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Ameen Sayani’s presence, RED FM RJ Devaki's victory and the entire radio clan made RNM's Radio Connex 2018 – a grand affair

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MUMBAI: The recently held Radio Connex 2018 was a vibrant get together of Radio industry. Marking presence of some noteworthy names including legendary radio announcer, Ameen Sayani, who was honoured for his legendary contribution by Mr. Anil Wanvari founder and CEO Indiantelevision dot com group, Sam Balsara founder, chairman and managing director Madison World and Madison Communications. Ameenji and ace ad film maker Prahlad Kakkar. Ameenji not only attended the event in spite of his ill-health, but also interacted with the whole radio clan. The show was hosted by RJ Anmol from Radio Nasha.

Another key highlight of the show was RJ Devaki, who won the best RJ award in the International Radio Festival category. Ahmedabad RED FM's this Gujju girl had not only come decked up in her traditional attire but also grooved to her states number on the red carpet. She will be representing India at the International Radio Festival 2018, which is slated to be held in Malta from 29 October to 4 November 2018.

Speaking about the event, founder and CEO Indiantelevision dot com group Mr Anil Wanvari said, "It was great to have the entire Radio clan under one roof. There are very rare occasions like Radio Connex 2018, which manage to do so. Also, we were honoured to have Ameen Sayaniji grace the event."

On her victory RJ Devaki, who is popular back in Ahmedabad for her show, Morning No.1 said "I am very excited to win the best RJ award at Radio Connex 2018. It's for the first time that Radioandmusic has done awards in India and this will be the second among the radio awards, we have in the country. We were very delighted to be a part of this show. And of course, winning an award and then going to Malta to celebrate my country.

When it comes to the Zonal category, the best RJ award was bagged by four RJs from their respective zones. While RJ Salil and RJ Archana from Radio City (MUMBAI) won from the West Zone, RJ Naved from Radio Mirchi and RED FM's RJ Raunac (Delhi) jointly won from the North Zone (Delhi). The East zone winner was RJ Mir (Radio Mirchi) while the South Zone was ruled by RJ Balaji from BIG FM Chennai.

"Not everyone can win, but there is always a tomorrow, where somebody else can win. So, to all the winners, who won this time, congratulations and to all those, who haven’t, there is always a tomorrow and all the best to everyone," exclaimed Wanvari as he congratulated the winners while acknowledging the participants also.

While Radio City rocked at the event by bagging the maximum honours at Radio Connex 2018, other stations also cherished victory in their respective category. The event saw some fabulous performances by Yatra Band by Aanchal and the 7 Bantaiz, who made the audience get up and groove. Radio Nasha's star RJ Anmol was the apt host of the show.

Radio Connex was the first-of-its-kind celebration of excellence in Radio. Indiantelevision Dot Com group's Radioandmusic is an online news portal, which carries stories from the world of radio and music. Anil Wanvari owns four websites, including RNM, under his company. The other three websites are Indiantelevision, TellyChakkar and Animation Xpress.

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