explosion in TV programming and channels has led to a surge in demand for on-screen
talent. This has resulted in opportunities being created for new faces who have
overnight gone on to become stars with huge fan followings both in India and other
countries where their TV shows are viewed. The talent has emerged from all over
India villages, small cities, large towns and metropolitan cities.
girls and boys have leapt onto the TV acting bandwagon, in some cases outstripping
some of the more established TV actors in the popularity sweepstakes.
the need to encourage this talent The New Talent Awards were launched last year.
The success of the first edition of the Awards has motivated us to present it
for a second time.
New Talent Awards will recognize those newcomers who have risen above the rest
of their peers.
New Talent Awards, with 19 categories in year two, is a salutation to the depth
of creative and onscreen talent that India has. Those who will be felicitated
include: Best New Actor (male and female), Best New supporting actor (Male and
female), and Best New Onscreen couple (male and female).
New Talent Awards 2009 will reward excellence in performance for the period 1
April 2008 to 31 March 2009.