IN PICS:Small screen, Big glitterati
The 12th Indian Television Academy awards (ITA) saw the whole of Tellywood coming on a single platform. The ground event was held on 4th November.
With Karan Grover, Karan Kundra and Riddhi Dogra hosting the awards, the stage was surely set on fire!
The highlight of the event was honoring the winners of the London Olympians – Gagan Narang, Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt.
Also Sonali Mukherjee, the acid attack victim spoke encouraging words about women having to fight for their dignity as she thanked Anu Ranjan and her foundation BETI for taking up her cause of reconstructive surgery.
This year, ‘The ITA Scroll of Honour – Global Recognition’ was accorded to Anil Kapoor for his achievements in Films as well as Television. It was particularly to commemorate his efforts to bring Indian Television at par with global standards by attempting an Indian version of the iconic Fox series, ‘24’. The honour was presented by yesteryears’ Superstar, Jeetendra.
The ceremony had an overwhelming touch of nostalgia when Salma Sultan, Alok Nath and Neena Gupta took to the mike to wax eloquent about Television through the years.
Amongst those present were Uday Shankar from Star Plus, Anil Kapoor, Jeetendra, Ram Kapoor, Shweta Tiwari, Rajdeep Sardesai, Sumeet Raghavan, Sameer Soni, Rohit Roy, Rajshree Thakur, Meghna Malik, Manish Paul, Vivian DSena, Manish Raisinghani, Rithwik Dhanjani, Gurmeet Choudhary, Jai Bhanushali, Vahhbiz Dorabjee, Karanvir Bohra, Teejay Sidhu, Aamir Ali, Sanjeeda Sheikh, Mouni Roy, Avinesh Rekhi, Karan Wahi, Rajan Shahi, Nia Sharma, Romit Raj, Muskaan Mihani, Mona Ambegaonkar, Sameer Kochar, Vishwajeet Pradhan, Shibani Dandekar and many others.
We bring to you some pictures of your favourite stars sizzling the red carpet.