WINNERS 2019

Eastern Eye Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Creative Industry Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith

ACTA Award 2019


Asian Media Group's Executive Editor Shailesh Solanki and Editor-in-Chief Ramniklal Solanki CBE, winners Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith , and Iype Abraham, Commercial Development Director at Edwardian Hotels London


Eastern Eye Award for Arts The Singh Twins for Rule Britannia: Legacies of Exchange

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Winners The Singh Twins
and Shobna Gulati


Eastern Eye Award for Dance Sonia Sabri for Virago

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Winner Sonia Sabri
and Mira Kaushik, Director of Akademi


Eastern Eye Award for Literature Preti Taneja for We That Are Young

ACTA Award 2019


Aditya Solanki, Head of Digital and India, Asian Media Group, winner Preti Taneja and Poulomi Solanki, Special Projects, Asian Media Group


Eastern Eye Award for Photography Suki Dhanda for Race, Place and Diversity by the Seaside

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VJ Andy Kumar and winner Suki Dhanda


Eastern Eye Award for Comedy Paul Chowdhry for Live Innit

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Actor Nitin Ganatra and winner Paul Chowdhry


Eastern Eye Award for Best Presenter Rana Mitter for Chinese Characters

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Winner Rana Mitter
and Dr Yusuf Hamied, Chairman of Cipla


Eastern Eye Award for Best Production Tartuffe by the Royal Shakespeare Company

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Zoë Donegan, Senior Producer at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Dr Andy Marino, senior editor at Asian Media Group


Eastern Eye Award for Best Director Indhu Rubasingham for White Teeth

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Seema Malhotra MP and winner Indhu Rubasingham


Eastern Eye Award for Best Scriptwriter Vinay Patel for Doctor Who: Demons of the Punjab

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Winner Vinay Patel
and Ash Tandon


Eastern Eye Emerging Artist Award Antonio Aakeel for Eaten by Lions

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Claire Mera-Nelson, Director of Music and London at the Arts Council London and winner Antonio Aakeel


Eastern Eye Community Engagement Award The Queen's Gallery for Splendours of the Subcontinent, curated by Emily Hannam and Kajal Meghani

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Royal Collection Trust's curators Emily Hannam and Kajal Meghani, and Nick Kounoupias, General Counsel at Asian Media Group


Eastern Eye Award for Traditional Music Sanju Sahai for outstanding achievement in Indian classical music

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Winner Sanju Sahai
and Viram Jasani, founder of the Asian Music Circuit


Eastern Eye Award for Contemporary Music Naughty Boy for Bungee Jumping

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Winner Naughty Boy
and Lt Col Tim Petransky


Eastern Eye Award for Theatre, Best Actor Nitin Ganatra for End of the Pier

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Actress Shaheen Khan and winner Nitin Ganatra


Eastern Eye Award for Theatre, Best Actress Shobna Gulati for Richard II

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Winner Shobna Gulati
and Vinay Patel, scriptwriter


Eastern Eye Award for Film, TV & Drama, Best Actor Ash Tandon for Bodyguard

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Winner Ash Tandon
and Dr Nikhil Shah, Director of London Town Group and CEO of S-Cube


Eastern Eye Award for Film, TV & Drama, Best Actress Priyanga Burford for Press

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Winner Priyanga Burford
and Lord Jitesh Gadhia


Eastern Eye People's Choice Award Mandip Gill for acting

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Actress Shobna Gulati on behalf of the winner Mandip Gill and Samir Ahmed, Founder and Managing Director of Media Hive.


Eastern Eye Editor’s Special Award Aga Khan Centre

ACTA Award 2019


Asian Media Group's Editor-in-Chief Ramniklal Solanki CBE, Salima Bhatia, Head of Communications, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, Professor Barnie Choudhury and Shailesh Solanki, Executive Editor, Asian Media Group


Eastern Eye Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Creative Industry Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith

ACTA Award 2019


Asian Media Group's Executive Editor Shailesh Solanki and Editor-in-Chief Ramniklal Solanki CBE, winners Sudha Bhuchar and Kristine Landon-Smith , and Iype Abraham, Commercial Development Director at Edwardian Hotels London


Eastern Eye Award for Arts The Singh Twins for Rule Britannia: Legacies of Exchange

ACTA Award 2019


Winners The Singh Twins
and Shobna Gulati