The Big Television Awards is the ceremonial accolade started back in 2011 with the thought of eulogizing the talents of the "Small Screen".Reliance Broadcast Network Limited with Mr. Tarun Katiyal as the CEO presented the show.The Big Television Awards are now an annual Indian Television Award show, attracting many viewers every year due to the scintillating performances. The thought behind starting this award show was to amalgamate the different cultures of different family shows.Star Plus took the initiative to bring the talents of various Tv channels under one roof.
This show brought together every new and old member of the small screen to become the part of a celebration of one Big Family.The show focused on the "Emotions and Values".Breaking the stereotype of giving the awards of excellence in story, acting, music, etc.The Awards categories were Teekha Character, Laadla Parivaar, etc. The eminent actors like
Ragini Khanna, Vijay Ishwarlal Pawar,
Karan Grover, were the host for the show with every actor hosting some sections.It was the mixture of glamor, horror, comedy and emotional drama all combined in a single show.The comic spoof of CID by Kapil Sharma and Manish Paul left the audience laughing their heart out while the performance by
Karan Kundra, Mahi Vij,
Rati Pandey took the audience aback.
The Show "Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chasma" in collaboration with "
Sasural Genda Phool" went on to receive the "Laadla Parivaar Award".The Sasural Genda Phool actors Jay Soni(Ishaan) and Ragini Khanna(Suhana) won the "Garma Garam Jodi Award". Manish Paul won the special "Sutradhaar Award" for his hosting in "Dance India Dance little champs".The "Taaza Character Award" was bagged by the lead actors of the show "Navya".The "Khatarnak Character Award" was given to Sudesh Berry (Loha Singh from Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo) and Meghna Malik (Amma Ji from Na Aana Iss Desh Laado).
"Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chasma" actors Dilip Joshi (Jethalal Gada) won the "Rangeela Character Award" and Amit Bhatt (Champaklal
Jayantilal Gada) won the "Namkeen Character Award."Rupal Patel (Kokilaben from Saathiya),
Surekha Sikri (Kalyani Dadisa from
Balika Vadhu) and Anupam Shyam (Thakur Sajjan Singh from Pratigya) won the "Teekha Character Award". The Awards in the other categories were: "Dulara Character"-Jay Soni(Ishaan from Sasural Genda Phool ), Shivaji Satam (ACP radioman from CID) and Giaa Manek (Gopi from Saathiya)."Bhavuk Character Award"-Vishal Singh (Jigar from Saathiya) and Smitha Bansal (Sumitra from Balika Vadhu).
"Bechara Character Award"-Nandish Sandhu (Veer from Uttaran), Rajendra Chawla (Pashupatinath from
Saas Bina Sasural) and Vaishali Thakkar (Damini from Uttaran). The "Shaksiyat Award" was given to
Amitabh Bachchan to honor his contributions to the Indian Cinema.Performance on the songs of Legendary Kishore Kumar was performed by
Arjun Bijlani and
Rubina Dilaik to pay tribute to the singer for his contributions to the Indian Music.The show ended with the exhilarating performance by
Katrina Kaif leaving the audience awestruck.