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‘Shakti’ sweeps 5 awards at Colors Golden Petal Awards
MUMBAI: Popular Hindi drama revolving around a transgender’s struggle for her identity, ‘Shakti…Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii’, bagged five awards at the 5th Colors Golden Petal Awards.
The awards took place on 12 April at the NSCI Dome in Mumbai and will be aired by the end of April on Hindi GEC Colors.
In line with Colors’ fifth launch anniversary, the awards were themed around ‘Snow Wonderland’. The vent was conceptualised and orchestrated by Cineyug Entertainment.
Colors CEO Raj Nayak said, “There is no greater joy than celebrating a year filled with many achievements and milestones. The 5th Colors Golden Petal Awards commemorates a year where we have witnessed a plethora of big-ticket launches like ‘Naagin’, ‘Shakti’, ‘Karmphal Data Shani’, ‘Swabhimaan’, ‘Dil Se Dil Tak’, ‘24’, ‘Bigg Boss’ and ‘Rising Star’, which have become frontrunners on Indian television. The 5th Colors Golden Petal Awards recognises the efforts of every show’s cast and production team, and serves as a motivator urging them to continue to put their best foot forward every day to deliver pathbreaking entertainment. It is, after all, their contribution that makes Colors one of India’s favourite Hindi General Entertainment channel! We would also like to thank our Presenting Sponsor Dabur Glucose D for extending their support to this grand endeavour.”
The evening was hosted by Bollywood personalities Farah Khan and Karan Johar, who were joined by Raghav Juyal, Rubina Dilaik, Bharti Singh and Maniesh Paul. The event honoured outstanding talent across genres. TV stars Mouni Roy, Vijayendra Kumeria, Meera Deosthale, Vivian Dsena, Rubina Dilaik, Sidharth, Rashami Desai, Diljit Dosanjh, Adaa Khan, Karikey Malviye and Salman Yusuf Khan performed at the show.
The awards show was attended by celebrities like Jacqueline Fernandez, Malaika Arora, Diljit Dosanjh, Mouni Roy, Rubina Dilaik, Juhi Parmar, Ssharad Malhotra, Salil Ankola, Sidharth Shukla, Jasmin Bhasin, Mohan Kapur, Adaa Khan, Sudha Chandran, Roshni Sahota, Helly Shah, Jigyasa Singh and others.
Speaking about the event, Colors programming head Manisha Sharma said, “What better way to beat the intense summer heat than with a thrilling and spectacular event themed around Snow and Wonderland? The 5th Colors Golden Petal Awards will be a treat for the viewers’ sitting at home. Be it jaw-dropping performances by our leads, adrenalin rush inducing acts, perfectly timed comic moments or a volley of well-deserved awards, this evening had all the makings of a blockbuster. We are overjoyed by the response we have received from the entertainment fraternity. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to our viewers for their support.”
The Colors Golden Petal Awards honoured actors and top technicians from the fiction as well as the non-fiction genres for their contribution.