– The UK’s only Asian media and entertainment portal will be bringing readers live updates from the fifth annual Asian Viewers Television Awards (AVTA) 2018 in London.

AVTA is the only event of its kind to celebrate talent from the UK Asian television industry. It is helmed by media industry legend, Rajan Singh.

Tonight’s event will be attended by ‘Ishqbaaaz’ star Surbhi Chandna. It is hosted by Karan Tacker, renowned for a number of popular television and digital shows. AVTA 2018 kicks off at 19:00 with a Red Carpet ceremony, followed by the Main Event. is once again the exclusive online media partner of the Asian Viewers Television Awards.

AVTA 2018: Winners list

News Channel Of The Year
**Aaj Tak** WINNER
ABP News

Reality Programme Of The Year
Bigg Boss
Dance +
**Indian Idol** WINNER

Music Channel Of The Year
**B4U Music** WINNER
BritAsia TV

Urdu News Channel of the Year
Dunya News
**Geo News** WINNER
New Vision TV

Punjabi Channel of the Year
Akaal Channel
**PTC Punjabi** WINNER
Sangat TV

Bengali Channel of the Year
ATN Bangla
**Channel S** WINNER

Lifetime Achievement Award
**Javed Hussain** WINNER

Urdu Channel of the Year
Geo TV
Prime TV

Soap of the Year
**Ishqbaaaz** WINNER
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai

Male Actor of the Year
**Harshad Chopda** WINNER
Nakuul Mehta
Ssharad Malhotra

Female Actor of the Year
Jennifer Winget
Erica Fernandes
**Surbhi Chandna** WINNER

General Entertainment Channel Of The Year
Sony Entertainment Television
**Star Plus** WINNER