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Zee Tamil Kutumbam Viruthugal 2020 wraps up

The third season of the awards event will be telecast in three parts.

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MUMBAI: Zee Tamil is back with the third season of the Zee Tamil Kutumbam Viruthugal 2020. The red carpet was rolled out to felicitate the stars and celebrate the talent within the channel.

This year, the Zee Tamil Kutumbam Viruthugal held a prelude event for the nomination process of best award categories while making the voting process for the favourite award categories completely digital. In keeping with the new normal, adhering to the government regulations, and most importantly in the interest of people’s safety, the award function was held in a restricted studio setup.

The evening was high on glitz, glamour and entertainment, with high-octane and fun-filled acts by the Zee Tamil Kutumbam. There was Nanda Master and Chandini’s special dance performance, Sree Kumar and Naksatra’s dance sequence, soulful and electrifying tunes sung by SaReGaMaPa stars, followed by Suryavamsam family performance to name a few. This year the stage & set-up was designed to give the viewers a complete cinematic theatre experience delivered to their TV screens.

The event was graced by Tamil Nadu minister D Jayakumar, and the who’s who of Kollywood – Vijay Sethupathi, Aishwarya Rajesh, Parthipan, Director Ameer, Bhagiyaraj, MS Baskar, Harish Kalyan, Singer Sreenivas, Manobala, RK Suresh, RK Selvamani, Cheran, Vijay Antony, Sharanya Turadi, Parvati Nair, Director & Actor Ramesh Kanna was present. Zee Tamil’s finest actors and brilliant technicians across all their fiction and non-fiction shows were honoured for their contribution to the channel.

Zee Tamil Kutumbam Viruthugal 2020 will be aired in three parts, every Sunday, starting 25 October to 8 November. Below are the timings.

·        Red carpet – 25 October; 1:30 pm

·        Main Event Part 1 – 25 October; 2:30 pm

·        Main Event Part 2 – 1 November; 2:30 pm

·        Main Event Part 3 – 8 November; 2:30 pm

The winners of the Zee Tamil Kutumbam Viruthugal 2020 are as follows:

Best Award Category:

Best Actor – Jai Akash (Neethaane Yenthan Ponvasantham)
Best Actress – Nakshatra (Yaaradi Nee Mohini)
Best Villi – Mounika (Rettai Roja & Sembaruthi) and Chaitra Reddy (Yaaradi Nee Mohini)
Best Comedian – Indiran (Sathya)
Most Popular Marumagal – Reshma (Poove Poochudava)
Most Popular Maamiyaar – Yuvasree (Sathya)
Most Promising Actor (Male) – Nandha Master (Gokulathil Seethai)
Most Promising Actor (Female) – Asha Gowda (Gokulathil Seethai)
Most Popular Appa – Sairam (Neethaane Yenthan Ponvasantham)
Most Popular Amma – Soniya Bose Venkat (Neethaane Yenthan Ponvasantham)
Best Supporting Actor (Male) – Bharath (Yaaradi Nee Mohini & Gokulathil Seethai)
Non-Fiction Special Award – GENES
Best Serial – Neethane Yenthan Ponvasntham
Best Pair on-screen – Puviarasu & Ashwini (Oru Oorla Oru Rajakumari)
Favourite Award Category:

·       Favorite Hero – Karthik Raj (Sembaruthi)

·       Favorite Heroine – Shabana Shahjahan (Sembaruthi) & Ayesha (Sathya)

·       Favorite Pair On-Screen – Karthik Raj & Shabana (Sembaruthi)

·       Favorite Villain – Lakshmi (Sembaruthi)

·       Favorite Anchor – Priya Raman (Genes)

·       Favorite Serial – Sathya

Special Award Category:

Lifetime Achievement Award – Nalini
Rising Star – Anjana Srinivas (Endrendrum Punnagai) & Aira Agarwal (Raja Magal)
Find of the year – Darshana Asokan (Neethaane Yenthan Ponvasantham)
Youngest Talent of Zee Tamil – Sanjay (Rettai Roja)
Contribution to Cinema & Television Special Award – L Raja
Contribution to Cinema & Television Special Award – Sabitha Anand
Contribution to Cinema & Television Special Award – Kavitha
Best Non-Fiction – Thamizha Thamziha
Voice of Zee Tamil – Karu Palaniappan
Socially responsible film of the year – Ka Pae Ranasingam
Technical Award Category: -

Best Director (Fiction) – NV Natarajan; Sathya
Best Director (Fiction) – Narayana Moorthy; Oru Oorula Oru Rajakumari
Best Screenplay – SJ Lober Samy; Sathya
Best Dialogue – N Ramana Gopinath; Sathya

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