Stars shine at Mirchi Music Awards 2015

Stars shine at Mirchi Music Awards 2015

The who’s who of Bollywood come together for the year’s most awaited musical extravaganza



By Sadiq Shaban (sub Editor)

Published: Fri 27 Feb 2015, 2:26 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 7:54 PM

 

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Mumbai: The 7th edition of the annual Mirchi Music Awards culminated in a glittering ceremony, where the crème de la crème of Bollywood were honoured for their outstanding contribution to the music industry.

The song of the year award was bagged by Chinmayi and Shekhar Ravjiani for Zehnaseeb (Hasee Toh Phasee). Irshad Kamil won the trophy for the lyricist of the year for Manwa Laage (Happy New Year).

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Listener’s choice song of the year was bagged by Arijit Singh for his popular song Muskurane (City Lights). The song was composed by Jeet Ganguly with lyrics written by Rashmi Singh.

Superstar Madhuri Dixit walked away with a special prize “Diva of Dancing Hits” while eminent lyricist Javed Akhtar was bestowed with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to Indian music industry.

Mirchi Music Awards are aimed at bringing people together across the Indian music fraternity, from both artistic and technical fields. The winners are decided by a diverse jury made up of stalwarts of Indian Music.

This year’s jury included celebrated names like Ramesh Sippy, Prasoon Joshi, Anu Malik, Aadesh Srivastava, Lalit Pandit, Louis Banks, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Alka Yagnik, Illa Arun among others.

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