Star Plus gears up for 22nd Annual Screen Awards

MUMBAI: Star India has acquired the rights to the 22nd Annual Screen Awards, which are slated to take place on 8 January in Mumbai. The awards will be aired on Star Plus.


While the telecast rights of the Screen Awards vested with Star Plus from 2000 to 2011, Colors showcased the awards in 2012 and 2013. However, for the last two years (2014-15), Star India’s second Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) Life OK aired the awards. This year, the network has decided to put back the awards extravaganza on its flagship Hindi GEC Star Plus.


While the final telecast date of the awards has not yet been decided, it is likely to be aired on Star Plus in the last week of January.


The 22nd Annual Star Screen Awards will see a stellar line-up of some of the biggest names in Indian cinema along with the characters of Star Plus' shows.


“Screen Awards are the Indian film Industry's most coveted and distinguished awards built on credibility and integrity, recognising the best of talent. With the acquisition of Screen this year, the reason for celebrations has doubled. We hope to set a new benchmark with Star Screen Awards 2016 cherishing and celebrating the star studded night," said a Star Plus spokesperson.

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