Big FM announces TV awards first time in State
Movie and TV actors Dilip Raj and Aparna gave a sneak preview of the performances and acts that will be witnessed at the awards night of the Cocoraj Big Kannada 2010 TV Awards (BKTA).
An initiative by the Reliance Broadcast, the award ceremony will be an initiative to celebrate and honor individuals from Kannada television who have significantly contributed to take entertainment in Kannada television to new heights. Television is mandatory and has become an integral part in everybody’s life, guests echoed these thoughts. “I am happy that at least now people have started recognizing the contribution of television. I guess, this should have come much earlier because television is not new, and it has been growing much more than anything else in the country,” said TV artist and actor Aparna.
The gala award night scheduled for January 7, 2011 at Ambedkar Bhavan will see the coming together of bigwigs from the television entertainment industry who are all set to charm the audiences with their charisma and aura. Also, the stage will be set on fire with the dazzling performances of these artists and many from the movie fraternity. To make the evening special, there will also be special performances by actors like Sharmila Mandre, Pooja Gandhi and other popular names from Kannada TV industry.
Commenting on the announcements of the performances, RJ Sikkappatte Tharle Harsha of 92.7 Big FM said, “We have had a great overwhelming response form people from TV fraternity and our listeners. It is also great to see the support coming from some talented actors. This is the first ever initiative to recognize talent from the TV industry, and we are excited about it.”
Speaking on the awards, Dilip Raj, renowned TV and movie actor said, “I was very much impressed with the initiative, which is the first of its kind in the Kannada television industry, and the grandeur of the award function. Such awards had never taken place in the industry, and I am sure this will come as a huge encouragement to recognize the true talent from the industry.”
The awards will be held across various categories like best actors, anchors, channels, programs and so forth.