Kolkata, 6th October: The recently concluded Nakshatra Samman, organised by TV9 Bangla at ITC Royal Bengal, Kolkata, aims to honour the real heroes of Bengal on a global scale. Those belonging to the various disciplines like Academics, Arts, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Films, Literature, performing arts, Philanthropy, Medicine, Music, Science, Space, Sports, and Theatre have contributed to society at large but may not appear to be in the limelight to that extent as it should have been. On this occasion, TV9 Bangla grabs the opportunity to bolster TV9 Network’s Nav Nakshatra Samman, the prestigious and remarkable award show known for its exclusiveness across the Southern states of India, brings Nakshatra (Bengali pronunciation as Nakkhatra) Samman in the East for the first time in the history.
The honourable presence of the MD of TV9 Network, Barun Das, has made this occasion remarkable and his bestowing ‘Nakshatra Samman’ for the Lifetime Achievements to the most-acclaimed heroes creates a history in the industry of the Bengali news television channel.
The recipients of TV9 Bangla Nakshatra Samman for Lifetime Excellence Awards are as follows:
- Literature- Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay
- Sports- Jhulan Goswami
- Arts- Jogen Chowdhury
- Music – Ajay Chakraborty
- Theatre- Shabitri Chatterjee
- Philanthropy- Ramkrishna Mission
- Magic- PC Sorcar
- Elocution- Jaganatha Basu & Urmimala Basu
- Medicine- Prof. Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee
Besides these, those who have made an indelible mark in society for their outstanding and noble deeds for this year are as follows:
- Science & Space- Amitava Ghosh
- Poet- Joy Goswami
- Entrepreneurship- Chandrasekhar Ghosh
- Economy- Sanjiv Sanyal
Nevertheless, TV9 Bangla has attributed to felicitate the five superwomen who have defeated the evils in society by facing challenges thereby making a remarkable contribution and inspiring an exemplary figure, named Annya Durga that also is a prelude to the upcoming Durga Puja Festivities empowering womanhood.
- Anya Durga- Shanti Rai
- Anya Durga- Jyotsna She
- Anya Durga- Parbati Jana
- Anya Durga- Neha Chik Boriak
- Anya Durga- Piyali Basak
This year’s Vishesh Samman has been conferred to Mursalim Shaikh for his heroic feat. This brave 12-year-old son of a migrant labourer has saved hundreds of passengers’ lives by averting the Tripura-Bound Kanchenjunga Express train from mishap.
TV9 Bangla Nakshatra Samman Co-presented by SRMB and Co-powered by Sunrise Mashla, Indian Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM), Sobisco, Chanakya University and Katha O Kahini has lists of sponsors as follows:
Broadband Partner- Alliance Broadband
Gold Plated Jewellery Partner- Rumpa Jewellery
Skincare Partner- Oshea
Fashion Partner- Sriniketan
Knowledge Partner- Sister Nivedita University (SNU)
Food Partner- Lalbaba Rice
Special Partner- Zinthol
Special Partner- Narayana
Fragrance Partner- Wild Stone
Associate Partner- Cycle Agarbatti
Hospital Partner- AMRI Salt Lake
Print Partner- Sangbad Pratidin
Radio Partner- Red FM
Watch the Nakshatra Samman this Saturday, 7th October, 6 pm onwards exclusively on TV9 Bangla.