Chennai, September 2019: Following the grand success of the first ever edition of Zee Tamil KutumbamViruthugal last year, leading Tamil General Entertainment Channel (GEC) – Zee Tamil is back with a bigger and grander edition of Zee Tamil KutumbamViruthugal 2019 to recognise the enormous talent across the channel that has helped in its positioning as a prominent player in the market.
The prestigious trophy and categories for the awards this year was unveiled in the presence ofMr. Siju Prabhakaran, South Cluster Head – Zee Entertainment Enterprises Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Tamildasan, Programming Head – Zee Tamil, Actor Priya Raman, Actor Shree Kumar, Anchor Archana, Anchor Deepak and Singer Srinivas, Actor Rachita, Actor Ashwini, Actor Puvi, Actor Reshma and Actor Ayesha at an event held in Chennai earlier today.
Zee Tamil Kutumbam Viruthugal aims to celebrate the journey of Zee Tamil in the General Entertainment Industry wherethe channel has set a benchmark with its novel fiction shows such as Sembaruthi, Yaarade Nee Mohini, OruOorlaOruRajakumari and Poove Poochudava, Sathya, Nachiarpurametc. and distinct non-fiction shows such as Junior Superstars, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa & Dance Jodi Dance, Super Mom, Jil Jung Jak, TamizhaTamizha, Genesamong others. The event will also witness the culmination of the Zee Tamil Kutumbam, as they join hands to honour and award its talent across various categories. The awards will be presented to the winners at an on-ground event scheduled to take place on 6th October 2019 at Jawaharal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai.
Speaking on the launch of the Kutumbam Viruthugal, Mr. Siju Prabhakaran, South Cluster Head – Zee Entertainment Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.said, “Over the last decade, Zee Tamil has emerged as a front-runner in presenting fresh and quality entertainment for Tamil audiences around the world. It is the reflection of Tamil pride and culture in our programming that has led to our wide-spread acceptance in the market, that has cultivated a warm relationship that we have built with our viewers. With Zee Tamil KutumbamViruthugal, we seek to honour the talent that has helped shape Zee Tamil as the preferred entertainment destination across all age groups.”
The categories of awards for Zee Tamil KutumbamViruthugal 2019 include Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Anchor, Best Child Celebrity, Best Villi, Best Comedian – Male, Best Comedian – Female, Best Judge – Male, Best Judge – Female, Most Popular Marumagal, Most Popular Maamiyar, Most Promising Actor – Female, Most Promising Actor – Male, Most Popular Appa, Most Popular Amma, Best Supporting Actor – Male, Best Supporting Actor – Female, Most Promising Anchor, Favorite Hero, Favorite Heroine, Favorite Pair On-Screen, Favorite Villi, Favorite Anchor, Favorite Serial and other special awards.
The winners will be chosen through a fair voting processthat will allow viewers and fans to vote for their preferred stars in the favorite categories by giving missed call respective code numbers or by logging on to the Zee Tamil KutumbamViruthugal Microsite on the Zee5 App/Website. Additionally, viewers can also vote directly at the Zee Tamil Canter Vans that will be travelling across Tamil Nadu to the select cities starting 18thSeptember including Salem, Dindigul, Cuddalore, Theni, Virudhunagar, Srivilliputhur, Pollachi, Tiruppur, Erode, Pondicherry, Madurai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Tirunelveli among others.
For the ‘Favorite’ categories, winners will be choses basis the highest number of votes received collectively through missed calls, votes registered through Zee5 and the canter activity. For all other categories, votes garnered through Zee5 and the canter activity alone will be taken into account to adjudge the final winners.