Filmfare Awards : The Undeserving and the Deserving

Published On: 2012-03-16

Author: Ranveer

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Note: Most sections are taken from my previous postings at the Group

Filmfare awards, perhaps one of the biggest silver screen award ceremonies to take place in India. Also perchance the highest paid, well-developed and respected award. The event, apart from a small number of others, that brings the faces of numerous Bollywood stars jointly at one position. Everyone looks up to the episode. However, is it in reality a levelheaded show? Do the winners always deserve what they receive? 

The accurate answer is, “not at all times”. 

Shah Rukh Khan, as we all know, is a fine entertainer. His presentations in films like Darr, Baazigar, Karan Arjun, Koyla, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Devdas are commendable, but not for all time “trophy-worthy” (if that word exists). If we take a look back at the year 1993 when Shah Rukh Khan’s Baazigar and Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na came out, his work was above average. The larger number of spectators appreciated him in Baazigar, but a handful went for Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na. That observably gave out that his work in KHKN was standard and not something that the public would sing praises for. Neverthless, Filmfare somehow found his acting in both films exceedingly mobile and decided to honor the Khan with both “Critics” and “Popular” awards.

I would also like to declare that in the year 2000 (, Shah Rukh Khan did not by any means deserve the best actor under the critic’s choice for Mohabbatetin. Hrithik Roshan’s performance in Fiza was further stupefying and pragmatic. In addition, if Shah Rukh Khan could, in the past, receive best actor awards for both popular and critic’s choice, why did Hrithik not receive the critic’s for his powerful representation of Aman in Fiza? Anyhow, the past is the past and let us not scrutinize the reasons behind the happening. 

Coming back to the year 2003. I will certainly not state that Hrithik should be the victor of both the Best Actor for Koi…Mil Gaya and the Critic’s Choice for Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon as outspokenly, it will look all “wrong”. He tried his best to play a humorous and over-energetic personality, but it did not add in as a career highlight for him. Thanks to the power up there, the character of Prem Kishen is not even nominated for any classes this year. But, hold on there. As many sees it this way, Hrithik still deserves to be a frontrunner for both Best Actor and Critic’s choice awards for his remarkable performance in Koi…Mil Gaya. 

From my perspective, I feel that if Hrithik or any actor receives a best actor award multiple times by the same institute, it is completely biased. This occurred in the past with Shah Rukh Khan and I believe it is quite noticeable that the organizers were buttering up or have been paid a large sum of money prior to the show. Basically what I have to say is that no one person should be honored twice even supposing their performances were implausible. Receiving the newcomer and then the best actor award is reasonable as both fall under dissimilar categories. The way I see it, one award for Hrithik under the filmfare banner will be more than agreeable.

Furthermore, if he does obtain both for critics and popular, the common audience will come up with ideas like "he paid the organizers'" or "he is double-faced" (akin to what is currently going on behind Shah Rukh Khan) and that is in actuality a big thrash.

If anyone does deserve the Critic’s Choice this year, then it is undeniably Salman Khan. His presentation in Tere Naam was exceedingly impressive and almost certainly one of the bests given out by Salman. 


Sansui Awards 2004: The Reactions

Hrithik Roshan vs. Shah Rukh Khan

I believe Shah Rukh Khan is one of those people who can and will do anything and everything to reach the uppermost position out there. He does not care about what others might be thinking or feeling towards his actions. We have to acknowledge that there are numerous people out there who are rather "compulsive" about overcomes. 

However Hrithik, conversely, is one who will try and play a part in reactions and sentiments and that is not at all times a good move. An individual like Hrithik can be bashed repeatedly without him even recognizing. Now, if only Hrithik transforms to someone who is somewhat more on the hard line when it comes to accomplishments and
competition, it will unquestionably make an immense variation in his line of business.

I am indeed not accusing Hrithik of being pusillanimous; he simply needs to work on his aspiration of reaching the high point slightly more.