KalingaTV News Network
Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s premier news channel Kalinga TV’s ‘Dekh Khabar Rakh Nazar’ programme bagged three prestigious awards in the State Tele Awards-17, which was declared by the Cultural Department of Odisha government here on Monday.
‘Dekh Khabar Rakh Nazar’ won awards in Best Comedy Show, Best Dialogue and Best Comedian categories.
Satya Ranjan Mishra and Satyabrata Panigrahy will receive the ‘Best Comedian Award’ for the popular comedy show. In addition, the producer of the show Ayaskant Swain has also been selected to receive the “Best Screenplay Award” for the show.
The ‘Dekh Khabar Rakh Nazar’ team has expressed its gratitude to Kalinga TV’s founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Managing Director Himansu Khatua, Chief Editor Soumyajit Pattnaik and its viewers for these rewards.
“I am extremely happy that ‘Dekh Khabar Rakh Nazar’ grabbed State Tele Awards in three categories. We have been toiling hard to entertain the people and finally our works have been recognised. I thank Kalinga TV’s founder Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Managing Director Himansu Khatua, Chief Editor Soumyajit Pattnaik, colleagues and audience for their love and support without which we would not have won the awards,” said Ayaskant Swain, the producer of ‘Dekh Khabar Rakh Nazar.’
Dharitri Khandual has bagged the Special Jury award for Kadambini production’s film ‘Tapoi’, while Sindurabindu will receive the best Tele serial award.
Swetlana will get best actress award, while Choudhry Satyabrat Das has been adjudged as the best actor.
The State Government has announced various awards in 27 categories for the 28th Odisha State Film Awards this year. Among others, veteran singer Pranab Patnaik will get the prestigious ‘Jayadev Puraskar’ for his outstanding contribution to the Odia film industry.