Top ten Bollywood movies songs performed by Indian actress-Sridevi

Sridevi, Dancing queen of Indian cinema

Sridevi has acted in more than 70 hindi movies. Sridevi is known as one of the best dancers Bollywood film industry has ever produced. With her elegant personality and her sensual looks, she was a perfect blend who was able to dance and perform on various kinds of songs. Some of Sridevi’s performances on songs are done in the traditional Indian cinema way, while some were very different that the then existing fashions and proved to be trend setters. From “Naino mein sapna”  to “O Meri Chandni” she has proved her mettle time and again. Without any formal training in dance she has done rather well by becoming the first Indian female superstar in Bollywood. She has performed many tandavs, Chandni tandav being the most famous (while Chaalbaaz and Lamhe Tandav are also highly appreciated). Let’s have a close look at the top 10 songs other than the famous tandavs that she has performed on in her carrier.

10.  Naino mein sapna, sapno mein sajna- This was a brilliantly colorful dance from the movie “Himmatwala”. Jitendra was the lead actor against Sridevi in this film. This song was such a huge hit that till now it is considered as the trademark of the 1980s on screen couple dances.

9.  Mein teri dushman Dushman tu mera-The famous snake dance by Sridevi. Rishi Kapoor starred in “Nagina” against Sridevi and this song was the most popular one from the whole movie.

8.  Nahin aur koi bs tum ho sath, kehni thee tum se jo dil ki bat-Undoubtedly the most sensual appearance of Sridevi on screen, this song comes from the Movie “Mr. India”. Anil Kapoor was the lead actor in this movie.

7. Her ksi ko nh milta yahan pyar zindagi mein-This song from the movie “Jaanbaaz” was a huge hit.

6. Rab ne bnaya tujhe mere liye mujhe tere liye-This song was the highlight of the movie “Heer Ranjha” based on a folk love story.

5. Tu mujhe qabool mein tujhe qabool-Starring against Amitabh Bachchan in “Khuda Gawah” Sridevi acted in double role as Afghan Muslim woman. Her face expressions in this song are great.

4. Morni baagaan ma boley adhi raat ma-“Lamhe” was probably one of the best tests of Sridevi’s acting skills. Till date it is considered as her best acting performance. She looked brilliant and stunning in the traditional thar desert attire. Dazzling!

3. Ksi k hath na ae gee ye larki-From the movie “Chaalbaaz” this song represents one of Sridevi’s characters in the movie fully. Sridevi won her first ever Filmfare award for this movie.

2. O Meri Chandni-“Chandni” is probably Sridevi’s best movie in her career. She was nominated for filmfare award for best actress for her performance in this role, but she won the filmfare for her role in “Chaalbaaz”. In “Chandni” Sridevi performed bhangra, sensual peacock dance, a rain dance and some fun filled, lively and beautiful performances like the one in “O meri Chandni”. Rishi Kapoor starred against her in this movie.

1. Mere Hathon mein nau nau chooriyan hein-This song is again from the movie “Chandni”. A brilliant song where Sridevi has performed really well and according to the situation in the movie.

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Top ten Bollywood movies of famous Indian actress-Sridevi

One of the best movies of Sridevi, Lamhe

Indian cinema has produced many great actors and actresses who have entertained masses through their talent for decades. Sridevi is one such name. Born in 1963 (on August 13) Sridevi started facing camera at the age of 4. She started off from Tamil and Telugu cinema and it was in 1978 that she made her debut in the Indian Hindi cinema with the film “Sohlwan Sawan”. Sridevi’s second hindi film was “Himmatwala” against the superstar Jitendra. The film turned out to be a golden jubilee and Sridevi has never looked back since then. In a career spanning more than 2 decades, Sridevi has proved her acting skills time and again. She is probably the most versatile actress Indian Silver Screen has ever produced. Her fans and her critics both appreciate her for the quality of her work. She has been sensual without unnecessarily revealing. She has set the screen on fire many a times without being vulgar and without any skin shows.  She is considered to be one of the best actresses who can manage a comic role with perfect comic timing. Her childlike beauty allowed her to play innocent women as and when required. Hard working and determined, talented and master of this trade, Sridevi is considered as the first female super star from Bollywood. She has truly ruled box office for longer than any other actress in India. She earned 8 filmfare awards nominations in her career. Sridevi was awarded the Filmfare best actress trophy twice in her career. Sridevi has worked in around 70 hindi movies.

