Important Entertainment Awards 2015

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Here is an interesting post for you all consisting of Awards & Honours in the Entertainment Sector from where you can expect at least 2-3 questions in the upcoming Competitive Exams i.e. SBI PO 2015, IBPS CWE 2015 and Insurance Exams. The post is shared with us by “Swati“, one of the most dedicated reader of BA…

DADA SAHEB PHALKE AWARD (MAY 2015)

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India’s highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organization set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting



Winner: Shashi Kapoor


FILMFARE AWARDS (JAN 2015)
The 60th Filmfare Awards were held to honor the best films of 2014 from the Hindi-language film industry on the 31st of January, 2015 at the Yash Raj Studio in Mumbai.

Best Actor  (Male): Shahid Kapoor – Haider; Director- Vishal Bhardwaj
Best Actor  (Female): Kangana Ranaut – Queen; Director- Vikas Behl
Best Film: Queen *Director – Vikas Behl
Best Director: Vikas Bahl – Queen
Best Story: Rajat Kapoor – Ankhon Dekhi
Best Playback Singer (Male): Ankit Tiwari; Galliyan 
Best Playback Singer (Female): Kanika Kapoor; Baby doll (Ragini MMS 2)

FILMFARE AND NATIONAL FILM AWARDS 

NATIONAL FILM AWARDS (MARCH 2015)
The 62nd National Film Awards ceremony is an event during which the Directorate of Film Festivals presents its annual National Film Awards to honor the best films of 2014 in the Indian cinema. The awards were announced on March 24, 2015 and the ceremony was held on May 3, 2015.
Best Hindi Film: Queen; Director: Vikas Bahl
Best Feature Film: Court; Director: Chaitanya Tamhane
Best Actor: Vijay ,”Nanu Avanalla Avalu” (Kannada)
Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut, “Queen” (Hindi)
Best Popular Film: Mary Kom (Hindi); Director: Omung Kumar
Best Music Direction: Haider  (Hindi)

BAFTA Awards (Feb 2015)
The 68th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 8 February 2015 at the Royal Opera House in London, to honour the best British and international contributions to film in 2014. 
Best Film: Boyhood
Leading Actress: Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
Leading Actor: Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)
Director: Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
Outstanding British Film: The Theory of Everything

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL (MAY 2015)
The 68th annual Cannes Film Festival was held from 13 to 24 May 2015. Here are the winners from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
Highlights:                
In a huge boost to Indian cinema, debutant director Neeraj Ghaywan’s Masaan won the prestigious critics prize in the Un Certain Regard category, which runs parallel to the competition for the main prize, Palme d’Or, at the 68th Cannes Film Festival,
Director- Neeraj Ghaywan
GRAMMY AWARDS (FEB 2015)

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 8, 2015, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. 

Record of the Year: Sam Smith – Stay With Me
Song of the Year: Stay With Me 
Album of the Year: Morning Phase by Beck Hansen

Amidst these prestigious awards, there is a category of awards (most honest and least prestigious) to ridicule the Hindi film stars and acknowledge the worst of Indian Cinema. And they are:
GOLDEN KELA AWARD 😀

They were held in March 2015. And the Golden Kela Award goes to:
Worst Actor (Male): Arjun Kapoor for Gunday & Everything Else
Worst Actor (Female): Sonakshi Sinha for Action Jackson, Lingaa and Holiday
Worst Film: Humshakals
Worst Director: Prabhu Deva for Action Jackson
Thank You Swati :):)