Friday, March 31, 2006
New Delhi(UNI): After the stars of the big screen mesmerized audiences at various film awards functions in the last two months, it is the turn of their small screen counterparts to ''sweep TV viewers off their feet with their charm''. A galaxy of television's most popular stars, who have become a part of everyday lives of viewers through serials like 'Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki', 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi bahu Thi', 'Kum Kum' and 'Ba Bahu Aur Baby' will enthrall TV audiences at the 4th STAR Parivaar Awards this weekend.
To be on Star Plus on Sunday at 1900 hrs, this year's edition of the Star Parivaar Awards will see the popular television stars of the various serials on Star Plus come together in all their camaraderie to cheer, share, celebrate and reward all the adulation received by them and their co-stars, in return for the hard work which they put in each day of the week, day after day, all through the year. The only awards show in the world which lauds the character and not just the actor, the Star Parivaar Awards this year will have some more categories, in addition to the earlier ones, including that of 'Favourite Dada', 'Favourite Saas', 'Favourite Naya Sadasya'.
Like every year, this year's edition of the awards will also have performances by some of the popular stars of the Star Plus serials. For example, the show will feature Vikas Sethi (Swayam in 'Kahiin To Hoga'), Chaitanya Chaoudhury (Akshat in 'Kahiin To Hoga') and Manoj Bohra (Prem in 'Kasautti Zindagii Kay') perform to the popular number 'Vatrakunda Mahakalya' from 'Rang De Basanti'. It will also witness performances by Leela, Pravina , Meenaxi, and Gattu from the popular comic saga- 'Baa, Bahoo Aur Baby' who will dance to the tunes of 'Aao Twist Karen', 'Chunari - Chunari' and 'Mujhse Shaadi Karogi'. Also showcasing their performances at the event will be popular TV stars Parmeet Sethi (who will regale audiences with his various avatars as 'Don'), Sangeeta Ghosh (Pammi of 'Des Mein Nikla Hoga Chand'), Juhi Parmar('Kumkum'), Barkha Bisht, Indraneil Sengupta , Eijaz Khan, Surveen Chawla. and the popular Hussain (Sumeet in 'Kumkum').
As many as 1.8 crores voted this year to chose their favourites in various categories at the Star Parivar awards, where the winners are chosen and voted for in different categories through email, telephone and SMS. While, the much-loved soaps and the K-series of the channel like- 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi', 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii', 'Kasauti Zindagi Kay', 'Kahin Toh Hoga', 'Kavyaanjali' and 'Kum Kum' bagged numbers across categories, coming close this time as the new entrant and for the first time ever on STAR Parivaar is the channel's 10.00 pm weekend soap -'Baa Bahoo Aur Baby'. The show will also witness the conferring of a special award to the acclaimed Gujarati theatre stalwart and Savita of 'Kyunki'-Apara Mehta.