Lets take a look at the top ten Bollywood Hindi movies of the brilliant actress Sridevi.

10. Master ji

9. Mr. India

8. Nagina

7. Khuda Gawah

6. Gumraah

5. Laadla

4. Chandni

3. Sadma

2. Lamhe

1. Chaalbaaz

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Top Fifteen Bollywood songs performed by Indian Actress Madhuri Dixit

Best dances of Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit is known for her exceptional dancing skills. She is a trained Kathak Dancer. Madhuri started acting in Hindi movies at the age of 17. In the 67 movies she has done so far, Madhuri has performed on a lot of hit songs. Due to her brilliant dancing skills, these songs have become the highlight of these movies. From sultry and sensual performance in “Dhak Dhak krney lga” to sober and classical performance in “Maar Dala” Madhuri Dixit has entertained her fans through her brilliant performance. Here is the list of Best songs performed by Madhuri Dixit.

15. Ho Raam Ji Bara dukh deena tere Lakhan ne- A brilliant song from the movie “Ram Lakhan”. Madhuri was paired with Anil Kapoor in this movie.

14. Aaja Nach le Nach le mere yar tu nach le-This sone comes from Madhuri Dixit’s latest movie “Aaja Nach Le” where she returned to the screen after a break of more than 6 years. The performance in this song shows that Madhuri Dixit still has the sensuality, the elegance and the dance movements which made the crowds go mad for her. Akshey Khanna was paired with her in this movie.

13. Mujhe Neend na ae-“Dil” -one of the first block buster movie by Madhuri Dixit, and this song was the highlight.  Madhuri acted against Amir Khan.

12. Tamma Tamma logey-From the movie “Thanedaar” this song was amongst the first few where dixit’s dancing talent was acclaimed by the fans and by the critics equally. Sanjay Dutt acted opposite Madhuri Dixit in this movie. The only highlight of the movie was this song.

11. Dekha hai pehli bar-Acting against Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri performed very well in all songs of the movie “Saajan”.  This song was one of the biggest hits of the year.

10. Channey k khet mein- From “Anjaam”. In this movie Shahrukh Khan acted in a negative role and both Madhuri and Shahrukh outdid themselves in acting.

9. Didi tera dewar deewana- This song from “Hum Aap ke hein kaun?” is probably one of the best performed songs by Madhuri dixit. Salman Khan was paired with her in this movie.

8. Akhiyaan milaon kbi akhiyan churaon- A beautiful item number from the movie “Raja”.

7. Arey re Arey ye Kya hoa-“Dil to Pagal hai” is a very important movie in Madhuri dixit’s career. Shahrukh Khan acted opposite her in this movie. The songs of this movie were the highlight. Playing the role of a trained dancer, Madhuri dixit had every chance to show her skills as a dancer-and she did exactly that!

6. Ek do Teen-Undoubtedly the most important song in Madhuri Dixit’s career! This song from the Anil Kapoor starrer “Tezaab” brought Madhuri to the lime light.

5. Hum ko aaj kal hai intazaar- This song from the movie “Sailaab” is till date one of the most popular songs performed by Madhuri dixit.

4. Key Sera Sera Sera-From the Anil Kapoor starrer “Pukar” this song has Madhuri Dixit and Prabhudeva who is known for his brilliant dancing and choreography skills.

3. Maar Dala- From “Devdas”-A mature Madhuri Dixit performing to the best of her abilities a semi classical number. A feast for eyes!

2. Choli k peechey kya hai- This song comes from Sanjay Dutt starrer “Khalnayak”. One of the most popular performances by Madhuri Dixit.

1. Dhak Dhak krney lga- This song comes from Anil Kapoor Starrer “Beta”. Madhuri Dixit is still remembered as Dhak Dhak girl for her performance on this song.

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Top ten Bollywood movies of famous Indian actress: Madhuri Dixit

Best movies of famous Indian actress Madhuri Dixit

Famous Indian actress, Madhuri Dixit was born in 1967 (May 15) and is known in Indian film industry fans for her brilliant acting skills, her sparkling smile and above all, for her dancing skills. Madhuri Dixit appeared in her first ever Indian Bollywood Hindi movie “Abode”, in 1984 at the age of 17. Madhuri Dixit holds the record of earning maximum Filmfare award nominations. She earned 13 nominations for her performances in various movies. Madhuri has won the hearts of her fans and critics with her dedication and acting skills. Till date, she has worked in 67 Hindi movies. She is loved and praised for her performance in almost all of them.

