Stardust Awards 2009 took place on 15 February 2009. Stardust Awards started in 2003. Celebrities present at the event included: Amitabh with
Akshay Kumar with
Saif Ali Khan with Kareena Kapoor,
Anil Kapoor, and
Boney Kapoor with Sridevi, Kajol,
Asha Parekh, Rekha,
Farhan Akhtar, and
Zarina Wahab with
Bappi Lahiri, Asin,
Kangana Ranaut, and Shatrughan with Poonam Singha etc.
Tusshar Kapoor and
Minissha Lamba were the hosts for the ceremony. Anil Kapoor performed on his several tracks from ‘
Ram Lakhan’ to his Slumdog song ‘
Jai Ho’. Amisha Patel did an amazing dance on ‘Lazy Lamhe’.
Neetu Chandra and Minissha Lamba also performed at the event.
Priyanka Chopra danced on her popular songs.
The event ended with a rocking performance by none other than
Salman Khan. Priyanka Chopra got the Star of the Year award for Dostana and Fashion, whereas Star of the Year- Male went to
Hrithik Roshan for
Manjari Phadnis and
Prateik Babbar received the Breakthrough Performance Female and Male respectively for their work in Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na. Tusshar Kapoor bagged the Best Supporting Actor role for
Golmaal Returns, and Best Actor in a Negative Role went to Anil Kapoor for Tashan. Kangana Ranaut bagged the Best Supporting Actor-Female award for Fashion Farhan Akhtar and Asin received Superstar of Tomorrow Male and Female award for their work in
Rock On!! and Ghajini respectively.
Best Actress award went to
Amrita Rao for Welcome to Sajjanpur, and Best Actor award was received by
Amitabh Bachchan for
The Last Lear. Best Director was given to
Neeraj Pandey for A Wednesday, which also got the Best Film award.
Shriya Saran won the Exciting New Face Award for
Mission Istaanbul. Ghajini received the Hottest New Film award, and his maker A.R. Murugadoss received the Hottest New Filmmaker award.
Ashutosh Gowariker bagged the Dream Director Award for Jodhaa Akbar. Anmol Mallik took the New Musical Sensations- Female award for Talli and
Kausar Munir took Standout Lyricist award for Falak Tak. Dhruv Ghanekar won the Standout Music Director award for Drona. New Musical Sensations- Male was given to
Benny Dayal for Pappu Can’t Dance.
Kareena Kapoor got the Style Icon of the Year- Female award and Saif Ali Khan got the Style Icon- Male award for their stunning style. New Menace Award was given to
Nikitin Dheer for Jodhaa Akbar.
Abhishek Kapoor won the Editor’s Choice- Director for Rock On!!.
Singh Is Kinng became the Film of the Year. Dev Anand got the honor of Stardust Lifetime Achievement Award, and Stardust Special Award was given to Anil Kapoor.
Feroz Khan was given the Prime of Film Industry award.