5 The number of awards bagged by Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela after being nominated in 16 categories.
4 The number of awards Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (out of 13 nominations), Madras Cafe (out of 9 nominations) and Chennai Express (out of 7
nominations) walked away with.
3 Is the number of awards won by Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, out of 12 nominations.
2 The number of awards won by Kai Po Che (out of 13 nominations),
Aashiqui 2 (out of 4 nominations), Shahid (out of 5 nominations) and
BA Pass (out of 3 nominations).
1 Films like Club 60 (out of 3 nominations), D-Day (out of 2 nominations), Fukrey (out of 5 nominations), Jolly LLB (out of 3 nominations), Krrish 3 (out of 5 nominations), Raanjhanaa (out of 11 nominations), Shuddh Desi Romance (out of 6 nominations) and The Lunchbox (out of 7 nominations) were the one-award wonders this year.
From winner of Lifetime Achievement Award, Amitabh Bachchan, to Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who reclaimed past glory with Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, from Farhan Akhtar (Jury) to Shah Rukh Khan (Popular Choice) for the Best Actor, from first-time award winner Hansal Mehta to Shoojit Sircar winning the Ramnath Goenka Award for his film, and Deepika Padukone
looming large with her three breakout performances — the 20th Annual Life OK Screen Awards took Bollywood by storm with its interesting palate of winners. Here’s what they had to say about their grand haul on the big night.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, P.S. Bharathi, Rajiv Tandon & Viacom 18 Motion Pictures)
Each of the names behind the film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (BMB) come with a formidable track record, especially Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Viacom 18 Motion Pictures. Among the many notable films, the former ad film-maker Mehra has to his credit Rang De Basanti that went on to get a cult following, several awards and landed eight Screen awards. Mehra won the Best Film Director award for the same.
Similarly Viacom 18 Motion Pictures has constantly been associated with films as varied as the masala potboiler Singh is King to intimate art-house films like Little Zizou from the time of its inception in 2008. Last year saw many of its productions being talked about for fresh content and performances like BMB, Madras Cafe, Special Chabbis and Inkaar, and rightfully the first two pictures won four awards each at the 20th Annual Life OK Screen Awards.
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