Eros International Films Win over 60 Awards at 2015 Film Awards

LONDON--()--Eros International Plc (NYSE:EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today the Company’s notable success at an array of 2015 Indian Film Award Ceremonies.

Following recent annual award ceremonies such as Screen, Filmfare, Sony Guild and Stardust Awards, Eros’ films collected 18 awards for its releases at the Zee Cine Awards held in Mumbai, India on February 21, 2016. Recognized films included titles such as Bajirao Mastani, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Badlapur and Bengali hit Bela Seshe.

With an unparalleled number of critically and commercially successful films this year, Eros International not only dominated the box office charts with the highest number of top-grossing films of 2015 but has also taken the awards season by storm, receiving over 60 awards for films in various categories at all prestigious award platforms. The Studio itself, was also recognised as Studio of the Year and collected the Excellence in International Distribution Award at the ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015.

Additional 2015 award highlights include the Company’s Christmas blockbuster Bajirao Mastani, which won over 30 awards including ‘Best Actor’ (Ranveer Singh at the Screen, Filmfare, Sony Guild and Zee Cine Awards) and ‘Best Supporting Actor’ (Priyanka Chopra at the Screen and Filmfare Awards). Bajrangi Bhaihaan, 2015’s highest grossing Hindi film in India, won over 10 awards, including ‘Best Film’ (Screen, Stardust, Sony Guild and Zee Cine Awards), and ‘Best Director’ (Kabir Khan at the Screen and Stardust Awards).

The following table lists awards won so far for 2015 releases.

Films   Awards   Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Actor (male)-Ranveer Singh   Screen
Bajirao Mastani   Popular choice (female)- Deepika Padukone   Screen
Bajirao Mastani   Best supporting actor – Priyanka Chopra   Screen
Bajirao Mastani   Best special effects   Screen
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Film (Popular Choice)   Screen
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best director: Kabir Khan   Screen
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best story   Screen
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Background Score   Screen
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Supporting Actor   Screen
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Director -Kabir Khan   Stardust
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Film of the Year   Stardust
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Breakthrough Performance by a Child Artiste - Harshaali Malhotra   Stardust
Badlapur   Best Story - Sriram Raghavan and Arijit Biswas   Stardust
Hero   Best Playback Singer (Male) - Armaan Malik for Main Hoon Hero Tera   Stardust
Hero   Best Debut (Male) - Sooraj Pancholi   Stardust
Hero   Best Debut Couple - Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty   Stardust
Bajirao Mastani   Best Director – Sanjay Leela Bhansali   Filmfare
Bajirao Mastani   Best Actor (Male) – Ranveer Singh   Filmfare
Bajirao Mastani   Best Film   Filmfare
Bajirao Mastani   Best Actor in Supporting Role (female) – Priyanka Chopra   Filmfare
Bajirao Mastani   Best Costume – Anju Modi and Maxima Basu   Filmfare
Bajirao Mastani   Best Production Design – Sujeet Sawant, Sriram Iyengar and Saloni Dhatrak   Filmfare
Bajirao Mastani   Best Action – Sham Kaushal   Filmfare
Bajirao Mastani   Best Playback (Female) – Shreya Goshal   Filmfare
Bajirao Mastani   Best Choreography – Pandit Birju Maharaj for Mohe Rang Do Laal   Filmfare
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Story – Vijayendra Prasad   Filmfare
Hero   Best Debut (Male)-Sooraj Pancholi   Filmfare
Tanu Weds Manu Returns   Best Dialogue – Himanshu Sharma   Filmfare
Tanu Weds Manu Returns   Critics’ Awards for Best Actor (Female) – Kangna Ranaut   Filmfare
Bajirao Mastani   Best Director - Sanjay Leela Bhansali   Sony Guild Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Actor- Ranveer Singh   Sony Guild Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Cinematography   Sony Guild Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Art Direction   Sony Guild Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Sound Design   Sony Guild Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Costume Design   Sony Guild Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Dialogue   Sony Guild Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Choreography   Sony Guild Awards
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Film   Sony Guild Awards
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Screenplay   Sony Guild Awards
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Story   Sony Guild Awards
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Actor in a Supporting Role   Sony Guild Awards
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Child Artist   Sony Guild Awards
Badlapur   Best Sound Mixing   Sony Guild Awards
Tanu weds Manu Returns   Best actor in a Comic Role   Sony Guild Awards
Badlapur   Best Actor in a Negative Role   Sony Guild Awards
Tanu Weds Manu Returns   Most Popular Trailer   ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015
Tanu Weds Manu Returns   100 Crore Club   ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015
Welcome Back   100 Crore Club   ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015
Bajirao Mastani   100 Crore Club   ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   300 Crore Club   ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Top Grosser of the Year   ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015
Eros International   Studio of the Year   ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015
Eros International   Excellence In International Distribution Award   ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015
Eros International   Special Awards for Film Distribution in Mumbai, Delhi-UP, East Punjab, West Bengal and Mysore (Individual trophies)   ETC Bollywood Business Awards 2015
Bajirao Mastani   Best Director (Jury)   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Actor Male (Jury) – Ranveer Singh   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Film (Jury)   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Actress (Viewers' Choice) –Deepika Padukone   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Cinematography—Sudeep Chatterjee   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Action – Sham Kaushal   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Sound Design   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Product Design   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best VFX—Prasad Sutar   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Background Score—Sanchit Balhara   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Playback (Female) – Shreya Goshal for Mohe Rang Do Laal   Zee Cine Awards
Bajirao Mastani   Best Choreography – Ganesh Acharya for Malhari   Zee Cine Awards
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Actor (Viewers' Choice)   Zee Cine Awards
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Film (Viewers' Choice)   Zee Cine Awards
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Actor in a Comic role   Zee Cine Awards
Bajrangi Bhaijaan   Best Debutant (Female) -Harshali Malhotra   Zee Cine Awards
Badlapur   Best Actor in a Negative Role   Zee Cine Awards
Bela Seshe   Best Film- Bengali Category   Zee Cine Awards

About Eros International Plc

Eros International Plc (NYSE:EROS) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 3,000 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. The Company also owns the rapidly growing OTT platform ErosNow. For further information please visit: www.erosplc.com

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