ARY Digital Network bags Bollywood Awards telecast rights

MUMBAI: ARY Digital Network has bagged the Bollywood Awards and Bollywood Fashion Awards exclusive telecast rights.

The network will be airing the ceremony to be held at the Xanadu in Taj Mahal in Atlantic City on 30 April and 1 May 2004.

This year the event boasts of international stars line up including Hollywood star Sharon Stone along with notable stars from Bollywood including Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini, Mira Nair, Sanjay Dutt, Kareena Kapoor, Urmilla Matondkar and Bipasha Basu.

In a bid to felicitate Stone's dedication and support for charitable organizations like Amfar and The Bridge Fund, the organisers will be honouring her with Woman of Conscience Award, says a company release.

With India and Pakistan's relations at an all time high this year, the Bollywood Awards will be presenting two special awards for excellence in Pakistani Cinema. The ceremony will also feature ace Indian designers Neeta Lulla and Ritu Beri collections. Besides, a Supermodel will also be honoured as International Model of the Year.

ARY Digital Network President and CEO Salman Iqbal says, "We are proud to be a part of these awards, which will further our commitment in providing quality television entertainment to viewers all over the world. Special shows such as these, will complement the popular sitcoms, serials and highly interactive lifestyle and music programs, talk shows, religious programs, and top notch ICC cricketing action on ARY Digital",

He further says, "As a network which has spanned into over 130 countries globally, we are building bridges for cultural exchange and eliminating geographical distances and boundaries through T.V".

ARY Digital will also be hosting and telecasting the coveted Bollywood Music Awards in the city of Dubai at the end of this year. This event will bring together over two dozen performances from artists from India, Pakistan and two pop and rock legends from the US and UK, adds the release.

Latest Reads
Disney to buy 21st Century Fox assets for $52.4 billion

The Walt Disney Co has set up a $52.4 billion, all-stock deal to acquire 20th Century Fox and other entertainment and sports assets from Rupert Murdoch’s empire.

Television TV Channels Movie Channels
MOVIES NOW brings #StopDreamingAndStartWinning with 100 Mania Season 5 for its viewers

Movies Now, India’s english movie channel, rings in the festive season with its property ‘100 Mania’, beginning Friday, 15 December at 9pm. In its 5th season, the channel has curated a line-up of some of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters like Furious 7, Jurassic World, Disney’s The Jungle Book,...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
SPN India to telecast Real Madrid vs Barcelona at 4:30 pm

Less than two weeks to Christmas and Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) launches its “Christmas Comes Early” campaign as a build-up to the biggest football clash of the year, El Clasico.

Television TV Channels Sports
PEN to launch Hindi music channel Dream TV

MUMBAI: Despite the glut of pure-play Hindi music channels on television today, Popular Entertainment Network (PEN) is adding one more to the fray. The new channel, called Dream TV, will provide 24-hour programming.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
RTL Group restructures top management

MUMBAI: There’s change at the top at RTL Group–which owns Fremantle Media and operates a clutch of 61 TV channels–including RTL CBS and RTL CBS Extreme–and 30 radio stations in Europe. At his own behest, Guillaume de Posch will step down as co-CEO of RTL Group, effective 1 January 2018. He will...

Television TV Channels People
Disney expected to announce 21 CF buyout tomorrow: media reports

The Mouse House is closing in on the Fox. Media reports have emerged that Disney’s bid to acquire the Murdoch-owned 21st Century Fox (21 CF Fox) group’s entertainment assets is near closure. The price being talked about is anywhere between $60 billion and $68 billion and an announcement is...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
World television premiere of Maragadha Naanayam on Zee Tamil

Zee Tamil announced the world television premiere of critically acclaimed Maragadha Naanayam – the fantasy-comedy-thriller film that features Aadhi Pinisetty and Nikki Galrani on Sunday, 17 December at 4:00 PM only on Zee Tamil. Written and directed by ARK Saravan, the movie is a perfect blend of...

Television TV Channels Regional
Republic TV to track real-time data for Gujarat elections

MUMBAI: Republic TV has partnered data-science company Gramener to track real-time data, along with analysis, during the Gujarat elections. According to a release sent by Republic TV, “Gramener will help enhance the visual look both on-air and on Republic’s digital platforms to present the data in...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Nakul Chopra is new BARC chairman

MUMBAI: Nakul Chopra, currently president of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and senior advisor of Publicis Communications, has been elected as the next chairman of BARC India. Chopra succeeds Viacom18 group CEO Sudhanshu Vats, who has completed his one-year tenure as chairman.

Television TV Channels Viewership

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories