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Sun TV Network presents ‘Comedy Awards 2014’

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MUMBAI: Comedy is an integral part of an average Indian life. Like music, comedy also plays a pertinent role in entertaining the audience. South Indian films have a reputation of creating some of the biggest stalwarts in comedy. Despite its importance, when it comes to rewarding the work done by comedians there has not been much. All film awards will have just one or two categories for comedies. Incidentally music has its own awards as well. 

This gap created the idea of coming up with an exclusive comedy awards for South Indian Movies (Tamil, Telugu and Kannada) by the comedy genre channels of Sun TV Network. The network has come up with ‘Comedy Awards 2014,’ a platform to honour all the comedians who performed outstandingly well in the year 2014. There are various categories in which artists will be honored 

Comedy awards 2014 – Kannada  categories (Udaya Comedy)

1.      Best comedy film of the year

2.       Best comedian of the year – male

3.       Best comedian of the year – female

4.       Best comedy film director

5.       Best comedy song of the year

6.       Best comedy lyrics of the year

7.       Best comedy dialogue of the year

8.       Best comedian in a supporting role

9.       Rising star of the year (comedy genre)

10.   Comedy icon of the year 2014

11.   Lifetime achievement award – comedy entertainer

Comedy Awards 2014 – Telugu categories (Gemini Comedy)

1.       Best comedy film of the year

2.       Best comedian of the year - male

3.       Best comedian of the year - female

4.       Best comedy film director

5.       Best comedy song of the year (lyricist/composer)

6.       Best comedy dialogue of the year

7.       Rising star of the year 2014

8.       Comedy icon of the year 2014

9.       Lifetime contribution for comedy in Telugu cinema

Comedy Awards 2014 – Tamil categories (Aditya)

  1. Best comedy film of the year 
  2. Best comedian of the year - male
  3. Best comedian of the year  - female
  4. Best comedy film director 
  5. Best light hearted song of the year 
  6. Best light hearted lyrics of the year 
  7. Best comedy dialogue of the year 
  8. Rising star of the year 2014
  9. Comedy icon of the year 2014
  10. Lifetime comedy entertainer award

Viewers of Adithya, Gemini and Udaya comedy will also have a chance to vote for their favourite comedian through SMS and Ballot boxes that will be kept at various strategic locations across these three states. Besides social media will also be used to amplify the awareness and participation.

‘Comedy Awards’ 2014 will be telecasted on the respective channels on 2 and 3 May 2015. While TVS XL Super HD is the presenting sponsor, Sharon Plywoods, Twin Birds and Ramraj are the associate sponsors.

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