Jackman, Aishwarya bag top honours at FICCI Frames Awards

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman pose for the media during FICCI frames 2011 in Mumbai. PTI

Jackman, known for his role as 'Wolverine' in the popular 'X Men' series, received FICCI Frames Excellence International Honour, while Aishwarya got the Decade of Global Achievement Honour for her accomplishments in Hindi cinema at the awards function held last night. "It is a huge honour and I am grateful to FICCI for giving me this award. I am humbled," Aishwarya said.

Shahrukh Khan-starrer `My Name Is Khan' and Salman Khan's `Dabangg' continued their award-winning spree at FICCI Frames also. `Dabangg' bagged two awards, including the Best Film of the year. Its actor Sonakshi Sinha was adjudged the Best Debutant (Female). Shahrukh received the Best Actor award for `My Name is Khan', while Karan Johar took home the Best Director trophy for the same film.

"The award is special to me," King Khan said. For the second time, Vidya Balan walked away with the Best Actress award at the event, this time for her performance in `Ishqiya'. One of the highlights of the event was when Vidya, Shahrukh and Jackman shook a leg together on stage.

The Best Debutant Award (Male) was won by Ranveer Singh for his performance in `Band Baaja Baarat'. Maneesh Sharma got the Best Debut Director trophy for the same film.

On the television front, Sushant Singh Rajput got the Best Actor Award (Male) for serial `Pavitra Rishta' and Rashmi Desai won the Best Actor Award (Female) for `Uttaran'.
Sony TV's `Indian Idol 5' was declared the most successful non-fiction show of the year. Best TV Series Fiction Award was given to `Pavitra Rishta' (Balaji Telefilms).

Best General Entertainment Channel Award was won by Star Plus, while `Radio Mirchi' got the Best Radio Channel Award. FICCI-Frames is an annual global convention on the business aspects of the entertainment and media industry. It was organised here from March 23-25.

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