Film Awards: News

24 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Indian film bags top honor at 77th Cannes Film Festival

Indian director Chidananda S Naik's film, Sunflowers Were the First Ones to Know, has clinched the Best Short award at the 77th Cannes Film Festival.

12 May 2024

MTV

MTV Movie & TV Awards postponed until 2025: Report

It appears that the highly anticipated MTV Movie & TV Awards might face a hiatus this year.

19 Apr 2024

BAFTA

BAFTA sets date for 2025 Film Awards

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has officially declared February 16, 2025 (Sunday) as the date for its prestigious Film Awards next year.

17 Mar 2024

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey's 'The Color Purple' dominates 2024 NAACP Image Awards

For the second year in a row, Hollywood rapper-actor Queen Latifah hosted the 55th annual NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles on Saturday night (local time).

11 Mar 2024

Hollywood

96th Academy Awards: Robert Downey Jr., Christopher Nolan honored 

The biggest night in world cinema, the Academy Awards took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday (early morning on Monday in India).

26 Feb 2024

Hollywood

PGA Awards 2024: 'Oppenheimer,' 'Beef,' 'The Bear' honored 

The 2024 Producers Guild of America Awards (PGAs) were held at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Ovation Hollywood, Los Angeles, on Sunday.

19 Feb 2024

BAFTA

Historic firsts at the 2024 BAFTA Film Awards

The 2024 BAFTA Film Awards—held at London's Royal Festival Hall—turned out to be a memorable affair for reasons more than one.

19 Feb 2024

BAFTA

Mia Mckenna-Bruce wins Rising Star BAFTA; revisit her career

The 77th BAFTA Film Awards were a night of celebration of the crème de la crème of Hollywood.

19 Feb 2024

Cillian Murphy

BAFTA: Cillian Murphy becomes first Irish Best Actor awardee

This Hollywood award season's favorite man, Cillian Murphy, made history as the first Irish actor to clinch the Best Actor award at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs).

19 Feb 2024

BAFTA

BAFTA 2024 winners: Cillian Murphy, Christopher Nolan honored

The glamorous, glittery, and star-studded BAFTA Awards 2024 took place on Sunday night (early Monday morning here) at London's Royal Festival Hall.

18 Feb 2024

Hollywood

BAFTA predictions: These Hollywood actors, films can win big

The global film awards season is underway in full swing.

29 Jan 2024

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor wins 7th Filmfare; looking at his past victories

The man of the moment, Ranbir Kapoor, on Sunday whizzed past Shah Rukh Khan (Dunki and Jawan), Ranveer Singh (Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani), Sunny Deol (Gadar 2), and Vicky Kaushal (Sam Bahadur), to clinch the Best Actor Filmfare trophy for Animal.

29 Jan 2024

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt clinches 5th Filmfare; revisiting all her past wins

The star-studded 69th Filmfare Awards took place in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Sunday night (January 28).

17 Jan 2024

Hollywood

Oscars prediction: Cillian Murphy, Christopher Nolan poised to win 

Hollywood's awards season—currently underway in all its glory—is leading up to the biggest night in the world of cinema—the Academy Awards.

15 Jan 2024

Hollywood

'Oppenheimer' and 'Barbie' sweep 2024 Critics Choice Awards

After the hugely successful Golden Globe Awards and the National Society of Film Critics awards, another prestigious award—the Critics Choice Awards—took place on Sunday at Santa Monica (local time).

11 Jan 2024

Hollywood

Explainer: SAG Awards—Process, who can nominate, recent snubs 

The awards season in Hollywood is currently underway in full swing.

08 Jan 2024

Golden Globe Awards

Gillian Anderson's vagina-inspired gown turned heads at Golden Globes 2024 

The 55-year-old Hollywood A-lister Gillian Anderson turned several heads at the 81st Golden Globe Awards with her striking—and unforeseeable—fashion choices.

08 Jan 2024

Golden Globe Awards

Golden Globes 2024: Lily Gladstone, Ali Wong become record-breaking winners

The 81st Golden Globe Awards took place on January 7 at 8:00pm ET (January 8, 6:30am IST onwards).

08 Jan 2024

Hollywood

Golden Globes 2024: Actors Lily Gladstone, Paul Giamatti clinch honors

The Golden Globes are a roadmap to the Oscars in America and the winners and nominees present a fair idea as to what to expect at the Academy Awards.

08 Jan 2024

Golden Globe Awards

Golden Globe Awards 2024: 'Oppenheimer,' 'Poor Things' are Best Films

The 81st Golden Globe Awards took place on January 7 at 8:00pm ET (January 8, 6:30am IST).

08 Jan 2024

Golden Globe Awards

Golden Globes: Cillian Murphy, Emma Stone pick Best Actor awards

The year 2023 was an illustrious year for Hollywood, with films such as Oppenheimer, Barbie, John Wick: Chapter 4, May December, and Maestro making a lot of noise.

07 Jan 2024

Hollywood

National Society of Film Critics Awards: Check major winners

Hollywood's awards season is underway in full swing.

