STAR Ananda salutes the best of the best at Shera Bangali 2009
STAR Ananda, the most popular 24 hour free-to-air Bengali news channel felicitated eminent personalities from diverse fields for their achievements that made the Bengali community proud, nationally and internationally at a special ceremony, Shera Bangali at Science city Convention Centre today at 6 pm. This momentous ceremony has been growing from strength to strength each year and is an occasion all Bengalis keenly to be proud of.
STAR Ananda aims at reflecting and catalyzing the growth and resurgence of Bengal and also contributes to this process with this innovative programme. Shera Bangali is an earnest effort in this direction as it recognizes individuals who have not only achieved excellence in their respective fields but have also helped to bring Bengal in the national as well as international limelight.
“We have dedicated ourselves to the recognition and felicitation of those personalities who have made Bengal proud and continue to do so. Shera Bangali is the truest effort in this direction to recognize those successful Bengalis who not only have excelled in their respective fields, but have also helped in putting Bengalis in the global arena.” said Mr. Ashok Venkatramani, CEO, MCCS.
The awards were presented in a plethora of categories like art, film, music, literature, corporate, news, sports and lifetime achievement. The nominees were selected following an in-depth research made by the Star Ananda Editorial team.
It was a star studded event which started with a grand felicitation ceremony followed by a scintillating entertainment show. with stunning and enthralling performances by Shreya Ghosal, Abhijit, Hiron and Rituparna.