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IBN Lokmat wins best Marathi news channel award - Sathish - 03-10-2009

Sanskriti Kala Darpan, which recognises the achievements from Marathi film and television industry, has honored IBN Lokmat for its commitment to providing unbiased news as the Best Marathi News Channel. The winners were felicitated at a function held at Ravindra Natya Mandir in Mumbai.

Nikhil Wagle, editor, IBN Lokmat was awarded the Best Anchor award for his contribution to television journalism and he says, "I dedicate this award to people of Maharashtra."

Sanskriti Kala Darpan also announced awards for the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Music, Best Make-Up, Best Director, Best Writer, Best Light Agreement, Best Set Up, Best Child Artist, Best Story, Best Screen Play, Best Lyrics, Best Play Back Music, Best Editing, Best Cinema Autography, Best Social film, Best Family Movie and the Best Marathi Movie.

The Awards also felicitate the best in the field of music, television, cinema and performing arts. In the past, prominent personalities like Pandit Jasraj, Suresh Wadkar, Machchindra Kambli, Sulochana Didi, Sitaradevi, Ramesh Dev, Seema Dev, Jayashri Gadkar, Shiv Shahir Babasaheb Purandare and Aatmaram Bhide have also been bestowed by this award.

This year, music director Srinivas Khale was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Marathi cinema.