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Shiamak Davar to Choreograph Dubai event AIBA


Shiamak and the Dance Company

The first edition of the Arab Indo Bollywood Awards (AIBA) 2015 organized by Benchmark Media in association with Al Bustan Group today announced that Shiamak Davar will choreograph all the dance performances at the awards ceremony; which will take place on the 29th May, 2015 at Meydan Racecourse.

Entertainment Icon, Shiamak Davar is better known as the “Guru of Contemporary Dance” in India. He is largely responsible for modernizing India’s dance scene especially in the film and theatre industry. The National Award winning choreographer has led the world into embracing a dance movement that is beyond the ordinary, enthralling people in what can aptly be called the Shiamak Movement. Shiamak’s ability to bring grandeur to each piece incorporating sets, properties, costume and lights makes his choreography world class.

Shiamak Davar said, “Bollywood is extremely popular the world over and I’m looking forward to taking it to this magnificent city with AIBA. I love choreographing stage shows and this is another fantastic opportunity to showcase the larger than life experience that Bollywood brings. Dance truly bridges cultures and I’m sure this will be a landmark event”. The Shiamak Davar Dance Company that is known to be the most professional and disciplined performing arts troupe in India will be performing with the biggest stars from Bollywood at this award show. The acts will be an electric mix of Bollywood, Arabian and Western dance moves.

The event that will bring in over 150 Bollywood stars to Dubai, have begun tickets sales and can be purchased across all UAE Exchange outlets as well as online. For more info, please visit at www.aibagulf.com

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Karan Johar and Manish Paul to host awards in Dubai


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Benchmark in association with Adplay and Al Bustan Group, have launched The first Arab Indo Bollywood Awards (AIBA) 2015. The awards will be held on April 9, 2015 at Meydan Racecourse, Dubai. Recognising the best talent in the B-Town industry, AIBA is all set to roll out the gold carpet to over 150 Bollywood stars. Award categories will recognise the best from the field of acting, direction, music, choreography and scripting.

Supervised by Crowe Horwath, the pre-selection 8-menber jury have arrived at the final nomination list, which is now open for public voting. In addition, the event features a three day star-fest and celebration; allowing fans to get the most out of their experience with their favourite celebrities. The event will begin with a roadshow on the 8th April followed by the Awards ceremony on the 9th April and after-party with the stars on the 10th April.

Hosted by popular producer/ director Karan Johar and Manish Paul, the awards is set to be a festival of talents from Bollywood and the Arab world. Featuring over four hours of celeb-interaction, entertainment and performance from Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Jacqueline Fernandez, Varun Dhawan, Parineethi Chopra, Neha Dhupia, Kanika Kapoor, Meet brothers and many others.

MAIN JURY NOMINATIONS:

BEST FLIM

1. HYDER

2. QUEEN

3. PK

4. ANKHON DEKHI

5. TWO STATES

6. FILMISTHAN

BEST DIRECTOR

1. RAJAT KAPOOR – ANKHON DEKHI

2. RAJKUMAR HIRANI – PK

3. VIKAS BHAL – QUEEN

4. VISHAL BHARDWAJ – HYDER

5. ABHISHEK VERMAN- 2 STATES

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

1. SHAHID KAPOOR – HYDER

2. SALMAN KHAN – KICK

3. AAMIR KHAN – PK

4. VARUN DHAWAN – HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIYA

5. SANJAY MISHRA – ANKHON DEKHI

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

KANGANA RANAUNT – QUEEN

PRIYANKA CHOPRA – MARY KOM

PARINEETI CHOPRA – HASSETOH PHASSE

DEEPIKA PADUKONE – FINDING FANNY

ALIA BHATT – 2 STATES

BEST MUSIC

YO YO HONEY SINGH – SUNNY SUNNY ( YARIYAN)

ARIJIT SINGH – MANWALAGE ( HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIYA)

MEET BROTHERS – BABY DOLL ( RAGINI MMS-2)

ANKIT TIWARI – GALIYAN ( EK VILLAN)

HIMESH RESHAMIYA – JUMME KI RAAT (KICK)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

PANDIT BIRJU MAHARAJ – JAGAVE SARRI REHNA (DEDH ISHQIYA)

BOSCO CEASER- TU MERI ( BANG BANG)

AHMED KHAN- JUMME KI RAAT ( KICK)

SUDESH ADHANA- BISMIL ( HYDER)

BEST LYRICS

ANVITA DUTT – LONDON THUMAKDA (QUEEN)

RASHMI SINGH – MUSSKURANE (CITY LIGHTS)

MANOJ MUNTASSIR – GALLIYAN (EK VILLIAN)

GULZAR – BISMIL ( HYDER)

BEST PLAYBACK SINGER MALE

ARIJIT SINGH – SAMJAWAN ( HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIYA)

ANKIT TIWARI – GALIYAN ( EK VILLAN)

SUKHWINDER SINGH – BISMIL ( HYDER)

KK AND VISHAL DADLANI – TUNE MAARI ENTRYIA ( GUNDAY)

SHAAN – CHAAR KADAM – PK

BEST PLAYBACK SINGER FEMALE

KANIKA KAPOOR – BABY DOLL ( RAGINI MMS-2)

SHREYA GHOSHAL – MANWALAGE ( HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIYA)

SULTANA , JYOTI NOORAN – PHATAKA GUDDI ( HIGHWAY)

CAERMAN SHREEPADA- ZEHRANZAB

BEST PERFORMANCE IN COMIC ROLE – MALE

PANKAJ KAPOOR – FINDING FANNY

VIR DAS – SHADDI KE SIDE EFFECTS

GOVINDA – HAPPY ENDING

SHARIB HASIM – FILMISTHAN

SOURAB SHUKLA – KICK

ABHISHEK BACHCHAN – HAPPY NEW YEAR

BEST PERFORMANCE IN COMIC ROLE – FEMALE

DIMPLE KAPADIA- FINDING FANNY

AMRITA SINGH – 2 STATES

KIRON KHER – KHUBSOORAT

RATNA PHATAK – KHUBSOORAT

SANDHYA MRIDUL- RAGINI MMS 2

BEST PERFORMANCE IN NEGATIVE ROLE

NAWAZUDDIN SIDDIQUE – KICK

TAHIR RAJ BASHIN – MARDANI

KAY KAY MENON – HAIDER

RITESH DESHMUKH – EK VILLAN

BEST ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE

HUMA QURESI – DEDH ISHQIYA

LISA HAYDON – QUEEN

REVATI – 2 STATES

TABU- HAIDER

SEEMA PHAVA- ANKHON DEKHI

MOST PROMISING DEBUT MALE

DARSHAN KUMAR – MARY KOM

TIGER SHROFF – HEROPANTI

TAHIR RAJ BASHIN – MARDANI

SHARIB HASIM – FILMISTHAN

FAWAD KHAN – KHOOBSURAT

MOST PROMISING DEBUT FEMALE

KIRTI SHANNON – HEROPANTI

DAISY SHAH –

PADRA LEKHA – CITY LIGHTS

MOST PROMISING DEBUT DIRECTOR

SAJID NADIADWALA – KICK

VINIL MATHEW – HASSETOH PHASSE

ABHISHEK VARMAN- 2 STATES

NITIN KAKKAR – FILMISTHAN

TICKET PRICES are as follows and can be booked in leading indian outlets and supermarkets as well as aibagulf.com:
Star Enclave AED.5000 (only 600 tickets & Couple Entry) 
VIP AED.800 (single) 
VIP AED.1500 (Couple Entry)
GOLD AED.300 (Single Entry) 
GOLD AED. 500 (Couple Entry)