Amrita TV on Award-Winning Spree

MUMBAI: The Union of German Malayali Association, Germany, recently gave away its Annual TV Awards for 2006 wherein Amrita TV was presented with four Awards in different categories.

'Santwanam', the unique channel identity programme where celebrities spend time to bring joy to the lives of the underprivileged and homeless in various shelter homes, orphanages, hospices, won the "Best Television Programme Award".

A highly appreciated programme, Amrita TV doesn't accept advertisements for this programme, but facilitates well-wishers establish contact with the concerned institutions for contributions, donations, assistance, et al. "Super Star" which created new benchmarks in music reality programmes in South India ,bagged the "Best Music Show Award".

" Sathi Lelavathi" a comedy show on the channel for the past few months, won the "Best Female Comic Artiste Award" . A"Special Jury Award" was given to Mr Neelan, Chief Executive Editor ,News Division, for "Overall Contribution to Media Field"

Film City magazine announced seven awards for Amrita TV .Of this, the channel's telefilm "Neermathalathinte Pookal" won three awards for "Best Telefilm","Best Direction" and "Best Photography" .

Another telefilm produced by Amrita TV ,"Irulmekhagalkkum Madhye" bagged the awards for "Best Screenplay " and "Best Actor".Amrita TV's longest running program "Udayamaritam" which has done 700 episodes got the award for "Best Anchor"

Meanwhile ,on Feb 14 ,at an award presentation ceremony in Trivandrum, Amrita TV will be presented with 15 of the 29 Kerala State Television Awards 2006, which were announced last year

Amrita TV , a 24-hour Malayalam satellite channel set up in 2005,has a global footprint covering India, Australia, Middle East, USA, UK, Europe, Canada and parts of South Africa.The channel is also available on internet through JumpTV, the world's premier internet-based service provider for IPTVs and mobile devices.

Amrita TV's website which has a blog forum based on the music reality program"Super Star", averages one million hits a month

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