The awards will honor outstanding talent in the Marathi entertainment industry across 21 unique categories that include film, television, theatre, and music. This season will comprise a special category titled ‘BIG Contribution to Hindi Cinema’, which will honor a Marathi actor who has created a niche for himself / herself in Bollywood.
Popular actor Vinay Apte, eminent Marathi stage actress Vandana Gupte and renowned film and theatre personality Bharat Dabholkar, who has also performed outstanding television and film roles, are confirmed jury members for the 2013 edition of the prestigious awards. The proceedings will also witness a high level of listener engagement via on-air voting polls on 92.7 BIG FM.
Present at the launch today, the jury members briefed the media about the property and expressed their appreciation at being part of the awards ceremony. Also present on the occasion were the nominees for the awards, Music Director Kaushal Inamdar and singers Rishikesh Kamerkar & Anandi Joshi.