Madhuri Dixit is considered an icon for the leading ladies of Bollywood in current generation. She has earned a lot of respect not only by ruling the box office for more than a decade but also by her unfaltering performances in a variety of roles. She is among the very few Bollywood leading ladies who have performed in meaningful roles. Other than a few of her early career movies, she has chosen her roles wisely where she had the margin of performing well. Madhuri Dixit has set some very high standards in the Indian film industry. Take a look at the highly expressive songs like “Maar Dala” and a few scenes from the movie “Lajja” and one can understand why Madhuri Dixit is considered one of the best ever Indian film actresses.

Let’s go through the list of top ten movies of Madhuri Dixit:

10. Dil

9. Saajan

8. Khalnayak

7. Anjaam

6. Mrityudand

5. Dil to Pagal Hai

4. Hum Aap ke hein kaun?

3. Lajja

2. Devdas

1. Beta

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79th Academy Awards (2006 Oscar Awards)

Academy Award winner Hollywood movie The Departed

This was a year where there were no “sure bets” at the Oscars. While several films captured a “few” nominations, no clear front-runner emerged before the big night. Still, when the Oscars were handed out, there was no shortage of stars shining in the audience and grandstanding on behind the podium.

The Academy Award for Best Film of 2006 went to the Departed, which also garnered a Best Director Academy Award 2006 for Martin Scorsese and Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award 2006 for William Monahan. Mark Wahlberg also got a nomination for best supporting actor for his role in the film, but lost in a hotly contested battle to veteran, Alan Arkin who won for his role in Little Miss Sunshine.

Some of the luminaries of the Big Screen who received what most term the “ultimate honor” in their field included:

Best Actor Oscar Award 2006– Forrest Whitaker for the Last King of Scotland

Best Actress Oscar Award 2006– Helen Mirren for the Queen

Best Supporting Actress Oscar Award 2006 – Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls

Best Animated Film Oscar Award 2006 – Happy Feet

Best Cinematography Oscar Award 2006– Guillermo Navarro for Pan’s Labyrinth

Best Original Score Oscar Award 2006–Gustavo Santaoalla for Babel

Best Original Song Oscar Award 2006–I Need to Wake-Up – Melissa Ethridge for an Inconvenient Truth

Best Original Screenplay Oscar Award 2006– Michael Arndt for Little Miss Sunshine

Best Visual Effects Oscar Award 2006– Pirates of the Caribbean/Dead Man’s Chest

Some saw the thin spread of awards over a broader spectrum of films as indicative of more “quality films” out in 2006. Other, more-jaded film critics, simply felt that there were no “super star quality” films that deserved to rake in multiple awards.

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78th Academy Awards (2005 Oscar Awards)

2005 Oscars, The 78th Academy Awards Shared the Bounty

More than one film entered into the competition for Hollywood’s most coveted statuette with nominations in several categories. Perhaps it was an attempt at fairness that scattered the actual awards amongst them, or maybe they all had enough merit that each warranted this sort of honor. Controversial films and unexpected hits filled the playbill and when the curtains went up the honors, like confetti, fell all over the audience.

The Best Picture award, along with the Best Editing and Best Original Screenplay honors went to Crash, a film that only garnered one nomination for acting, a best supporting spot that went to Matt Dillon. Dillon lost out to George Clooney for his role in Syriana. The 2005 Best Actor Oscar was awarded to Phillip Seymour Hoffman for his performance in Capote. Reese Witherspoon’s performance as June Carter Cash in the hit, Walk the Line, earned her the Best Actress trophy and Rachel Weiscz took home the Best Supporting Actress award for her work in the Constant Gardener.

Other gleaming statuettes were scattered about as follows:

Best Animated Feature – Wallace & Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Best Cinematography – Dion Beebe for Memoirs of a Geisha

Best Director – Ang Lee for Brokeback Mountain

Best Original Score – Gustavo Santaolalla for Brokeback Mountain

Best Adapted Screenplay – Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana for Brokeback Mountain

It was a year of big hits and popular fan favorites vying against more dramatically acclaimed offerings, and the awards were spread a little more evenly than usual amongst them.

