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News |  29 Dec 2012 | by RnMTeam

RJ Balaji named amongst top 10 Promising Personality of Tamil Nadu in 2012

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MUMBAI: After previously winning honours like Best RJ and Best Programme Broadcast, Balaji Patturaj popularly known as RJ Balaji of Big FM Chennai has now been named amongst the top 10 promising personality of Tamil Nadu in 2012.

The honour was bestowed upon him by the Ananda Vikatan Group, which has reinstated his popularity in the listeners of Chennai. Other awardees in the list belong to sports, politics and literature amongst others.

RJ Balaji said, “I feel it is a great responsibility than an honour. Earlier when I was awarded the Best RJ on various occasions, it meant that I have been the best in my field, but now having been identified as one of the Top 10 Promising Personalities of Tamil Nadu is a huge responsibility and I will surely try to live up to it. I could not have asked for a better place to work than Big FM as the team here supports and motivates me in whatever initiative I undertake.”

The star jock currently hosts Chennai’s most popular radio show named ‘Take it Easy with RJ Balaji’ everyday between 5-9pm. The show has gained immense popularity from listeners and received accolades like RJ of the Year (Tamil) and Best Programme Broadcast after 11am (Tamil). It has also created waves on the digital platform with over 1 crore hits in social media across 197 countries.

Congratulating RJ Balaji for the achievement, a company spokesperson said, “We at Big FM are very delighted and privileged to have such a talented RJ on-board that builds on the faith amongst listeners and continues to enthrall and entertain them at every level. It’s an honour for RJ Balaji to have received this award and the entire team at Big FM would like to congratulate him for his accomplishment which has brought great honour even to us.”