10th Vishwa Bhojpuri Sammelan 2018 saw a lot of celebrities from the Bhojpuri industry and was a starry evening. It was a two-day long event which concluded on 8th April at Dada Dev Mela Ground in New Delhi where a huge crowd was gathered to see Bhojpuri celebs perform on stage. The gala event was organized by the Purvanchal Ekta Manch. The event was inaugurated by the former speaker of Lok Sabha Meira Kumar. The event also saw attendees such as the President of Delhi Congress committee Ajay Makan and AAP Spokesperson Dilip Pandey, Ashwini Choubey, Mahabal Mishra, Dr. Sanjay Sinha, Gurucharan Singh, Virendra Singh.
Bhojpuri superstar turned politician Manoj Tiwari along with the folk singer Bharat Sharma, Gopal Rai, Yash Kumar, Nisha Pandey were also present at the sammelan. They also entertained the audience with their melodious voice by performing on the stage. The closing ceremony also witnessed choreographer Kanu Mukherjee’s daughter Aishwarya’s devotional dance dedicated to goddess Ambe (Durga). The starry affair also witnessed high energy dance performance by actresses such as Anara Gupta, Seema Singh, Mani Bhattacharya, Kajal Yadav, Mohini Ghosh and Nidhi Jha.
Some of the top Bhojpuri celebrities were also honored at the event.
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Pawan Singh: Best Actor
Abhay Sinha: Best Producer
Anjana Singh: Best Actress
Kanu Mukherjee: Best Dance Director
Seema Singh: Dancing Queen
Arvind Akela Kallu: Best Romantic Actor
Yash Kumar: Best Action Actor
Nidhi Jha: Most Popular Actress
Anara Gupta: Purvanchal Film Award
Mohini Ghosh: Most Beautiful Actress
Kajal Yadav: Kalaashree Samman
Mani Bhattacharya: Best Female Debut
Shreya Mukherjee: Kalaashree Samman
Nisha Pandey: Sushree Samman
Sonu Pritam: Kalashree Samman
Vikas Singh Birappan – Kalaashree Samman
Bharat Sharma Vyas – Bhojpuri Lokgeet Samrat
Gopal Rai – Mahendra Mishir Samman
Kunal Singh – Bhojpuri Mahanayak Samman
Rakesh Shrivastav – Bhojpuri Lok Ratna
Rahul Srivastava – Comedy King
Ras Bihari Giri – Purvanchal Shree Samman
Uday Bhagat – Best PRO
At the event, the literary symposium of Bhojpuri poet convention and the cultural evening was organized in which Kamalwas Kunwar and Tarakeshwar Thakur presented their poetry.
Pawan Singh has several hit films under his credit such as ‘Devra Bada Satawela’, ‘Bhojpuriya Raja’ and many more. The actor rose to fame with the superhit song ‘Lollypop Lagelu’ which became a big hit after its release.
Anjana Singh started her career with the Bhojpuri TV show ‘Bhag Na Bache Koi’ and made her debut Bhojpuri film industry in 2012 with the movie ‘Ek Aur Faulad’. Interestingly, she is the first Bhojpuri actress who has signed 25 films within the first two years of her acting career.