31 July 2017
The 7th edition of the BIG ZEE Entertainment Awards commemorated the invaluable contribution of talents in the field of films, television and sports creating a wholesome experience of “Entertainment Ki Ultimate Night”. The award ceremony recreated the magic of ‘Las Vegas’ in the city of Mumbai through its magnificent setting. The festive spirit of the vivacious city was well presented through the sets;thus, giving out a grandeur vibe and a visual extravaganza.
The gala night witnessed the crème-de-la-crème of the Bollywood industry walking the red carpet. Hosted by popular film maker Karan Johar, the night saw power packed performances by leading Bollywood personalities who enthralled the audiences giving them an entertaining night worth remembering. Bhaijaan of Bollywood, Salman Khan raised the entertainment quotient when he performed on his hit tracks like Baby ko Base, Hud Hud Dabang. Followed by Sunny Leone who dazzled the viewers with her sizzling performance which was themed on Bollywood Jazz. Co-hosting the award ceremony with the ace director, laughter sensation Sunil Grover floored the audience with his witty quips and great comic timing.
In the special and exclusive categories, on the occasion of completing 25 years in the Bollywood industry, Kajol was honoured with the Silver Jubilee Award for her outstanding contribution. 92.7 BIG FM Suhaana Safar Music Award was felicitated to the much-admired singer Udit Narayan for giving evergreen songs to the Bollywood Music Industry. ‘BIG Zee Most entertaining Child Star’ award for felicitated to Zaira Wasim.
The night witnessed, desirous artists take home the coveted BIG ZEE Entertainment Awards trophy. Amitabh Bachchan whose performance was well applauded in Pink, won the ‘BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Actor’ in a Social Film. While son,Abhishek Bachchan won the awardfor ‘BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Actor’ in a Comic Film for Housefull 3, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan bagged 2 awards in her kitty for ‘BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Actor’ in a Drama Film for Sarabjit and ‘BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Actor’ in a Romantic film for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. The Bachchans would indeed be pleased on the family’s coveted wins!
The talented couple Nitish Tiwari and Ashwini Iyer Tiwari gave Bollywood cinema two brilliant films this year. Dangal was awarded as the ‘BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Film of the year’ and Nil Battey Sannata received the award for ‘BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Comedy Film’. Swara Bhaskar also bagged the ‘BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Actor in a Comic Film’ for the same film.
The highly acclaimed film ‘Udta Punjab’ was awarded for the BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Social Film. Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s phenomenal performance in the film made them win the title of BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Actor, Male & Female respectively.
Sonam Kapoor was awarded the BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Film for her commendable performance in Neerja, Sushant Singh Rajput won the BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Film for his work in M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story and Ajay Devgn won the BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Action Film for Shivaay.
Tiger Shroff had both his hands full as he was holding his awards for BIG ZEE Most Entertaining actor in an Action Film for Baaghi and BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Dancer for the film- A Flying Jatt.
BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Actor Film (Debut) went to B’town’s most promising new comers, Disha Patani and Harshvardhan Kapoor for their work in M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story and Mirzya respectively.
BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Singer was bagged by Kanika Kapoor for Da Da Dasse and Amit Mishra for Bulleya while BIG ZEE Most Entertaining song was awarded to Ae Dil hai Mushkil.
PV Sindhu bagged the honor for the BIGZEE Most Entertaining Sportsperson of the Year. Among Television shows, Naagin(Colors) won the highest honors as BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Series TV – Fiction. Mouni Roy (Naagin) and Ravi Dubey (Jamai Raja) won BIGZEE Most Entertaining Actor TV –Fiction. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa received the BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Series TV – Non-Fiction while Shilpa Shetty bagged the BIG ZEE Most Entertaining Jury/ Host (TV)- Non-Fiction for the show- Super Dancer.