Zee Gaurav Awards 2011 – the most spectacular awards in Marathi Industry
Zee Marathi has announced awards to the prominent and talented personalities for their outstanding performance from 26 categories in films, 14 categories in commercial plays, 10 categories in experimental plays and 11 for revival play for Zee Gaurav 2011. This year, Zee Marathi has felicitated renowned versatile famous theatre personality Madhukar Toradmal and veteran persona from experimental theatre Arun Kakade and legendary editor of 'Sholey', 'Shaan', 'Seeta Aur Geeta' and 'Sagar' fame M. S. Shinde for the lifetime achievement award –Zee Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar. Other great achievers like Sulbha Deshpande, Dr. Mohan Agashe and Ramesh Deo took the honors of offering these Awards respectively.
A special Award named Marathi Paul Padate Pudhe, which is given for extravagant performance in Marathi as well as Hindi Film industry was given this year to cinematographer Mahesh Limaye. He has demonstrated his excellence in many Bollywood films namely, 'Corporate', 'Traffic Signal', 'Fashion' and his latest big hit - 'Dabaang' and Marathi movies like 'Uttarayan', 'Evdhasa Abhaal' and 'Natarang'. Famous Producer, Director Madhur Bhandarkar felicitated this award to Mahesh Limaye.
For this prestigious award, many well known faces from Marathi Industry marked their presence including Director N Chandra, Nivedita, Ashok Saraf, Bharat Jadhav, Devaki Pandit, Usha Nadkarni, Smita Talwalkar, Bharat Dabholkar, Makarand Deshpande, Dr Mohan Agashe, Mrunal Kulkarni, Tushar Dalvi, Sunil Barve, noted art director Nitin Desai.
The evening was marked by some dazzling dance performances by Sonali Kulkarni, Girija Oak, Mrunmayee Deshpande, Urmila Kanetkar and Aarti Solanki. Makrand Anaspure left the audience in splits with his insightful skits commenting on the current scams.
Hindi singer and music director duo Vishal-Shekhar set the stage on fire with their energetic performance.
Hosted by Swapnil Joshi and Pushkar Shrotri, Goodknight Advanced presents Zee Gaurav Awards 2011.
Sunday, March 13, 2011 @7.30pm on Zee Marathi.