In 2001, this grand tradition took shape and since very first year, it has acclaimed, appreciated and supported by all Gujarati Entertainment fraternity. The overwhelming response from Press, Media, Celebrities etc has put these awards to a prestigious place in the Gujarati Film, TV and Stage Industry.
During past decade more than 500 Artists and Technicians have been felicitated with love and respect to them. This Grand historical tradition has completed a decade. This year 11th Annual Transmedia Gujarati Screen and Stage Award will be held at Hotel Tulip Star, Juhu, Mumbai on 16th March, 2012 ( Friday ) 06.30 pm.
Shri Vajubhai Wala ( Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Labor and Employment, Gujarat State ) has agreed to remain present as the Chief guest and Hon’ble Mayor of Ahmedabad City Shri Aashit Vora, who himself is an Artist as well as Dancing star Jitendra Kapoor has also agreed to remain present as the Special Guest this year.
During Jan’11 to Dec’11, 60 Gujarati Feature Films were released. There is competition between 13 Gujarat Dramas, 40 Mumbai Dramas and 3 TV Serials. Our honorable Judges committee has previewed all these productions thoroughly and the nominees for around 50 categories will be declared today.
Entertainment part is being taken care by Abhilash Ghoda and Keyur Desai. Whilst the Grandeur of Stage Décor and Light Sound etc. is of Raju Savla ( Munjal Themes and Events ), the magic of which will spellbound the audiences same as he does every year.
This year there will be performances of Arvind Vegda’s popular song ‘ Bhala Mori Rama’, Gujarati Kolawari D, Devang Patel, Prity-Pinky, Sward Dance by Meghal Maniraj Barot, On the tunes of which Pranjal Bhatt, Kiran Acharya, Mona Theeba, Chandan Rathod, Hiten Kumar, Hitu Kanodiya, Dhawan Mewada etc will perform dances to shake the stage.
There were NO sponsors in the beginning, but slowly this Tradition proved it is worth and got recognition. Sponsors contributed their sponsorship support, which started by ISCON group and SAI group. This year Balajay Infrastructure and Neelkanth group, Dharmadev Infrastructure has come forward as sponsors. Hopefully big Gujarati Industrial groups will come forward to contribute in future, to support this worth event.
Jasminbhai has also taken initiative with Shri Hirachand Dand of Madhu Videotech, to establish ‘Gujarati Film and Television Producers’ Association’, to support the unity of Gujarati Film-TV Industry and raise voice for the development and upliftment of the same.
In addition to all these the Other activities like Gujarati Vikas Manch for Gujaratis, Transmedia is on way for establishing it’s Guajarati Entertainment channel (DHAMAAL) and News channel ( Satya Samachar ) shortly. National Spiritual channel ‘SOHAM’ has already been launched and receiving unbelievable viewership response.