Weren’t there evenings when you just wish you hadn’t seen that movie? Weren’t there evenings when you wish you could tell a movie maker that “Hey, I can do better than that!”? Weren’t there evenings when you wanted to really get back at Bollywood for what they did to you movie Well, there is some good news. There are a bunch of people who are going to do it for you.
The Ghanta, started in 2011, is an award presented in recognition of the worst in films in Bollywood. Prashant Rajkhowa and Karan Anshuman, the masterminds behind these awards, are enthusiastic film critics themselves. The audiences have to put in their votes for their choice of worst performances under the specified categories, and the worst of all the worst ones win the award. The best part however of these Ghanta awards is that this unusual event is attended by the starts themselves! Now, that is very sporting, isn’t it? Even if you are not a Bollywood fan, you’d still salute the spirit. In its sixth year of running, The Ghanta in the previous years has seen remarkable fan following, for the unique and quirky format that it comes with. With fun and puns ruling the evenings, the event, which is generally held at the JW Marriot in Mumbai, has its tickets sold out in a jiffy. The humour at the Ghanta Awards is completely and irreverently naughty, complete with liberal expletives in Hindi and English. This only just adds to its popularity, especially during the times, when such a format of comedy is being widely accepted with due permissions in place.
Punjabis, Sindhis, Gujaratis or Bengalis, whichever community you may belong, you are going to be a target of the hosts and that is for sure. And why wouldn’t they? Being one of the most popular amongst the events in Mumbai, these guys have sure earned that! So join in the celebrations of the worst! With tickets available on popular ticketing platforms like BookMyShow, you must cast your vote now and go and see if your worst is everybody’s worst or not. Plus, a little downrighthumour never hurt anybody! (Ah yes, it’s more than a little, but that’s ok as well!)