Mumbai Press Club to give away ‘Golden Ouch’ awards
Mumbai: The Mumbai Press Club announced here today that it would present ten “prestigious” awards for the craziest moments in Indian media at a function anchored by stand-up comedian Anuvab Pal here on April 20.
The evening of good humoured satire would be a prelude to the more serious RedInk Awards in various categories which celebrate the finest in Indian journalism, according to a release issued here.
The Mumbai Press Club has been flooded with ‘tongue-in-cheek’ nominations from all over India, in ten different categories which cover a wide range of subjects from ‘Gender Equality’ to ‘Science Reporting’ to ‘Food Criticism’ to name a few, the release said.
The star-studded galaxy of contenders range from senior politicians like Sharad Yadav and Rahul Gandhi to former Army chief-turned politician V K Singh and also popular author Shobhaa De for the ‘Ouchies’ as the new awards are being referred to.