Stars are seen in the darkest as they can shine brightest..with the power they stand with those struggling hand..dance, music, glory as a reward in the third Indian Television Award. On 30 November 2003 with all pomp and show, magnificent Mughal sets weaving a spellbound on the audience of the famous ITA, which took place in Goregaon sports club in Mumbai. The presence of those numerous sparkling luminaries made the award show awe and a Master wonder. All the renowned and dignifies of Television, Films, Arts, Cooperates gathered for this spectacular show.
There were remarkable performances by the famous artist, among which magical percussion performance was by Taqi Quraishi and his group which took away the audience’s heart undoubtedly. The audience was agape with the pivotal piece of evening –Aaj Ki Mumtaj, which was brilliantly written by Ashwini Dhir and directed by
Rakesh Bedi, is shown in three parts with variety. Aaj Ki Mumtaj is a satirical spoof that has an ingenuity in concept. There were waggy performances with sensuous moves on those astonishing remix tracks by Shveta Salve from ‘Kahhiin Kisi Roz’,
Deepshikha Nagpal the film star and Roopali Ganguly from the famous ‘Sanjivni’. The show has been hosted with loads of ebullience and exhilaration with a bunch of super active starts like
Yukta Mookhey so on and so forth.
The winners bridged from small screened stars including
Ekta Kapoor to
Simi Garewal to Ajay Sinha to Smriti Malhotra Irani to Pankaj Kapoor to
Farida Jalal and so on. The awards were given away by presenters who came from an equally varied cliff, having the renowned stars like
Shatrughan Sinha to Union Minister of Shipping to
Shabana Azmi, the renowned film actress to
Ramesh Sippy to Jacki Shroff ‘the fighting hero’ to Rajiv Shukla to
Gulshan Grover ‘the bad man’ and so on. The most trending show awarded as Best Serial was ‘Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ followed by Best Actor and Best Actress from the same daily soap
Ronit Roy and Smriti Malhotra Irani respectively.
Star Plus took away the crown of Best Entretainment Channel. Zee was no less, as Zee Cinemas was awarded Best Movie Channel. Music was undoubtedly won by MTV; News was by the most up-to-date new channel Aaj Tak. The last but the final performance was given up by Roop Kumar and Sonali Rathod. It was the ultimate grand and fantastically fusion staging act. It was the marvelous execution of versatility and artistic in the show. The stage and show illuminated and shimmered the whole night with most eye-catching performances.