After the success of the first leg of the BIG Star Entertainment Awards last year, which ot a rating of 5.78 TVR on New Year’s eve, Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd (RBNL), through its intellectual property division BIG Live, and STAR India, have come together once again to bring in the second leg of the first award function of this season. The nominations for the same have been released.
With categories covering films, television, music, dance and sports, the Entertainment Awards will be aired on exclusively on the night of December 31, 2011 on Star Plus.
The categories range from the Most Entertaining Actor in an Action Role, to the Most Entertaining Film – romantic, action and comic, to the Most Entertaining Singer, the Most Entertaining Song to the Most Entertaining Dancer… and more.
Tarun Katial, CEO, Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd, said, “The Big Star Entertainment Awards will showcase a spectacle that comprises stunning performances by the biggest stars. The nominees for the Big Star Entertainment Awards 2011 represent the best work of the year and the celebration of these worthy nominees and the revelation of the winners will undoubtedly create another magical milestone on scale, performance and presentation. We will through this and each of our entertainers ensure the best entertainment offerings from our stable.”
An ode to the entertainers of the country, the Awards will give a chance to the people of India spread across the Hindi belt to choose their biggest entertainers amongst ‘Bodyguard’, ‘Rockstar’, ‘Ra. One’, ‘Singham’, ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’, ‘Dirty Picture’, ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’, ‘7 Khoon Maaf’, ‘Ready’ and more.
The night will also unveil India’s BIG Star Most Entertaining Actress in a leading role as audiences choose from Kareena Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra and Rani Mukherjee.
The Big Star Entertaining Actor in a Leading Role category will see the likes of Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgn, Ranbir Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar contending for the coveted title.
Melody queens Shreya Ghosal who has been nominated for her chartbusters ‘Teri Meri’ and ‘Ooh Lalala’ will compete with Hamsika Iyer of ‘Chammak Challo’ for the Best Singer (Female) category.
A award category has been introduced, the BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Social Role – Male and Female. Nominees for this category include Amitabh Bachchan, Manoj Bajpai, Rahul Bose, Vidya Balan, Rani Mukherjii, Kalki Koechlin and Nandita Das, to name a few.
Audiences can vote for their favourite entertainers through www.facebook.com/BSEA2011 and/ or SMS 55454.