Many regard him as the best actor on television today, but Nandish
Sandhu"s efforts went unrecognized at the popular TV awards.
Sandhu, a.k.a Veer of Uttaran, finally had his moment of reckoning
when he was chosen as small screen"s best actor at the Newsmakers
Achievers" Awards held in Mumbai on May 1st, 2010.
“Saturday night was a memorable one as I was awarded the Best
Actor"s Award at the Newsmakers Achievers" Awards. I"d like to
thank my fans for all your love and support. I vow to entertain you
further." said an elated Sandhu.
Adding further he says, “Frankly speaking, I didn"t have much
idea about these awards. I got a call from then that I"ve been
nominated. I surfed on the net, and that"s when I realized the
pedigree of these awards. The best thing about Achievers" awards is
that it rewards people from all walks of life."
When asked whether he was disappointed at not being rewarded at
the popular TV awards, Sandhu sighed, “Apparently, I didn"t fulfil
the criteria then which required an actor to be part of a show for
more than six month. Hopefully, these accolades will follow this
Child prodigy Saloni Daini won the best stand-up comedian award
(female) while Naveen Prabhakar took the honours amongst the
Among other big achievers" were Amitabh Bachchan (Man of the
Masses) and surprisingly, controversial MNS leader Raj Thackeray
was chosen as the 'Heartthrob of Maharashtra".