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PIX: Bollywood attends Apsara awards

Last updated on: January 27, 2012 14:52 IST

PIX: Bollywood attends Apsara awards

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The Bollywood brigade graced the Apsara awards held on January 25 at the Yash Raj studio in Andheri, a western Mumbai suburb.

Kareena Kapoor, who has quite an eventful year ahead of her -- her film Agent Vinod is finally ready to see the light of the day and a wedding may be on cards too -- looked positively radiant in her white gown as she arrived for the show.


Image: Kareena Kapoor
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Vidya Balan

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The current tour de force in Bollywood, actress Vidya Balan made yet another appearance in a trusted Sabyasachi sari and looked great.

Vidya picked up another Best Actress award for her sensational turn as Silk in Milan Luthria's The Dirty Picture.


Image: Vidya Balan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Anushka Sharma

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Actress Anushka Sharma, who's usually seen working western outfits, sported an intricately designed sari for the event.


Image: Anushka Sharma
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra, who is riding high on the success of Agneepath, went the sari route as well for the show.

The actress picked up the Entertainer of The Year award and was taken by surprise.

She later tweeted, "had a great time at the apsara awards last night..entertainer of the year..now thats an award i didn't expect..dunno how to do anything else."

The actress's cousin Parineeti Chopra picked up the Best Supporting Actress award as well as the Best Debut (Female) award for her role in Ladies v/s Ricky Bahl.


Image: Priyanka Chopra
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Shazahn Padamsee

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Actress Shazahn Padamsee wore a glamorous cutout dress for the event.

The evening saw several scintillating performances from actresses like Ameesha Patel, Anushka Sharma and Kareena Kapoor.

Soon-to-be-married couple Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza performed on a medley of songs, narrating their love story.


Image: Shazahn Padamsee
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Ameesha Patel

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Ameesha Patel joined the sari brigade at the event, as she arrived in a black lacy number.

The petite actress danced to some recent hit songs like Chikni Chameli (Agneepath), Oh la la (The Dirty Picture) and Madhubala (Mere Brother in Dulhan).


Image: Ameesha Patel
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Sameera Reddy

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Actress Sameera Reddy, who starred in the hit Tamil film Vettai, was yet another attendee in a sari.


Image: Sameera Reddy
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Vinod Khanna and Zeenat Aman

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Yesteryear star and politician Vinod Khanna, who'd arrived with wife Kavita, posed for pictures with Zeenat Aman at the red carpet.


Image: Vinod Khanna and Zeenat Aman
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Rajesh Khanna

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A frail-looking Rajesh Khanna was one of the attendees at the awards show.

The erstwhile superstar later joined his contemporaries -- Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman and Jaya Bachchan --
 on stage to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema.


Image: Rajesh Khanna
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Sridevi

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Sridevi, who's all set to come back on the silver screen with English Vinglish, wore a gorgeous floor length Ellie Saab gown for the event.

She was accompanied by producer husband Boney Kapoor.


Image: Sridevi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Ranbir Kapoor

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The toast of this year's award season, Ranbir Kapoor cut a dapper picture in suit as he arrived for the do. He picked up the Best Actor trophy for his film, Rockstar.

Meanwhile, his father Rishi Kapoor is also getting rave reviews for his work in Agneepath.


Image: Ranbir Kapoor
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Sophie Choudry

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Model/veejay Sophie Choudry looked glam in her red hot gown.


Image: Sophie Choudry
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Vyjayantimala

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Yesteryear actress Vyjayantimala greeted the crowd as she arrived on the red carpet in her trademark outfit and bindi.


Image: Vyjayantimala
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Jaya and Abhishek Bachchan

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Jaya Bachchan accompanied son Abhishek to the event as both their spouses were absent.

Amitabh Bachchan won a special award for his popular television game show, Kaun Banega Crorepati.


Image: Jaya and Abhishek Bachchan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Farhan and Zoya Akhtar

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Siblings Farhan and Zoya Akhtar made a joint entry at the show.

While Farhan won the Best Supporting actor trophy for his role in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, sister Zoya picked up the Best Director trophy.


Image: Farhan and Zoya Akhtar
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Prateik Babbar and Amy Jackson

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Ek Deewana Tha lead pair Prateik Babbar and Amy Jackson didn't only arrive for the do together but wore colour-coordinated outfits as well.


Image: Prateik Babbar and Amy Jackson
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Dia Mirza

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Meanwhile, yet another sari was spotted on actress Dia Mirza who flashed her pearlies for the shutterbugs.


Image: Dia Mirza
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Mahie Gill

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Mahie Gill, who gave an impressive performance in Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster last year, was among the attendees.


Image: Mahie Gill
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Sakshi Tanwar

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TV actress Sakshi Tanwar won the Best Actress award for her show Bade Achche Lagte Hain jointly with Ragini Khanna of Sasural Genda Phool fame.


Image: Sakshi Tanwar
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Shraddha Sharma

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Starlet Shraddha Sharma, who added to the Bigg Boss madness with her presence in the fifth season of the popular reality show, looked chirpy as she arrived.

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Image: Shraddha Sharma
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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