The Film & Television Producers Guild of India announces 11 edition of the Renault Sony Guild Film Awards

MUMBAI: The Film and Television Producers Guild of India has announced the 11 edition of the Renault Sony Guild Film Awards. The Guild constitutes of the most influential luminaries in cinema who select winners, making it one of the most credible and much revered accolades. The extravaganza will unfold with New Year Celebrations in January and will be broadcast exclusively on Sony Entertainment Television.


Bollywood superstars Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Shahid Kapoor, Ayushmann Khuranna, Kriti Sanon and Sonakshi Sinha feature among other star performers who will set the stage on fire with one incredible act after another. After a successful hosting stint last year, television’s superstar comedian Kapil Sharma will don the host’s hat once again and entertain audiences with his unbeatable comic timing.


Renault India Operations Country Managing Director & CEO Sumit Sawhney said, “Renault India is yet again happy to work together with Guild’s 11th edition. This is our fourth year and we are elated to celebrate the achievements of distinct personalities of Indian Cinema who are driven by a commitment towards passion and excellence. Renault, the most awarded automaker in recent times, understands what it takes to win the hearts of people and also win accolades from a proficient jury. As we have always believed, both the Guild and Renault lay special emphasis on Driving the Change and are therefore a perfect fit with each other”


The president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India Producer and producer Mukesh Bhatt said “It is a pleasure to be an integral part of the Guild and play a role in honouring the best talent of Indian cinema. Over the years we have strived and maintained the highest standards in selecting amongst the best of the best and this time too we are confident the Guild Awards will celebrate the sheer excellence of Indian films”


Talking about the awards, Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. CEO N.P Singh said, “We are pleased to host the prestigious Renault Sony Guild Awards, the official awards of the Film industry. The award winners are selected by the industry Guild – making it truly democratic, credible and honours achievers across different film disciplines. Sony Entertainment Television promises to make the ceremony a power-packed blockbuster night of celebration with exuberant acts & performances.”


Actor Akshay Kumar commented on the occasion, “As a member of this hard working industry, the Guild awards are extremely auspicious to receive for any artist or film professional. With eminent members of our Indian film fraternity forming the Guild, the awards like every year are presented to brilliant work & outstanding achievements, it is a great honour to be nominated for the Guild Awards & now after completing 25 adventurous years in this industry, I will be taking you all down memory lane with my own energy to add to this wonderful night, by putting my best foot forward & performing my heart out to you all, hope you enjoy"


TV Host and Comedian Kapil Sharma said “Guild Awards see the fraternity members honouring excellence in their very own industry. I had a great experience hosting for the Guild awards and it is a delight to entertain and interact with these great film personalities. This time too we have planned interesting acts and I am confident my hosting stint this year will be bigger success.”


Speaking on the occasion, Wizcraft International Founder-Director Sabbas Joseph said, “It is a momentous occasion, each year, to see all of those in the industry who have worked so hard be rewarded for their skill and talent with which they create magic on-screen. This year’s Guild celebrations will be spectacular considering the incredible line-up of performances and the talent that will be celebrated at the ceremony.”


Instituted to celebrate exceptional achievements in Indian Cinema, the film fraternity will congregate, once again this year, to celebrate and honour the best contributions and accomplishments in the industry and to celebrate their work in the previous year. The Sony Guild Awards honour excellence in the creative as well as technical categories. Conceptualized, produced, marketed and promoted by Wizcraft International Entertainment, the Awards will bring together the most celebrated stars of Indian Television and Cinema on one spectacularly star-studded stage.


Conceptualized, produced, marketed and promoted by Wizcraft International Entertainment, the Awards will bring together the most celebrated stars of Indian Television and Cinema on one spectacularly star-studded stage.


It is the only Award that does not allow the general public to be part of the voting process in keeping with its policy of ‘By the Industry, For the Industry’. The Guild consists of over 160 members, who constitute some of the most powerful and influential luminaries in its sector. The winners of the Awards are chosen by the Guild’s members, making it one of the most credible and much revered accolades.

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