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Overview of Asian Academy Creative Awards 2019 Regional Winners

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The Asian Academy Creative Awards 2019 (AAA) Regional Winners were announced. The awards will be presented over two nights on December 5 and 6, 2019 at the Victoria Theatre, Singapore. These awards are the constituent event of the Singapore Media Festival and hosted by the Singapore Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA). These awards are given for creative excellence.

Key Points:
i. Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Gully Boy’, India’s official entry to the 92nd Oscar Awards, was named as the best film from India. It is directed by Zoya Akhtar.
ii. Netflix series Delhi Crime won for Best Actress, Best Direction, Best Drama Series, Best Editing and Best Original Programme. It is directed by Richie Mehta and the story is based on the 2012 gang rape case that took place in Delhi.Asian Academy Creative Awards 2019

List of Indian awards:

Category Awardee
Best Actor in a Leading Role Sumedh Mudgalkar – RadhaKrishn by Swastik Productions for Star Bharat
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Balaji Manohar – Bhak by HOOQ
Best Actress in a Leading Role Shefali Shah – Delhi Crime by Golden Karavan Productions/Ivanhoe Pictures for Netflix
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Mona Ambegaonkar – Bhak by HOOQ
Best Adaptation of an Existing Format Hear Me Love Me by Fremantle India for Amazon Prime
Best Animated Programme or Series (2D or 3D) Lamput : Collection V2 by Vaibhav Studios for Cartoon Network
Best Cinematography Magesh Madan – Mega Icons – Dalai Lama by National Geographic India
Best Comedy Performance Zakir Khan for Kaksha Gyarvi by OML (Only Much Louder)  Entertainment for Amazon Prime Video
Best Comedy Programme Sketchy Behaviour by OML Entertainment for Amazon Prime Video
Best Current Affairs Programme or Series India’s Game-Changers: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw by BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) World News
Best Direction (Fiction) Richie Mehta for Delhi Crime by Golden Karavan Productions/ Ivanhoe Pictures for Netflix
Best Direction (Non-Fiction) Paramangsu Mukherjee – Mega Icons – APJ Abdul Kalam by National Geographic India
Best Documentary Programme (one-off) TARINI by National Geographic India
Best Documentary Series Firepower: Defending India by AETN18 Media for History TV18
Best Drama Series Delhi Crime by Golden Karavan Productions/Ivanhoe Pictures for Netflix
Best Editing Beverley Mills – Delhi Crime by Golden Karavan Productions/Ivanhoe Pictures for Netflix
Best Feature Film Gully Boy by Excel Entertainment
Best Infotainment Programme The President’s Bodyguard by National Geographic India
Best Lifestyle Programme Travel Trends India by CNN (Cable News Network)
Best Lifestyle, Entertainment Presenter/Host Maniesh Paul – Indian Idol 10 by Fremantle India for Sony Entertainment
Best Non Scripted Entertainment Masters of Taste – The Family Table by National Geographic India
Best Original Programme by a Streamer/OTT Delhi Crime by Golden Karavan Productions/Ivanhoe Pictures for Netflix
Best Original Screenplay Richie Mehta – Delhi Crime by Golden Karavan Productions/ Ivanhoe Pictures for Netflix
Best Promo or Trailer RadhaKrishn by Swastik Productions for Star Bharat
Best Short Form Content Lamput : The Airport by Vaibhav Studios for Cartoon Network
Best Single News Story/Report Yogita Limaye: Afghanistan Sexual Harassment by BBC World News
Best Sports Programme (one off/series) VIVO IPL (Indian Premier League) CRICKET LIVE – Maruti Suzuki Cricket Live – VIVO IPL Final 2019 by STAR TV INDIA
Best Telenovela or Soap Opera Series Chandragupta Maurya by One Life Studios for Sony Entertainment Television
Best Theme Song or Title Theme Bhak – ‘City of Schemes’ by Surya Ragunaathan & Adriel George for HOOQ
Best Visual or Special FX in TV Series or Feature Film RadhaKrishn by Swastik Productions for Star Bharat


About AAA:
Chairman: Ricky Ow
Chairwoman of Academy Campus: Christine Fellowes