Zee Cine Awards 2011 Results and Photos at Marina Bay Sands

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14 January 2011, Singapore –  Marina Bay Sands in Singapore was transformed to a venue for the who’s who of the Indian entertainment industry with the Zee Cine Awards today, after months of preparation.

Asia’s largest ballroom on the 5th level of the Sands Expo and Convention centre was transformed into a theatre of dreams and Marina Bay Sands created a larger-than-life stage that enthralled viewers tonight with its grandeur and scale.  President of Singapore SR Nathan was also present to witness the awards.

About 5,000 tickets were snapped up for this year’s award ceremony within the short span that they were on sale for.  An additional 3,000 tickets were offered to accommodate the mass demand at Hall C of the Sands Expo and Convention Centre.

President Nathan, Mrs Nathan together with Mr Sheldon G Adelson & Dr Marian Adelson

Singapore Tourism Board has reported positive tourism numbers for 2010.  India contributed to an increase in visitor arrival numbers and tourism receipts. In the first 3 quarters last year, India was one of Singapore’s top 5 markets for tourism receipts that generated S$753 million (based on spend in the Shopping, Accommodation, F&B, Medical and others except Sightseeing and Entertainment categories).   This is a 30 per cent year-on-year increase compared to 2009.   In November last year, India was the fastest growing tourist market for Singapore in terms of visitor arrivals – with a 46.3 per cent growth over the previous year, the highest growth out of the top 15 markets.

At the press conference, held today hours before the start of the Awards ceremony, Puneet Goenka, Chief Executive Officer of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited shared that it took them 12 months to plan for this event.    He shared with the media present that the a Jury panel consisting of Internal staff and industry players as well close to 5 million votes from viewers’ votes contributed to the selection of this year’s nominees.

Shahrukh Khan graced the press conference by making a surprise appearance.

Sharukh Khan

Nominees for People’s Choice Awards

Best Male Actor : Ajay Devgan in Once Upon a Time in Mumbai, Akshay Kumar in Housefull, Hrithik Roshan in Guzaarish, Ranbir Kapoor in Rajneeti, Salman Kihan in Dabangg and Shah Rukh Khan in My Name is Khan.

Best Female Actor : Aishwarya Rai in Guzaarish, Anushika Sharma in Band Bajaa Baraat, Deepika Pdukone in Break Ke Baad, Kajol in My Name is Khan, Kareena Kapoor in Golmaal 3, Katrina Kaif in Rajneeti and Vidya Balan in Ishqiya.

Best Film : Dabangg, Golmaal 3, My Name Is Khan, Once Upon a Time in Mumbai, Peepli Live, Rajneeti.

International Male Icon : Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbir Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan

International Female Icon : Aishwarya Rai, Deepika Pdukone, Kajol, Priyanka Chopra and Sonakshi Sinha

Results of the Winners of Zee Cine Awards 2011
6 categories of which only a couple have jury as well as popular vote:

Best Actor
Jury:Hritik Roshan for Guzaarish
Popular: Shah Rukh Khan for My Name is Khan

Best Actor- Female
Jury: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for Guzaarish
Popular: Vidya Balan for Ishq Kiya

Best Actor in Supporting Role
Arjun Rampal for Rajneeti

Best Actor-Female in Supporting Role
Prachi Desai for Once Upon a Time in Mumbai

Best Film
Jury: Udaan
Popular: Dabangg

Best Director
Jury: Vikram Aditya Motwani for Udaan
Popular: Karan Johar for My Name is Khan

And for those of you who are not familiar with Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, they are one of India’s television, media and entertainment companies.  It has an extensive library of Hindi programming of over 80,000 hours of television content which it produces and aggregates.  Zee entertains over 500 million viewers across 167 countries.  Pioneer of television entertainment industry in India, Zee’s well known brands include Zee TV, Zee Cinema, Zee Premier, Zee Action, Zee Classic, Ten Sports, Zee Sports, Zee Cafe, Zee Studio, Zee Trendz, Zee Jagran, Zing, ETC Music and ETC Punjabi.  The company also has a strong offering in the regional language domain with channels such as Zee Marathi, Zee Bangla, Zee Telugu, Zee Kannada, Zee Talkies and Zee Cinemalu.

Enjoy the slideshow.  You can also click here for an exclusive set of photos from the red carpet at the Zee Cine Awards 2011.

 

 

 

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