In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, PTC Network has announced the winners of its annual PTC Punjabi Film Awards, this time on a digital platform.
Due to a ban on large gatherings, PTC Network made the decision to hold the event online, which featured Divya Dutta in Mumbai, Gurpreet Guggi in Mohali and a host of other stars that made it a memorable event.
The whole award ceremony was held on a virtual set bringing everyone on single screen including hosts, performers, presenters and the winners directly from their home. The ceremony got a glittering start with astounding performances by Meet Bros with Khushboo Grewal from Mumbai. Punjabi stars like Gippy Grewal and Sunanda Sharma added sparkle to the glitter in between the awards. While Sudesh Lehri made the audience laugh with his comic timings, the show also sawyoung stars Gurnam Bhullar, Ninja and Harish Verma joining in as co-hosts.
PTC Network’s Managing Director and President Rabindra Narayan said, “It took weeks of designing the set, plotting every move, creating virtual stage lights, moving heads, pyros and other SFX as well as the virtual LED wall where every single inch of space was meticulously plotted. Every look and gesture of the artistes waswell coordinated. More than technology, it was the mind and innovative ideas deployed to create the experience which mattered.”
The award night had biggies from Bollywood and Punjabi cinema like Sonu Sood, Zareen Khan, Aparshakti Khurana, Karamjit Anmol, Yograj Singh, Sunanda Sharma, Vindu Dara Singh, Jasbir Jassi, Jazzy B, Harshdeep Kaur, Sukshinder Shinda, Binnu Dhillon among others as the award presenters for the grand night.
And the proud winners were celebrated with great applause. The big winners included Diljit Dosanjh and Gurpreet Ghuggi who shared the Best Actor award, Sonam Bajwa won Best Actress award while ‘Ardaas Karaan’ won the Best Film. The Best Director award was won by Gippy Grewal for Ardaas Karaan. The winners of total 30 different categories were announced in the ceremony.
The award night ended on a positive note with the audience enjoying the show on the TV sets and the PTC Punjabi Facebook page. The unique initiative was successfully brought to its final point as the audience was overwhelmed with the performances and how the team used the latest technology to bring entertainment to their homes.
PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2020: Winners list
Diljit Dosanjh / Gurpreet Ghuggi
Critics Award for Best Actress
Critics Award for Best Actor
Critics Award for Best Film
Life Time Achievement Award
Best Entertainer of the Year
PTC Child Star Award
Gurfateh Singh Grewal
Most Popular Punjabi Film Star on Facebook (Female)
Most Popular Punjabi Film Star on Facebook (Male)
Filmi Yaar of the year
Ninja / Jassie Gill / Ranjit Bawa
PTC Promising Star of the Year
Best COMEDY FILM
Chal Mera Putt
Best Debut Director
Best SUPPORTING ACTOR
Pavan Raj Malhotra
Best SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Popular song of the Year
Wang Da Naap
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Best Music Director
V Rakx Music
Best Performance in a Comic Role
Best Performance In Negative Role
Best DEBUT – Male
Best DEBUT – FEMALE
Ravi Kumar Sana
Best BACKGROUND SCORE
Bharat S Raawat