The 54th Idea Filmfare Awards 2009 was a glittering, star-shimmering event held on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at Mumbai’s plush Yashraj Studio. Filmfare announced its much awaited winners for the finest talent in Bollywood at the awards night. The evening shone bright, as Stars, Celebrities and Super Talents of Bollywood walked the Red Carpet to celebrate the best, film geniuses of 2009.
The red carpet was rolled out to a river to welcome the arrival of stars to celebrate the greatest and the best in Hindi Cinema. This was one day in the history of Bollywood when stars sashayed stardom, dressed in their classiest, gorgeous best. Ties and tuxedos, evening gowns and flowy dresses…a live fashion show, on the red carpet, it was! The 54th Idea Filmfare Awards ceremony 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! Stars walked in, dazzling those around, with their charisma.
On stage, GenNext masters of ceremony and new flavors of the season, Ranbir Kapoor, Imran Khan, Deepika Padukone, Konkona Sen and Farhan Akhtar led by the veteran host Karan Johar captivated audiences through the razzmatazz of the night!
Highlights of the evening were the enthralling performances by super-stars themselves. Svelte Katrina Kaif swayed to sizzling tracks from her hits Singh is King and Yuvraaj. Shahid Kapoor set the stage ablaze after four years, with his energy and adrenaline pumping performances, a medley of his chartbusters Mauja hi Mauja and Nagada! Sexy Bipasha Basu and suave Neil Nitin Mukesh performed tracks from their upcoming movie Aa Dekhe Zara. Abhishek Bachchan too made a special entry with the title track of Delhi 6 and shook a leg to the ever popular Desi Girl from Dostana. Jackie Bhagnani made his debut performance at the awards night, thus making way into Bollywood stardom. Farhan Akhtar and his band Rock-ed On the night to a thrilling and pulsating grand finale, like never before.
Of course, in the midst of all this super entertainment, the envelopes were opened on stage to reveal the super talents and the award winners of 2008. Winners accepted the coveted black statuette with excitement and fervor, as the air filled with thunderous applause and cheers. An event to celebrate; a night to remember!
The awards night had extravagant sets coupled with lasers, special effects, lighting and acoustics to create a magnificent audio and visual impact. The ambience and the event truly took the audience on a fabulous ride, one that they’d never want to end.
Watch out for all this and more when this spectacular, starry, starry night will be telecast exclusively on Sony Entertainment Television on March 8, at 8 pm. Don’t miss the magic and magnetism of Bollywood’s glitziest, prestigious and most glamorous – 54th Idea Filmfare Awards!
54th Idea Filmfare Awards 2009
And the Winners are…
HRITHIK ROSHAN | Jodha Akbar
PRIYANKA CHOPRA | Fashion
ASHUTOSH GOWARIKAR | Jodha Akbar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)
ARJUN RAMPAL | Rock On!
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)
KANGANA RANAUT | Fashion
Best Music Director
A R RAHMAN | Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na
JAVED AKHTAR | Jash-e-Bahara, Jodha Akbar
Best Playback Singer (Male)
SUKHWINDER SINGH | Haule Haule, Rab Ne bana Di Jodi
Best Playback Singer (Female)
SHREYA GHOSHAL | Teri Ore, Singh Is King
Critics’ Award For Best Actor
MANJYOT SINGH | Oye Lucky Lucy Oye
Critics’ Award For Best Actress
SHAHANA GOSWAMI | Rock On
Critics’ Award For Best Film
NISHIKANT KAMAT | Mumbai Meri Jaan
ABHISHEK KAPOOR | Rock On!
YOGESH JOSHI, UPENDRA SIDHAYE | Mumbai Meri Jaan
MANU RISHI | Oye Lucky Lucky Oye
AMIT PAWAR | Mumbai Meri Jaan
JASON WEST | Rock On!
LONGINUS FERNANDES | Pappu Can’t Dace, Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na
PETER HEINS | Ghajini
Best Production Design / Art Direction
VANDANA KATARIA, ANGELICA BHOWMICK | Oye Lucky Lucky Oye
Best Sound Design
BAYLON FONSECA, VINOD SUBRAMANIAM | Rock On!
Best Background Score
A R RAHMAN | Jodha Akbar
MANOSHI NATH, RUSHI SHARMA | Oye Lucky Lucky Oye
Best Visual Effects
DAVID BUSH | Drona
R. D. Burman Award for new Musical Talent
BENNY DAYAL | Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na, Yuvraaj, Ghajini
Lifetime Achievement Award
Sensational Debut (Male)
IMRAN KHAN | Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na
FARHAN AKHTAR | Rock On!
Sensational Debut (Female)
ASIN | Ghajini
Sony Best Scene of the Year
WHEN SRK PLACES ROSE ON THE TABLE, THEN DECIDES AGAINST IN RAB NE BANA DI JODI
Special Jury Mention for Outstanding Performance
PRATIK BABBAR | Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na
PURAB KOHLI | Rock On!