Prasar Bharati sets up European arm

MUMBAI: The Ethnic Multicultural Media Awards (Emma) 2004 were presented in a glitzy ceremony held in Grosvenor House hotel in London. Parmindar Nagra, of Bend It Like Beckham fame, was awarded the best female television actor, for her role in Second Generation.

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and Lisa Aziz were among other leading Asian women honoured at the Emma awards yesterday. The former received the award in the Best Print Journalism category while the latter was awarded in the category of TV News Journalist.

Art Malik and Inder Manocha also received awards for the Best TV actor and Best Comedian category respectively.

Media Personality For The Year award was bestowed on Greg Dyke, former director general of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Vanessa Feltz, broadcaster and columnist, received the Best Radio News Journalist award.

Hollywood actor Tom Cruise was conferred the Best Film Actor award for his movie The Last Samurai. Maia Morgenstern who acted in The Passion of the Christ bagged the best female actor award. The movie was also honoured with the Best Movie award of the year.

On the sports front, soccer stars David Beckham and Thierry Henry were voted as the joint winners in the Best Sporting Personality category.

BBC's acclaimed documentary The Secret Policeman won the Best TV Documentary award.

Highlights of the Emma awards will be shown on BBC2 in the UK on 30 May at 11:15 pm GMT.

Latest Reads
Content a 'Game of Thrones'; AT&T's control over HBO, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros faces regulatory lens

The global media landscape is resulting in a new juggernaut as an internet and cable behemoth yesterday purchased an entertainment conglomerate making the former unmatched in its size and reach to consumers through home broadband, smartphones, satellite television and a battery of movies and cable...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
US$ 4.5 bn expected from IPL rights; SC recommends accounts scrutiny

The Supreme Court on Friday froze all financial transactions between the BCCI and state cricket associations by directing the apex body not to disburse any funds till it resolves to abide by the Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations on reforms by 3 December . The top court ordered that none of...

Television TV Channels Sports
TVS Tyres is co-presenter for Asian Champions Trophy 2016

Continuing its strong connect with sports, TVS Tyres has associated with Asian Champions Trophy 2016 by becoming the co-presenter. The Asian Champions Trophy is one of the premier hockey tournaments, a much sought after annual international competition promising some great hockey action. This...

Television TV Channels Sports
Q2-17: Zee Learn declares maiden interim dividend

The board of directors of the Essel group’s education company Zee Learn Limited (ZLL) have declared a first time ever dividend of 5 percent per equity share of Re 1 each for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 (Q2-17, current quarter).

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Whether BARC action can stop unethical practices?

MUMBAI: Can businesses and industries practise their art of selling fairly although they have 'Fair Practices' training during academic courses, workshops and several ISO and other certifications? There seems to be the fear of the lawman, and not the law in India. If the traffic cop is watching,...

Television TV Channels Viewership
TV Superhighway: beIN, Yaddo, AfricaXP have joined us, says Magine CEO Ambuj Goyal

CANNES; Magine has secured partnerships with four of the industry’s most exciting sports, documentary and entertainment content providers. Partnerships with beIN, the international media group and owner of MIRAMAX; Yaddo, the new documentary streaming service headed up by former head of The BBC’s...

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Colors emerges strong on strength of Naagin I & II

MUMBAI: One of the top rated shows Naagin Season 2 helped Colors reach a top-ranking position.

Television TV Channels GECs
Pakistan Broadcasters Association to oppose PEMRA Indian content ban

MUMBAI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) shocked both Pakistan and Indian broadcasters when it issued an order blanking out  all Indian content from Pakistan’s television channels on 19 October.

Television TV Channels GECs
Sony Pix to telecast 'Jurassic World' on 22 October

Sony Pix will take the viewers on a thrilling, adventurous journey with cloned dinosaurs in their Billion Dollar Premiere property. The channel plans to air Jurassic World on 22 October at 1 pm and 9 pm.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories