Mangaluru, November 6: In a press conference held on Wednesday November 5th, the program producer of the RED FM Yashwanth has informed that, the first ever ‘Tulu Film Awards’ organized by 93.5 RED FM will be held at Nehru Maidan in Mangaluru on November 22nd, 2014.
93.5 RED FM- India’s largest radio network has made an indelible mark in the heart and minds of the citizens of Mangaluru over the past 6 years with a series of social and cultural initiatives. RED FM is the first ever private FM radio station to have transmitted Tulu songs and the station continues to pay its respect to the stars and achievers of the coastal region by hosting a special Tulu show named ‘Kudla Express’.
The top film celebrities from the city who have made remarkable achievement in Bollywood and Sandalwood will participate in this event. The film awards will be conferred in 22 different categories including a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ and seven special recognition ones. Tulu movies released between 2005 and 2013 will be considered for the awards. The nominations in each category will be judged by a team of experts. In popular categories, public voting will also considered. The event will also feature live power-packed performances by Tulu film celebrities. Teams from Mangaluru who have made a mark on national television will also perform special entertainment on stage. This special project of 93.5 Red FM is being ably supported by presenting sponsor City Gold, powered by sponsor Chilly Willy Products, UAE, and associate sponsor Red Rocks. Daijiworld.com is the media partner.
Commenting on the campaign, B Surendar, COO, 93.5 RED FM, said, “Our group is known for its undisputed leadership in the media and entertainment space in South India. This is one more pioneering initiative from the FM radio division with the sole objective of showing the achievements of the Tulu film industry to the rest of the country. RED FM as a brand always believes in being a platform for people’s expression. We hope to be intimate to the hearts of Mangalorean’s through this very special event”.
RED FM operates in 48 cities across the country. Brand RED FM, the most awarded radio station in the industry is known for its positioning as the ‘Station for Expression’ for layman. RED FM boasts of over 92 awards including the awards such as ‘Best FM brand/station’, best RJs, and ‘Best Morning Shows’.