Screen Awards

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Screen Awards
Ambox current red.svg 25th Star Screen Awards
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Awarded forBest in film
CountryIndia
First awarded1995
Website www.screenindia.com
Television/radio coverage
Network Star Plus (2000-2011 & 2016-)
Colors (2012-2013)
Life OK (2014-2015)
Produced byDiamond Pictures (2000 -)

The Screen Awards is an annual awards ceremony held in India honouring professional excellence in Bollywood. The nomination and award selection is done by a panel of distinguished professionals from the industry. The name of the annual ceremonies are prefixed by the presenting network; the first Star Screen Awards were telecasted on Star Plus in 2000 till 2011, after which the Colors Screen Awards were previewed on Colors and the Life OK Screen Awards on Life OK, each for a period of two years. As of 2016, Star continues to hold the television distribution rights. [1] [2]

India Country in South Asia

India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Bollywood Hindi language film industry

Hindi cinema, often metonymously referred to as Bollywood, and formerly known as Bombay cinema, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry, based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The term being a portmanteau of "Bombay" and "Hollywood", Bollywood is a part of the larger cinema of India, which includes other production centers producing films in other Indian languages. Linguistically, Bollywood films tend to use a colloquial dialect of Hindi-Urdu, or Hindustani, mutually intelligible to both Hindi and Urdu speakers, while modern Bollywood films also increasingly incorporate elements of Hinglish.

Life OK Indian television channel

Life OK was a Hindi language Indian cable and satellite television channel based in India, part of Star India, which was fully owned by 21st Century Fox. The channel launched on 18 December 2011, and is distributed in many parts of the world. The channel replaced STAR India's now defunct youth-oriented channel STAR One. The channel underwent an identity change on 28 August 2017 by replacing Life OK. The entire channel name and branding has been changed and the channel is known as STAR Bharat.

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History

The Screen Awards, initiated by the chairman of The Express Group, Mr. Viveck Goenka in 1994, is focused on excellence in films in India. The awards attempt to position themselves as India's first awards that are given by the film fraternity to the film fraternity by way of a jury, as opposed to the other "popular" awards. The awards are also the first to be conducted every year. [3]

The Awards for Hindi and Marathi films, TV and non-film music are presented annually in January each year. Several editions of the awards such as the "Screen Weekly Awards", "Screen Videocon Awards", "Star Screen Awards", "Colors Screen Awards" and "Life OK Screen Awards" have thus far been presented. Until 2001, the awards were sponsored by Videocon International and hence known as the Screen Videocon Awards. [4] For the regional cinema of South India, Screen has held three editions of the "Screen Awards for excellence in South Indian Cinema". The awards were presented for Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada cinema.

Hindi language in India

Hindi, or Modern Standard Hindi is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language. Hindi, written in the Devanagari script, is one of the official languages of India, along with the English language. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of the Republic of India. However, it is not the national language of India because no language was given such a status in the Indian constitution.

Marathi language Indo-Aryan language; a constitutionally-recognised Indian language

Marathi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly by around 83 million Marathi people of Maharashtra, India. It is the official language and co-official language in the Maharashtra and Goa states of Western India, respectively, and is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India. There were 83 million speakers in 2011; Marathi ranks 19th in the list of most spoken languages in the world. Marathi has the third largest number of native speakers in India, after Hindi and Bengali. Marathi has some of the oldest literature of all modern Indian languages, dating from about 900 AD. The major dialects of Marathi are Standard Marathi and the Varhadi dialect. Koli, Malvani Konkani has been heavily influenced by Marathi varieties.

Tamil language language

Tamil is a Dravidian language predominantly spoken by the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka, and by the Tamil diaspora, Sri Lankan Moors, Douglas, and Chindians. Tamil is an official language of two countries: Sri Lanka and Singapore and official language of the Indian state Tamil Nadu. It has official status in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry. It is used as one of the languages of education in Malaysia, along with English, Malay and Mandarin. Tamil is spoken by significant minorities in the four other South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India.

The ceremony has involved[ vague ] the Executive Director and the Governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. [1]

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences professional honorary organization

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures. The Academy's corporate management and general policies are overseen by a Board of Governors, which includes representatives from each of the craft branches.

The 23rd Star Screen Awards was held on 4 December 2016 and broadcast on Star Plus on 31 December 2016. The event was created and designed by Anil Jha and produced and executed by Mohomed Morani and Cineyug Group of Companies.

Editor of Screen , Priyanka Sinha Jha is in-charge of the curating and instituting the Jury for the awards selection procedure, and also for organizing and overseeing the functioning of the awards process for the annual Star Screen Awards (considered the most fair-minded and credible film awards, headed by an impartial film-industry jury)

Screen was a weekly film magazine, published in India. Established in 1951, it was owned by The Indian Express publishing group. The magazine was acquired by Star group in 2015 and subsequently closed down. The brand name 'Screen' has been retained by the group as its digital entity. The magazines content focused on India's Hindi film industry, a.k.a. Bollywood, located mainly in Mumbai. It also had an e-magazine version.

Awards

Jury Awards

Critics' Awards

Technical Awards

Special Awards

Records and facts

Most awards to a single film

Most directing awards

Most acting awards - male (Best Actor + Best Supporting Actor) in chronological order.

Most acting awards - female (Best Actress + Best Supporting Actress) in chronological order.

Most awards for music direction

Most Lyricist Awards

Most playback singer awards - male

Most playback singer awards - female

Youngest Best Actress Winner

Youngest Best Actor Winner

See also

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