Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Mumbai (UNI): Big B, Shah Rukh and his son Aryan Khan have won AVA awards for the best voices behind the scenes in a glittering ceremony in Mumbai.
Amitabh Bachchan won the award for best anchor host male for KBC, while Shah Rukh Khan won for best dubbing voice male animation, for Hum Lajawab Hai, the dubbed hindi version of the Oscar winning movie The Incredibles, and his son Aryan Khan won the award for best dubbing child voice artist male for the same cartoon movie, in the children category.
However, none of them were present to collect the awards.
The first of its kind awards, which felicitates the voice behind the scenes like RJ's (radio jockey's), voice over artists, narrators, anchors and so on, had their first ever award ceremony, last night. AVA which had its inception since 1999 has 500 members in the association ranging from newcomers to veterans like Amin Sayani, Tabassum, among others.
The awards which were given under the TV, Radio, documentary, technical category and so on saw winners like Bollywood veteren Kader Khan who won the best anchor host male for Telebrands. The best anchor host female for 'Telezoom Jackpot' went to superstar of South Khushboo.
Ms Swati Subramanium won a whopping four awards in various categories like, ''voice of the year female,'' ''promo voice female for serial 'Home Minister', character voice in radio, and character voice female in TV category.
The other awards in the special category includes, 'Voice of the year' in Hindi and Marathi which was given to Vinod Kulkarni, 'Lifetime achievement award given to Ajay Chhadha, Excellent roduction House given to Lingo Production house and Production House of the year was 'Super Ads'. Most innovative use of voice award was given to Asif Ali Baig. Quality production house award was given to Films Division. While the 'Pt Vinod Sharma' award was given to 'Dot Spot Productions.'