Talent and Performance often deserve and need felicitation. Indian Film industry organizes various award functions to felicitate the talented and deserving actors and actresses annually. The various work felicitation shows are arranged by the Bollywood industry to provide appreciation to the people of the industry for their excellent work. Zee Cine Awards 2017 was one such platform which aimed at providing felicitation and congratulations to all the nominated as well as award winning actors. Zee Cine Awards is an award show that is organized every year to give recognition to the hard work of the individuals of the Hindi film industry.
The Zee Cine Awards made its debut in the year 2004, and from that particular year, it provides awards and felicitation to the various actors. The show has a format of distributing by different categories that include Viewer’s choice, Jury’s choice, Technical Awards etc. The show felicitates people who work on screen as well as those who work behind the screen i.e. the ones involved in Technical work. The Zee Cine Awards 2017 was held on 11 March 2017 in Mumbai and attended by all the leading celebrities of India television industry. The night was filled with lots of performances and extravaganza. There were lavish performances by the leading actors and actresses.
The performances were followed by the award giving ceremony. Alia Bhatt was awarded the Best Actor Female for her outstanding contribution to the movie ‘Udta Punjab.’ On the other hand, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan received the Best Actor Male for his unique and heart touching role in his film ‘Pink.’ Salman Khan was awarded the Viewer’s Choice award for his movie Sultan, and Anushka Sharma received the award for the best actor in viewer’s choice female category for her movie Sultan as well. Aamir Khan starrer movie ‘Dangal’ was honored with the best film of the year title in the Viewer’s Choice category while Amitabh Bachchan starrer ‘Pink’ bagged the award for the best film in Jury’s Choice category and Channa Mereya track from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil were awarded as the song of the year.
The best Director award was produced to Ram Madhvani for his excellent direction in the Sonam Kapoor starrer ‘Neerja.’ The Zee Cine Awards continued for a duration of about two and a half hours. Before the main event, the red-carpet event was held which were attended by all the famous faces of the Indian Film Industry. The Zee Cine Awards is an excellent platform that provides awards to all eminent personalities every year and was broadcasted and sponsored by the Zee Television Network. The Zee Cine Awards were showcasted on the television on 1st April on The Zee channel.