KALAKAR AWARDS Announced in Kolkata by Chiranjeet Chakraborty, Wasim Kapoor and Miss Jojo

By J P Mandal and Asmita Mukherjee (newsdesk.kolkata@washingtonbanglaradio.com)

KALAKAR AWARDS TROPHY Unveiled by Chiranjeet and Miss Jojo
Kalakaar Awards Trophy unveiled by Chiranjeet and Miss Jojo

Kolkata, Jan 8 (Washington Bangla Radio) - Veteran Tollywood Bengali film Actor Chiranjeet Chakraborty recently unveiled the prestigious trophy of the 24th Annual Kalakar Awards 2016 to be held on 24th January.

The actor was accompanied by renowned painter Wasim Kapoor and popular singer Miss Jojo. Also present at the ceremony were several members of the Kalakaar Foundation Parivar including Ashok Kalanuria who instituted the Kalakar Awards.

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“It will be a night to remember, with the honoring and felicitating of several artistes for excellence in their work. Team Kalakaar promises to honour the exceptional talented artists of Bollywood and Tollywood and to keep the Kalakar Awards flag fluttering high in the winds of Cinema, Television & Entertainment.” said Ashok Kalanuria at the event.

The gala award ceremony will be held at the Science City Auditorium. Previous ceremonies have seen the likes of Anupam Kher, Farah Khan, Boman Irani, Dharmendra and many more top stars of Bollywood gracing the event.

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Leading television stars also grace the Kalakar Awards every year. The organizers have promised that this year the ceremony will be more star-studded than ever though they were of course not keen on divulging the names of the awardees before the final event.

Live Music Performance

The announcement event also doubled as a new year get-together and a number of mesmerizing performances from different singers enthralled the audience.