Zee Bangla’s success story at the Telly Awards, presented by the Kolkata-based daily Sangbad Pratidin, continues. Like 2007, this year, too, Zee Bangla walked away with the majority of awards at the Complan Kesar Badam Telly Samman 2008.
Zee Bangla got the Best Awards in Best Reality and Musical Show for ‘Dance Bangla Dance’ and ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’, respectively; Best Award for Mega Serial went to ‘Khela’; Zee Bangla’s Ravi Ojha, who had bagged the Best Serial Director Award last year, was awarded in the same category this year, too, for ‘Mohona’; the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Male and Female Anchor Awards, too, went to Zee Bangla.
The Best Awards for Sports Show, Travel and Game Show went to ETV Bangla for ‘Khelte Khelte’, ‘Jacchi’ and ‘Rojgere Ginni’, respectively.
The Best News Reader and Best Talk/Chat Show Awards were given to 24 Ghanta Channel.
The Awards for the Best Children’s Programme and District News based Programme went to Akaash Bangla.
Sabitri Chattopadhyay, a popular Bengali actress of yesteryears, received the Life Time Achievement Award, which was given away by film director Aparna Sen.