19th Colors Screen Awards set to be telecast on January 19
'Colors', Viacom 18's flagship brand in entertainment space in India, is holding its 19th annual Colors Screen Awards, set to be telecast on January 19.
Ranbir Kapoor, representing the new generation, will be showcasing a tribute to Bollywood along with his mother and veteran actor, Neetu Singh. The Awards will be hosted by Shahrukh Khan along with performances by Siddharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhat, Sonakshi Sinha, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra, said Priyanka Sinha Jha, Editor Screen at the announcement of the event.
"It's a moment of pride and honour for me to represent Bollywood in all its glory. I belong to a family that has served Bollywood for 84 years, and I hope to take this legacy forward. It is a privilege to be a part of the Colors Screen Awards", said Ranbir on his association with the Awards.
The jury comprises veteran actors, directors and singers like Hema Malini, Sadhana Nayar, Alka Yagnik, Rajkumar Gupta, Padmini Kolhapure, Rajat Arora, Nagesh Kuknoor and Vikramaditya Motwane. The finalists for the awards are chosen from a list of 119 movies.
Speaking on the awards, Raj Nayak, CEO, Colors said, If last year was about celebrating 100 years of Indian Cinema, 2013 is the beginning of next 100 years.
"I am delighted to present Colors Screen Awards 2013, the first Awards in the country in the new year", he added.
The 19th annual Colors Screen Awards will be held on January 12.