Sony Entertainment Television Asia ended Star Plus’s 5-year reign at the 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.
The award was presented by Muzahid Khan from event sponsors Namey.
The award was accepted on the night by Shalin Patel, Business Head for Sony Pictures Networks Europe and Miyrah Mistry, Marketing at Sony.
Speaking on stage Miyrah said, “I would like thank all our supporters and our viewers especially and everyone here at Asian Media Awards for this thank you.”
Sony Entertainment Television Asia, or SET Asia, is an Indian general entertainment television channel. Based in the United Kingdom, it is a venture promoted by Sony Pictures Entertainment since 1998.
Popular programs include Super Dancer-Chapter 2, The Drama Company, Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi and CID.
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.