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NDTV Indian of the Year award nominees announced

NDTV Indian of the Year Award Nominees Announced

Mumbai, December 22, 2005: As the year comes to an end, NDTV will be honoring the 'Indian of the year' who has had the maximum impact in 2005. The entire country is now voting via SMS for the Indian who they think deserves this recognition. 'The Indian of the Year' Contest is part of NDTV's special year-end programming and 13 personalities have been nominated. The viewers have to SMS their choice and send it to 6388.

The nominees for NDTV Indian of the Year are:

1) Rahul Dravid - A Captain's Innings

2) Sania Mirza - Game, Set, Match

3) Sachin Tendulkar - Greatest Hits

4) Amitabh Bachchan - Still Hero No. 1

5) Aishwarya Rai - Brand Aishwarya

6) Sonia Gandhi - Show of Strength

7) Manmohan Singh - Balancing Act

8) L K Advani - Free Speech in Pakistan

9) Nitish Kumar - The Comeback Kid

10) Narayana Murthy - Minding India's Business

11) S. Manjunath - A People's Hero

12) Aruna Roy-Informed Choice

13) Laxmi Mittal- Man of Steel

On New Year's Eve, December 31, 2005, watch the special show to find out who is chosen as the "NDTV Indian of the Year".



To vote, SMS INDIA, leave a space, enter name of nominee and send it to 6388.

About NDTV

New Delhi Television is, and has been for the last 18 years, a pioneer in Indian television news. NDTV broadcasts three channels, NDTV 24x7, NDTV India and NDTV Profit and is India's largest News Network. NDTV's team of professional journalists includes India's best-known faces on television, a team that has won a large number of international awards, including India's first-ever international Emmy award. As an organization, NDTV is totally committed to one cause: to use its experience, expertise, technology and reach to create unparalleled coverage of the latest in domestic and international news and entertainment for viewers at home and around the world.

For further information on this release, please contact:

Sabita Rajendran / Navita Sharma

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