“Godrej No.1 Presents - The 13th Doordarshan Sahyadri Navratna Awards 2014”

MUMBAI: Doordarshan Kendra, Mumbai has been felicitating nine prominent Maharashtrians every year by honoring them “Sahyadri Navratna Awards”.  It is awarded to recognize their distinguished contribution in various spheres of activity including the Arts, Education, Industry, Literature, Science, Sports, Medicine, Social Service and Public Affairs. The awards will be conferred by the Governor of Maharashtra in a function held at Doordarshan Mumbai on 4th May 2014.

The Honorable Governor of Maharashtra K. Sankaranarayanan will grace the occasion as the Chief Guests for this evening. Shri Mukesh Sharma - Addl. DG, Doordarshan & Dr. Ratan Kumar Sinha – Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary - Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India are among other dignitaries to preside over the event and will be sharing dais with His Excellency.

Among the other distinguished guest present for honoring the Navratnas will be Smt. V.R. Iyer, Shri Bhalchandra Mungekar, Shri Razaa Murad, Madam Grace Pintoo, Dr. Vishwanath Karad, Lata Mangeshkar, Saroj Khan, Javed Siddiqui, Gajendra Singh, Kiran Shantaram, Parikshit Sahani, Samruddhi Pore, Kanwarjit Paintal, Illa Arun and many more.

The Jury of these awards is totally independent which has representation from all the fields such as Film, Drama, Sports, Journalism, and Social Work etc. This year the Jury comprised of Justice(Retd) Marlapalle of High Court Mumbai, Veteran Actor Vikram Gokhale, National Award winner, Sharda Sathe, renowned social activist in Maharashtra, Ashok Panvalkar (Editor, Maharashtra Times) and Priyanka Sinha Jha (Editor Screen – Indian Express Group).

The following eminent personalities will be awarded at this event with the “Navratna Awards”.

Jeevan Ratna – Shri Bhalchandra Pendharkar (Lifetime Achievement Award)

Swarratnas - Pt.Hridaynath Mangeshkar (Field – MUSIC)

Kalaratna – Shri Vasudeo Kamat (Field – FINE ART)

Chitranatha – Smt.Asha Kale – Naik (Field – CINEMA)

Shri Achyut Gokhale (Field – SOCIAL WORK)

Shikshan Ratna – Dr.Madhav Chavan (Field – EDUCATION)

Vaibhav Ratna – Shri Vithal Kamat (Field – INDUSTRY)

Ratna Sharda - Dr.Rohini Gavankar (Field – WOMAN OF SUBSTANCE)

Sahityaratna – Shri N.D.Mahanor (Field – LITERATURE)

Ratnadarpan – Shri Madhukar Bhave (Field – JOURNALISM)

This event is strongly supported and sponsored by “Godrej No. 1, one of the leading soap brands in India and a special award “Godrej Face of the Year” will be given to an upcoming talent for appreciating the work done by a woman achiever in their respective field and this year Ms. Spruha Joshi, renown Marathi Television, Theatre & Film Actress will be honored in this particular category.

 “Sahyadri  Navratna Sanmaan Sohala” will telecast on DD Sahayadri Channel on Sunday, 25th May2014 from 3:30 p.m. onwards.

Latest Reads
U Sports aims to launch Indian e-sports federation

With an aim to make India a serious player globally, U Sports founder Ronnie Screwvala and its co-founder and CEO Supratik Sen are discussing with the Ministry of State, Youth Affairs and Sports India to form the official e-sports federation of the country.

Television TV Channels Sports
Dura Cement replaces Kingfisher as RCB’s associate sponsor

Kingfisher and Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB) have parted ways after a successful 10-year sponsorship sprint at the Indian Premier League (IPL). The associate sponsor slot has nowbeen taken over by Dura cement replacing Kingfisher. As part of the deal, the Dura branding will appear on the back...

Television TV Channels Sports
‘This World: Colombia with Simon Reeve’ on BBC World News

Adventurer and journalist Simon Reeve heads to one of the most spectacular countries in the world - Colombia. For 50 years, Colombia has been in the grip of a brutal civil war that has killed more than 200,000 people and displaced seven million. But in late 2016, a peace deal was signed promising...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
The 90th Oscars exclusively on Star Movies and Star Movies Select HD on 5th March

Star Movies has been the official Home of the Oscars in India for 20 years. The Oscars® is famous for the red carpet walks, celebrities setting new style trends, recognizing the best performances and craftsmanship and creating iconic moments for the world to see. That’s not all, Oscars is also...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
News18 India Chaupal comes to Mayanagri mumbai

As the debates and discussions continue after the highly anticipated Union Budget 2018, political fervor in the country is at an all-time high. In line with its commitment to raise right issues and lead discussions, News18 India, the disruptive Hindi news channel of Network18 is all to host the...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
Catch the 1st international Bangla Cinema Carnival, organized by SVF, on Star Jalsha this sunday evening

SVF, Eastern India’s largest movie production house recently organized an international Bengali cinema carnival in Bangkok with much fanfare. The star-studded, glitzy carnival, held in the Thailand capital, will air exclusively on Star Jalsha this coming Sunday (February 25), a must-watch for...

Television Production House Film Production
Emeli Sande to perform at Laureus World Sports Awards

World-renowned singer songwriter Emeli Sandé is set to wow the guests of next week’s Laureus World Sports Awards, the premier global sports awards honouring the highest achieving sportsmen and women across all sports each year.

Television TV Channels Sports
Scary times for horror shows

MUMBAI: Ssshhhh…koi hai is today the trademark dialogue of any horror-related conversation, thanks to the namesake show some years ago. In the early years of television in India, when the genres were just adapting, horror was a popular resort for producers (even films). The horror escapades of the...

Television TV Channels GECs
RIL to buy 5% in Eros; cos to set up $150 mn content fund

MUMBAI: Continuing its media march, which is also an indication of further disruptions in the Indian and global entertainment industry, the USD 51 billion Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) is all set to acquire 5 per cent equity stake in NYSE-listed Eros International Plc (Eros) and jointly set up a $...

Television Production House Film Production

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories