Zee Kannada airs Hemmeya Kannadiga 2018 on 17th and 18th March, an evening celebrating the Pride of Karnataka at 7.30 PM
Bangalore: Zee Kannada’s Hemmeya Kannadiga 2018 is all set to recognize outstanding individuals from all walks of life, who have done Karnataka proud by honouring them across 22 award categories. Bringing together some of the most noble and admirable individuals under one roof, Zee Kannada has curated this unique platform to celebrate the extraordinary achievers of 2017. The star-studded event was held on 3rd March, 2018, at Koramangala Indoor Stadium in Bangalore, and will be aired 17th and 18th March, at 7:30 PM, only on Zee Kannada.
Hemmeya Kannadiga 2018 is a one-of-a-kind award ceremony by Zee Kannada that salutes the greatest achievers of Karnataka who have contributed to the society, and to the entertainment industry. The enthralling ceremony brought together the most eminent individuals to the sensational ‘Pink Carpet’, where they paradedthrough traditional music and dance, with the feeling of pride. Aplatform was provided to the attendees, to welcome and celebrate other noteworthy achievers, including Vishweshwar Bhat, Dr. Hamsalekha, Vijay Prakash, Arjun Janya, Santosh Hegde and Sandalwood’s superstars Puneeth Rajkumar, Rocking Star Yash,Vijay Raghavendra, Jaggesh , Rashmika Mandanna, Juli Lakshmi, the esteemed judge from Drama Juniors – Rockline Venkatesh, Sriimurali, and Rakshit Shetty.
Some cherished moments from Hemmeya Kannadiga 2018 –
– When Ramesh Aravind, the host of the popular show – Weekend with Ramesh, received his Award from a very special group of people and Rocking Star Yash
– When the Zee Kannada Kutumba visited ShivakumarSwamiji to honour him with an Award
– When Senior poet Nissar Ahmed shared a memory 0f Dr.Rajkumar with his son PuneethRajkumar
The exuberant Anushree and the ebullient Ramesh Aravind hosted the glorious evening that honored these individuals across 22 award categories namely – Proud Literary Figure, Proud Journalist, Proud Woman Achiever, Proud Sportsperson, Proud Icon, Proud Common Man, Proud Social Worker, Proud Theatre Activist, Proud Farmer, Proud Inspiration, Proud Lifetime Achiever, Proud Lyricist, Proud Voice, Proud Musician, Proud Supporting Role, Proud Director, Proud Cross Border Achiever, Proud Heroine, Proud Hero, Proud Honorary Award, Proud Film, Proud Young Talent. The night filled with glitz and glamour would remain to be an unforgettable one.
The evening included a line-up of sizzling performances by Sandalwood stars Duniya Vijay, Rangayana Raghu, Shanvi Shrivatsa, and exclusive performances by Roaring Star Sriimurali. The event also witnessed an enchanting special performance by the all-time favourite top fictional show stars from Zee Kannada Kutumba. The celebratory mood will reach its peak as Zee Kannada recognizes the contribution of various achievers and artists, thereby strengthening the channel’s relationship with viewers.
Commenting on the inception of Hemmeya Kannadiga 2018, Raghavendra Hunsur, Business Head – Zee Kannada said, “I assume I speak for everyone when I say that the year 2017 has been very special to the people of Karnataka. Zee Kannadais proud of belonging to the land of many remarkable achievers and at the same time, feel extremely honoured to be able to not just acknowledge, but reward their contribution in our everyday lives.”