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With a growing overseas audience, Indian films are becoming a hot favourite in the US. Awards functions have also moved base to cater to this growing popularity .Yash Chopra receives Best Film Award for Veer-Zaara at the 2005 Bollywood Awards at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City. Veer-Zaara swept the awards by winning top honours in six categories. Yash Chopra got the best director, Shah Rukh Khan bagged the best actor, Aditya Chopra best story, Manish Malhotra best costume design awards at the ceremony. Late Madan Mohan, whose unused compositions were re-recorded for the film, was given the best music award which was accepted by his grandson.