, Yash Raj Films
Aamir Khan – Taare Zameen Par
Best Actor (Male)
Shah Rukh Khan – Chak De! India
Best Actor (Female)
Kareena Kapoor – Jab We Met
Most Popular Track Of The Year
Mauja Hi Mauja – Jab We Met
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male)
Govinda – Partner
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female)
Shilpa Shetty – Life In A.. Metro
Best Actor In A Comic Role (Male/Female)
Vinay Pathak – Bheja Fry
Best Actor In A Negative Role (Male/Female)
Arjun Rampal – Om Shanti Om
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Shaan – Jab Se Tere Naina (Saawariya)
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Shreya Ghosal – Barso Re Megha (Guru)
Prasoon Joshi – Maa (Taare Zameen Par)
A R Rahman – Guru
Most Promising Debut Director
Aamir Khan – Taare Zameen Par
Most Promising Debut (Male)
Ranbir Kapoor – Saawariya
Most Promising Debut (Female)
Deepika Padukone – Om Shanti Om
Most Promising Debut (Child Artiste)
Darsheel Safary – Taare Zameen Par
Best Choreographer – Farah Khan – Om Shanti Om
Best Costume – Manish Malhotra & Karan Johar – Om Shanti Om
Best Visual Effects – Red Chilli’s Entertainment – Om Shanti Om
Best Editing – Amitabh Shukla – Chak de India
Best Cinematography – Sandip Chaterjee- Chak de India
Best Action – Parvez Khan – Jhonny Gaddar
Best Film Processing – ADLABS – Namastey London
Best Art Direction – Nitin Desai – Gandhi my Father
Best Sound recording – Baylon Ponseca – Shootout at Lokhandwala
Best Background Music – AR Rahman – Guru
Best Screenplay – Imtiyaz Ali – Jab We Met
Best Dialogue – Jaideep Sahani – Chak De India
Best Story – Amol Gupte – Taare Zammen Par
Zee Icon award – Shah Rukh Khan
Zee Cinema Entertainer of the year – Ritesh Deshmukh
Lifetime Achievement – Zeenat Amaan
Lifetime Achievement – Feroz Khan
British Indian Actor Award – Katrina Kaif
Bollywood Queen Award – Gauri Khan
Best Film – Gandhi My Father
Best Actress – Shifali Shah – Gandhi my Father
Best Actor – Darsheel Safary – Taare Zameen Par
Critics Special Awards – Neil Nitin Mukesh
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