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3rd Chevrolet Star Global Indian Music Awards (GiMA 2012) given away

Lifetime achievement award given to Girija Devi along with Pt. Jasraj who was felicitated with the Global Indian Musician Honor

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | October 3, 2012

AR Rahman receives his award from Shahrukh Khan and Lowell Paddock President and Managing Director General Motors India

The 3rd Chevrolet Star Global Indian Music Awards (GiMA) powered by LR Active took place today in the presence of the crème de la crème of the music and film fraternity, in a magical ceremony at Yash Raj Studios, Mumbai

The ceremony, hosted by Saif Ali Khan and Parineeti Chopra featured stellar performances by celebrated musicians and Bollywood stars including Shankar Mahadevan and his sons – Shivam and Siddarth, Sonu Niigaam, Sonkashi Sinha with Mika, Sukhwinder among others. There was a special act dedicated to the musical maestro AR Rahman for completing 20 years in the industry, he was felicitated by none other than Yash Chopra. Renowned singers like Alka Yagnik, Hariharan, Udit Narayan, Naresh Iyer, Mohit Chauhan, Chitra, Sonu Niigaam came together to honor the young legend with a heart-warming performance to some of his chartbuster hits like ‘Dil Hai Chota Sa’, ‘Tu Hi Re’, ‘Chanda Re Chande Re’, ‘Mitwa’, ‘ Mehndi Hai Rachne Wali’, ‘Ru Ba Ru’, ‘Saathiya’, ‘Sadda Haq’ and ‘Jai Ho’.

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha enthralled the audience with her high-energy act to her latest hit songs like ‘Go Go Govinda’, ‘Chinta Ta’ (along with Mika) and her upcoming movie ‘Son of Sardar’. The surprise in the act was co-star and Bollywood superstar Ajay Devgn who joined her on-stage to groove on the title track of ‘Son of Sardar’.

A special award honoring ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ went to Smt. Girija Devi (Indian Classical singer) while the ‘Global Indian Musician Award’ was bestowed upon music legend Pt. Jasraj.

Rockstar walked away with 6 GiMA Awards leading in the Film category, there was a tie between Alka Yagnik & Babul Supriyo(Mone-Rob) and Sarvani Sen & Kaushiki Desikan (Yatra 2) for the Best Folk Album in the Non-film Category. Noted musician Dr. L Subramanium received the Best Carnatic Classical Album Instrumental in the Non Film Category.

GiMA 2012 saw a total number of 10 awards being given out in the Film Category while 12 awards in the Non-film category.

On the special tribute given at the 3rd Chevrolet Star GiMA Awards, AR Rahman said, “I was hinted out about the tribute but I did not realize that this will create such a big nostalgia. I have learnt a lot from all these singers who have touched my heart today.  I still remember the day of my first concert in 1996 when most of the singers who sang today, came to watch me. I really thank GiMA for this. I am truly touched.”

Speaking on the occasion, Lowell Paddock, President & Managing Director, General Motors India said, “With a firm belief in innovation and the drive to pursue excellence, Chevrolet is proud to be associated with GiMA which is showcasing the best music talent in the country. Chevrolet has always believed in bringing together the finest elements in its creations for its valued customers and through GiMA we expect to set a benchmark for musical excellence in India. This is our third year of association with GiMA which is a platform to recognize the indigenous talent and lend global recognition to some of the best Indian music and musicians across genres.”

“The very first season of Star GiMA will honor the extraordinary talent of the Indian music industry with celebrated film personalities. With the idea of providing differential content to our viewers, this star-studded event will be entertaining and will appeal to all age groups,” said Nachiket Pantvaidya, General Manager, Star Plus. 

Arun Kumar Sharma, CMD, Lotus Refineries Pvt Ltd said, “Food to boost our body and music to roost our mind. In today's fast life with food, music is indispensable to live healthy life. Food gives strength to our body and Music relieves us from all the stress which goes around us and it has become lifeline for all human beings.  We are proud to be associated with young and vibrate GIMA Awards 2012 and it connects with our new and emerging brand LR Active oil. LR Active is growing by leaps and bounds and it is striving hard to become number one in edible oil Industry. LR Active is driven by core philosophy of customer delightment and we aspire to reach out every household in India."

