The 20th edition of Indian Television Academy Awards were held on Sunday in Mumbai. One of the most prestigious awards celebrating excellence on small screen, it also awarded the best of digital platform this year. To celebrate its milestone year, ITA Awards also honoured popular TV and web shows that made its mark in the audience’s hearts in the last two decades with “Milestone” and “Landmark” awards.
Actor Dheeraj Dhoopar went back home with three trophies- one for the ‘Best Actor’ while the others were for his shows Kundali Bhagya and Naagin 5. Sharing a photo flaunting the shining trophy, he wrote on Instagram, “Don’t even know where to begin.. thank you so much @theitaofficial for honouring me with the Best Actor Award tonight🥰♥️ ! Special thanks to Anu Ma’am @anuranjan1010 & Shashi ji ! Thank you everyone for showering so much love upon #TheKaranLuthra & myself. It has truly been a blessing to be a part of such landmark shows as #Kundalibhagya & #Naagin5 . Thank you EK @ektarkapoor for being my angel ♥️ A big thanks to all #dhoopians for constantly being my pillar of support!!! It was a Happy Valentines indeed😍🥰.”
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai producer Rajan Shahi also shared a photo with his lead actors Mohsin Khan and Shivangi Joshi, celebrating the recognition awarded to his show.
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Here’s the complete list of winners of Indian Television Academy Awards 2021
Popular Actress – Surbhi Chandna (Naagin 5)
Popular Actor – Dheeraj Dhoopar (Kundali Bhagya) and Sudhanshu Pandey (Anupamaa)
Popular Show (Fiction) – Ishq Mein Marjawan 2
Popular Show (Non – Fiction) – The Kapil Sharma Show
Popular Supporting Actor – Krushna Abhishek and Kiku Sharda (The Kapil Sharma Show)
Popular Supporting Actress – Munmun Dutta
Popular Mytho Show – Vignaharta Ganesh
Popular Host on Indian Television – Maniesh Paul
Hall of Fame – Sanjeev Kapoor, and Ekta Kapoor
Milestone Award – Balika Vadhu, Divya Aur Baati Hum, Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin, Crime Patrol, Kasautii Zindagi Kay, Comedy Circus, Sarabhai vs Sarabhai and Khichdi
Landmark Award – Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Indian Idol, RadhaKrishn, Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Kundali Bhagya and Naagin
Popular Actor Web – Pratik Gandhi (Scam 1992 The Harshad Mehta Story)
Popular Debutant Actress– Akansha Ranjan (Guilty)
Popular OTT Film – Guilty
Popular Social Media Stars – Ssumeir Pasricha
ITA Viewers Choice Social Media – Chinki Minki
Popular Digital Influencer – Ashish Chanchlani
Landmark Award – Jamtara: Sabka Number Ayega, Paatal Lok, Aashram, Criminal Justice, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, Asur, Fittrat
Indian Television Academy Awards 2021 will air on Sony TV soon.