Zee Cine Awards 2017 announces Viewers’ Choice Nominations

MUMBAI: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL), India’s leading television, media and entertainment conglomerate will soon recognize and honor the excellence in the Indian Film Industry through its annual property ‘Zee Cine Awards 2017’. Celebrating another successful year of Indian cinema, Zee Cine Awards 2017 announces the nominations of its popular category, Viewer’s Choice Awards. With nominations that honour the finest performances across genres, Zee Cine Awards 2017 endeavors to offer the most credible platform to recognize exceptional talent in Bollywood. It also empowers the eminent viewers to ensure that their deserving favorites win. The viewers can cast their votes by giving a missed call on the toll-free number 1800-123-5606 or visit www.zeecineawards.com.

2016 has been an outstanding year for Hindi films and the same reflects in the Viewer’s Choice Nominations list of Zee Cine Awards 2017. Reprising of the four popular categories ‘Best Film’, ‘Best Actor- Male’, ‘Best Actor- Female’ and ‘Song of the Year’ this year’s list holds a stiff competition amongst the nominees. Voting for Viewers Choice Awards ends at 11:59 PM on Tuesday, 7th March.

The Best Film category includes movies across the genre that not only has dominated the box office but also received critical acclaim. The nominees in this category Dangal, Neerja, Sultan, Pink, Rustom and MS Dhoni – The Untold Story.

The nomination for Best Actor (Male & Female) category applauds the effortless talent showcased this year. The nominees in this categories include Aamir Khan for his immaculate portrayal of Mahavir Singh Phogat in Dangal, Salman Khan for his inspiring performance in Sultan, Amitabh Bhachchan for his formidable best in Pink, Akshay Kumar for his intelligent portrayal in Airlift , Sushant Singh Rajput for his impeccable portrayal in MS Dhoni- The Untold Story and Ranbir Kapoor for his earnest act in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Among the female leads, the nominees include Sonam Kapoor for her stunning portrayal of Neerja Bhanot in Neerja, Alia Bhatt scoring two nominations for her breathtaking performances in Udta Punjab and Dear Zindagi, Anushka Sharma for her encouraging act in Sultan, Taapsee Pannu for her fearless performance in Pink and Fatima Sana Shaikh for her dedicated portrayal in Dangal.

The Song Of The Year category comprises of chartbusters Kaala Chashma from Baar Baar Dekho, Baby Ko Base Pasand Hai from Sultan, Kar Gayi Chull from Kapoor & Sons, Breakup Song and Channa Mereya from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Dangal title song.

  Nominations for Viewer’s Choice Awards
1 Category – Best Film
  MS Dhoni- An Untold Story
2 Category – Best Actor (Male)
Actor Movie
Amir Khan Dangal
Salman Khan Sultan
Amitabh Bachchan Pink
Akshay Kumar Airlift
Sushant Singh Rajput MS Dhoni- The Untold Story
  Ranbir Kapoor Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
3 Category – Best Actor (Female)
Actor Movie
Sonam Kapoor Neerja
Alia Bhatt Udta Punjab
Anushka Sharma Sultan
Taapsee Pannu Pink
Alia Bhatt Dear Zindagi
  Fatima Sana Shaikh Dangal
4 Category – Song Of The Year
Song Movie
Kaala Chashma Baar Baar Dekho
Channa Mereya Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Baby Ko Base Pasand Hai Sultan
Dangal Dangal
The Breakup Song Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
  Kar Gayi Chull Kapoor & Sons

*Voting for Viewers Choice Awards ends at 11:59 PM on Tuesday, 7th March.