17th Transmedia Screen & Stage Awards


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The only of its kind grand tradition of felicitating best artists and technicians very year has created history by completing 17th celebration this year. As per 55 best Gujarati artists were felicitated at The 17th Annual Transmedia Gujarati Screen and Stage Awards-2017, which was held on the evening of 17th February, 2018 at Versova Mhada Ground, Near Versova Welfare School, Next to Versova Metro Station, 7 Bunglow, Andheri (West), Mumbai.


When Stared 2001 with the blessing & presence of the then CM of Gujarat Hon’ble Shri Narendra Modi, only 8-10 films were produced in a year. Today gradually it has reached to 72. which shows the development. This year 33 Gujarati films, 31 Mumbai dramas, 18 Gujarat Dramas, 4 Television serials were in competition. More then 350 artists and technicians were nominated in around 48 various categories.


The 17th year was celebrated with grandeur of settings and Lights and The star studded glamour of performances by Film and Tv Stars of young generation.

Mr. Rashmi Kamdar and Mrs. Bhavna Kamdar (USA) is sponsoring Rs. 51,000/- cash Prize for Life Time Achievement Awardees since 2004. Chitra Vyas and Arvind Vekaria were awarded Life Time Achievement Award. Mrs. Rupa Ananad Pandit is sponsoring 51,000/- for Best Mumbai Drama . Play ‘Virar Fast’ Won this Prise.

Shri Jasmin Shah, MD of Transmedia made the moment energetic amongst the present audience of 5,000 that the Gujarati Film Industry will cross 100 crore. Also there will be a great work generation for the Artists and Technicians.

This year ‘Gujarat Tourism’ joined as main sponsor of this Mega event, Which has proved a contribution gesture for the entertainment industry. It has also added stars to the prestige and genuinely of the event, Gujarati Films are receiving encouraging response from mumbai and overseas now a days. Looking to it production houses like Pen Video Mr. Jayanti Gada are coming up with Gujarati Films in a big way, Which is a sign of positive development in Gujarati Industris.

The dignitaries present on the dias were the only Gujarti Cabinet Minister of Maharashtra

Shri Prakash Mehta as Chief Guest, Shri Jayanti Gada of Pen Video, Mr. Aanad Pandit, Mr. Manish Shah (Matunga), Mr. Pravin Kotat (ISCON Group), Mr. Bhargav Patel (PatidarSamaj), Mr. Pravin Shah (Time Groups), Mr. Ganesh Jain (Vinus), Mr. Raju Savla (Munjal Thems & Occasion) and many others. They all wished Jasmin Shah for the 17th year and also supported to his thoughts for Gujaratis at one voice.It’s a Noticeable record that since the fist year 2001, till 17th years same team has

remained associated Abhilash Ghoda, Dipak Antani, Rajkumar Jani, Raju Savla, JasminShah.


This year also the event will be telecast on ‘Soham TV Channel’. Transmedia Facebook Page while its was visited by more than 51,000 Viewers.

Gujarat Drama ‘Ananya’ of Surat shared most awards. TV serial ‘Mahek’ won majorawards whilst. In Films ‘Love ni Bhavai’, ‘Carry On Kesar’ and ‘Super Star’ best film was



Best Film Critic Award to ‘Bhanvar’, Red FM Listners Choice Popular Film to ‘Love Ni Bhavai’ & Best Film to ‘Carry on Kesar’. Best Actress Arohi Patel for ‘Love Ni Bhavai’, Sachin-Jigar Best Music Director for ‘Love Ni

Bhavai’Best Mumbai Play ‘Virar Fast’, Rajpal Yadav & Firoz Irani won the Best Comedy Artist.


Rashmi Desai declared best Debut Actress, Dhruvin Shah declared best debut Actor for

‘Super Star’ & Tiku Talsaniya best Actor for ‘Aav Taru Kari Nakhu’ Film.

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