Awards Current Affairs

Awards and Honours in Current Affairs 2019 with latest winners of various awards in India and world. Current Affairs list of awards and prize won in India and world for 2019.

Indian author U.R.Ananthamurthy in race for the International Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2013

Indian Kannada author U.R.Ananthamurthy (80) is one among the ten authors shortlisted for the prestigious International Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2013.  Ananthamurthy became famous with his novel “Samskara” launched in 1966.
The International Man Booker Prize is presented by UK to a living author of any nationality for a body of work published in English or generally available in English translation. It is a biennial event which awards an author for his lifetime work.

Previous Awardees:

  • Philip Roth, 2011
  • Alice Munro, 2009
  • Chinua Achebe, 2007

Winners of 58th Idea Filmfare Awards

imageThe grand Annual 58th Idea Filmfare Awards event was organized in Mumbai. The following are the winners under various categories:

POPULAR AWARDS:

  • Best Actor (Male): Ranbir Kapoor (Barfi!)
  • Best Actor (Female): Vidya Balan (Kahaani)
  • Best Film: Barfi!
  • Best Director: Sujoy Ghosh (Kahaani)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Male): Annu Kapoor (Vicky Donor)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Female): Anushka Sharma (Jab Tak Hai Jaan)