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The 4th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, honoured the best of Hindi music from the year 2011. The ceremony was held on 21 March 2012 at the Bhavan’s College Ground (Andheri), Mumbai[1][2] and was hosted by Shaan and Usha Uthup. There were many performances, including those by Saif Ali Khan, Parikrama, Shreya Ghoshal, Bappi Lahiri and Mika Singh. There was a live jugalbandi featuring Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy, Lalit Pandit, Salim–Sulaiman, Ram Sampath, Sajid–Wajid and Leslie Lewis. Ash King, Harshdeep Kaur, Neha Bhasin, Anushka Manchanda, Tochi Raina, Shweta Pandit, Dominique and Clinton Cerejo, Kamal Khan, Suman Shridhar, Shefali Alvares, Benny Dayal and Ritu Pathak also performed during the award show.[3] Rockstar won a leading five awards including Album of the Year. Song of the Year went to "Senorita" from Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. The show was broadcast on 31 March 2012 on Colors.[4]

4th Mirchi Music Awards
Sponsored byRoyal Stag
DateMarch 21, 2012 (2012-03-21)
LocationBhavan’s College Ground (Andheri), Mumbai
Presented byRadio Mirchi
Hosted byShaan and Usha Uthup
Most awardsRockstar (5)
Most nominationsRockstar (12)
Song of the Year"Senorita" - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Album of the YearRockstar
WebsiteMusic Mirchi Awards 2011
Television/radio coverage

Winners and nomineesEdit

The winners were selected by the members of jury, chaired by Javed Akhtar. They met on 6 March 2012 to close in on the nominations and decide on the winners.[5] The following are the names of nominees and winners.[4][6][7][8]

(Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface.)

Film awardsEdit

Song of the Year Album of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year Female Vocalist of the Year
Music Composer of the Year Lyricist of the Year
Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year Upcoming Female Vocalist of the Year
Upcoming Music Composer of The Year Upcoming Lyricist of The Year
Song representing Sufi tradition Raag-Inspired Song of the Year
Best Item Song of the Year

Technical awardsEdit

Best Programmer & Arranger of the Year Best Song Recording
Best Background Score of the Year

Non-film awardsEdit

Indie Pop Song of the Year
  • "Mera Kya Hain Sab Hain Tera" from Dil Ki Baatein
    • "Allah Hu" from Jhoom
    • "Naina Tore - Rewind" from Nine Lost Memories
    • "Padharo Mhare Des" from Padharo Mhare Des
    • "Yaad Piya Ki Aaye" from Ae Dosheeza

Special awardsEdit

Lifetime Achievement Award Khayyam
Royal Stag Make It Large Award Dhanush and Anirudh Ravichander

Listeners' Choice awardsEdit

Listeners' Choice Song of the Year "Naadaan Parinde" - Rockstar
Listeners' Choice Album of the Year Rockstar

Jury awardsEdit

Outstanding Contribution to Hindi Film Music Babla Shah
Best Album of Golden Era (1951) Awaara
Special Recognition Pandit Chhannulal Mishra

Films with multiple wins and nominationsEdit

Films that received multiple awards[8]
Wins Film
5 Rockstar 
4 The Dirty Picture
2 Lanka
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

  Won two Listeners' Choice awards


The jury was chaired by Javed Akhtar and had a total of 18 members.[1] Other members were:

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Mirchi Music Award 2011". Retrieved 2018-05-14.
  2. ^ Parande, Shweta. "Rahman's 'Rockstar' sweeps Mirchi Music Awards 2012". Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  3. ^ "Colors to telecast Mirchi Music Awards". Retrieved 2018-05-14.
  4. ^ a b "Rockstar sweeps Mirchi Music Awards". Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  5. ^ "Grand Jury decides winners of 4th edition of Mirchi Music Awards". Retrieved 2018-05-14.
  6. ^ "MIRCHI MUSIC AWARDS 2012 - WINNERS LIST". LyricsMINT. 2012-03-26. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  7. ^ a b "Nominees - Mirchi Music Award Hindi 2011 Nominees". 2013-01-30. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  8. ^ a b "Winners - Mirchi Music Award Hindi 2011".

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