7th Annual Apsara awards!
By Hindustan Times
NEW DELHI, Feb. 4 -- The B-town was dazzled with the scintillating performances of Bollywood stars at Apsara Awards in associaion with Hindustan Times where they had gathered to celebrate the successful run at the box office in 2011. The red carpet was rolled out as stars and celebrities walked down to celebrate the greatest and the best in Hindi Cinema and Television.
This was one day in the history of Bollywood when stars sashayed stardom, dressed in their classiest, gorgeous best. The 7th Cheverolet Apsara Film and Television Producer's Guild Awards 2012 in association with Hindustan Times paraded the who's who of the industry. With the legendary stars along with new league of actors emerging in Bollywood, this night got hotter!
On stage, the director duo Farah Khan and Karan Johar were the masters of ceremony. They brought on their camaraderie and entertained the audience with their wit and humour! The cute couple and soon-to-be married actors Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza thrilled the gathering with an act on their eight-year romance, while actor Kareena Kapoor tapped on the tunes of South hits like Ringa Ringa and Kolaveri Di. King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan performed on an act to remember around the theme of his latest movie Don
Ranbir Kapoor and Vidya Balan were awarded with the Best Actor and Best Actress awards respectively, while the Hindustan Times Readers' Choice Award for Best Entertainer of the Year was given to Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra by Mayank Shekhar of Hindustan Times.
Amisha Patel mesmerised the audiences with a dazzling performance on hit item numbers 'Chikni Chameli', 'Ooh La La', 'Madhubala' and 'Band Baaja Baarat'. The award ceremony took place in a lavish setting at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai. The night had extravagant sets coupled with lasers, special effects, lighting and acoustics to create a magnificent audio and visual impact. An event to celebrate; a night to remember!