Zee Kannada announces Zee Kannada Kutumba Awards 2017
Bangalore, 06 October 2017: Over the last decade, Zee Kannada has revolutionized the television industry by creating a special place in the hearts of Kannadigas and bringing to life some of television’s greatest characters. Celebrating these characters, the relationships they have fostered with viewers and their contribution towards building Karnataka’s fast-growing television industry, Zee Kannada announces its annual entertainment extravaganza, the Zee Kannada Kutumba Awards 2017. Recognizing the best actors, anchors and experts who have made Zee Kannada the one-stop entertainment destination for Kannadiga families around the world, the Zee Kannada Kutumba Awards will pack oodles for fun for the viewers. A memorable evening, with breath-taking performances, the Zee Kannada Kutumba Awards 2017 will be held at Bangalore’s Koramangala Indoor Stadium on Sunday 8th October 2017.
Thisstar-studded evening will bring together the who’s who of Sandalwood as theycollectively raise the entertainment quotient. Making his stage debut will be Sandalwood’sfavourite villain, Kempegowda Ravi whose power-packed performance will wow theaudience. Queen of young hearts, actress Samyukta Hegde, will further dazzlethe audience with an enchanting performance. The evening will also feature aseries of performances by Zee Kannada’s talent pool and the all-time favouritekids from SaReGaMaPa Lil Champs and Drama Juniors. The event will also showcasethe romantic on-screen chemistry through ethereal performances presented by thelead couples of popular fiction dramas -Naagini, Brahmagantu, Yaare Ne Mohini& Jodi Hakki. The celebratory emotion will be heightened further by thepresence of Sandalwood Powerstar, Puneeth Rajkumar.
Thisaction-packed evening will be hosted by Master Anand and Anushree, along withactor-director, Ramesh Aravind, Navarasa Nayaka Jaggesh and Chinnari Muttha ofKannada industry, Vijay Ragavendra. The evening will also see awards beingpresented to outstanding talent over thirty eight categories, recognising theircontribution in strengthening the relationships with Zee Kannada’s viewers.
Speakingabout the Zee Kannada Kutumba Awards, Raghavendra Hunsur, Business Head, ZeeKannada said, “Overthe years, Zee Kannada has focussed on catering to the varied entertainmentneeds of Kannadiga families to create newer and fresher content. Through theZee Kannada Kutumba Awards, we strive to recognise the various members of theZee Kannada family who have touched viewers’ hearts and share the love that theviewers feel towards them.”
A total ofthirty eight categories have been carefully crafted to commemorate the hardwork and dedication of the team that brings Zee Kannada’s viewers 24x7entertainment. Giving its viewers the power to select their favourites incategories such as Popular Jodi, Popular Serial and Popular Actor in Lead (Maleand Female) to name a few, Zee Kannada has set up polling booths at keylocations across Karnataka. Along with talent-related awards, the evening willalso recognize the contribution of behind-the-scenes technical experts throughcategories like Best Editor, Cinematographer, Screenplay Writer and Director,which have been hand-picked by an eminent Jury.