Pune Press Guild, a prime body of Pune print media started a Debutant awards from last year namely 'Marathi Chitra Padarpan Puraskar.' In this unusual award ceremony, all the debutants who made their debut in the year of 2011 in various technical as well as major categories in Marathi film industry got felicitated. This award function held@ National Film Archives', Pune, on Tuesday, 13th March 2012.
There were total 24 categories for these debutant awards in film and non film category. In non film section there were 5 categories– best singer male and female, best lyrics, best music and best album. While best executive producer, publicity stills, publicity design, publicity, distribution, singer male and female, music, editor, cinematographer, lyrics, supporting actor-actress, child artist, best actress and best actor, director and film in film categories.
Pune Press guild, created 5 different categories in these awards viz executive producer, publicity stills, publicity design, publicity, distribution, although these were not the debutant, the prime motive was to appreciate these 'Off the limelight' categories.