Sahara bags 5 at RAPA awards

Hindi entertainment channel Sahara TV has taken home five trophies at the Radio and TV Advertising Practitioners Association (RAPA) awards that were held in Mumbai on 17 May.

Sahara TV's popular entertainment programmes won RAPA awards in categories like Best Actress (Divya Dutta For Kadam), Best Direction (Sourabh Narang for Haqeeqat), Best Location Sound (Dinesh Chaturvedi for Daman), Best Digital Visual Effects (Ramesh Meer for Om Namoh Narayan) and Best Telefilm (Jeetu Chawla for Joy Bangla), a company release says.

Priya Raj, vice-president of Sahara TV, said: "Since its inception, Sahara TV has attempted to provide meaningful entertainment to its discerning viewers. Such awards are a testimony to the fact that high-quality programming with a difference is appreciated by viewers and critics alike."

"Last year, Sahara TV won 22 nominations and 15 awards, and this year, we are happy to open our account by winning five prestigious RAPA awards," Priya Raj said.

Meanwhile, Divya Dutta-starrer Kadam is all set to mark another milestone. Kadam, a weekly serial that airs on Mondays at 8:30 pm, completes 100 episodes on 20 May. The series portrays today's woman - her awareness about her rights and willingness to fight for her own identity, and her journey to achieve her standing in society, the release states.

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