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—11 & 2016—)
Colors (2012—13)
Life OK (2014—15)
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 2019, Star continues to hold the television distribution rights. [1] [2]

India Country in South Asia

India is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, 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 north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Bollywood Hindi language film industry

Hindi cinema, often known as Bollywood and formerly as Bombay cinema, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai. The term is a portmanteau of "Bombay" and "Hollywood". The industry is related to other regional industries, making up Indian Cinema – the world's largest by number of feature films produced.

Life OK Indian television channel

Life OK was an Indian pay television channel owned by Star India. It was launched on 18 December 2011 replacing Star One. It also started airing in the United States in 1 March 2012, and in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 28 May of that same year. It launched its own high-definition feed in October 2012. On 9 September 2012, Life OK's mythological drama Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev recorded an 8.2 TVR, its highest TRP of 167. The channel was rebranded as Star Bharat on 28 August 2017.

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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 Indo-Aryan language spoken in India

Hindi or Modern Standard Hindi, is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language. In India, the official standardized variety of the language is based primarily on the Khariboli dialect of Delhi and other nearby areas of northern India. Hindi, written in the Devanagari script, is one of the two official languages of the Government of India, along with the English language. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of the Republic of India. Contrary to the popular belief, Hindi is not the national language of India because no language was given such a status in the Indian constitution.

Marathi language Indo-Aryan language

Marathi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly by around 83.1 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. At 83.1 million speakers in 2019, Marathi ranks 10th 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. The language has some of the oldest literature of all modern Indian languages, dating back to around 600 BC. The major dialects of Marathi are Standard Marathi and the Varhadi dialect. Koli and Malvani Konkani have 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 in three countries: India, Sri Lanka and Singapore. In India, it is the official language of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the Union Territory of Puducherry. Furthermore, Tamil 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 magazine's 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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