Vidya Balan, Ajay Devgn bag Bollywood Bhaskar Awards
- Jan 03, 2013, 22:11 PM IST
Whether it is perfection, readiness to experiment with roles or their ability to deter the industry from typecasting them as actors, Bollywood A-listers Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan have been successful in proving their mettle!
Unlike majority of their contemporaries, who believe sticking to certain roles to sustain fame and financial success, these actors haven’t shown any apprehensions in dabbling in varied genres - comedy, action, thriller - which is also why their fan base expands by the day!
While Ajay Devgn has bagged the Superstar Of The Year Award 2012 (male) for the film ‘Singham’, Vidya Balan’s acting prowess has also been appreciated.
Here’s a list of Bollywood Bhaskar Award winners:
Most dramatic newcomer (Male/Female): Ayushmann Khurrana, Parineeti Chopra
Best actor in comic role: Riteish Deshmukh
Best Bollywood host: Amitabh Bachchan
Most creative film: Vicky Donor
Anit-social character of the year: Sanjay Dutt
Filmmaker of the year: Rohit Shetty (Singham)
Song of the year: Himesh Reshammiya (Teri Meri Prem Kahaani)
Most extraordinary performance: Irfan Khan
Macho man of the year: Akshay Kumar
Special award to acknowledge contribution to Indian cinema: Amitabh Bachchan
Most seductive body (Male/Female): Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif
Most interesting item number: Katrina Kaif
Singer of the year: Mohit Chauhan (‘Naadaan Parindey’ (Rockstar),
Shreya Ghoshal (Teri Meri Kahaani (Bodyguard)
Best Hollywood film in Hindi: Titanic 3D
In the second edition of Bhaskar Bollywood Awards, we appreciate those actors who have become superstars, courtesy fans’ unrelenting support and undaunted faith in their potential. Since the winners’ names are decided on the basis of the votes they get from viewers, Bhaskar Bollywood Awards not only puts forth their users’ perspective, but also speaks volumes of the democratic manner in which it is conducted. And we take pride in the fact that ours is the only awards function which doesn’t function in consonance with what selected members of the jury decide. Instead, we focus essentially on our users’ choices and preferences.
Dainik Bhaskar’s extensive reach can be fathomed by the fact that its readers’ base
expands by the day. The group’s websites www.dainikbhaskar.com and
www.divyabhaskar.co.in has close to 200 million page views to its
On being asked to comment on his success, Ajay said, “Most of the times, awards are decided by the jury, which does upset me. Now there is a change in the trend. Bollywood Bhaskar Awards are completely democratic in nature. I feel delighted to bag the award for it is decided by the viewers for whom I make films.”