Fifth Odisha Tele Awards held; Tarang wins in two categories

Bhubaneswar: The Fifth Odisha Tele Awards ceremony was held at Utkal Mandap here last evening with Tarang Productions clinching two awards for TV serial ACP Nikita.

Actress Swetlana Bhattacharya bagged the best actress in a lead role while Jagyaseni Pradhan bagged the best actress in a negative role award for ACP Nikita.

Food and Civil Supplies Minister Surya Narayan Patro and Culture Minister Ashok Panda attended the event as chief guests and gave away the awards.

The awards were given in 17 categories, including best television film, best TV serial, best actor, best actor in a comic role and technicians.

“I feel very happy to receive the award. It was my dream to get the state award. I will further continue my hard work to grow as an actor,” said Swetlana Bhattacharya.