31 Dec 2023

Happy Birthday

Ben Kingsley's birthday: Revisiting his celebrated award-winning roles

The Indian cinephile community best knows Sir Ben Kingsley as Mahatma Gandhi from Richard Attenborough's critically acclaimed film Gandhi (1982).

22 Dec 2023

Academy Awards

Oscars 2024: Academy announces shortlists in 10 categories

We are a step closer to the 96th Oscars!

24 Nov 2023

Environment

ALT EFF'23: Alia Bhatt joins India's largest environmental film festival

Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt and her production company, Eternal Sunshine Productions are teaming up with India's largest environmental film festival, All Living Things Environmental Film Festival (ALT EFF) 2023.

16 Nov 2023

Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel hosting Oscars for fourth time—revisiting his funniest jokes

The Oscars season is almost upon us and the preparations have begun.

07 Nov 2023

Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan's 69th birthday: His most remarkable international honors, achievements

Long before social media stamped actors with the "pan-Indian star" seal, Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan delivered classics that worked their magic across India.

08 Oct 2023

Hansal Mehta

Busan International Film Festival: 'Scoop' wins Best Asian TV Series

Hansal Mehta's Scoop has been crowned the Best Asian TV Series at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)'s Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards.

17 Sep 2023

Vikram (the movie)

SIIMA-2023: 'PS-I,' 'Vikram' win big, Kamal Haasan bags 2 awards

The second day of the 11th South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) was held in Dubai on Saturday night.

10 Sep 2023

Venice Film Festival

Venice festival: 'Poor Things' wins Golden Lion, check other winners

The prestigious 80th Venice International Film Festival, which began on August 30 this year and concluded on Saturday night, witnessed the premieres of numerous highly-anticipated films by top directors.

09 Sep 2023

BAFTA

BAFTA merges Children's Awards with main event for 2025—here's why

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced its intention to merge its Children's Awards with the more high-profile and prominent Film, Games, and TV Awards starting in 2025.

03 Sep 2023

Hong Kong

Tony Leung bags Lifetime Achievement Award at #VeniceFilmFestival—career, filmography, accolades

Hong Kong actor Tony Leung was honored with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement award at the ongoing Venice International Film Festival on Saturday night (local time).

13 Jul 2023

Hollywood

Harrison Ford's birthday: 5 lesser-known facts about the legendary actor

Harrison Ford, the American actor best known for Indiana Jones and Star Wars, turned 81 on Thursday (July 13).

28 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

Production company Neon clinches Palme d'Or for 4th consecutive time

American production and distribution company Neon is basking in unprecedented success, as it has set the seal on its fourth consecutive Palme d'Or—the most coveted award at the Cannes Film Festival.

28 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes 2023: 'Anatomy of a Fall' wins Palme d'Or

One of the biggest celebrations of cinema in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, has finally wrapped up.

23 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

#NewsBytesExplainer: Looking at the major awards at Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival is an alluring celebration of cinema, and each year, the film community looks forward to the movies that are screened there.

13 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Oscars 2023 highlights: A look at the best acceptance speeches

The Oscar acceptance speeches have a reputation associated with them! They can be funny, emotional, tear-jerking, and sometimes even all three at the same time.

13 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Which films swept Academy Awards this year

Oscars 2023 concluded a few hours ago at Los Angeles's Dolby Theatre and were attended by several artists from around the world.

13 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Oscars 2023: Brendan Fraser, Michelle Yeoh clinch Best Actor awards

The 95th Academy Awards have been announced!

13 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

Oscars 2023: 'Everything Everywhere...' helmers, Daniels win Best Director award

Everything Everywhere All at Once scripted history at the 95th Academy Awards, held at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday (Monday morning in India).

12 Mar 2023

Academy Awards

#NewsBytesExplainer: Ahead of Oscars 2023, decoding 'Big Five' Academy Awards 

The pinnacle of artistic brilliance, the 95th Academy Awards, is upon us!

28 Feb 2023

Zee

#NewsBytesExplainer: ZEE Cine Awards—commencement, legacy, categories, recent winners

The ZEE Cine Awards (ZCA) is one of the most popular award ceremonies in Bollywood, and each year, it is attended by the who's who of the Hindi film industry.

27 Feb 2023

Alia Bhatt

ZEE Cine Awards: Alia Bhatt, Kartik Aaryan named best actors

The Zee Cine Awards 2023 was held in Mumbai in a star-studded ceremony on Sunday night that was attended by the who's who of Bollywood, such as Alia Bhatt, Kartik Aaryan, Rashmika Mandanna, Kiara Advani, Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor, and Kriti Sanon.

27 Feb 2023

Hollywood

SAG Awards 2023: 'Everything Everywhere…' wins big, scripts history

The 29th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards ceremony was held on Sunday night (Monday morning in India), in which Everything Everywhere All At Once scripted history by bagging the most number of trophies and sweeping nearly every acting category.

21 Feb 2023

Hollywood

Elliot Page turns 36: When they played unconventional lead, Juno 

Hollywood actor Elliot Page, who is famously known for their stints in movies like Hard Candy, Inception, Tallulah, and the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy, has led a long and successful career as an actor with many critically acclaimed roles.

