Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Actress Divyanka Tripathi had a golden time at the star-studded ceremony of the Star Parivaar Awards 2016 where she won as many as six trophies including categories like Favourite Bahu, Favourite Maa and Favourite Patni among others for her role of Ishita Bhalla in popular TV show “Ye Hai Mohabbatein”.
Co-hosted by Harshad Arora and Karam Rajpal, the award show, which honours the best talent in the television industry, took place at The National Sports Club of India (NSCI) here on Wednesday night.
Apart from that, Divyanka also took home the trophies for Favourite Digital Sadasya (Female), and Favourite International Jodi and Favourite Jodi, both of which she shared with her “Ye Hai Mohabbatein” co-star Karan Patel.
The winners for the awards gala were chosen through online voting and by the esteemed jury which included ace choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan and directors Goldie Behl and Omung Kumar.
Not only Divyanka, other actors of the show including Karan and Anita Hassanandani also clinched big honours. While Karan won the awards for Favourite Pati and Favourite Digital Sadasya (Male), Anita was chosen as the Most Stylish Sadasya.
Following “Ye Hai Mohabbatein”, which combinedly won nine awards, other big winners of the night were TV shows like “Tamanna”, “Mere Angne Mein” and “Dahleez”, which took away two awards each in various categories.
“Dahleez” lead couple Harshad Arora and Tridha Choudhury were given the trophies for Favourite Naya Sadasya (Female) and Favourite Naya Sadaysa (Male).
Actors Kiran Karmarkar and Anuja Sathe, who are seen as father and daughter in finite series “Tamanna”, were honoured in the Favourite Pita and Favourite Beti categories.
On the other hand, Varun Badola and Krutika Desai were given the award for Favourite Sasur and Favourite Saas.
Other big winners of the night were actor Ashish Sharma, who was given the Favourite Beta award for his portrayal of Lord Ram in mythological show “Siya Ke Ram”, and actress Deepika Singh, who clinched the Nayi Soch award for her inspiring role of IPS officer Sandhya Rathi in “Diya Aur Bati Hum”.
Specially designed by Omung Kumar’s team, the stage of the Star Parivaar Awards 2016 featured a perfect mix of grand props and big screens, which were used to give special effects in the various acts.
While actor Nakuul Mehta performed a special aerial act, actresses Deepika Singh and Devoleena Bhattacharjee showcased their Kathak dancing by performing on a medley of hit songs from various Bollywood movies.
The fun quotient of the event was taken care of by actress Ananya Khare from the show “Mere Angne Mein” who beautifully managed to make the audience laugh at the venue through her gags.
The wholesome entertaining award night was brought to an end by a foot tapping performance by popular rapper Badshah, who sang a few of his hit songs while actors Harshad Arora, Hina Khan and Anita Hassanandani joined him on stage.
A telecast date for the Star Parivaar Awards 2016 is yet to be announced.
(The writer is in Mumbai at the invitation of Star Plus. Sandeep Sharma can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.)