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82nd Academy Awards (2009 Oscar Awards)

Hurt Locker-Hollywood movie

2009 Oscar Awards – A Look Back

Before we start looking ahead, wondering who will take home the most-coveted of Hollywood awards, Oscars later this month, it seems only fitting we look back to what happened this time last year. 2009 was a year of surprises at the Academy Awards. While, as expected, Avatar (Cameron’s much-hyped epic) received a fair share of nods, it was the film’s we didn’t expect to win that caught and captured the attention.

For instance, instead of Avatar, with its multi-million dollar budget and the media frenzy surrounding it, the winner of the Best Film Oscar Award of 2009 was a lower-budget film called, The Hurt Locker. Actually, the winner also took home a number of other Oscars 2009 including: Film Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Writing (Original Screenplay). It wasn’t the only surprise in last year’s award ceremony. How about the idea of Jeff Bridges winning Best Actor Oscar Award 2009 for his role in Crazy Heart? Not too many of those in-the-know had that picked right.

Let’s recap the major awards that were handed out in 2009:

Best Film Oscar Award 2009 – the Hurt Locker

Best Animated Film Oscar Award 2009  – Up

Best Documentary Oscar Award 2009  – The Cove

Best Foreign Language Film Oscar Award 2009  – The Secret in their Eyes

Best Actor in a Leading Role Oscar Award 2009  – Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role Oscar Award 2009– Christoph Waltz (Inglorious Basterds)

Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar Award 2009– Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role Oscar Award 2009– Mo’Nique (Precious)

Best Director/Directing Oscar Award 2009 – Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker)

Best Musical Score Oscar Award 2009– Up

Best Original Song Oscar Award 2009– The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)

Best Art Direction Oscar Award 2009- Avatar

Best Visual Effects Oscar Award 2009 – Avatar

Best Cinematography Oscar Award 2009– Avatar

Best Writing/Adapted Screenplay Oscar Award 2009– Precious – based on the novel Push by Sapphire

Best Original Screenplay Oscar Award 2009– The Hurt Locker

Of course, Oscars are handed out for so many categories that none of us really understand, and it would take a page or two to list all of them. Still, this covers the bases and, while Avatar certainly took home several prestigious awards, it was not the clear-cut winner that Titanic had been. In fact, it was year for upsets and surprises but we aren’t supposed to be able to pick the winners. These awards are given out by those with the experience and expertise that most of us only dream of. Who will win this year? We’ll all be tuning in to see.

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81st Academy Awards (Oscar Awards 2008)

Slumdog millionaire

2008 Academy Awards – When the 81st Academy Awards Went to the “Dogs”

The more out-there some films are, the more the Academy’s membership seems to dote on them. That was certainly the case in 2008 Academy Awards when the top honor, Best Picture Academy Award 2008, went to an off-the-wall film, Slumdog Millionaire. The film also picked up cinematography, editing and directing Oscars. Its cast, however, didn’t fare as well. They followed more closely upon the anticipated outcome of movie viewers, especially the post-humus nod to Heath Ledger for his final film before his untimely death, the Dark Knight.

Here are some of the big winners from the 2008 Academy Awards:

Best Picture Academy Award 2008: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award 2008 – Departures

Best Documentary Academy Award 2008  – Man on Wire

Best Animated Feature Film  Academy Award 2008 – Wall-E

Best Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award 2008  – Sean Penn (Milk)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role Academy Award 2008  – Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)

Best Actress in a Leading Role Academy Award 2008  – Kate Winslet (The Reader)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role Academy Award 2008  – Penelope Cruz (Maria Elena)

Best Cinematography Academy Award 2008 – Slumdog Millionaire

Best Art Direction Academy Award 2008  – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Director/Directing Academy Award 2008  – Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)

Best Music/Original Score Academy Award 2008  – A. R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire)

Best Original Song Academy Award 2008– Jai Ho (Slumdog Millionaire)
Best Visual Effects Academy Award 2008– The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Writing/Adapted Screenplay Academy Award 2008  –Slumdog Millionaire

Best Writing/Original Screenplay Academy Award 2008  – Milk

Not all of these films won popularity polls with the public, but the public doesn’t pick the Oscars. This year we’ll see if they and we agree or disagree by tuning in and keeping our fingers crossed for our favorites.

