Shakti…Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii sweeps five awards at 5th COLORS Golden Petal Awards

~ Spectacular performances and well-deserved awards make for a truly memorable evening ~
~ 5th COLORS Golden Petal Awards to be aired later this month on COLORS ~
Mumbai, 12th April 2017: A transgender’s struggle for her identity, the trials and tribulations of a misunderstood God, making ‘Indiawale’ the true heroes of the country and introducing an app-based LIVE singing reality show. This is just a fraction of the different narratives unleashed by COLORS in 2016 which have received strong audience support. The leading Hindi General Entertainment Channel has, over the past year, unlocked entertainment avenues through its path-breaking line-up of fiction and non-fiction offerings. And honoring the outstanding talent across genres, COLORS today celebrated the5th COLORS Golden Petal Awards in a star-studded event. As the entire COLORS family came together to toast the best performers, the power was put in the hands of the viewers to select their all-round favorites. Viewers will get a chance to witness the magnificence of the 5th COLORS Golden Petal Awards later this month on COLORS.
Commenting on the 5th COLORS Golden Petal Awards, Raj Nayak, CEO – COLORS said, “There is no greater joy than celebrating a year filled with many achievements and milestones. The 5th COLORS Golden Petal Awards commemorates a year where we have witnessed a plethora of big-ticket launches like Naagin, Shakti, Karmphal Data Shani, Swabhimaan, Dil Se Dil Tak, 24, Bigg Boss and Rising Star which have become frontrunners on Indian television. The 5th COLORS Golden Petal Awards recognizes the efforts of every show’s cast and production team, and serves as a motivator urging them to continue to put their best foot forward every day to deliver pathbreaking entertainment. It is, afterall, their contribution that makes COLORS one of India’s favourite Hindi General Entertainment channel! We would also like to thank our Presenting Sponsor Dabur Glucose D for extending their support to this grand endeavour.”
Celebrating the 5 glorious years of Golden Petal Awards, this year, the viewers were transported to a ‘Snow Wonderland’. With the theme being straight out of a fairytale, the evening was a visual extravaganza that saw Bollywood and TV biggies like Jacqueline Fernandez, Malaika Arora, Diljit Dosanjh, Mouni Roy, Rubina Dilaik, Juhi Parmar, Ssharad Malhotra, Salil Ankola, Sidharth Shukla, Jasmin Bhasin, Mohan Kapur, Adaa Khan, Sudha Chandran, Roshni Sahota, Helly Shah, Jigyasa Singh and many more walk the red carpet in their resplendent avatars.
Speaking about the event, Manisha Sharma, Programming Head – COLORS said, “What better way to beat the intense summer heat than with a thrilling and spectacular event themed around Snow and Wonderland?! The 5th COLORS Golden Petal Awards will be a treat for the viewers’ sitting at home. Be it jaw-dropping performances by our leads, adrenalin rush inducing acts, perfectly timed comic moments or a volley of well-deserved awards, this evening had all the makings of a blockbuster. We are overjoyed by the response we have received from the entertainment fraternity. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to our viewers for their support.”
The performances at the 5th COLORS Golden Petal Awards witnessed some of the viewers’ favorite television stars showcasing exhilarating acts which combined graphics and technology to create a high-tech 7D experience. The evening was hosted by comical geniuses Farah Khan and Karan Johar, who were joined by Raghav Juyal and Rubina Dilaik. Bharti Singh and Maniesh Paul enthralled audiences with her impeccable comic timing not missing a single opportunity to poke fun at Karan Johar’s new dad status. Mouni Roy’s enthusiastic opening performance to ‘Nachange Saari Raat’ set the tone for a truly sizzling evening. Filling the air with love and romance were Indian television’s favorite jodis, Sooraj (Vijayendra Kumeria) and Chakor (Meera Deosthale), Harman (Vivian Dsena) and Saumya (Rubina Dilaik), Parth (Sidharth Shukla) and Shorvari (Rashami Desai) as set the stage on fire with their scintillating act. Entering the retro zone, Rising Star expert Punjabi singing sensation Diljit Dosanjh performed some of yesteryears’ chartbusting numbers along with the leading ladies of the COLORS family. And, Diljit’s fellow Rising Star expert Monali Thakur grooved with some handsome hunks as they performed to remix songs. The lip syncing face-off between the judges Jacqueline Fernandez, Karan Johar, Ganesh Hedge and Malaika Arora proved to be the ultimate battle which raised the overall hotness quotient of the night. The night also witnessed the never-ending battle between Indian television’s two favourite Naagins, Mouni Roy and Adaa Khan as they performed to blazing hot numbers like ‘Laila Main Laila’ and ‘Tu Cheez Badi mast mast’. The night ended with a bang as young Shani (Kartikey Malviye) charmed everyone with his power packed performance to Har Har Mahadev alongside choreographer Salman Yusuf Khan.
