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Worst film award: Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Dilwale in the race

Salman Khan’s double avatar in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale might have created ripples at the Indian box office, but both the movies are now competing to grab the Worst Film trophy at the 8th Annual Golden Kela Awards. Other films contending for the trophy are Bombay Velvet, Shaandaar and Singh is Bliing.

bollywood Updated: Mar 03, 2016 21:49 IST
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in Dilwale.
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in Dilwale.

Salman Khan’s double avatar in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Shah Rukh Khan’s Dilwale might have created ripples at the Indian box office, but both the movies are now competing to grab the Worst Film trophy at the 8th Annual Golden Kela Awards. Other films contending for the trophy are Bombay Velvet, Shaandaar and Singh is Bliing.

Dilwale, which marked the return of Bollywood’s most loved onscreen couple -- SRK and Kajol -- after five years, as well as the reunion of Salman with Maine Pyar Kiya director Sooraj Barjatya after 16 years, registered good business. Both the films crossed the Rs 100 crore mark.

Watch: Trailer of Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo, Tevar and Singh Is Bliing have bagged the maximum nominations this year. The voting is open at www.goldenkela.com till March 30, and the ceremony will take place at India Habitat Centre here next month, read a statement.

Read: Prem Ratan Dhan Payo review: Salman Khan is the ultimate boy scout

Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor in Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.

And this is not the only highlight of this year’s nominations. Bollywood’s brother-sister duo Arjun Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor have been nominated as worst actor nominees for the third consecutive time.

Watch: Trailer of Tevar

Arjun has been nominated for his act in Tevar, and is in the race for the trophy along with Arjun Rampal (Roy), Sooraj Pancholi (Hero), Imran Khan (Katti Batti) and all the male star cast of Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2.

Read: Tevar review: It’s Agra vs Mathura in a la la land

Arjun Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha in Tevar.

Among the actresses in the same category, Arjun’s Tevar heroine Sonakshi Sinha is pitted against Sonam Kapoor (Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo), Shraddha Kapoor (ABCD 2), Amy Jackson for (Singh is Bliing) and the whole female cast of Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon and Calendar Girls.

Salman has also been nominated for Baawra Ho Gaya Hai Ke Award. The annual award ceremony acknowledges the worst that Bollywood had to offer in the year 2015. Arjun and Sonakshi were named as the Worst Actor (Male and Female) at the 7th Annual Golden Kela Awards.