AVTA
AVTA

The year’s much awaited only UK Asian television awards, Asian Viewers Television Awards (AVTA) 2016 are underway.

The event, which is in its third year will see UK Asian television channels, Asian actors and actresses being recognised for their contribution to the industry.

AVTA 2016, hosted by Karan Tacker, was held at the prestigious Jumeirah Carlton Tower, London.

BizAsiaLive.com is the official media partner of AVTA 2016.

The full list of winners are below:

News Channel of the Year

Aaj Tak

ABP News **WINNER**

ARY News

NDTV 24×7

News 18

Times Now

Reality Programme of the Year

Big Boss

Dance Plus 2

Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa **WINNER**

Music Channel of the Year

B4U Music **WINNER**

Brit Asia TV

PTC Punjabi

Zing

Urdu Channel of the Year

ARY

Geo TV **WINNER**

Hum TV

Peace TV

Punjabi Channel of the Year

Akaal TV

PTC Punjabi

The Sikh Channel

ZEE Punjabi **WINNER**

Bengali Channel of the Year

ATN Bangla

Bangla TV **WINNER**

Channel I

NTV

Best of British

Britain’s Got Talent **WINNER**

EastEnders

Great British Bake Off

Great British Menu

Sherlock

Soap of the Year

Ek Duje Ke Vaaste

Ishqbaaaz

Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi **WINNER**

Shakti — Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki

Swaragini

Male Actor of the Year

Nakuul Mehta **WINNER**

Namik Paul

Shaheer Sheikh

Shantanu Maheshwari

Varun Kapoor

Vivian Dsena

Female Actor of the Year

Divyanka Tripathi

Erica Fernandes **WINNER**

Helly Shah

Nikita Dutta

Surbhi Chandna

Vrushika Mehta

General Entertainment Channel of the Year

Colors

Sony Entertainment Television Asia

Star Plus **WINNER**

ZEE TV