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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 16 November 2018

Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra to perform at Arab Indo Bollywood awards in Dubai

Karan Johar will host alongside television presenter Manish Paul.
Salman Khan performs during the BIG STAR Entertainment Awards 2014 in Mumbai on December 18, 2014.   AFP photo
Salman Khan performs during the BIG STAR Entertainment Awards 2014 in Mumbai on December 18, 2014. AFP photo

Bollywood’s biggest stars will headline the inaugural Arab Indo Bollywood Awards in Dubai on April 9.

The four-hour ceremony, hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and TV host Manish Paul, will feature performances by Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Jacqueline Fernandez, Varun Dhawan, Parineethi Chopra and Kanika Kapoor.

Created for Bollywood fans in the region, the awards night at Meydan Racecourse will see more than 150 celebrities in attendance. The ceremony will be preceded by a meet-and-greet and roadshows on April 8, followed by an after-party with the stars on April 10.

The event, which will celebrate the best of Hindi cinema in 2015, has been organised by Benchmark Media in association with Indian screenwriter Tigmanshu Dhulia.

An eight-member jury – including Dabangg director Arbaaz Khan, film trade expert Komal Nahta and actor Jaaved Jaffrey – was selected by global professional service Crowe Horwath to come up with the nominations, which is now open to a public vote (see list of nominations below).

• Admission to the exclusive Star Enclave costs Dh5,000 per couple (only 600 tickets available; only couple entry permitted). VIP tickets cost Dh800 (single) and Dh1,500 for couples; Gold tickets cost Dh300 (single) and Dh500 (couples). Visit www.aibagulf.com to vote and to book online

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MAIN JURY NOMINATIONS:

BEST FLIM

1. HYDER

2. QUEEN

3. PK

4. ANKHON DEKHI

5. TWO STATES

6. FILMISTHAN

BEST DIRECTOR

1. RAJAT KAPOOR - ANKHON DEKHI

2. RAJKUMAR HIRANI - PK

3. VIKAS BHAL - QUEEN

4. VISHAL BHARDWAJ - HYDER

5. ABHISHEK VERMAN- 2 STATES

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

1. SHAHID KAPOOR - HYDER

2. SALMAN KHAN - KICK

3. AAMIR KHAN - PK

4. VARUN DHAWAN - HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIYA

5. SANJAY MISHRA - ANKHON DEKHI

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

KANGANA RANAUNT – QUEEN

PRIYANKA CHOPRA -  MARY KOM

PARINEETI CHOPRA - HASSETOH PHASSE

DEEPIKA PADUKONE - FINDING FANNY

ALIA BHATT - 2 STATES

BEST MUSIC

YO YO HONEY SINGH - SUNNY SUNNY ( YARIYAN)

ARIJIT SINGH - MANWALAGE ( HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIYA)

MEET BROTHERS - BABY DOLL ( RAGINI MMS-2)

ANKIT TIWARI - GALIYAN ( EK VILLAN)

HIMESH RESHAMIYA - JUMME KI RAAT (KICK)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

PANDIT BIRJU MAHARAJ - JAGAVE SARRI REHNA (DEDH ISHQIYA)

BOSCO CEASER- TU MERI ( BANG BANG)

AHMED KHAN- JUMME KI RAAT ( KICK)

SUDESH ADHANA- BISMIL ( HYDER)

BEST LYRICS

ANVITA DUTT - LONDON THUMAKDA (QUEEN)

RASHMI SINGH - MUSSKURANE (CITY LIGHTS)

MANOJ MUNTASSIR - GALLIYAN (EK VILLIAN)

GULZAR - BISMIL ( HYDER)

BEST PLAYBACK SINGER MALE

ARIJIT SINGH - SAMJAWAN  ( HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIYA)

ANKIT TIWARI - GALIYAN ( EK VILLAN)

SUKHWINDER SINGH - BISMIL ( HYDER)

KK AND VISHAL DADLANI - TUNE MAARI ENTRYIA ( GUNDAY)

SHAAN -  CHAAR KADAM – PK

BEST PLAYBACK SINGER FEMALE

KANIKA KAPOOR - BABY DOLL ( RAGINI MMS-2)

SHREYA GHOSHAL - MANWALAGE ( HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIYA)

SULTANA , JYOTI NOORAN - PHATAKA GUDDI ( HIGHWAY)

CAERMAN SHREEPADA- ZEHRANZAB

BEST PERFORMANCE IN COMIC ROLE - MALE

PANKAJ KAPOOR - FINDING FANNY

VIR DAS - SHADDI KE SIDE EFFECTS

GOVINDA - HAPPY ENDING

SHARIB HASIM – FILMISTHAN

SOURAB SHUKLA – KICK

ABHISHEK BACHCHAN – HAPPY NEW YEAR

BEST PERFORMANCE IN COMIC ROLE – FEMALE

DIMPLE KAPADIA- FINDING FANNY

AMRITA SINGH - 2 STATES

KIRON KHER - KHUBSOORAT

RATNA PHATAK - KHUBSOORAT

SANDHYA MRIDUL- RAGINI MMS 2

BEST PERFORMANCE IN NEGATIVE ROLE

NAWAZUDDIN SIDDIQUE – KICK

TAHIR RAJ BASHIN - MARDANI

KAY KAY MENON - HAIDER

RITESH DESHMUKH - EK VILLAN

BEST ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE

HUMA QURESI - DEDH ISHQIYA

LISA HAYDON – QUEEN

REVATI - 2 STATES

TABU- HAIDER

SEEMA PHAVA- ANKHON DEKHI

MOST PROMISING DEBUT MALE

DARSHAN KUMAR - MARY KOM

TIGER SHROFF – HEROPANTI

TAHIR RAJ BASHIN - MARDANI

SHARIB HASIM - FILMISTHAN

FAWAD KHAN - KHOOBSURAT

MOST PROMISING DEBUT FEMALE

KIRTI SHANNON - HEROPANTI

DAISY SHAH –

PADRA LEKHA - CITY LIGHTS

MOST PROMISING DEBUT DIRECTOR

SAJID NADIADWALA - KICK

VINIL MATHEW - HASSETOH PHASSE

ABHISHEK VARMAN- 2 STATES

NITIN KAKKAR - FILMISTHAN