3D serial 'Mayavi' wins at Seoul Global TV Drama Awards

3D serial 'Mayavi' wins at Seoul Global TV Drama Awards

MUMBAI: GV Films‘ 3D television serial Mayavi has won The Jury‘s Special Award for Excellence in TV Dramas at the Seoul Drama Awards in South Korea.

(L to R): T.P. Vivekanand (Vice President-Marketing, GV Films Ltd), V.Ravee (CEO, GV Films Ltd), R.Elavarasan (Director of the Serial), Ganesh Venkatraman (Hero)

GV films announced Mayavi in 2005 and telecast it on south Indian channel Jaya TV for 26 episodes as a weekly show. It was the first live action 3D serial on Indian television screens and it currently airs on Kairali TV.

According to an official release, GV films has finalised the telecasting of the serial in Telegu with a leading channel in October 2007.

The company claims that it is in advanced stages to telecast Mayavi in other languages like Marathi, Gujarati, Rajasthani, Bengali and Hindi as well.

It is currently in talks for 3D content co-production, 3D technology and production services with Swedish and Australian media houses, besides a couple of Korean broadcasters.

Mayavi was the only Indian winner at the awards, which attracted 130 entries in 20 categories globally from Indian television content production houses.

34 were shortlisted as nominations and the top awards went out to works from Japan, China and South Korea. The jury was headed by chairman of the Emmy committee Larry Gershman.

Other winners this year include Beijing‘s JC and AL‘s The Great Revival, Fuji TV‘s Nodame Cantabile, KBS‘ A Dwarf launches a Small Ball, Australian entry Mortified, Bavaria Media GmbH‘s drama Can from Germany to name a few.

In acting honours, Japanese actor Kimura Takuya won for The Family and Hellen Mirren for her role in Prime Suspect 7.

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