The National ICT, Telecommunications and Mobile Services Provider, SLT-MOBITEL’s television channel Charana TV, won the Outstanding Trailer of the Year Award, at the 15th State Television Awards held recently.
It also secured several nominations such as the Outstanding Talk Show, Outstanding Audio Video Cultural Program and Outstanding Announcer of the Year, showcasingtremendous success at its very first appearance in the State Television Awards.
Thushantha Vidanage’s ‘Kavi Dahayata Gee Dahayak’ program bagged the ‘Outstanding Trailer of the Year’ Award which has gained high popularity among Sri Lankan fans as it provides rich entertainment for poet lovers while promoting contemporary poets in the country.
“Charana TV was the youngest television channel to participate at the State Television Awards 2021. Within just three years since Charana TV was established, we have been successful in creating our own identity, challenging the traditional television lineups and conceptscompared to other TV channels. Many viewers passionately embraced the difference we created on screen through our program lineup. I take this opportunity to appreciate the efforts make by Vijitha Bandara, the Head of Operations at Charana TV, and his team for continuingto maintain a high quality in all programs. Receiving several awards and nominations at the State Television Awards is a true testament to the popularity and the excellence of these programs,” stated Ajantha Seneviratne, Chief Executive Officer, SLT VisionCom (Pvt) Ltd.
Among other accolades ‘Kavi Dahayata Gee Dahayak’ was nominated as the ‘Outstanding Talk Show’ while ‘Art Beat’ produced by Anuka Perera, was nominated for ‘Outstanding Audio Video Cultural Program’ and Dulashi Dharmasena of ‘Kaalathraye Kathabaha‘was nominated for the ‘Outstanding Announcer of the Year’ awards respectively.
Charana TV, is a local broadcasting, television channel which endeavours to discover the roots of Sri Lanka’s multi-faceted rich culture. Its mission is to cater to the aesthetic needs of the public while respecting the diversity of the nation. Charana TV is currently available on SLTMOBITEL – PEOTV and PEOTVGO channel no. 05 and Ask Cable Vision on channel no. 15, and it reaches a large audience islandwide via TV, You Tube and other digital platforms.