Starting with the docu-drama "Goru", that won him the first prize in 1992 he has been consistently winning awards at national as well as international competitions. His production, a musical feature "Moti Manika" won the prestigious ABU award as the best programme on AIDS. For his innovative programme "Dhara Ra Koha" he was invited to Iran by The IRIB(Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting) in 2006. He has 26 Akashvani Annual Award Prizes and three International prizes in his basket. A lyricist, playright, presenter, Top-Grade drama voice, film director, producer, broadcaster, cultural researcher he is one of the greatest radio personalities of the broadcaster fraternity.
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