OMNI Television celebrates the best in Indian film with the three-hour broadcast of the Zee Cine Awards 2012, Sunday, February 19 OMNI. 2, OMNI Alberta and OMNI BC. Hosted by Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan (My Name is Khan) and Priyanka Chopra (Rah.One), the awards ceremony is the most prestigious recognition in the Indian film industry. Known as the biggest viewer’s choice awards for South Asian cinema, the three-hour broadcast celebrates the meaningful contributions and ground-breaking performances from 2011.
OMNI Television greatly appreciates the Indian film industry and its extraordinary breadth of talent,” said Madeline Ziniak, National Vice-President of OMNI Television. “With the success of IIFA 2011, along with OMNI’s Bollywood Freetime Movie presentations and South Asian entertainment diversity programs, Zee Cine Awards 2012 further complements OMNI Television’s evolving South Asian programming lineup.
Taking the true spirit of Indian cinema beyond national frontiers and across several international borders, Zee Cine Awards 2012 features unforgettable performances from some of the brightest talent Bollywood has to offer. Throughout the star-studded broadcast, viewers will be entertained by an array of performers including: Katrina Kaif (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara), Vidya Balan (The Dirty Picture) and Shahid Kapoor (Jab We Met), who will be paying a special dancing tribute to the late Dev Anand (Censor) and Shammi Kapoor (Rock Star).
This year’s ceremony honours international cinema with 38 awards including best actor male and female, best film, best director, best international icon male and female and best song. Apart from India, the Zee Cine Awards have left an indelible footprint in Dubai, London, Mauritius, Malaysia and Singapore throughout the last 13 years.