Colors to telecast 12th Indian Telly Awards on 26 May at 6 pm

MUMBAI: Breathtaking performances, rib-tinkling humour, loads of glitz and glamour and your favourite television stars. Find it all at the starry night that is the 12th annual Indian Telly awards, organised by's The 12th Indian Telly Awards is all set to entertain one and all and celebrate the best of the Indian television industry only on Colors. One of the most awaited events for those involved in any way in the world of Indian television, the awards promise three things to all its excited viewers- entertainment, entertainment and more entertainment.


"'s Telly Awards is the most prestigious property for the Indian television and broadcasting fraternity. Both Colors and have planned a wonderful show for our viewers.We are looking forward to the telecast," says Colors CEO Raj Nayak.


Adds and The Indian Telly Awards founder & CEO Anil Wanvari: "Winning an Indian Telly Award is extremely prestigious moment for actors, producers, technicians, and anyone else associated with TV. While we recognise excellence, we also work on putting in more than a high dose of entertainment to keep audiences at home wanting more. The 12th edition of the show is planned as a mega-spectacular with a never before seen set designed by Oomung Kumar. We designed the show to be full of fun and puns for the audiences and lots of entertainment."


Be prepared for your television screens to come alive with spectacular performances by the most celebrated talents of the Indian television industry. The very dashing television poster 'boys' Ronit Roy and Ram Kapoor will leave the viewers in splits with their quick wit and incredible stage presence as they co-host the evening with panache and bromance. Helping them keep the awards lively as co-hosts are the witty and popular Jay Bhanushali and the child like Rashmi Desai and telly land's Chautala Kavita Kaushik.


The sexiest yummy mummies of telly world Barkha Bisht, Shweta Tiwari and Urvashi Dholakia will sizzle the screens on the item songs like Fevicol Se, Halkat Jawani, among other songs.


The lovely act by the most romantic off-screen TV couple Aamir Ali and Sanjeeda Sheikh will make one fall in love with love. Watch Jay Soni romance his on-screen partner Shamin Mannan. Watch television's leading leadies - Sanaya Irani, Suhasi Dhami, Mahi Vij and Simran Kaur - performing in an eyecatching and rivetting prop-heavy act denoting the moods of a woman - right from passion, to envy and sorrow.


What more? Viewers can ogle at television's hottest hunks - Gurmeet Chaudhary, Manish Raisinghani, Mrunal Jain and Gaurav Chopra - take off their shirts and even their trousers on a foottapping medley of the year's greatest Bollywood masala hits. Their terrific bare-chested performance is sure to take the breath of female fans away.

The highlight of the evening was the very thoughtful 'family relations' act which saw beautiful and engaging performances by actors who are family in real life with segments of bhabi-nanand (Tanaz Irani and Delnaz) , real life maa- betiyan (Savita Joshi, Ketki Dave and Purbi Joshi), real life bhai-bhai (Rohit Roy and Ronit Roy), real life bhai-bahen (Krushna Abhishek-Aarti Singh) and real life shriman shrimati (Apurva Agnihotri and Shilpa Saklani)'s The Indian Telly Awards are one of the oldest and most respectable television honours in the industry and have been successfully lauding excellence in the Indian television and broadcasting industry since the past 12 years. Its popularity is only soaring year after year.


"The response for the 12th Indian Telly Awards has been great," says Nayak. "While Dabur Glucose D has come on as the title sponsor, Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea has taken the powered by status. The associate sponsors include: Aircel, Vasan Eye Care Hospitals, Margo, Pudin Hara, Layer's Deo, Ponds white beauty and Nycil Gulabjal. It's great to have them on board, a property we are very pleased to be associated with, as it recognises the very best in our TV industry."


The show also has some poignant moments like TV's hottest personality Karan Singh Grover slow dancing with his wife the ever so popular Jennifer Winget.


The winners that took the coveted and prestigious Indian Telly Award trophy home were cock-a-hoop Vivian Dsena and Drashti Dhami were declared the most popular television on-screen jodi as RK and Madhu from popular Colors show Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon. Star Plus's TRP garnering Diya Aur Bati emerged as a hearty winner by bagging the awards for the most popular daily show fiction as well as the popular actress and popular actor in a lead role for Deepika Signh as Sandhya and Anas Rashid as Sooraj. The award for popular actor in a lead role was also bagged by Kunal Karan Kapoor for Mohan Bhtanagar in Colors's Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha- 2. Hot hunk Mohit Raina bagged the jury award for best actor while Manish Paul walked away with the best anchor trophy.


All in all, the Indian Telly Awards was a spectacular evening to remember with fabulous performances, surprising acts and the shinning television industry at its glamorous and entertaining best. Watch the repeat on Sunday if you are a diehard fan at 6.00 pm.

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