All the individuals with a ‘Bollywood keeda’ out there, wait not more for its time for the black lady to be the star of the show yet again! Yes, you guessed it right. Filmfare Awards is all set to return with a bang and how. For the first time ever, Filmfare Awards 2020 would not be taking place in the bustling streets of Mumbai. This year round, the things are spicing up. All the Bollywood hit celebrities would be seen walking on the red carpet nestled amidst the might mountains and lush-green velvety hills. Filmfare Awards 2020 would be taking place in none other than the largest metropolis of Assam — Guwahati! A picturesque destination that never fails to make people fall in love with itself. Take a look at this guide that will answer your questions about the awards and the other experiences hidden in the lap of this ever so stunning destination!
Details About Filmfare Awards 2020
Here is a compact list of all the details that one must be wondering about when planning to head to Guwahati to attend the prestigious Filmfare Awards 2020. Do not forget to mark your calendars for this most awaited award function.
Dates: February 2020
Venue: Guwahati, Assam, India
Ticket Prices: To be announced soon
Nominations For Filmfare Awards 2020
If you have a ‘Bollywood keeda’ and have been waiting with bated breath to get an insight into the nominations of the Filmfare Awards 2020, then wait no more. Just take a look at this list below about the nominations for Best Movie, Director, Actor, and Actress, and start predicting who, according to you, deserves the gorgeous black lady!
Best Movie Nominations: Gully Boy, Super 30, Kabir Singh, Dream Girl, Mission Mangal, URI: The Surgical Strike, Chhichhore, Luka Chuppi
Best Director Nominations: Sandeep Vanga for Kabir Singh, Anurag Singh for Kesri, Vikash Bahl for Super 30, Amar Kaushik for Bala, Nikhil Advani for Batla House, Zoya Akhtar for Gully Boy
Best Actor Nominations: Ranveer Singh for Gully Boy, Hrithik Roshan for Super 30, Shahid Kapoor for Kabir Singh, Ayushman Khurana for Dream Girl, Akshay Kumar for Kesri, Vicky Kaushal for URI: The Surgical Strike
Best Actress Nominations: Alia Bhatt for Gully Boy, Vidya Ballan for Mission Mangal, Kangana Ranaut for Manikarnika, Kriti Sanon for Luka Chupi, Taapsee Pannu for Badla, Priyanka Chopra for The Sky Is Pink
Best Time To Visit Guwahati
Blessed immensely with mother nature, the best time to pay a visit to this beautiful destination is either during the winter season or the spring season. The months starting from October to April are considered as the best months to pay a visit to Guwahati. The weather during these months experiences a humid subtropical climate, which makes traveling around the destination much more fun. This is the best part about Filmfare Awards 2020. Taking place in February, one would be able to enjoy the award show when the weather conditions are definitely in favour of travelers. The temperature during these months hover anywhere between 12 degrees Celsius to 26 degrees Celsius.
Places To Visit Near Filmfare Awards 2020 Venue
When traveling to Guwahati to attend the Filmfare Awards 2020, make sure that you add a couple of days extra on your itineraries. You really don’t want to miss out on these top three jewel-like destinations that Guwahati has hidden in its lap. Take a look!
1. Guwahati Planetarium
One of the best places to witness in Guwahati is the Planetarium that offers the finest amalgamation of fun and education. This is one of those destinations that hides one of the greatest learning experiences not only for the little ones, but also for the parents. One can witness an extensive number of astronomical activities that have been arranged by the authorities of the planetarium. These activities give travelers a chance to get a gist of what the outer space truly looks like. Guwahati Planetarium nevers fails to impress travelers with the fascinating world of science!
Timings: 12 pm to 4 pm
Entry charges: INR 30 for adults, INR 15 for students
2. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
For all those who have a knack for the exotic flora and fauna should certainly add the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to their Filmfare Awards 2020 itinerary. Giving travelers a chance to befriend the wild and get closer to the wonders of mother nature, this Wildlife Sanctuary is a massive land covering an area of around 38 kilometers. Famed for being home to the one-horned Rhinoceros, this wildlife sanctuary blankets an extensive variety of rich biodiversity. Migratory birds and reptiles can be seen by those who travel to this habitat of exotic species.
Timings: 10 am to 5 pm
Entry charges: INR 450 onwards (JEEP SAFARI)
3. Guwahati Zoo
Another one of the crowd-pleasers amidst the animal lovers visiting Guwahati for the Filmfare Awards 2020 is the Guwahati Zoo. This Zoo is sitting in the Hengrabari Reserved Forest and is essentially a combination of a Zoo and Botanical Garden, thus not only being a home to the animal species, but also the species from the plant kingdom. This is a habitat of around 895 animals and birds that are found in different corners of the world. One can witness hoolock gibbon, Himalayan Black Bear, one-horned Rhinoceros, leopards, golden langur, tigers, and more of such enchanting species of the animal kingdom.
Timings: 8 am to 5:30 pm
Entry charges: INR 10 per person
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Things To Do Near Filmfare Awards 2020 Venue
Apart from attending the Filmfare Awards 2020, there is no dearth of things that one can do on their trip to Guwahati. Check out the top three experiences that one can encounter!
