NOMINEES FOR ENTERTAINMENT
01. Shah Rukh Khan: For delivering Chak De and Om Shanti Om, two of the biggest hits of the year, and ensuring he remains the undisputed King Khan.
02. Rajnikanth: For reviving Rajini-mania with the release of Sivaji amidst unprecedented hype, one of his biggest worldwide successes ever.
03. Shimit Amin and Jaideep Sahni: For delivering the year's Best Idea film, Chak De, and demonstrating how a simple idea can be made a runaway commercial success.
04. Prashant Tamang and Amit Paul: For helping northeast integrate and establish itself firmly on the national entertainment map by their exploits in Indian Idol.
05. Akshay Kumar: For being the most reliable and bankable Bollywood star of the year by delivering a string of successful films.
06. Shilpa Shetty: For winning UK's most watched reality show Big Brother and becoming India's most famous anti-racism ambassador.