1. 12th IIFA (International Indian Film festival) held at Toronto (Canada) awards 2011, Best Film-Dabangg,Best Director-Karan Johar, Best Actor-Shah Rukh Khan, Best Actress-Anushka Sharma (Band Baja Baraat). Lifetime Achievement award given to Dharmendra and Asha Bhosle.
2. 64th Cannes Film festival-Palm D’or (Award given to Best Film) conferred on-Tree of Life, directed by Tarren Malick, Best Director-Nicholas Winding Refn, Best Actor-Juan Dujardin, Best Actress-Kirsten Dunst.
3. National Film Awards: Best Feature film: Adaminte Makan Abu (Malayalam),Best Director: Vetrimaran, Aadukalam (Tamil), Best Actor: Dhanush, Aadukalam and Salim Kumar, Adaminte Makan Abu, Best Actress: Mitalee Jagtaap, Baboo Band Baaja and Saranya Ponvannan, Thenmerku Paruvakaatru.
4. Femina Miss India 2011, Krishna Dhankhar, Miss India earth 2011-Hasleen Kaur, Miss India International 2011-Ankita Shorey.
5. Dada saheb Phalke Award 2010-K Balachander, in 2009 it was conferred on D Ramanaidu.
6. 83rd Oscar Awards 2011, held in Kodak theatre: Best Picture: The King’s Speech, Best Actor: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech, Best Actress: Natalie Portman, Black Swan.
7. Golden Globe Awards 2011: Best Motion Picture : The Social Network, Best Actress in a Motion Picture: Natalie Portman, Black Swan, Best Actor in a Motion Picture: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech.
8. Grammy Awards 2011: Record of the year – Lady Antebellum, Need You Now, Album of the year: Arcade Fire, The Suburbs, Song of the year: Need You Now (Lady Antebellum).
9. Forbes most Powerful Person of the world 2011::Hu Jintao (China), 9th in the list is Sonia Gandhi and 18th is Dr. Manmohan Singh.Forbes Most Richest man is carlos Slim, 6th Richest is Laxmi Mittal, 9th in the list is Mukesh Ambani.
10. 56th Filmfare award 2011:: Best Film-Dabangg, Best Actor-Shah Rukh Khan, Best Actress-Kajol, Best Director-Karan Johar, Lifetime Achievement Award-Prabodh Chandra Dey (Manna Dey), 40 Years greatness award-amitabh Bachhan.