Happy Birthday Sunita nominated for Asian Media Award

Happy Birthday Sunita nominated for Asian Media Award

28 September 2015

Rifco and Watford Palace Theatre's production Happy Birthday Sunita has been selected as a finalist for in the Best Stage Production category at this year's Asian Media Awards.

The announcement took place at the ITV headquarters on Monday 28th September, where journalist and broadcaster Mihir Bose and author and commentator Sarfraz Manzoor were joined by ITN producer Roohi Hasan.

Starring Shabana Azmi, Ameet Chana, Goldy Notay, Clara Indrani and Russell Floyd, Happy Birthday Sunita  was set in the Johal family kitchen on the evening of Sunita's fourtieth birthday. Written by Harvey Virdi and directed by Pravesh Kumar the hugely successful family comedy drama recieved a great response from audiences on its UK, Dubai and India tour last autumn, with many sold-out performances.

Previously Rifco and Watford Palace Theatre took home the Asian Media Award for Best Live Event for 2013 dance comedy drama Break The Floorboards.

Finalists and special guests will be gathering at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Thursday 29th October for the Asian Media Awards ceremony.

For a full list of finalists and catergories visit: www.asianmediaawards.com