In the films category for the fourth Gionee Star Global Indian Music Academy (GiMA) Awards was led by ‘Aashiqui 2’ as it walked away with six awards.
Initiated by Wizcraft International to applaud the finest achievements in the music Industry, the ceremony hosted by Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh was held Monday evening.
Ashiqui 2 was honoured with awards which include best film song (‘Tum hi ho’), best film album, best playback singer male (Arjit Singh) and best playback singer female (Shreya Ghoshal).
“It’s very special when you win an award, it reminds you that there is so much work to do, so much more music to enthrall audiences, I am very proud to be a part of this industry. ‘Aashiqui 2’ has definitely been the flavor of the year,” Ghosal said in a statement.
Asha Bhosle was honoured with The Lifetime Achievement award in the popular category for her outstanding contribution to the music industry. Music maestro Ram Narayan, considered the finest sarangi exponent in the country and the man who made it a popular instrument, was also awarded the Lifetime Achievement Honour – Classical.
In the non-film category, various episodes of second season of ‘Coke Studio @MTV’ emerged victorious.