THE Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards HONOURS thE BEST IN HindI MUSIC

India’s biggest musical extravaganza – the Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards Co-Powered by Dabur Red Paste & Baba Elaichi – was held recently at DOME @NSCI, SVP, Worli. This year marked a change in the usual format – what used to be an event only for the music fraternity, was open to the public for the very first time this year! Limited tickets were sold so fans of music could attend the event and see their favourite Bollywood stars and singers live.


Many Bollywood A-listers attended the star-studded event including Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Varun Dhawan, Shilpa Shetty and newcomer, Diljit Dosanjh. The night was hosted by none other than the king of Bollywood melodies, Sonu Nigam. There were exciting performances by Amit Trivedi, Papon, Badshah, Armaan Malik, Sukhwinder Singh, Jubin Nautiyal, Shalmali Kholgade, Neeti Mohan, Neha Bhasin to name only a few.

The Awards honoured musical talent across many categories. Karan Johar, who was presented with the Royal Stag Make It Large Award, was visibly moved by the tribute he was given. Usha Uthup was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for her long and illustrious career. Another high point of the evening was the reigning King of Bollywood ballads – Arijit Singh – winning Male Vocalist of the Year.

On receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award, Usha Uthup, who was dressed in a saree with mirchi motifs, said, “I am extremely honored to receive this award. I have received a lot of love from the members of the industry and the fans and I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the constant love they have showered on me.”

Tune-in to ZEE TV on 19th March at 8pm to catch this musical extravaganza!


Winners of the 9thRoyal Stag Mirchi Music Awards, Co-powered by Dabur Red Paste & Baba Elaichi:

Song of the Year Channa Mereya
Film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Album of the Year Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Male Vocalist of The Year Arijit Singh
Song Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Female Vocalist of the Year Jonita Gandhi
Song Gilehriyaan
Film Dangal
Music Composer of the Year Pritam
Song Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Lyricist of the Year Amitabh Bhattacharya
Song Channa Mereya
Film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Lifetime Achievement Award Usha Uthup
Royal Stag Make It Large Award Karan Johar
Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year Sarwar Khan & Sartaz Khan Barna
Song Haanikaarak Bapu
Film Dangal
Upcoming Female Vocalist of the Year Asees Kaur
Song Bolna
Film Kapoor & Sons
Upcoming Music Composer of the Year Tanishk Bagchi
Song Bolna
Film Kapoor & Sons
Upcoming Lyricist of the Year Abhiruchi Chand
Song Buddhu Sa Mann
Film Kapoor & Sons
Indi Pop Song of the Year Aye Jahaan Aasmaan
Album Aye Jahaan Aasmaan
Raag Based Song of the Year Meherbaan
Film Sarbjit
Best Song Producer (Programming & Arranging) Santosh Mulekar & Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Song Kaaga
Film Mirzya
Best Song Engineer (Recording & Mixing) Vijay Dayal
Song Jabra Fan
Film Fan
Best Background Score Tubby – Parik
Film Mirzya
Listeners’ Choice Song of the Year Soch Na Sake
Film Airlift
Listeners’ Choice Album of the Year
Film Dangal
Jury Award for Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film Music Y. S. Mulky
Jury Award for Best Album of Golden Era (1956) Basant Bahar


About Radio Mirchi:

Entertainment Network India Limited (ENIL), India’s leading private FM radio broadcaster, popularly known as Mirchi, operates 50 stations across 40 cities in the country. Launched in 2001, Mirchi has the highest listenership across the country and a track record of developing innovative content, thus expanding and retaining its audiences and advertisers through the years. Radio Mirchi has delighted listeners and the industry with its exciting properties like the Mirchi Music Awards (in eight languages) and Mirchi Top 20.


Radio Mirchi’s continuous innovations across different platforms including the digital space (in the form of online radio stations) have been instrumental in its gaining leadership in the private FM Radio industry. Radio Mirchi made its international foray with the launch of the brand in the UAE. Since February 2012, Radio Mirchi can be heard in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain and is the first Indian radio brand to go international.


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