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With this issue we’re celebrating our 11th Anniversary! Thank you, one and all here at GR8!, all of our dedicated readers and our entire TV fraternity...

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The ITA Awards 2013 - Top 5 Nominees...

The Indian Television Academy Award
The Indian Television Academy Award

1-Best Actor Drama-
Ram Kapoor-Bade Achhe Lagte Hain-SONY
Anas Rashid-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS
Bhavesh Balchandani -Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-STAR PLUS
Karan Singh Grover-Qubool Hai-ZEE TV
Vivian Dsena-Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon-COLORS

2-Best Actress Drama-
Deepika Singh-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS
Harshita Ojha-Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-STAR PLUS
Jennifer Winget-Saraswatichandra-STAR PLUS
Sakshi Tanwar-Bade Achhe Lagte Hain-SONY
Sarita Joshi-Savdhaan India - 100 Days, 100 Fightbacks-LIFE OK

3-Best Director Drama-
Santosh Bhatt-Uttaran-COLORS
Rohit Raj Goyal-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS
Arif Shamsi & Vaibhav Mutha-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Waseem Sabir-Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-STAR PLUS
Arvind Babbal-Saraswatichandra-STAR PLUS

4-Best Serial Drama-
Balika Vadhu-Balika Vadhu-COLORS
Contiloe Entertainment Pvt. Ltd-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-STAR PLUS
Sumeet Mittal-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS
Saraswatichandra-Saraswatichandra-STAR PLUS

5-Best Actor Comedy-
Dilip Joshi -Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah-SAB TV
Rohitashv Gour-Lapataganj Ek Baar Phir-SAB TV
Kapil Sharma-Comedy Nights With Kapil-COLORS
Ali Asgar-Jeannie Aur Juju-SAB TV
Rajendra Gupta -Chidiya Ghar-SAB TV

6-Best Actress Comedy-
Upasana Singh-Comedy Nights With Kapil-COLORS
Sucheta Khanna -Lapataganj Ek Baar Phir-SAB TV
Kavita Kaushik-F I R-SAB TV
Kanika Maheshwari-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS
Bharti Achrekar-Chidiya Ghar-SAB TV

7-Best Director Comedy-
Preeti Simoes/ Rajiv Dingra-Comedy Nights With Kapil-COLORS
Shashank Bali-F I R-SAB TV
Dharram verma-Lapataganj Ek Baar Phir-SAB TV
Rajan Waghdhare-Jeannie Aur Juju-SAB TV
Anil Dubey-Chidiya Ghar-SAB TV


8-Best Serial Comedy

F I R-Binaifer & Sanjay Kohli-SAB TV
Lapataganj Ek Baar Phir-Lapataganj Ek Baar Phir-SAB TV
Comedy Nights With Kapil-SOL & K9 Productions-COLORS
The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir Season 2-The Suite Life of Karan & Kabir Season 2-DISNEY CHANNEL
Jeannie Aur Juju-Rajive Mehra-SAB TV


9-Best Actor in a Supporting Role-
Anoop Soni-Balika Vadhu-COLORS
Kanwaljeet Singh-Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi...Meri Bhabhi-STAR PLUS
Ali Asgar-Comedy Nights With Kapil-COLORS
Sunil Grover-Comedy Nights With Kapil-COLORS
Shekhar Shukla-F I R-SAB TV


10-Best Actress in a Supporting Role-
Supriya Pilgaonkar-Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi...Meri Bhabhi-STAR PLUS
Mansi Salvi -Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara-STAR PLUS
Neelu Waghela-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS
Upasna Singh-Bani - Ishq Da Kalma-COLORS
Sonali verma -Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hain-STAR PLUS

11-Best Actor in a Negative Role-

Chetan Hansraj-Jodha Akbar-ZEE TV
Harsh Vashisht -Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-STAR PLUS
Mohit Raina -Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev-LIFE OK
Krunal Pandit -Pavitra Rishta-ZEE TV
Chandresh Singh -Balika Vadhu-COLORS


