Stage set for the sixth 'Indian Telly Awards'

NEW DELHI: The stage is set for the sixth edition of the Indian Telly Awards, the oldest and most credible annual celebration of creative excellence in the Indian television industry.

The glittering ceremony, host to the who's who of the Indian television firmament, will be held tomorrow at the Chitrakut Grounds in Mumbai's western suburb of Andheri.

The brainchild of founder Anil Wanvari , the awards celebrate excellence and are given out to the best performances, programmes and various other important categories which determine talent in the television industry during the year.

Labeled as the Oscars of the Indian television industry, the Emmys of India - the sixth Indian Telly Awards are this time going to honour winners who have been nominated in more than 30 popular categories.

Various TV celebs have been roped in to render performances on the night of the event. To name just a few, TV actor Sangeeta Ghosh would be delivering an inaugural performance and the team of the TV show Left Right Left would also be presenting an act.

Akashdeep Saigal (Ansh of Kyunki...) and Ejaz Khan (Kavya of Kavyanjali) are all set to keep the audiences wanting for more with their dance performances and Naveen Prabhakar of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge fame will keep the audience rolling with his completely new and never seen before comedy act.

Nominees of the top three popular categories are:

- Best Television Personality:

Javed Jaferi

Rajdeep Sardesai

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Ram Kapoor

Ronit Roy

- Best Actor (Male)

Rajeev Khandelwal - Left Right Left

Eijaz Khan - KKavyanjali

Ronit Roy - Kasautii Zindagii Kay

Shakti Anand - Ek Ladki Anjaani Si

Ram Kapoor - Kasamh Se …

Arvind Rathod - Thodi Khushi Thode Gham

Hussain Kuwajerwala - Kumkum.. Pyara Sa Bandhan

Pawan Shankar - Siddhanth

- Best Actor (Female)

Sangeeta Ghosh - Viraasat

Aamna Sharif - Kahiin To Hoga

Anita Hansnandani - Kkavyanjali

Saakshi Tanwar - Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii

Smriti Irani - Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi

Shweta Tiwari - Kasautii Zindagii Kay

Kanchi Kaul - Ek Ladki Anjaani Si

Sarita Joshi - Baa Bahoo Aur Baby

The entire list of the nominees is available at

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