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Top Indian Bollywood Awards 2008 (IIFA-Screen-FilmFare)

Bollywood movie Jodha Akbar

The year 2007 is known for amazing Bollywood films such as “Jab We Met”, “Chak De India”, “Cheeni Kum”, “Guru”, “Gandhi My Father”, “Honeymoon Travels”, “Taare Zameen Par” and “Life in a Metro”; the list goes on.  This is the same year when the Indian Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif proved her acting skills in “Namastey London” while Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan in Bollywood succeeded as couple in “Guru”. On the other hand, Kareena Kapoor and Shahid of Indian film industry split after delivering the super hit Bollywood film “Jab We Met”. In short, 2007 was full of surprises for Bollywood. With such an amazing list of films the competition for “Best Bollywood Film”, “Best Bollywood Male Lead role” and “Best Bollywood Female Lead” got even tougher. Let’s have a look at who was lucky enough to take home the golden trophy.

Best Bollywood Film Award 2008

Interestingly, in the year 2008, the Best Bollywood Film category had three different winners in three different awards. The “Best Bollywood Film Star Screen Award 2008” winner was “Jodhaa Akbar”, “Best Bollywood Film IIFA Award 2008” was “Chak De India”, and “Best Bollywood Filmfare Award 2008” for “Best Bollywood Film” went to “Taare Zameen Par”.

Best Bollywood Male Actor Award 2008

Indian Actor Shahrukh Khan won Best Male Actor IIFA Award 2008 and Filmfare 2008 for “Chak De India”, while the “Star Screen award 2008” for “Best Male Actor” went to Hrithik Roshan for “Jodhaa Akbar”.

Best Bollywood Female Actress Award 2008

Indian Actress Priyanka Chopra won “Best Bollywood Actress Star Screen Award 2008” for “Fashion” while Kareena Kapoor was the winner of the Best Bollywood Actress IIFA Award 2008 and “Filmfare Bollywood Best Female Actress 2008” for “Jab We Met”.

Best Bollywood director Award 2008

Indian Director Ashutosh Gowariker won “Best Bollywood Director Star Screen Award 2008” for “Jodhaa Akbar”, Aamir Khan won best Bollywood director Filmfare award 2008 for “Taare Zameen Par”, and Shimit Amin was the winner for IIFA “Best Director Award 2008” for the film “Chak De India”.

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Top Indian Awards (Bollywood): 2009 (IIFA-Screen-FilmFare)

Sexiest actress of Indian film industry Priyanka Chopra

Every year our favorite Bollywood actors and actresses work in a wide variety of films. How good or bad their performances are plays a minor role until the nominations are announced for upcoming awards like the “IIFA”, “Star Screen” or “Filmfare”. That’s the time when it really matters how well they performed during that specific year, and how well written and performed certain characters were. Above all, it’s not just actors whose performances matter. There are other categories, such as “Best Bollywood Director”, “Best Bollywood Film”, or “Best Bollywood Music Director” are what matter a lot when it comes to award winning ceremonies. Competition gets tougher every year as the performances get better and better. These professionals experiment and come up with new things with better presentations. The harder the competition gets, the more interesting it becomes to wait for the result of these award ceremonies. Let’s have a look at the list of the winners of Bollywood Awards in 2009.

Best Bollywood Film Award 2009

“Jodha Akbar” won the award for “Best Bollywood Film” in the year 2009 at the “Star Screen awards 2009”, “IIFA Awards 2009” and “Filmfare Awards 2009”.

Best Actor Award

Indian Actor Hritik Roshan won “Best Actor” throughout the year. He was the winner of the “Star Screen Award”, “IIFA” and “Filmfare Award 2009”.

Best Bollywood Actress Award 2009

The fashionable Indian Actress Priyanka Chopra won the “Best Bollywood Actress Award 2009” at “Star Screen Awards 2009”, “2009 Filmfare Awards” and “IIFA Awards” in the year 2009.

Best Bollywood Supporting Actor Award 2009

Indian Actor Arjun Rampal won his first award for “Best Bollywood Supporting Actor” in the year 2009 .He was the winner at “IIFA Awards 2009”, “Star Screen Awards 2009” and “Filmfare Awards 2009”.

Best Bollywood Music Award 2009

Indian Musician A. R. Rahman won “Best Bollywood Music Award” for the year of 2009. Interestingly he won “Star Screen Best Bollywood music director Award 2009” and “IIFA Award for Best Bollywood music director 2009” for “Jodhaa Akbar” while AR Rehman won the Filmfare Award for “Jane Tu Ya Jane Na”.

Best Newcomer in Bollywood Award 2009

Farhan Akhtar  and Asin won  the “Most Promising Newcomer Award 2009 in “IIFA Awards”, “Star Screen Awards” and “Filmfare Awards”.

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