12-Best Actress in a Negative Role-

Ashwini Kalsekar-Jodha Akbar-ZEE TV
Alka Kaushal -Qubool Hai-ZEE TV
Aashka Goradia -Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Mona Ambegaonkar-Kaisa Yeh Ishkq Hai-LIFE OK
Kanika Maheshwari-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS


13-Best Historical/Mythological Serial-

Jodha Akbar-Jodha Akbar-ZEE TV
Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-Contiloe Entertainment Pvt. Ltd-SONY
Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev-Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev-LIFE OK


14-Best Thriller / Horror Serial-

Crime Patrol Dastak-Narendra Kokabankar-SONY
Adaalat-Contiloe Entertainment Pvt. Ltd-SONY
Har Yug Mein Ayega Ek Arjun-Four Lions Films-STAR PLUS
Savdhaan India - 100 Days, 100 Fightbacks-Saregama India Pvt. Ltd.-LIFE OK
Fear Files...Darr Ki Sacchi Tasvirein-Contiloe Entertainment Pvt. Ltd-ZEE TV


15-Best Anchor - Game/Quiz Show-
Derek O'Brien-Bournvita Quiz Contest-COLORS
Gaurav Chopra-Big Switch 4-BINDAAS
Amitabh Bachchan-Kaun Banega Crorepati-SONY
Beg Borrow Steal - Season 10-Beg Borrow Steal - Season 10-BINDAAS
Ashmit Patel-Superdude Season 2-BINDAAS


16-Best Anchor - Music & Film-based Show-
Karan Wahi-Nach Baliye - 5-STAR PLUS
Koel Purie Rinchet-On the couch with Koel - Frieda Pinto-TV Today Network
Beverly Kim White-Thank God its Friday-NDTV 24X7
Manish Paul-Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa - 6-COLORS
Ragini Khanna-Indian's Best Dramebaaz-ZEE TV


17-Best Anchor - News/Current Affairs Show-
Rajdeep Sardesai-India At 9-CNN- IBN
Punya Prasun Bajpai-10 Tak-TV Today Network
Sumeet Raghavan-Jay Hind-INTERNET
Rahul Kanwal-Centrestage - Inside Lanka's museum of horrors-TV Today Network
Rahul Kanwal-Centrestage-Answer this Mr.Pawar!-TV Today Network


18-Best Anchor - Talk/Chat Show-
Shailesh Lodha-Waah Waah Kya Baath Hai-SAB TV
Karan Thapar-Devil's Advocate-CNN- IBN
Sagarika Ghose-Face The People-CNN- IBN
Rajdeep Sardesai-Big B 70 Years Young-CNN- IBN
Sumeet Raghavan-Jay Hind-INTERNET
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POPULAR
19-Best Actor - Desh Ka Sitara  -
Gautam Rode-Saraswatichandra -STAR PLUS
Kunal Karan Kapoor - -Na bole tum na bole Hum.. -COLORS
Karan Singh Grover -Qubool hai -ZEE TV
Vivian D'scena- RK- Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon-COLORS
Arhaan behal-Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se-ZEE TV

20-Best Actress – Desh Ki Dhadkan –
Dhrashti Dhami-Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon-COLORS
Jennifer Winget-Saraswatichandra -STAR PLUS
Devoleena Bhattacharjee-Saath Nibhaana Saathiya-STAR PLUS
Surbhi Jyoti -Qubool Hai-ZEE TV
Hina khan -Yeh Rishta Kya kehlata hai-STAR PLUS


21-Desh Ka Dharavahik (Best Serial)-
Madhubala-COLORS-
Qubool Hai-ZEE-
Diya Aur Bati Hum-STAR PLUS-
Saraswatichandra-STAR PLUS-
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah-SAB TV


22-Best Entertainment Channel -
COLORS- -
ZEE TV
Star Plus
SAB TV
SONY TV
Life OK


23-Best News Channel Hindi –

ABP NEWS
IBN 7
AAJ TAK
NDTV India
Zee News

24-Best News Channel English-

NDTV 24X7- -
CNN-IBN
BBC
TIMES NOW
HEADLINES TODAY
 
25-GR8! Face of the Year - Male-
Gautam Rode-Star Plus-
Sidharth Shukla-Colors-
Faizal Khan-Sony TV-
Mohit Raina-Life Ok-
Rithvik Dhanjani-Zee TV-

