Comedy films, plays, and actors have immensely contributed to the glorious history of the Marathi industry. However, comedy forms a small part of the nomination categories in most awards, be it for theatre or films. With the sole purpose to give comedy it's long due and rightful appreciation, Zee Talkies introduced the first-ever, the one and only comedy awards of the industry - ZEE TALKIES COMEDY AWARDS! Taking into consideration, the contribution of the comedy stars to the Marathi film fraternity, the 7th edition of 'Zee Talkies Comedy Awards' is all set to celebrate comedy and laughter with its viewers.
The nominations for the awards were recently declared and the excitement of who will bag these prestigious awards was on the rise. Films including 'Ye Re Ye Re Paisa 2', 'Choricha Mamla', 'Takatak', 'Sweety Satarkar', 'Girlfriend', and 'Girls' secured the nominations in the film category.
There's always a healthy competition between the actors to win big honors at the prestigious awards ceremony and these are the artists who bagged the ZTCA trophy this year - The award for the best film was bagged by one of the most well-deserved nominations of the evening 'Choricha Mamla'. Blowing people's minds by putting pen to paper with his amazing humor and thoughts, the best writer was awarded to Upendra Sidhaye for 'Girlfriend'. An extraordinary actor with the most amazing direction skills, Priyadarshan Jadhav got awarded the best director for his super hit film 'Choricha Mamla'. The king of all hearts, Jitendra Joshi got awarded as the best actor for 'Choricha Mamla'. The award for the best actress went to 2 well deserved actresses - Amruta Khanvilkar for 'Choricha Mamla' & Amruta Deshmukh for 'Sweety Satarkar'. The best supporting actor was awarded to Prathamesh Parab for 'Takatak'. Kirti Pendharkar was awarded the best-supporting actress for her exceptional performance in the film 'Choricha Mamla'. In addition to these categories, the diva of the Marathi film fraternity, Saie Tamhankar was honored with the “Godrej Expert Rich Crème Hair Colour Most Natural Performance of the Year” award for her astonishing performance in the film 'Girlfriend'.
Comedy queen Shreya Bugde, along with Bhau Kadam and Yogesh Shirsat, took over the mantle of hosting the Zee Talkies Comedy Awards ceremony this year, as celebs took turns to scorch the stage with their performances. Taking the stage by storm, the energy bomb Mayuresh Prem and Abhinay Berde set the stage on fire with their power-packed performance. On the other-hand the diva Sanskruti Balgude and Rasika Sunil set the stage ablaze with their KILLER moves. The audience will surely be blown away with these phenomenal performances.
Up your dose of Laughter with Zee Talkies Comedy Awards 2020 on Sunday 1st November at 12 noon & 7 PM only on Zee Talkies!
Report By: Adhishree Murdia