A night filled with a gamut of emotions, the COLORS Golden Petal Awards honored actors and top-notch technically-sound experts from the fiction as well as the non-fiction genres for their incomparable contribution which has made COLORS one of the most loved Hindi GECs on television. The winners for the evening include:
Golden Petal Awards | Winners List
Sr. No
Category Name
Winner Name
Favourite Jodi
Sidharth Shukla (Parth) and Rashmi Desai (Shorvori) for Dil Se Dil Tak
Kratika Sengar (Tanuja) and Ssharad Malhotra (Rishi) for Kasam…Tere Pyaar Ki
Best Debut
Meera Deosthale (Chakor) for Udann
Best Actor
Vivian Dsena (Harman) for Shakti…Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii
Best Actress
Mouni Roy (Shivangi) for Naagin 2
Best Show (Fiction)
Karmphal Data Shani
Best Entertainment Series (Non-Fiction)
Bigg Boss
Best Actor in a Negative Role
Karuna Pandey (Kusum Sundari) for Devanshi
Monica Khanna (Shraddha Pandey) for Thapki…Pyaar Ki
Best Supporting Actress
Prachee Shah Pandya (Sharda) for Ek Shringaar…Swabhimaan
Best Comic in a Fiction Series
Pooja (Suman) and Resham (Preeti) for Thapki…Pyaar Ki
Favourite Child Artist
Kartikey Malviye (Shani) for Karmphal Data Shani
Best Personality (Female)
Rubina Dilaik (Saumya) for Shakti…Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii
Powerpacked Performer
Jasmin Bhasin (Teni) for Dil Se Dil Tak
Successfully Long-Running Show
Best Innovation in a TV Series (Fiction)
Shakti…Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii
Best Innovation in a TV Series (Non-Fiction)
Rising Star
Best Host
Maniesh Paul for Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
Best Judge
Karan Johar
Best Parivaar
Chauhan family (Ek Shringaar… Swabhimaan)
Best Comedian
Bharti Singh
Best Editor
Vicky Sharma (Naagin 2)
Best Music
Divya (Karmphal Data Shani)
Best Cinematographer (Fiction)
Sunil Kotian (Dil Se Dil Tak)
Best Director (Fiction)
Vikram (Ek Shringar… Swabhimaan)
Best Story
Shanti Bhushan and Rashmi Sharma (Shakti…Astitva Ke Eshaas Ki)
Best Screenplay
Bohnlishikha Das (Udaan)
Best Special Effects
Karmphal Data Shani
Best Dialogue
Girish Dharija (Devanshi)
Best Cinematographer (Non-Fiction)
Sukhwinder (Rising Star)
Best Director (Non-Fiction)
Huzaifa (Rising Star)
The visual extravaganza of the 5th COLORS Golden Petal Awards has been specially conceptualized and orchestrated by Cineyug Entertainment. All performances have been choreographed by Salman Yusuff Khan and Tushar Kalia.
About ‘COLORS’:
‘COLORS’ is Viacom18’s flagship brand in the entertainment space in India. A combination of ‘emotions’ and ‘variety’, COLORS, launched on 21st July 2008, offers an entire spectrum of emotions to its viewers. From Fiction Shows to Format shows to Reality shows to Blockbuster Movies – the basket contains all ‘Jazbaat Ke Rang’. ‘COLORS’ is dedicated to promoting ‘Cohesive viewing’, through programmes like Thapki…Pyaar Ki, Devanshi, Sasural Simar Ka, Shakti…Astitva Ke Ehsaas Kii, Udann, Karamphal Data Shani, Ek Shringar…Swabhimaan, Kasam…Tere Pyaar Ki, Dil Se Dil Tak, Naagin 2, Rising Star, Chhote Miyan Dhaakad, Savitri Devi College and Hospital, Bhaag Bakool Bhaag, Golden Petal Awards, Khatron Ke Khiladi and India Banega Manch amongst others.
About ‘VIACOM 18’:
Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of India’s fastest growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. A joint venture of Viacom Inc. and the Network18 Group, Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching people on air, online, on ground, in shop and through its cinema.