"Saavn is excited to partner with GiMA, a fellow pioneer in the Indian music space. We're passionate about making Indian music of all genres available to music fans everywhere, and we look forward to making beautiful music with GiMA this year," added Paramdeep Singh, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Saavn

GiMA WINNERS: NON-FILM MUSIC CATEGORY

  • BEST MUSIC DEBUT

 

Artist

Area of performance

Song

Album

Gulraj Singh Music Director Ganaraj Adhiraj Ganaraj Adhiraj

                                                                                                          

  • BEST POP ALBUM                                                                

Album

Song

Artist(s)

The story so far… Baalve Jharne, Chhoti Chhoti Baatein, Main to Chalta Hi Rahaa Papon
  • BEST ROCK ALBUM

 

Album

Song

Artist(s)

The Silent Sea Dust, Mo Funk, Words Advaita

 

  • BEST POP/ROCK SINGLE

 

Song

Artist(s)

This Is It Music Director Bickram Ghosh featuring various artistes
  • BEST DEVOTIONAL ALBUM

 

Album

Song

Artist(s)

Shri Krishna Sankirtan Shri Krishna Govind Hare Murari - Part 1,  Shri Krishna Govind Hare Murari - Part 2 Jagjit Singh
  • BEST GHAZAL ALBUM

 

Album

Song

Artist(s)

Tera Bayaan Ghalib Ek Bauchhar Thha Woh , Meherbaan Hoke Bulalo Mujhe Chaho Jis Waqt,  Subah Ka Waqt Hai Jagjit Singh and Gulzar
  • BEST FOLK ALBUM

 

Album

Song

Artist(s)

Mone Robe Aamar Byela Je Jaye, Aami Keboli Swapono, Bolo Sokhi Bolo Alka Yagnik and Babul Supriyo
Yatra 2 Bodhu Michhe Rag Korona, Modhuro Modhuro Dhwani, Rakho Rakho Re Jiboney Srabani Sen and Kaushiki Desikan

 

  • BEST FUSION ALBUM

 

Album

Song

Artist(s)

Cinema Absence, Supernova, Turnpike Karsh Kale

 

 

  • BEST HINDUSTANI CLASSICAL VOCAL ALBUM

 

Song

Artist(s)

Classical Wonders of India Ustad Rashid Khan
  • BEST HINDUSTANI CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM

 

Song

Artist(s)

Flute Deity Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia
  • BEST CARNATIC CLASSICAL ALBUM VOCAL

 

Song

Artist(s)

Ellam Sivan Seyal Sanjay Subrahmanyan
  • BEST CARNATIC CLASSICAL ALBUM INSTRUMENTAL

 

Song

Artist(s)

Innovations Dr. L. Subramaniam

GiMA WINNERS: FILM MUSIC CATEGORY

 

  • BEST MUSIC ARRANGER & PROGRAMMER

Arranger & Programmer

Song

Film Name

Shankar - Ehsaan – Loy Senorita Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

 

  • BEST ENGINEER - FILM ALBUM

Music Mix Engineer

Film Name

Hentry Kuruvilla, P.A. Deepak, S.Sivakumar, T.R. Krishna Chetan Rockstar

 

  • BEST BACKGROUND SCORE

Background Score Composer

Film Name

A.R. Rahman Rockstar
  • BEST MUSIC DEBUT
Debutante Name Area of performance Song Name

Film Name

Kamal Khan Singer Ishq Sufiyana The Dirty Picture
  • BEST PLAYBACK SINGER – FEMALE

Singer

Song Name

Film Name

Nandini Srikar Bhare Naina Ra.One
  • BEST PLAYBACK SINGER – MALE

Singer

Song Name

Film Name

A.R. Rahman, Mohit Chauhan Nadaan Parinde Rockstar

 

  • BEST LYRICIST

Lyricist

Song Name

Film Name

Irshad Kamil Nadaan Parinde Rockstar

 

  • BEST MUSIC DIRECTOR

Music Director

Film Name

A.R. Rahman Rockstar

 

  • BEST FILM SONG

Song Name

Film Name

Chammak Challo Ra.One

 

  • BEST FILM ALBUM

Film Name

Rockstar

 

Winners: Other Categories

  • Global Indian collaboration of the year :  Sonu Niigaam & Jermaine Jackson for ‘ This is it’
  • Hottest Song of the year : Ayushman Khuranna for ‘Paani Da’ and Pritam for ‘Daru Desi’
  • Radio Song of the year 93.5 Red FM : Bappi Lahiri for ‘Ooh la la’
  • Best Live performer - Wizcraft Honor : Mika

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