Every year Zee talkies have their separate awards function in the form of ‘Maharashtracha favourite Kon?’ with the voting open for shortlisted Marathi films and their artistes & other technical experts. This year too, there was overwhelming response from the viewers, who casted their votes, for their favourites. And, this year ‘Double Seat’ bagged maximum awards in different sections of this Viewer’s choice awards. The awards were presented to the winners, at an event held in Mumbai, recently.
However, the best film award went to ‘Dr.Prakash Baba Amte’ a sensible film made on a social subject. The best direction award went to Paresh Mokashi for the film ‘Elizabeth Ekadashi’. Needless to add that Ankush Choudhary and Mukta Barve were adjudged the favourite actor and actress respectively . The favourite supporting actor and actress awards went to Vaibhav Mangale and Sai Tamhankar. The main attraction of the event was the presence of Nana Patekar and Makarand Anaspure, who were felicitated by Zee talkies, for their efforts to help the families of poor farmers, in drought hit places in Maharashtra. A cheque amounting to Rs. 5 Lakh was presented to their NAAM Foundation. Some entertaining programmes were also presented by popular Marathi artistes, on this occasion. Siddharth Chandekar and Vaibhav Tatwavdi anchored the show.
Telecast of this event will be shown on 20 the December 2015 at 7 pm on Zee talkies channel.