20 Feb 2023

BAFTA

BAFTA 2023: 'All Quiet on the Western Front' wins big!

Make way for the BAFTA winners!

05 Feb 2023

Jackie Chan

'Everything Everywhere All At Once': Michelle Yeoh wasn't first choice

Everything Everywhere All at Once was a huge commercial and critical success.

16 Jan 2023

Critics Choice Awards

'RRR' bags two Critics Choice Awards; check other major winners

There is no stopping SS Rajamouli's global phenomenon RRR!

15 Jan 2023

RRR

'RRR': MM Keeravani bags LA Critics' Best Music Score award

Noted music director MM Keeravani has added another feather to his cap as he picked up the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) Best Music Score Award for the much-acclaimed film RRR.

07 Jan 2023

RRR

Asian Film Awards: 'Ponniyin Selvan: I' beats 'RRR' in nominations

The complete list of nominees for the 16th Asian Film Awards has been released.

02 Jan 2023

IIFA

#NewsBytesExplainer: Looking at the prestigious IIFA Awards—history, legacy, major categories

The illustrious Bollywood extravaganza, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards are held annually to celebrate the creme-de-le-creme of Indian cinema.

26 Dec 2022

IIFA

IIFA 2023: 'Brahmastra,' 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2,' Darlings' spearhead nods

The countdown for International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards has begun!

12 Dec 2022

Academy Awards

India's Oscar hope: All about Shaunak Sen's 'All That Breathes'

Shaunak Sen's documentary All That Breathes has been in the buzz for its successful film festival run and has bagged many accolades around the world. This film is internationally co-produced by Sen, Aman Mann, and Teddy Leifer under the Rise Films banner.

06 Nov 2022

National Film Awards

#NewsBytesExplainer: Wondering how National Film Awards work? Take a look

While the Indian film industry has numerous award ceremonies that felicitate the who's who of Indian cinema, National Film Awards are a different league of their own.

22 Jul 2022

Vishal Bhardwaj

National Film Awards: Ajay Devgn, Suriya share Best Actor award

The coveted 68th National Film Awards were announced on Friday (July 22).

09 Dec 2021

West Bengal

9-year-old Bengal actor wins Greece festival award for 'Dostojee'

Actor Arif Shaikh, aged nine, has been named the best young actor in the 'Child's Performance' category at the 24th Olympia International Film Festival in Greece.

23 Nov 2018

Cannes Film Festival

Filmmaker Nandita Das to be honored with FIAPF Award

Filmmaker Nandita Das will be honored with the FIAPF (French: Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films) Award at the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in Brisbane, Australia.

16 Nov 2018

Hollywood

Oscar Buzz: Could 'Black Panther' win Best Picture?

'Black Panther' was Marvel's most significant movie in 2018, despite 'Avengers: Infinity War' drawing more crowd.

27 Oct 2018

Manipur

Manipuri filmmaker urges GIFF to screen movies in other NE-states

Manipur filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar has suggested that the movies that are being screened at the ongoing Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) should be shown in other northeastern states.

Assamese film 'Xhoixobote Dhemalite' bags another award at US fest

'Xhoixobote Dhemalite' (Rainbow fields), an Assamese film dealing with the issue of children growing up in violent times, won another award for screenplay at a US film festival.

13 Aug 2018

Bollywood

Rajkumar Hirani's 'Sanju' wins hearts and awards at IFFM 2018

The IFFM or the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne was held on August 12. Several noteworthy films were recognized and their stars were honored.

28 Jul 2018

Assam

Assamese film wins 3 top awards at US fest

Assamese film "Xhoixobote Dhemalite" ("Rainbow Fields") today bagged three top awards at the 3rd Love International Film Festival held in Los Angeles, a sprawling Southern California city, including best movie.

30 Jan 2018

Bollywood

Ranveer has already received an award for 'Padmaavat'. Here's how

Actor Ranveer Singh, who has been showered with endless praises for his portrayal of beast Alauddin Khilji in Padmaavat, is over-the-moon happy for having received a letter of appreciation from his idol, Amitabh Bachchan.

19 Jan 2018

Akshay Kumar

Filmfare awards: Is there any amount of credibility left?

Filmfare announced its nomination list for the 63rd Filmfare awards 2018 and like every year, we are amazed at the award company's criteria to pick the best performers of the year.

02 Jan 2018

Bollywood

Shahid Kapoor and Kriti got awarded for bizarre reasons!

The recently-held Star Screen Awards which were aired on December 31 got Kriti Sanon and Shahid Kapoor trending on the New Year for all the wrong reasons.

21 Dec 2017

Bollywood

Kangana now takes a jibe at award shows, gets reprimanded

If you thought Aamir is the only actor who is against award shows, you are wrong as now Kangana Ranaut has also joined the bandwagon.

15 Dec 2017

Bollywood

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' out of Oscars

Rajkummar Rao's Newton, India's official entry in the Best Foreign Language category at the 90th Academy Awards, unfortunately, failed to make a cut in the Oscars.