The Film and Television Producers Guild of India today announced the Renault Star Guild Awards co- powered by Gionee Smartphones. In its Tenth edition the Renault Star Guild Awards ceremony will take place early January and will be broadcast on Star Plus.
Instituted to commemorate extraordinary achievements in Indian Cinema and Television, the film and television fraternity congregates every year to celebrate and honor the best contributions and accomplishments in the industry and to celebrate their work in the previous year. The Awards honor excellence in the creative as well as technical categories.
The nominations for the 10th edition of the Renault Star Guild Awards were announced today with Queen & PK leading the nominations tally in 10 categories, followed by 2 States, Highway & Haider.
Rajkumar Rao (Citylights), Varun Dhawan (Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania), Arjun Kapoor (2 States), Shah Rukh Khan (Happy New Year), Shahid Kapoor (Haider), Randeep Hooda (Highway) & Aamir Khan (PK)have been nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role. In the Best Actress in a Leading Role category we have Kangana Ranaut (Queen), Priyanka Chopra( Mary Kom), Alia Bhatt ( 2 States), Deepika Padukone ( Happy New Year), Rani Mukherjee ( Mardaani), Alia Bhatt (Highway) & Anushka Sharma (PK) vying for the trophy.
Speaking on the announcement, Mukesh Bhatt, President of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India said, “The Film and Television Industry has witnessed an incredible year in 2014 with as many as twelve debutant promising directors. We are very excited and look forward to the ceremony that will celebrate the best talent in the past year along with some incredible performances.”
Sumit Sawhney, Country Managing Director & CEO, Renault India said “Renault India is happy to work together with the Guild and we are elated to celebrate the accomplishments of the Indian Cinema & Television industry. At Renault, we understand what it takes to think ahead, to win hearts of the audience and also win accolades from a proficient jury. We have always believed, both the Guild and Renault lay special emphasis on Driving the Change and are therefore a perfect fit with each other”
The 10th Renault Star Guild Awards will be hosted by entertainer and standup comedian, the inimitable Kapil Sharma who is sure to raise the roof with his own special brand of humor and his unbeatable charm.
Talking about the awards, Sanjay Gupta, COO, Star India said, “Television & Cinema are the two cornerstones of our entertainment ecosystem. Star Guild Awards are extremely prestigious as they are based on peer recognition by members of the Guild. We are delighted to host them once again and our viewers can look forward to an entertaining night on TV. “
Arvind Vohra, India Head, Gionee Smartphones said “Cinema is one of the most important parts of our culture. It is one of the Passion Points which we as a brand want to get associated with because our consumers connect with it. SGA is one of the platforms which is created by the Film industry and recognizes the efforts of the industry across categories and functions. We at Gionee are honored to be a part of SGA in recognizing and appreciating the efforts of the film industry for adding entertainment, style and glamour to the consumers life”
Sabbas Joseph, Director, Wizcraft International Entertainment said, “It gives us immense pride to partner with the Guild and celebrate the success of the best contributions to Indian Cinema & television. We are certain that the 10th edition of this prestigious awards ceremony will be a huge success and honor some of the finest talent in the industry today.”
Conceptualized, produced, marketed and promoted by Wizcraft International Entertainment, the Awards will bring together the most celebrated stars of Indian Television and Cinema on one spectacularly star-studded stage.
It is the only Award that restricts the voting process to the film and television fraternity in keeping with its policy of ‘By the Industry, For the Industry’. The Guild consists of over 160 members, who constitute some of the most powerful and influential luminaries in its sector. The winners of the Awards are chosen by the Guild’s members, making it one of the most credible and much revered accolades.
The Renault Star Guild Awards 2014 co-powered by Gionee Smartphones will be a scintillating evening with the presence of the biggest and brightest personalities and an unbeatable glamour quotient. A special mention to our Associate Sponsors Donear, Cause Partner Hindustan Times promoting “Clean My City” under the aegis of Swach Bharat Abhiyan, Industry Partner Prime Focus Studio, Support Partner Eros & Music Partner T-Series for partnering the prestigious event.