| 22 Jun 2024
Annu Kapoor felicitated with Dadasaheb Phalke excellence award for Big FM's 'Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor'

MUMBAI: RJ Annu Kapoor, host of Big FM's 'Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor' has brought in yet another accolade for the most awarded and popular show on radio today by virtue of receiving the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award. Big FM, launched 'Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor' three years ago. The show has since been winning laurels with its evergreen stories, creating a special space in the listener’s hearts and going on to become the number one show in Mumbai.

RJ Annu Kapoor has won accolade after accolade for his splendid narration and was also selected as the best RJ at the prestigious Golden Mike Awards, New York Festival Awards and the India Radio Forum Awards in 2015. He has also been voted the best RJ (Non –Metro) for the show for two consecutive years. He has been instrumental in making ‘Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor’ one of the most heard and loved shows in the history of radio and along with Big FM, has plans to take the show to the next level by doing multiple live on-ground shows.

Sharing his thoughts on receiving the prestigious award, RJ Annu Kapoor said, “I am extremely honoured and humbled to receive the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for my show on Big FM ‘Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor’. We began this memorable journey three years ago, and there has been no looking back since. I dedicate this award to the listeners of Big FM who have showered the show with so much love, respect and adulation.”

Going on to speak about the show, the two time national award winner, who has narrated more than 4000 stories through the show further added, “There is a lot of hard-work and research that goes behind the making of ‘Suhaana Safar’. The show gives me the freedom to express myself by not only narrating stories from yesteryears (films), but also stories that reside in my heart. I am blessed to have the opportunity to work with such a fantastic team, the true heroes of this show.”

India’s most heard radio show and consistently rated as the number one show on the 10 am - 12 noon time band, ‘Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor’ has helped establish a strong connect between today’s audience and yesteryear stars. Following its successful run, the show was recently launched in Bengaluru as well.

A musical encyclopedia covering the golden age of Hindi cinema, ‘Suhaana Safar with Annu Kapoor’ enables listeners to relive evergreen hits together with providing beautiful narrations of behind-the-scene incidents, interesting trivia about movies, songs, and legendary artists back from the golden era of Indian cinema.