Sunrise Radio presenter Anushka Arora picked-up the Radio Presenter of the Year award at the 2018 Asian Media Awards.
The Asian Media Awards ceremony took place at the Manchester Hilton Deansgate (Thursday October 25) attracting journalists, broadcasters and media professionals from across the country.
The evening also saw BBC Breakfast’s Naga Munchetty, East is East and Ackley Bridge creator Ayub Khan Din and Sky News Political Editor, Faisal Islam honoured.
She was presented the award by Manager at official event caterers Payal Events – Martin Crank.
Speaking after the presentation Anushka said, “I am feeling really excited. This is the fourth year I was nominated and I finally won it. I finally got my hands on it.
“These is a lot of dedication and hard work that is involved and I have never given up.”
Anushka Arora, dubbed Sunrise Radio’s ‘Little Miss Bollywood’ presents the afternoon show.
Joining her listeners for lunch and through the afternoon up to Drive, she keeps them in tune with the best music from Bollywood, new and old.
Anushka has direct links with the hub of Bollywood and ensures her listeners are kept informed of any current Bollywood stories and any breaking gossip.
Anushka, who herself has appeared in Bollywood film ‘Fan,’ reviews the latest movies and also interviews key artists, directors and music composers giving her audience a greater insight into films.
Her distinctive style continues to inspire listeners from all ages and she remains one of Sunrise Radio’s most popular presenters.
Winners and recipients of AMA special awards were announced at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Thursday 25 October.
Previous recipients of an Asian Media Award include Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Waris Hussein, Art Malik, Mehdi Hasan, Nina Wadia and Anita Rani.
The University of Salford are premier sponsors and partners to the event include ITV, MediaCom, M.E.N, Press Association Training, Primesight & The Palace Theatre & Opera House.
The official Charity Partner for 2018 is CLIC Sargent.
The event is also supported by Manchester Metropolitan University, Routes Into Languages, Namey, AMT Lawyers, USI Money, Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Supreme Dream Events, Payal Events & Cleartwo.