26-GR8! Face of the Year - Female-
Toral Rasputra-Colors-
Asha Negi-Zee TV-
Disha Vakhani-Sab TV-
Drashti Dami-Colors-
Surbhi Jyoti-Zee TV-


TECHNICAL
27-Desk ka Ladla/Ladli(Most Promosing Child Star)
 Shivansh -Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hain-STAR PLUS
Faizal Khan -Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Harshita Ojha -Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-STAR PLUS
Bhavesh Balchandani -Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-STAR PLUS
Aryan Sharma-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS

28-Best Art Direction-
Tarun Ahuja-Balika Vadhu-COLORS
Sabu Cyril-Bigg Boss - 6-COLORS
Sandesh & Vishwanath-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Omang Kumar-Bigg Boss - 6-COLORS
Sandesh & Vishwanath-Jodha Akbar-ZEE TV


29-Best Costumes-
Nidhi Yasha-Jodha Akbar-ZEE TV
Roopa Arun Sharma-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS
Nikhat Mariyam Neerushaa-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Reena Chopra & Rupa - Arun-Saraswatichandra-STAR PLUS
Nikhat Mariyam Neerushaa-Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev-LIFE OK


30-Best Dialogues-
B M Vayas-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Raghuvir Shekhawat-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS
Amit Aaryan-F I R-SAB TV
Aparajta Sharma-Qubool Hai-ZEE TV
Ashwni Dhir-Lapataganj Ek Baar Phir-SAB TV

31-Best Editing-
Jay & Ghadiali-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS
K Raigopal-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Deependra Singh Vats-Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev-LIFE OK
Kshitijia Khandagale-Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-STAR PLUS
Ajeet Singh-Crime Patrol Dastak-SONY


32-Best Game/Quiz Show-

Big Switch 4-Big Switch 4-BINDAAS
Videowars-Videowars-BINDAAS
Kaun Banega Crorepati-Kaun Banega Crorepati-SONY
Disney Q Family Mastermind-Disney Q Family Mastermind-DISNEY CHANNEL
Indian Quiz League-Indian Quiz League-NET GEO

33-Best Interstiatial/Filler-
Gustakhi Maaf-Gustakhi Maaf-NDTV INDIA
Sharad Sharma-Budget Bahadur-NDTV INDIA
Angry Appa-Angry Appa-BINDAAS
Leading with the news promo-Leading with the news promo-NDTV 24X7
Restless Cities-Restless Cities-BINDAAS


34-Best Lyricist-
Raghuvendra Singh-Jhilmil Sitaaron Ka Aangan Hoga-SAHARA ONE
Gagan Riar -Bani - Ishq Da Kalma-COLORS
Vibha Tewari-Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon-COLORS
Shobhnath Bharadwaj-Aaj Tak Care Awards-AAJ TAK
Aalok Shrivastav-Puchta hai Aaj tak, aakhir kab tak-TV TODAY NETWORK


35-Best Mini Series-
Bigger Higher Faster-Bigger Higher Faster-NDTV 24X7
News Nation Network Pvt Ltd-Bemisaal 100 saal-News Nation Network Pvt
Indrajit Ray-Beg Borrow Steal - Season 10-BINDAAS
Swati Thiyagarajan-Born Wild : Out of Africa-NDTV 24X7
Building India-Building India-BLOOMBERG


36-Best Music & Film Based Show-
Puja Talwar-Bollywood Roots-NDTV 24X7
An affair to remember - The Parting-An affair to remember - The Parting-TV TODAY NETWORK
An affair to remember-when geeta sang-An affair to remember-when geeta sang-TV TODAY NETWORK
An affair to remember - Shyam Talkies-An affair to remember - Shyam Talkies-TV TODAY NETWORK
An affair to rememember - Anil Biswas-An affair to rememember - Anil Biswas-TV TODAY NETWORK

37-Best News/Current Affairs Show-

Jay Hind-Jay Hind-INTERNET
Uma shankar-Jamhooriyat Ki Jung-NDTV INDIA
Zoom Entertainment Network Ltd-Planet Bollywood News-ZOOM
India At 9-India At 9-CNN- IBN
Rajat Khanna/Vimal Mohan-Hausle ki Udaan-NDTV INDIA


