Presented to recipients annually by the President of India, the National Film Awards are the most prestigious and prominent film awards in India. The "Nationals" recognize the best in all Indian Cinema, as well as the best films in each region and language of the country.
Bollywood's best talents are honored with the Filmfare Award, the oldest and most prominent film award given for Hindi films in India.
The Grand Bell Award is the official film award in South Korea presented in an annual ceremony that has been hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Information since 1962. Although the awards ceased for a couple years they were revived in 1972 after the establishment of the Korea Motion Picture Promotion Association. Though sometimes controversial the Grand Bell Awards remain as the oldest continuous film awards held in South Korea, and have been called the Korean equivalent of the American Academy Awards.
Run by the Korean newspaper Hankook Ilbo since 1965, the Baeksang Art Awards honors categories in film, TV and theatre. The best Korean film is named the "Baek Sang Film."
The Hong Kong Film Awards recognizes the best work from the local film industry. The event is organized by the Hong Kong Film Awards Association, and takes place yearly in March.
The IIFA Weekend and Awards is a celebration of Indian Cinema including the IIFA Awards Ceremony that honors the best of Indian cinema in a major commercial telecast.
Nippon Academy-sho Association has been organizing the Japan Academy Prize presentation since 1978 to recognize the best films produced by Japan's film industry.
Korea's Blue Dragon Awards were launched in 1963 by the Chosun Ilbo newspaper and are among the most popular film awards in Korea.
Annual awards show honoring the best of Bollywood.