| 21 Jul 2019
BIG FM's RJ Shruti wins 'RJ of the year' at India Radio Forum 2019

MUMBAI: It was raining accolades for 92.7 BIG FM, one of IndiaÆs largest radio networks, at the recently held India Radio Forum 2019 as they went on to win fourteen awards. The radio station claimed the maximum titles in the æRJ of the YearÆ category at Excellence in Radio Awards, a prestigious award platform that acknowledges and celebrates outstanding content and creativity in the radio industry. Among the fourteen titles, BIG FMÆs RJ Shruti won the æRJ of the YearÆ award under Kannada category and her popular BIG Coffee show on 92.7 BIG FM Bengaluru received the winning title under the æBest Radio Show-KannadaÆ. RJ Shruti currently hosts the revamped show of BIG Coffee- Pataki MorningsÆ from 7 am to 11 am every day.

The Bengaluru station also bagged the runner-up title for æBest Radio PromoÆ. In-House (Kannada) for campaign Drink and Drive Radio Test. Apart from æRJ of the YearÆ titles for Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Marathi category, BIG FM also won gold for various categories, including Best Radio Show (Non-Breakfast-Hindi), Best Radio Show (Kannada), Best Radio Show (Marathi), Best Radio Show (Hindi- Non-metro station), Best Radio Sparkler (Hindi).

Sharing her experience of winning the award, RJ Shruti said, ôThis is a hat-trick. Every time I receive an award itÆs like the first time for me and a dream come true. I call the IRF as the Oscar of Radio and itÆs as good as winning an Oscar. This year too, I saw myself going on stage and receiving the award. I could feel all this even before the results were announced. I have won two awards: æRJ of the YearÆ and Best radio show for æBIG CoffeeÆ in Kannada category. My prayers have been answered once again. This only means I have to put more effort into the awards next year and the homework for this has already begun. I would like to thank everyone who believed in me. It really means a lot.ö

One of the most awarded and leading radio networks, BIG FM since its inception has won awards for its various national and city-specific shows based on original content integrated with captivating music. The essence of the shows has been further enhanced by talented and popular RJs who form a strong connect with the listeners across markets. India Radio ForumÆs (IRF) Excellence in Radio Awards (ERA) celebrates and honors the best of Indian radio industry by recognizing outstanding programming, marketing, radio personalities, promotions, and creativity within the field.