2020 WINNERS

Eastern Eye Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Creative Industry

Winner: Patricia Rozario OBE, Opera Icon


Eastern Eye Editor's Special Award 

Winner: Historic Royal Palaces’ Kensington Palace, Queen Victoria: Women and Crown Exhibition



Eastern Eye Editor's Special Award

Winner: Lord Dolar Popat, A British Subject: How To Make It As An Immigrant In The Best Country In The World

Eastern Eye Editor's Special Award

Winner: Kusoom Vadgama, India And Britain: Over Four Centuries Of Shared Heritage


Eastern Eye’s People’s Choice Award Sponsored By Media Hive

Winner: Jameela Jamil, Women Empowerment and Diversity Advocate

Eastern Eye’s People’s Choice Award Sponsored By Media Hive

Winner: Charli XCX, Music


Eastern Eye Award for Film, TV & Drama – Best Actress

Winner: Tabu, A Suitable Boy

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Eastern Eye Award for Film, TV & Drama – Best Actor

Winner: Himesh Patel, Yesterday


Eastern Eye Award for Theatre, Best Actress

Winner: Anjana Vasan, A Doll’s House



Eastern Eye Award for Theatre, Best Actor

Winner: Sid Sagar, The Starry Messenger


Eastern Eye Award for Traditional Music

Winner: Pandit Chiranjib Chakraborty, Indian Classical Vocalist



Eastern Eye Award for Contemporary Music

Winner: Anoushka Shankar, Love Letters and scoring the BBC Series A Suitable Boy



Eastern Eye Community Engagement Award

Winner: The National Theatre Commitment To Diversity



Eastern Eye Emerging Artist Award Sponsored By The Arts Council

Winner: Joy Crookes, Singer And Songwriter



Eastern Eye Award for Best Scriptwriter

Winner: Ayeesha Menon, Q&A



Eastern Eye Award for Best Director

Winner: Mira Nair, A Suitable Boy



Eastern Eye Award for Best Production

Winner: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sukanya



Eastern Eye Award for Best Presenter

Winner: Naga Munchetty, BBC Breakfast



Eastern Eye Award for Comedy

Winner: Guz Khan, Man Like Mobeen



Eastern Eye Award for Photography

Winner: Anwar Hussein, Exemplary Work Over Six Decades


Eastern Eye Award for Literature – Fiction

Winner: Kavita Jindal, Manual For A Decent Life



Eastern Eye Award for Literature – Non-Fiction

Winners: Shamil Thakrar, Kavi Thakrar and Naved Nasir, Dishoom: From Bombay With Love



Eastern Eye Award for Dance

Winner: Seeta Patel, The Rite of Spring



Eastern Eye Award for Arts

Winner: Rana Begum, Installations