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They Came, They Entertained and They Won Big at the Sansui COLORS Stardust Awards
24 December, 2015

~Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor & Ranveer Singh kicked up a storm with their stupendous performances~
~Amitabh Bachchan, Nita Ambani, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Rekha added as Presenters for the showbiz Industry’s Premier Event~
~Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Zeenat Aman and Jeetendra, walked away the top honors for the year~

~Sansui COLORS Stardust Awards will air on COLORS in the New Year~
~Sunday, Jan 10 2016 at 7 P.M.~
#SansuiColorsStardustAwards

Mumbai, 21st December, 2015: More than 100 members of the Industry attended the Sansui COLORS Stardust Awards held at the Reliance Jio Gardens in Mumbai. Paying homage to the hard work put forth by the Indian Film Industry in 2015, the glitzy awards night witnessed a celebration of the commercially successful and critically acclaimed movies that have set incredibly high benchmarks in the year gone by. The splendid night brought together leading and prominent names from the silver screen, whose entertainment quotient reached unparalleled heights with some spectacular performances.

The Red Carpet witnessed the presence of the entire film fraternity, as actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Sonam Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Jacqueline Fernandez, Shahid Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Richa Chaddha and Nimrat Kaur, including power couple Nita and Mukesh Ambani came together to applaud the achievements of 2015. Showing true sportsmanship, seasoned cricketers Dilip Vengsarkar and Mohd Azharuddin along with ace batsman Rohit Sharma also graced the awards night with their presence and spoke about their alliance with Sansui along with Saif Ali Khan.

Increasing the viewer engagement quotient, for the first-time-ever a Facebook Live Room was created at the Red Carpet greeting celebrities with an arsenal of questions. This was streamed LIVE on COLORS’ Facebook page as the channel’s viewers and fans tuned in to watch the nervous celebrities face the brunt of some quirky and fun situations.

Tickling the funny bone of the audience was Riteish Deshmukh, who was joined by Bollywood’s sarcasm queen Farah Khan. Other hosts who kept the audiences in splits included Nimrat Kaur, Manish Paul and Krushna Abhishek. Further, the red carpet was hosted by Karan Wahi and Aishwarya Sakhuja. The grandeur of the evening was magnified by a volley of superstars who added to the spark of the evening through well-orchestrated performances. While the Badshah of Bollywood sizzled on stage with his Dilwale co-stars Kajol, Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon, Ranveer Singh performed to a royal Malhari act. Arjun Kapoor presented an adrenaline pumping stunts creating a roar of awestruck-ness among the audience. Other performances that dazzled viewers included those by actors Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Jaqueline Fernandez and Alia Bhatt. Versatile actor Varun Dhawan walked away with the Sansui Entertainer of the Year award owing to his outstanding performances in the year 2015.

The winners of the Sansui COLORS Stardust Awards were:
Category Name ——————————————— Winner Name
Best Costume Design ————————————— Niharika Khan (Bombay Velvet)
Best Screenplay ——————————————- Varun Grover (Masaan)
Best Story ———————————————— Sriram Raghavan and Arijit Biswas (Badlapur)
Best Lyricist ——————————————— Varun Grover (Masaan)
Best Playback Singer (Female) —————————– Palak Muchhal (Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo)
Best Playback Singer (Male) ——————————- Armaan Malik (Hero)
Best Music Director ————————————— Amit Trivedi (Shandaar)
Best Music Album —————————————— Roy
Best Choreographer —————————————- Remo D’Souza (ABCD 2)
Best Actor in Supporting Role (Female) ——————– Shefali Shah (Dil Dhadakne Do)
Best Actor in Supporting Role (Male) ———————- Anil Kapoor (Dil Dhadakne Do)
Best Actor in Negative Role ——————————- Randeep Hooda (Main Aur Charles)
Best Actor in Comic Role ———————————- Kartik Aaryan (Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2)
Best Debut (Female) ————————————— Bhoomi Pednekar (Dum Lagake Haisha)
Best Debut (Male) —————————————– Sooraj Pancholi (Hero)
Filmmaker of the Year ————————————- Meghna Gulzar (Talwar) and Shonali Bose (Margarita With A Straw)
Editors Film of the Year ———————————- Dum Lagake Haisha
Best Film of the Year ————————————- Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Best Director of the Year ——————————— Kabir Khan (Bajrangi Bhaijaan)
Breakthrough Performance by a Child Artist —————- Harshali Malhotra (Bajrangi Bhaijaan)
Power-packed Performer of the Year ———————— Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Stardust Editor’s Choice Performer of the Year (Female) — Richa Chaddha (Masaan)
Stardust Editor’s Choice Performer of the Year (Male) —– Irrfan Khan (Piku)
Best Actor of the Year (Female) ————————— Deepika Padukone (Piku)
Best Actor of the Year (Male) —————————– Amitabh Bachchan
Style Icon of the Year ———————————— Parineeti Chopra
Best Debut Jodi ——————————————- Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty
Lifetime Achievement Award ——————————– Jeetendra
Pride of the Industry ————————————- Anu Malik
Timeless Diva ——————————————— Zeenat Aman
Sansui Entertainer of the Year —————————- Varun Dhawan
Special Recognition to a Casting Director —————– Mukesh Chhabra

Giving this year an entertaining end and a terrific kick-start to 2016, The Sansui COLORS Stardust Awards will be televised on 10th January, 2016 at 7pm on COLORS!

About ‘COLORS’
‘COLORS’ is Viacom18’s flagship brand in the entertainment space in India. A combination of ‘emotions’ and ‘variety’, COLORS launched on 21st July 2008 offers an entire spectrum of emotions to its viewers. From Fiction shows to Format shows to Reality shows to Blockbuster Movies – the basket contains all ‘JasbaatKe Rang’. ‘COLORS’ is dedicated to promoting ‘Cohesive viewing’, through programmes like Ishq Ka Rang Safed, Thapki…Pyaar Ki, Sasural Simar Ka, Balika Vadhu – Kacchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishtey, Udann, Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat, Swaragini, Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, Naagin, Bigg Boss, Comedy Nights With Kapil, Comedy Nights Bachao, Khatron Ke Khiladi, 24 and Mission Sapne amongst others.

About Sansui
Sansui’s inception took place in 1947 in Tokyo, Japan. The company found faith at an enviable pace thus enjoying its presence in more than 100 countries. Sansui started its India operations in year 1997 and owing to its ground breaking technologies, today Sansui prides itself in being a house-hold consumer electronics brand in India. Sansui is one of the most loved brands in the country, with a reputation for new age technology and excellent after sales service. Sansui has marked its presence across all major towns and cities of India.
As the world moved from CTVs to LCDs to LEDs, Sansui has emerged with the latest technologies like Curved 4K Ultra HD, 4K Ultra HD, Smart, Connect, WHAM & SOEN Sound for its LED TVs range. With consistent dedication to quality, technology and unmatched customer satisfaction, Sansui ensures a life enriched with innovation

For further information, please contact:
COLORS
Tanushree Mehra | 9820385814 | Tanushree.Mehra@viacom18.com
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Genesis Burson-Marsteller
Richie Mehta | 9920592729 | Richie.Mehta@bm.com
Richa Chopra | 9833240635 | Richa.Chopra@bm.com

Sansui
Jaya Bamba | 9999075834 | jbamba@perfectrelations.com
Shailesh Verma | shaileshverma@sansuimail.in