Maharashtra's most popular TV channel Zee Marathi completed 18 years recently. 18th year means the age of youth, Zee Marathi Awards 2017 were presented under the theme of "Utsav Natyancha NavTarunyacha" in a colorful ceremony. Serial 'Lagira Jhala Ji' won maximum 10 awards becoming the most popular. 'Tujhyat Jiv Rangala' won 7 awards.
The winners were chosen using popular votes from the viewers. In Maharashtra state's 22 cities viewers participated in voting using 4 methods viz. direct voting, Facebook voting, Website voting and missed call voting. Viewers responded with total 22 lakh votes chosing their favorites in different categories.
Zee Marathi Awards ceremony was hosted by Sanjay Mone and Atul Parchure. All Serial's artists performed dance on various songs and Chala Hawa Yeu Dya's comedians presented the skits. Prasad Oak and Pushkar Shrotri presented Quawali "Yu Hi Sau Saal Tak Zee Marathi Hum Bhi Dekhenge". Couples Ajinkya-Sheetal, Rana-Anjali, Sameer-Meera and Neeraj-Nupur presented colorful dance performances, whereas Mallika-Jui, Radhika-Shanaya and Bhanu-Shobha performed on Dhashan dances.
The 'Zee Marathi Awards 2017' show will be telecast on Sunday, 15th October 2017 at 7 pm on Zee Marathi and Zee Marathi HD.
Winners of Zee Marathi Awards 2017 are
Best TV Serial: Tujhyat Jiv Rangala & Lagira Jhala Ji
Best Non-Fiction Program: Chala Hawa Yeu Dya
Best Character (Female): Radhika- Mazhya Navryachi Bayko
Best Character (Male): Rahulya - Lagira Jhala Ji
Best Supporting Character (Female): Jayashree - Lagira Jhala Ji
Best Supporting Character (Male): Vikya - Lagira Jhala Ji
Best Sibling: Ranada and Suraj - Tujhyat Jiv Rangala
Best Daughter-In-Law: Anjali - Tujhyat Jiv Rangala
Best Actress: Sheetal - Lagira Jhala Ji
Best Actor: Ranada - Tujhyat Jiv Rangala
Best Mother: Godaakka - Tujhyat Jiv Rangala
Best Father: Sheetal's Nana - Lagira Jhala Ji
Best Comedy Character: Bhau Kadam - Chala Hawa Yeu Dya
Best Pair: Ajinkya-Sheetal - Lagira Jhala Ji
Best Mother-in-law: Radhika chi Sasu - Mazhya Navryachi Bayko
Best Father-in-law: Prataprao - Tujhyat Jiv Rangala
Best Family: Gaikwad family - Tujhyat Jiv Rangala
Best Title Track: Lagira Jhala Ji
Best Anchor: Nilesh Sable - Chala Hawa Yeu Dya
Best Negative Role (Male): Gurunath- Mazhya Navryachi Bayko
Best Negative Role (Female): Shanaya - Mazhya Navryachi Bayko
Best GrandMother: Jiji -Lagira Jhala Ji
Best Child Artist: Dhruv - Lagira Jhala Ji