This year it was a double celebration for Fawad Khan as he won the award for the Best Bollywood Debut for his role as the royal Yuvraj Vikram Singh Rathore in the film Khoobsurat and that too on the eve of his thirty third birthday.
Fans took to Twitter to congratulate Fawad Khan on winning the award and also to wish him a happy birthday.
Abhishek Bachchan also collected not one but two awards for his performance in Happy New Year.
“Thank you Masala Awards not for one but two awards tonight. Best Supporting Actor and Entertainer Of The Year. Missed my Happy New Year family!” Abhishek Bachchan tweeted after the win.
Among the top gongs handed out, Radio Mirchi won Best Radio Station; Best Asian Restaurant (Casual Dining) went to Qureshi’s Kebabs & Kurry; the Fine Dining Award was given to Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar; Shamsheer Vayalil of the Burjeel Group was declared Chief Executive Officer Of The Year; Colors won Best Television Channel; Jeetendra was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award (Bollywood), while Happy New Year was declared the Box Office Blockbuster Of The Year.
Coming to the performances, Humaima Malik danced to the popular songs Baby Doll, Lovely and Devil, singer Shilpa Rao too rocked the stage and Varun Dhawan in a spectacular finale performed to remixes of Main Tenu Samjhawan, Saturday Saturday, Palat and Lucky Tu Lucky Me.
The night was hosted by the actor and comedian Vir Das, who has everyone in splits. From opulent jewellery to Swarovski-encrusted heels and sequinned saris, the red carpet dripped with bling.
Instituted in the year 2008, the Masala Awards brings together eminent entrepreneurs, lifestyle experts and Bollywood celebrities in what is an ultimate celebration of talent and persistence. No wonder that the awards have become one of the region’s most anticipated events.
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