The '7th Chevrolet Apsara Awards 2012' powered by Venus Soap saw a glittering, star-shimmering event held at Mumbai's plush Yashraj Studios. The Film and Television Producers Guild of India and Wizcraft International Entertainment announced its much awaited winners for the finest talents in Film and Television for the year 2011.
The red carpet was rolled out as stars and celebrities walked down to celebrate the greatest and the best in Hindi Cinema and Television. This was one day in the history of Bollywood when stars sashayed stardom, dressed in their classiest, gorgeous best. The 7th Chevrolet Apsara Awards 2012 ceremony paraded the who's who of the industry. With the legendary stars along with new league of actors emerging in Bollywood, this night got hotter!
On stage, the director duo Farah Khan and Karan Johar were the masters of ceremony. They brought on their camaraderie and entertained the audience with their wit and humor!
Highlights of the evening were the enthralling performances by the super-stars themselves. The most exciting was the soon-to-be-wed Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza enacting their love story of their meeting and romantic journey that has brought them to this juncture. Along with many other spell-binding performances and other stars joining in the barat, this was truly a prelude to their wedding celebrations.
King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan performed on an act to remember around the theme of his latest movie 'Don 2'. He presented a Chicago style act and set the stage ablaze as he grooved to the tunes from the movie. Svelte Kareena Kapoor put up a sizzling performance as she danced to some of the most popular South Indian hit songs like "Nakka Mukka", "Ringa Ringa" and the recently popularized "Kolaveri Di".
The 7th Chevrolet Apsara Awards also dedicated a special segment to the legends of Indian cinema and their glorious years in Bollywood. This act marked the beginning of '100 years of Indian Cinema' celebrations. A special act has been designed with Shiamak Davar and his troupe to pay tribute to iconic stars like Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu, Shashi Kapoor, Dr. Vyjanthimala Bali, Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh, Manoj Kumar, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini to name a few. Shahrukh hosted the segment and spoke to the legends about the centenary celebrations.
Amisha Patel mesmerized the audiences with a scintillating performance on hit item numbers 'Chikni Chameli', 'Ooh La La' and 'Madhubala'. 'Band Baaja Baarat' star Anushka Sharma shook a leg with popular TV stars to three different styles of dance including Lezim, Hip-Hop and Bollywood.
Of course, in the midst of all this entertainment, the envelopes were opened to reveal the best talents and Award winners for 2012. Winners accepted their prestigious Award with excitement and fervor, as the air was filled with thunderous applause and cheers.
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