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The music industry celebrates 6th Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards

MUMBAI: The music industry came together on 27th February at Yash Raj Studios Mumbai for honoring the best of Hindi music at the 6th Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards powered by Idea.

The starry night was lit by the presence of the biggest rockstars of the music & film industry. Javed Akhtar, Shahrukh Khan, Anandji Bhai, Madhuri Dixit, Prasoon Joshi, Subhash Ghai, Shankar Mahadevan, Nargis Fakhri, Ila Arun, Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Ileana D’Cruz, Varun Dhawan and many more.

The Awards Night was hosted by none other than versatile Sonu Niigaam and stand up comedian/actor Manish Paul. The audience was entertained by some breath taking performances by Vishal Shekhar, Arijit Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan, Mika, Sonu Niigaam and the talented young voices of Aditya Narayan, Naqash, Ankit Tiwari, Aditi Singh Sharma and Anmol Malik.

The highlight of the Awards Night was Shahrukh Khan receiving Face of Romantic Music Award. The entire fraternity came together to honor Shahrukh Khan the evergreen romantic hero. Receiving the award Shahrukh said “It is great to see the entire music fraternity come together under one roof to appreciate good music and efforts put in by the music maestros. It is humbling to be honored amongst these geniuses for an award like this. I must credit the singers and the whole music team for their efforts.”

Speaking on the occasion, Prashant Panday, CEO and Executive Director, ENIL, said, “Time flies, as we celebrate the 6th Mirchi Music Awards. Am glad that the industry enthusiasm has grown with time and people look forward to the Mirchi Music Awards. Headed by Javed saab the awards enjoys the support of a huge jury panel making it an award as large as any big film award.”

The award show will be telecast on Colors on Sunday, March 16, 7 pm onwards.

Winners of 6th Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards Powered by Idea:

Category

Winner

Song of the year – JURY

Tum Hi Ho

Album of the year – JURY

Aashiqui 2

Royal Stag Listeners Choice Song of the year

Sunn Raha Hai

Royal Stag Listeners Choice Album of the year

Aashiqui 2

Female Vocalist of the year

Chinmayi Sripada (Titli)

Music Composer of the year

Mithoon (Tum Hi Ho)

Lyricist of the year

Prasoon Joshi (Maston Ka Jhund)

Upcoming Male Vocalist of the year

Ankit Tiwari (Sun Raha Hai)

Upcoming Female Vocalist of the year

Bhoomi Trivedi (Ram Chahe Leela)

Reliance Digital Upcoming Music Composer of the year

Ankit Tiwari (Sun Raha Hai Na Tu)

Upcoming Lyricist of the year

Siddharth-Garima (Laal Ishq)

Song Programmer & Arranger of the Year

Hyacinth D’Souza, DJ Phukan, Sunny M.R. & Nikhil Paul George (Badtameez Dil)

Song Recording & Engineering of the Year

Recording & Mixing: Shekhar Ravjiani (Titli)

Background Score of the Year

Shantanu Moitra (Madras Café)

Song Representing Sufi Tradition

Mera Yaar

Raag Based Song

Cheene Re Mora Chain (Salim-Sulaiman & Rashid Khan)

Royal Stag Make It Large

Farhan Akhtar

Reliance Digital Presents Mirchi Face of Romantic Songs

Shah Rukh Khan

Lifetime Achievement Award

Anandji

Album from the Golden Era

Anarkali

Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Music

Sumit Mitra

Special Jury Award

Vanraj Bhatia