With Twitter around these days, by the time Awards Ceremonies are screened on TV the news of winners will be old news. With live tweets from the red carpet and venue, the latest event was the Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards.
Live tweets were coming in from film journalist, Faridoon Shahryar who was being update by his colleauge who was at the event.
Some of his tweets about the goings-on at the awards read:
“Best Music Director: Pritam for Love Aaj Ka”
“Best Lyrics: Jaideep Sahni (Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi)”
“Best Female Singer: Shreya Ghoshal (Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi)”
“Actor in best comic role: Ajay Devgan”
“Actor in best negative role: Amole Gupte for Kaminey”
“Heart Beat Of the Nation (Male): Shahid Kapoor”
“Heart Beat Of the Nation (Female): Deepika Padukone”
Fans were even kept updated on stage performances, like Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan. Shah Rukh’s performance was probably the most anticipated performance as it was his first after two years.
Photographer, Dabboo Ratnani also tweeted saying, “Just been awarded as the number 1 and the most Influential person in Asian photography !!! I am ecstatic…thought would share it with u :o)”
Abhishek Bachchan received a special award, Guiness World Record for the Most Public Appearances to Promote a Film. For his film, Delhi-6, Abhishek traveled to seven cities in 12 hours.
Abhishek had this to say on his Twitter page after the awards:
“Just done with the awards. Akshay very sweetly gave pa the award. Spoke wonderfully.” This was followed by:
“Felt so good to meet @iamsrk. Performed superbly. Great to see him back on stage!!!” He went on to say that he loves award functions, as the whole industry gets to come together and he has the opportunity of meeting his friends.
Best Actress winner, Priyanka Chopra tweeted from New York saying, “thanx so much u guys.. yes its totally awesome to win the apsara award best actress two years in a row!! yay!!! kaminey was truly special..”
Many congratulatory messages were exchanged between the stars on Twitter on their awards, performances or presenting.
Be sure to check out the complete list of winners from the Apsara Film and Television Awards by clicking here.