Eros International films bag 16 awards; Bajirao Mastani sweeps 9 awards while Bajrangi Bhaijaan walked away with 5 along with an award each for Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Badlapur.
Film studio Eros International which gave audiences the largest number of blockbusters this year along with critically acclaimed films such as Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Badlapur, NH10 and have just ended the year with their crowning glory, Bajirao Mastani announced a clean sweep and an outstanding total of 16 awards for their films at the prestigious Sony Guild Awards held last night in Mumbai.
Eros’ latest epic Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Bajirao Mastani that released on December 18 to thundering applause from media and audiences worldwide won a grand total of 9 awards. Sanjay Leela Bhansali won Best Director and Ranveer Singh took home the Best Actor Award. The film also won Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Sound Design, Best Costume Design, Best Dialogue, Best Choreography and Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
The biggest blockbuster of 2015, Salman Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan won 5 awards including Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Story, Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Child Artist.
While Deepak Dobriyal of Tanu weds Manu Returns, the super hit family entertainer, grabbed an award for Best actor in a Comic Role, Nawazuddin Siddiqui won Best Actor in a Negative Role for Badlapur.