Shahrukh all set to host 20th Screen Awards
This year the Life OK Screen Awards is to be held on 14th January and is to be hosted by none other than the Bollywood Badshah Shahrukh Khan. This will be the 20th edition of the award function. The officials of the popular channel publically announced the name of the host, juries and the nomination list on Tuesday. This confirmed the rumors doing the round that King Khan will be the host.
Shahrukh always enjoys playing the role of a host in an award function as he feels it is an opportunity for him to give back the love showered on him by his fans. In Shahrukh’s own words, "I've always enjoyed hosting award functions and making people around me happy and Screen Awards gives me that opportunity, the chance to return all the love and the wishes that my audiences have always blessed me with."
Shahrukh also said that, "This is the 20th edition of Screen Awards and the first year of association with Life OK and I know we will have a long relationship ahead."
This star studded award function is planned to be aired on 25th January as it celebrates the excellence and remarkable achievements of both Marathi and Hindi film industry. The juries in the award function are Govind Nihalani, Homi Adajania, Atul Agnihotri, Moushumi Chatterji, Shreyas Talpade and Sonali Kulkarni. The jury will have the tough job of selecting the winners in thirty award categories.
The General Manager of Life OK, Ajit Thakur said, "When we completed two years in December, we decided to celebrate by making our first association with Bollywood; partnering with Screen awards has been that step." Ajit Thakur also stated that, “Life OK recently turned two and our endeavor is now to make entertainment bigger and better for our viewers. The 20th Annual Life OK Screen Awards is an important step in that direction. Screen comes with a history of credibility, which only makes the association for us more valuable. The nominations have been announced and it is clear that it will be a tough call for the jury but the best will win.”
Omung Kumar the famous set designer is heard to be creating a stunning all gold set for the award function that will compliment the celebration of 20 years of the award function. The function is sure to be a stunning program.