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Press Release |  23 Mar 2010 06:31 PM | by RnMTeam

92.7 BIG FM Hyderabad pioneers Tollywood's First ever Music Awards with 'NOKIA BIG Ugadi Music Awards 2010'

MUMBAI: Amidst much fanfare & Tollywood Celebrity presence, Reliance Media World's radio arm 92.7 BIG FM hosted biggest ever celebration of Music in Tollywood. The Nokia BIG Ugadi Music Awardscelebrated to honor the best in Tollywood music recently concluded its finale...

The soul of any Indian film is Music and the Tollywood film industry with over  200+ films, 1000 songs, 100 singers & more than 25 music directors clearly lacked an authentic platform to celebrate MUSIC. With this background, 92.7 BIG FM, known for the superlative entertainment mix had its Hyderabad Station conceptualize Tollywoods first and only MUSIC AWARDS in 2009. After a grand success last year and with the endeavor to make BIG UGADI MUSIC AWARDS as Tollywood's Biggest Music Awards, the  ceremony was hosted this year again, on the occasion of UGADI (Telugu New Year) awarding excellence in music released over the last year.

Another unique offering of the award, is that instead of celebrating the Best Music Director of the year..., the popular category celebrates 6 Music Directors representing Six flavors of Music for the year... inspired from the 6 tastes of popular Ugadi Chutney (combination of Sweet, Sour, Tangy, Bitter, Salt, Spicy). This innovative offering comes from the insight that music is multi-faceted in nature & the way people consume music is not uni-dimensional.

The Jury for the awards comprised of renowned Tollywood personalities like Senior producer Thamma Reddy Bharadwaj, Music Directors Koti & RP Patnaik

The awards was aggressively promoted by 92.7 BIG FM & ETV, apart from radio & TV, the campaign had complete 360 degree visibility in print, online, outdoor, & on ground voting

The awards ceremony hosted at Shilpakalavedika  was colourful & further enlivened by the glittering presence of who's who of Tollywood industry Chiranjeevi, Veturi, Devi Sree Prasad, Dasari Narayana Rao, Mani Sharma, Mickey J Mayer, Chakri, Navdeep, Varun Sandesh, Shekhar Komula, Surender Reddy, Archana, Richa and Madhushalini just to name a few

Backed by the industry & public alike, the roaring success of the music awards is sure to set a new trend in Tollywood and is a BIG milestone in Music.

The Title Sponsor for this initiative was NOKIA, co-sponsored by Rexona and associate sponsors were Reliance Mobile & Godrej HIT 

The Popular & Jury award winner's names are given below

WINNER -  FILM -  SONG

BEST UPCOMING MUSIC DIRECTOR of the year -  TAMMAN -  KICK & ANJANEYULU

BEST UPCOMING LYRICIST of the year -  ANANTHA SRI RAM - YEMI MAYA CHESAVE

BEST LYRICIST of the year -  CHANDRA BOSE -  MAGADHEERA & NINGI NELA NAADE -  PACHADARA BOMMA, AAKASAMANTA

BEST UPCOMING SINGER OF THE YEAR -  ANUJ -  MAGADHEERA (PANCHADARA) - PANCHADARA BOMMA

BEST SINGER OF THE YEAR - MALE  -  HEMA CHANDRA -  BILLA - BOMMALI

BEST SINGER OF THE YEAR - FEMALE -  KAUSALYA -  Gopi Gopika Godavari -  Nuvvakkadunte

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT OF THE YEAR -  VETURI SUNDAR RAMA MURTHY garu

NOKIA BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR - MAGADHEERA -  MAGADHEERA

NOKIA BEST SONG OF THE YEAR -  AR Rahman. Kundanap Bomma -  YEM MAYA CHESAVE -  KUNDANAP BOMMA

SPECIAL AWARDS - Category

BEST STYLISH ACTOR IN A SONG - ALLU ARJUN - ARYA - Vuppenanta

BEST INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC OF THE YEAR -  VANDE MATARAM SRINIVAS - NINGI NELA NAADE - AKASAMANTA

POPULAR AWARDS - UGADI AWARDS

SPICY SONG OF THE YEAR - DEVI SRI PRASAD -  AARYA 2 -  RINGA RINGA

TITLE SONG OF THE YEAR -  MANI SHARMA -  EK NIRANJAN -  EK NIRANJAN

HEART TOUCHING SONG OF THE YEAR -  CHAKRI -  GOPI GOPIKA GODAVARI - NUVVAKKDUNTE

LOVE HIT OF THE YEAR - KEERAVANI - MAGADHEERA - PANCHADARA BOMMA

HAPPY HIT OF THE YEAR - MICKEY J MEYER - LEADER - AVUNANA KADANA

KICK SONG OF THE YEAR - DEVI SRI PRASAD - NAMO VENKATESA - NAMO NAMO VENKATESA

BEST DEBUTANT MUSIC DIRECTOR of the year - RAGHU KUNCHE - BUMPER OFFER - ENDUKE RAVANAMMA