Matri Shree Media Award

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Trophy of Matri Shree Media Award

The Matri Shree Media Award is a series of awards for outstanding performance in different areas of journalism and related fields awarded in New Delhi, India. This award was established during the days of The Emergency (India) in 1977. Since then, this award has been awarded annually to 25 outstanding candidates in print journalism and electronic media. Starting in 2000, Indian filmmakers were also eligible to receive awards. Senior Journalist Dinesh Sharma is the convener of the award committee.[1]

Prominent recipients[edit]

  • Journalists—Lala Jagat Narain, Ramesh Chander, Dr Rajender Mathur, Khushwant Singh, Ashwini Chopra, Mahender Khanna, Harish Chopra, Pankaj Vohra, Dilbar Gothi, Ashok Sharma, Vijay J. Darda, Banwarilal Purohit, Anuj Gupta, Agyaraam Prem, K Narinder, Anil Narinder, Bhavna Vij, Kuldeep Avinash Bhandari, Shakeel Ahmed Shamsi, Deepak Dholkia, Indiwar Parijat, Dinesh Upretee, M K Laul, Ashok Singhal, Rakesh Gupta, Aditi Kaul, Rakesh Dua, Poonam Pandey, Usha Pahwa, Meenakshi Rao etc.
  • Cartoonists—Irfan Husain, Shekhar Gurera, R Prasad, Rohnit etc.
  • Photo-Journalists—Ravi Batra, Dhruv Kumar etc.

Annually Awarded Indian Films[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matri Shree Awards Indian Express : May 06, 1996
  2. ^ 1996 : 20th Matrishree Awards Swatantra Bharat : May 06, 1996
  3. ^ 2006 : 30thMatrishree Awards DNA : Apr 30, 2006
  4. ^ 2007 : 31st Matrishree Awards The Hindustan Times : Apr 29, 2007
  5. ^ 2010 : 34th Matrishree Awards Aaj Ki Khabar : Apr 25, 2010
  6. ^ 2012 : 36th Matrishree Awards Dainik Bhaskar : May 07, 2012
  7. ^ 2013 : 37th Matrishree Awards Zee News : April 28, 2013
  8. ^ http://zeenews.india.com/news/india/23-journalists-get-matri-shree-media-awards_1585331.html