Zee Talkies’ ‘Maharashtracha Favorite Kon’ has a special place in the hearts of the Marathi audiences as this award is an exclusive viewer’s choice award. Every year the whole Marathi entertainment industry looks forward to this event & it’s considered prestigious to win this award in any category. Another exciting fact about this award is that few lucky winners from the audiences get to attend this event along with all the celebrities.
This year the award is in its 8th edition & like every year public’s opinion will decide who wins! Zee Talkies’ ‘Maharashtracha Favorite Kon?’ 2016 voting opens from 15th October. Zee Talkies have made two options available to the audience for voting. The first option is to give a missed call which lasts till 15th November. The second option is to vote for their favorite artists online through the link www.zeetalkies.com/mfk. This option too starts from 15th October to 15th November.
So who will the audience adjudge as Mahrashtra’sfavorite? Who will rule over the audience’s hearts? ‘Sairat’ & ‘KatyarKaljatGhusali’ has the most number of nominations. ‘Natsmarat’, ‘YZ’, ‘Urfi’, ‘Rajwade& Sons’, ‘DagdiChal’, ‘Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2’ & ‘Poshter Girl’ are also nominated in different categories. It will be interesting to see which film wins most awards & the most prestigious favorite film award! The complete list of nominations is as follows.
Favorite Film– Sairat, Katyar Kaljat Ghusali, Natsamrat, Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2, Dagdi Chawl & ‘Poshter Girl’
Favorite Director–Subodh Bhave (Katyar Kaljat Ghusali), Mahesh Manjrekar (Natsamrat), Nagraj Manjule (Sairat), Chandrakant Kanse (DagdiChal), Satish Rajwade (Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2) & Sameer Patil (Poshter Girl)
Favorite Actor–Subodh Bhave (Katyar Kaljat Ghusali), Nana Patekar (Natsamrat), AakashThosar (Sairat), Ankush Chaudhari (DagdiChal) & Swwapnil Joshi (Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2).
Favorite Actress –Amruta Khanvilkar (Katyar Kaljat Ghusali), Mrunmayee Deshpande (Katyar kaljat Ghusali), Rinku Rajguru (Sairat), Mukta Barve (Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2), Medha Manjrekar (Natsamrat) & Sonali Kulkarni (Poshter Girl)
Popular Face of the Year– Rinku Rajguru, Amruta Khanvilkar, SonaliKulkarni, PoojaSawant, SaiTamhankar&Spruha Joshi
Favorite Style Icon – Aakash Thosar, Swwapnil Joshi, Ankush Chaudhari, Vaibhav Tatwawadi, Gashmeer Mahajani & Siddharth Chandekar
Favorite Supporting Actor – Prashant Damle (Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2), Vikram Gokhale (Natsamrat), Jitendra Joshi (Poshter Girl), Makarand Deshpande (Dagdi Chawl) & Tanaji Galgunde (Sairat)
Favorite Supporting Actress–Mrunmayee Deshpande (Natsamrat), Neha Pendse (Natsamrat), Asavari Joshi (Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2), Sakshi Tanvar (Katyar Kaljat Ghusali) & Chaya Kadam (Sairat)
Favorite Debut Actor–Amitriyan Patil (Rajwade& Sons), Aakash Thosar (Sairat) & AkshayTanksale (YZ)
Favorite Debut Actress–Rinku Rajguru (Sairat), Mitali Mayekar (Urfi) & Kritika Dev (Rajwade & Sons)
Favorite Villain–Suraj Pawar (Sairat), Sachin Pilgaonkar (Katyar Kaljat Ghusali), Sanjay Khapre (Dagd iChal) & Suresh Vishwakarma (Sairat)
Favorite Singer Male–Ajay Gogavale ‘Yad Lagla’ (Sairat), Ajay Gogavale ‘Sairat Jhala Ji’ (Sairat), Ajay Gogavale ‘Jhing Jhing Jhingaat’ (Sairat), Shankar Mahadevan ‘Sur Niragas Ho’ (Katyar Kaljat Ghusali), Anand Shinde & Adarsh Shinde ‘Awaaz Vadhav DJ’ (Poshter Girl), Mahesh Kale ‘AruniKirni’ (Katyar Kaljat Ghusali)
Favorite Singer Female–Shreya Ghoshal ‘Aata ga Baya Ka Bavarla’ (Sairat), Chinmayi Prasad ‘Sairat Jhala Ji’ (Sairat), Anandi Joshi ‘Sur Niragas Ho’ (Katyar Kaljat Ghusali), Bela Shende ‘Sath De Tu Mala’ (Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2), Anandi Joshi & Bela Shende ‘Band Baja Baraat’ (Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2) & Anandi Joshi ‘DhagaDhaga’ (DagdiChal)
Favorite Song-Yad Lagla (Sairat), Sairat JhalaJi (Sairat), Jing Jhing Jhingaat (Sairat), Aata Ga baya Ka Bavarla (Sairat), Sur Niragas Ho (Katyar Kaljat Ghusali) & Awaaz Vadhav DJ (Poshter Girl)