1. Witness The Local Culture At Sualkuchi
For those who are seeking to get an in-depth insight into the culture of Assam on their vacation to Guwahati for Filmfare Awards 2020, Sualkuchi is the perfect place to be. Sitting on the Northern banks of Brahmaputra, Sualkuchi is the Manchester of East that is famed for its production of beautiful silk. When talking about the destination being a silk hub, one might imagine a cottage industrial town. But Sualkuchi is a destination that is completely different from these images. Apart from being known for its woven art, this town is also home to some of the most alluring landscapes.
Experiences: Shop for souvenirs for family and friends, traditional bridal dresses, and buy Mekhela Chadar
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2. Cruise On The River
For couples traveling to Guwahati, cruising along the Brahmaputra River can turn out to be an extremely dreamy and memorable experience. One can enjoy a private candle-light dinner while witnessing the sun setting in the ocean as the hues of yellow and orange is spread all around with their partners and loved ones. Talk about dinner with a view! The serenity and tranquility that encircles the atmosphere of this river and the cruise is something unmatchable. The most famous cruise line known for a perfect dinner date is the Alfresco Grand.
Experiences: Witness the sunset while enjoying a candle-light dinner from 8 pm to 10 pm
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3. Indulge In Scrumptious Local Cuisine
Nothing less than heaven on earth for all the foodies out there, Guwahati is a destination that is waiting with drool-worthy cuisines along with the most prestigious event — Filmfare Awards 2020. Sitting in the heart of the city is the Foodvilla. Foodvilla deserves to be on the list of every foodie because of the extremely delectable cuisine that is served here. One can indulge in the Assamese food, and learn a few things about the styles of this culinary art. Along with offering the local food, this city is also known for offering some of the most scrumptious multi cuisines!
Experiences: Indulge in the local cuisine
How To Reach Filmfare Awards 2020 Venue
Reaching Guwahati for the Filmfare Awards 2020 is not at all a difficult task. Being one of the largest metropolis of the North Eastern State of Assam, Guwahati is well-connected with all the major parts of the country by air, rail, and road. There is a domestic airport that is well-linked with the major cities, making it the best and the fastest way to reach Guwahati.
For those who wish to take the airways can board the flight from major cities till the Guwahati Airport. Guwahati Airport is well-connected with the airports sitting in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bagdogra, Bangalore, Imphal, Agartala among other cities. This airport allows various carriers to fly in and take off including Go Air, AirAsia, Air India, and IndiGo.
This city is well-linked with several cities and towns that are adjoining to the city by virtue of the local transport systems and the private buses. For those who wish to travel by road have an extensive number of options to choose from including Deluxe, Volvo, A/C, non A/C, and luxury buses. There are many major national highways that link to Guwahati from Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, and West Bengal.
Guwahati is home to the local railway station which is sitting at only 5 kilometers away from the heart of the city. The railway line is well-connected to Guwahati and other major parts of the country. For those who are traveling from New Delhi to Guwahati should board the Rajdhani Express to cover the distance in around 34 hours. Once at the station, one can easily hire a cab or board a local/private bus to cover the remaining distance.
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Filmfare Awards 2020 is one of the most prestigious token of appreciation offered to the Bollywood film industry. All those Bollywood fanatics are always waiting with their hearts in their mouths for this event to take place. Taking place outside of Mumbai for the first time ever, Filmfare Awards are all set to increase the tourism in this largest metropolis of Assam, Guwahati. Do not forget to book your tickets and add the other tourist attractions in your itinerary when planning your trip to Assam for this award event!
Frequently Asked Questions About Filmfare Awards 2020
A. The best movie nominations for Filmfare Awards 2020 are Gully Boy, Super 30, Kabir Singh, Dream Girl, Mission Mangal, URI: The Surgical Strike, Chhichhore, and Luka Chuppi.
A. The first ever Filmfare Awards was hosted at the Metro Theatre of Mumbai on 21st of March in the year 1954. There were only five awards that were presented including best film, director, actor, actress, and music director.
A. Every year, the Filmfare Award has taken place in Mumbai. But for the year 2020, the Filmfare Awards will be taking place in Guwahati, Assam.
A. The best time to pay a visit to Guwahati is anytime from October to April. The temperature during these months is extremely pleasant due to the humid subtropical climate.
A. Some of the most popular places to visit in Guwahati are Planetarium, Zoo, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Madan Kamdev, Alfresco Grand, Assam State Museum, and many more.
A. Some of the best places to stay in Guwahati are Brahmaputra Jungle Resort, Zizina Resort, Spring Valley Resort, Aarian Woods, Green Wood Resort, and The Residency Tourist Resort.
A. The famous food of Guwahati includes fish and ginger curry, Jackfruit-kernel chutney, Laksa, Erongba, and other multi cuisines that are readily available.
A. Yes, Guwahati is home to a domestic airport that is well-connected with all the major cities of the country including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Agartala, Imphal, Bagdogra, Kolkata, and many more. This airport allows flights such as AirAsia, GoAir, Air India, and Jet Airways to fly in and out of the city.
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