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Kids were awarded for their outstanding achievements in multiple areas of excellence such as arts, leadership and sports on a kids' television awards show.

tv Updated: Jan 19, 2011 16:33 IST

Kids were awarded for their outstanding achievements in multiple areas of excellence such as arts, leadership and sports on a kids' television awards show.



Initiated by POGO, nominations for the awards were invited from parents and principals of the schools of meritorious kids, as well as self-nominations from children who felt they deserved the award in a particular category from a list that includes music, singing, sports, academics, entertainment, art and dancing.



Tanay Chedda (14) was awarded in the Entertainer category for his role in

My Name Is Khan

. Chedda is also known for his performances in

Taare Zameen Par

and

Slumdog Millionaire

.



Another youngster, Dishaddra Poddar (13) got an award in the Artist category. Poddar has won over 160 awards in national and State level competitions, while Shraddha Nagaraj (14) won an award in the Dancer category. Other winners include Vishnu Ramprasad, S. Mahadevan, Priyanshi Somani, Swapnali Yadav and Shraddha Nagaraj.