An award ceremony was held in Kathmandu on July 12 to award television artists. The ceremony was held to distribute National Television Award 2072 to the TV programs and their producers. In addition to the award, the program also featured cultural program including songs, dances and comedy programs.
Actor, producer and director Nir Shah was honored by the Lifetime Achievement Award of value Rs. 1,11,111. Minister Minendra Rijal had handed over the award to Shah. Shah dedicated the award to all the television related personnel. Current chief of Nepal Television, Nir Shah, was also instrumental in starting and leading Nepal Television in its initial days.
An audio report with comedy dance of Kedar Ghimire (Magne Budha):
Other artists honored in the ceremony with Special Contribution honor include Prem Baniya, Grishma Raj Bhandari, Arati Chataut, Som Dhital, Bhushan Dahal, RK Manandhar, KC Creation, Parijat Creation, Aama Saraswati Movies, Rajatpat, and Krishna Dhungana.
Various personnel including FDB chief Raj Kumar Rai, MaHa (Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bamsha Acharya) and television and Nepali film artists were present in the ceremony. Singer Indira Joshi’s presentation was liked by the viewers. Actor Saroj Khanal, Krishna Malla, Ganesh Upreti, Kabita Sharma, Deepak Raj Giri and Deepa Shree Niraula had also given their presentation in the program.