38-Best Reality Show-
Bigg Boss - 6-Bigg Boss - 6-COLORS
Beg Borrow Steal - Season 10-Beg Borrow Steal - Season 10-BINDAAS
DID Supermoms-DID Supermoms-ZEE TV
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa - 6-Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa - 6 -COLORS
Indian Idol Junior-Indian Idol Junior-SONY


39-Best Singer-

Anand Raj Anand-Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-STAR PLUS
Kailash Kher & Subha Mugdal-Diya aur Bati Hum-STAR PLUS
Harshdeep Kaur-Bani - Ishq Da Kalma-COLORS
Arijeet Singh & komal Rizvi-Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon-COLORS
Tochi Raina-Yeh Hai Aashiqui-BINDAAS


40-Best Story-

Purnendu Shekhar/ Gajra Kottary-Balika Vadhu-COLORS
Shashi Mittal-Diya Aur Bati Hum-STAR PLUS
Lapataganj Ek Baar Phir-Lapataganj Ek Baar Phir-SAB TV
Contiloe Entertainment Pvt Ltd-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Chidiya Ghar-Chidiya Ghar-SAB TV


41-Best Talk/Chat Show-
Big B 70 Years Young-Big B 70 Years Young-CNN IBN
Nidhi Kulpati-Awaaz Uthao-NDTV INDIA
Appointment-Appointment-TV 18
Ballot Trail Karnataka-Banglore civic mess-Ballot Trail Karnataka-Banglore civic mess-TV TODAY NETWORK
K9 Productions & SOL-Comedy Nights with Kapil-COLORS

 
42-Best Teleplay-
Jainesh Ijazdar-Qubool Hai-ZEE TV
Seema Mantri-Diya Aur Bati hum-STAR PLUS
Surbhi Saral-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Subramannian S Iyer-Crime Patrol Dastak-SONY
Faizal Akhtar-Qubool Hai-ZEE TV


43-Best Television Event-
Cineyug Worldwide-Colors Golden Petal Awards-COLORS
Bournvita Quiz Contest-Bournvita Quiz Contest-COLORS
Budget - 2013-Budget - 2013-BLOOMBERG
Agenda Aaj Tak-Agenda Aaj Tak-TV TODAY NETWORK
Cineyug-Color's Screen Awards-COLORS


44-Best Title Music/Song Track-
Inderjeet Bawra & Paramjeet Bawra-Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev-LIFE OK
Karthik Shah-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Shaleen Sharma-Na Bole Tum ... Na Maine Kuch Kaha - Season 2-COLORS
Aakash - Vihaan-Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara-STAR PLUS
Lalit Sen-Balika Vadhu-COLORS

45-Best TV Documentary-
Ballot Trail Karanataka……-Ballot Trail Karanataka -HINDUTVA LABORATORY BACKLASH... Mangalore -TV TODAY NETWORK
News Nation Network Pvt Ltd-Ab telegram Nahi aayga-NEWS NATION
Vishnu Som-At The Crossroads: The Andaman Jarawa Conundrum-NDTV 24X7
Minnie Vaid-Awaaz Aala ( I can Hear)-NEWS X
Ballot Trail Karnataka - It wow to woes-Ballot Trail Karnataka - It wow to woes-TV TODAY NETWORK

46-Best Videography-
Ravi Naidu-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Sanjay Memane-Bade Achhe Lagte Hain-SONY
Sudesh Kotian-Diya Aur Bati hum-STRA PLUS
Sanjay Agrawal-Everest: Indian Army Women's Expedition-DISCOVERY
Balu Dahifle-Ek Nanad Ki Khushiyon Ki Chaabi...Meri Bhabhi-STRA PLUS

47-Best Visual Effects-
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa - 6-Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa - 6-COLORS
Deepak S V-Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap-SONY
Hardik Gajjar-Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev-LIFE OK
Beyond Dreams-Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera-STAR PLUS
Vertex Volt-Supercop V/S Supervillian, Shapath"Dwarf"-LIFE OK