Sunday, October 20, 2013

Nick India To Hold First Ever Local Version Of The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards In November 2013!

It's time to pack the red carpet away and roll out the orange carpet instead, as Nickelodeon India has announced the very exciting Nickelodeon International news that the world's biggest and most entertaining kid's award show – the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - is coming to Nickelodeon India in November 2013! It's India's Time To Slime!

With an approach that puts kids first and celebrates them each and every day, Nickelodeon takes pride in encouraging kids to be themselves - funny, messy and free-spirited. Keeping this in mind, Nickelodeon through LIVE Viacom18 is bringing the biggest and most popular kids award show – The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - to India for the very first time. The only live awards show where kids rule, Indian kids will get to vote in 12 categories who they want to take home a coveted orange blimp in Nick India's first ever local version of the Kids' Choice Awards, where Kids' Rule!

NickHeads in India can vote for who they want to win a coveted orange blimp by logging onto Nick India's official Kids' Choice Awards 2013 website at and via SMS. Everyone who votes for their favourites will be entered into Viacom 18's exclusive "Karo Haq Se!" competition to win tickets to the live awards ceremony! Are you ready to have your say, the KCA way? Vote karo, haq se!

While visiting Nickelodeon India's dedicated Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2013 India website, NickHeads can also learn about the history of Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards, learn how to make Nickelodeon's world famous green slime, watch exclusive online streaming video clips from past Kids' Choice Awards USA ceremonies, view a exclusive KCA USA photo gallery, and play exclusive online KCA games (coming soon)!

With over 25 successful years of enthralling kids, the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards has captured the hearts of kids worldwide. Since its inception, the awards show has been telecast in over 33 countries worldwide. Year on year the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards receives millions of votes from NickHeads across the world.

The live awards show is known for its fun elements such as orange carpet, orange blimps, green slime mania (term coined by Nickelodeon, where celebrities as a mark of honour, get slimed!), vivacious performances and kids having a blast, and for empowering children the world over! In the past, the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards has witnessed popular personalities from the worlds of film, music, sports and television, such as Johnny Depp, Pitbull and Halle Berry to name a few, presenting awards, performing and, of course, winning coveted Blimp awards as well!

Furthermore, the KCAs has also caught many celebrities off guard by sliming the likes of Justin Bieber, Will Smith and even Daniel Radcliff. This year, it will be interesting to watch India's very own homegrown celebrities and stars have the honor of being slimed at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2013 India!

The 2013 KCAs reached more than 24.6 million unduplicated viewers in 23 countries including the US across the premiere and encore episodes (more than 10.6 million from the international audience) Further the awards generated a record breaking 148 million International votes, up +284% from last year’s total of 39m. The highest number of votes recorded ever!

Nina Elavia Jaipuria, Executive Vice President & Business Head, Kids' Cluster, Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. says, "At Nickelodeon, we put kids at the core of all that we do. We believe in empowering kids and giving them the opportunity to make their own choices. With Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards now in India, we are giving them a platform where they can voice their choices. We will be their true mouthpiece in every sense of the word!"

Commenting on the launch of the Kid's Choice Award India, Jaideep Singh, Sr. Vice President and Business Head – INS, Viacom18 Pvt. Ltd. said, "We are very thrilled and privileged to be at the forefront of bringing an award show of this stature to Indian shores. There is an impressive line-up of celebrity performances and anchors for Nickelodeon's first ever Kids’ Choice Awards. Part of our LIVE business is to constantly strive to provide fresh and innovative concepts that will not only pique interests of the Indian audience but give an opportunity to advertisers to connect with their audience."

So NickHeads, get ready to be a part of Nickelodeon history as India welcomes the the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards for the very first time this November!

Below is a complete list of nominees for Nickelodeon India's inaugural "Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2013 India":


Best Actor:

Salman Khan
Shahrukh Khan
Akshay Kumar
Hrithik Roshan

Best Actress:

Katrina Kaif
Kareena Kapoor
Sonakshi Sinha
Priyanka Chopra

Best Movie:

Student of the Year
Dabangg 2
Chennai Express
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

Best Song:

DISCO DEEWANE - Student of the Year
Badtameez Dil - Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Balam Pichkari - Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
One Two Three Four - Chennai Express
Tum Hi Ho - Aashiqui 2

Best Hollywood Movie:

Life of Pi
Iron Man 3
Fast and Furious 6

Best Dancing Star:

Hrithik Roshan
Shahid Kapoor
Prabhu Deva
Ranbir Kapoor

Alpenliebe Juzt Jelly:

Best Child Entertainer:

Naman Jain - Ranjhana / Bombay Talkies
Shivansh Kotia - English Vinglish
Anjana Padmana Bhan - Indian Idol Junior
Bhavya Gandhi (Tappu) - Tarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah
Dev Joshi - Baal Veer


Best TV Character Male:

Jethalal - Tarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah
Gadha Prasad - Chidiya Ghar
Inspector Daya - CID
Inspector Abhijeet - CID

Best TV Character Female:

Daya - Tarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah
Sandhya - Diya Aur Baati Hum
Anandi - Balika Vadhu
Akshara - Yeh rishta Kya Kehlata hai

Best TV Series:

Tarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah
Baal Veer
Balika Vadhu

Best Show On Kids Channel:

Chhota Bheem - POGO
Doraemon - Disney
Tom and Jerry - Cartoon Network
Ninja Hattori - Nickelodeon


Sports Icon of the Year:

Sachin Tendulkar
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Virat Kohli
Sania Mirza
Saina Nehwal

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