If a movie has been made then there has to be some reward for the people who excel in this industry and this is where come in the awards. The first and the oldest award to be given in India was the prestigious black Lady or the filmfare awards. This award has now been in the industry for the last 52 years. Then in 1954 came in the National awards which are the most prestigious award to be won. The stars are rated for their movies in the previous year and awarded by a panel of ten jury members.
Any award is surrounded by many entries in each category. The National award is not only for Hindi movies but is for the regional movies too. While the Filmfare is the Oscars of bollywood it is only for Hindi movies. Some of the other popular awards now are Star Screen Awards, Zee Cine awards etc. The latest and the most popular Indian awards are the IIFA awards.
Stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan have won the filmfare award many times in a row.
Amitabh Bachchan :
Amitabh Bachchan receiving National Award from Pratibha Patil
To list a few awards that the Big B has won just scroll down.