Vikas Bahl’s extremely popular film Queen is riding high on its success. Ending the year on a high note, Queen now has three awards to its name at the prominent Stardust Awards 2014 on Sunday 14th December 2014. The film is about an innocent middle class girl Rani from Delhi who goes for her honeymoon all by herself after her to-be husband refuses to marry her. The story touched hearts all over for Kangana Ranaut’s simplicity, great music and breathe-taking locales of Europe.
The list of awards is as follows:
-Best Film- Searchlight Awards- Stardust 2014- Queen
-Best Actress- Searchlight Awards- Stardust 2014- Kangana Ranaut
-Best Director- Searchlight Awards- Stardust 2014- Vikas Bahl
Commenting on the win, Ajit Andhare – COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures said, “After Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’s dream run at the awards season last year, we are delighted to see the ladies finish first now. Winning in the Searchlight Category for Best Film, the Best Director and the Best Actress for Queen further reinforces our belief of producing more “Small Budget, Big Impact” Films. Priyanka’s win for Best Actress Drama delivered the knockout punch that all of us were rooting for. Both the VMP films and talent winning across categories is a great start to the award season this year.”
The evening was a star studded event that saw the presence of the biggest names from the industry. Queen has become the best example of quality cinema ever since its release earlier this year. The film made Kangana Ranaut a household name not only receiving acceptance from masses but also immense critical acclaim. Fans have also asked for a sequel of this much loved film. This Vikas Bahl master piece has received the maximum awards after Shahrukh Khan’s Happy New Year.
Queen is a small budget film that fulfilled all expectations and made great strides in Indian cinema. With all this adulation, the film is set to rule the awards season in a big way next year. Director Vikas Bahl’s Queen stared actors Kangana Raunt and Rajkumar Rao. Produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures along with Vikramaditya Motwane & Anurag Kashyap the film released on March 7th, 2014.
Stardust Awards, a Stardust Magazine initiative, is a prominent annual awards ceremony that celebrates the cinematic experience. Here’s wishing the Queen team a glorious year at the awards this season.