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01-17-2010, 04:32 PM #1
Paa, 3 Idiots, Luck By Chance bag 14 awards at 16th Screen awards[DOWN][/DOWN]
'Paa', '3 Idiots' and 'Luck By Chance', all from the stable of Reliance Big Pictures, bagged 14 awards at the 16th Star Screen awards, held this weekend.
The three films bagged total 14 awards this year in all major categories along with the popular category.
The pathbreaking 'Paa', which saw superstar Amitabh Bachchan wow audiences with his heartwarming portrayal of 'Auro', won awards for best actor for Mr Bachchan, best actress for Vidya Balan, best supporting actress for Arunbdhati Nag and the best child artist award for Pratik Katare.
R Balki's take on a special father-son relationship swept the acting categories this year. The adorable kid 'Auro' from the film 'Paa' none other than Amitabh Bachchan received the best actor award along with Vidya Balan who won the best actor (female) award for her role as a beleaguered single mother.
Arundhati Nag, who played Auro's grandmother in the film, won the best supporting actor (female) award and Pratik Katare the adorable Vishnu won the best child artiste award for the film.
The year's biggest blockbuster '3 Idiots' bagged a total of eight awards, including the best film of the year.
Rajkumar Hirani won the best director award and shared the best screenplay award with Abhijat Joshi. The award for the best performance in a comic role went to Omi Vaidya along with the most promising newcomer, while the award for the best actor in a negative role went to Boman Irani. Kareena Kapoor received best actress award in the popular choice category for the film, which also bagged the best dialogue category award.
Rishi Kapoor won the best supporting actor (male) award for his spot-on portrayal of a movie producer in debutant director Zoya Akhtar's Luck By Chance, another film presented by Big Pictures.
The film also bagged best ensemble cast award.
In 2010, Reliance Big Pictures has a very strong lineup that includes big commercial ventures like the Hrithik Roshan Barbara Mori Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Kites' (that has an Indian and International version) and Mani Ratnam's (Hindi, Tamil, Telegu) 'Ravaana' starring Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and midsized films like Shyam Bengal's 'Well Done Abba' and Vinay Shukla's 'Mirch'.
The regional slate has two Bengali films, including Buddhadeb Dasgupta's 'Janala' and Rituparno Ghosh's 'Abohomaan', Padmashri M S Sathyu's Kannada film 'Ijjodu' and Shaji Karun's Malayalam film 'Kutty Srank' starring Mamooty. Tamil superstar Surya and director Hari known as the hit combination in Kollywood come together for their next Tamil film 'Singam' starring Anukha in the female lead.
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