HBO wins the Indian Telly Award 2005
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HBO wins the Indian Telly Award 2005

The channel got this award for the best English movie channel in India for the second year.

india Updated: Feb 16, 2006 12:55 IST

HBO, has won the prestigious 2005 Indian Telly Award for the best english movie channel in India , for the second year in a row.

To add to this HBO's Blockbuster Of The Month': Spider-Man 2 that premiered on 27 January is the top rated movie of 2005 – 2006 across all English Movie Channels.

Winning the Best English movie channel award in 2005 yet again is no mean achievement. HBO was selected for the honour by a panel of jury comprising eminent personalities from the film and entertainment industry such as Mr. Ratikant Basu, Mr. Prasoon Joshi, Ms. Mahabanoo Mody Kotwal, Ms. Priya Singh Paul, Mr. Goldie Behl, Mr. Lekh Tandon, Ms. Mona Kapoor, Mr. Rakesh Sharma, Ms. Ruby Bhatia, Ms. Suchitra Pillai and Mr. Yunus Bukhari amongst others .

HBO was selected from among all the English movie channels being broadcast in India by the jury members.

Shruti Bajpai, Country Manager, HBO South Asia said , "I am delighted that HBO has once again been declared the Best English Movie channel in India.

This award is recognition of the world-class content that we showcase for our viewers in India as well as the innovative and well-rounded promotional activities we undertake to reach out to our target audience."

First Published: Feb 16, 2006 12:55 IST