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Radio City wins ‘Radio Station of the year’ award at the Golden Mikes Awards

Radio City wins ‘Radio Station of the year’ award at the Golden Mikes Awards
Radio City Graces the Throne with the ‘Radio Station of the year’ award at the Golden Mikes Awards, Bags 46 Prestigious Awards and counting this Season
Radio City Mumbai’s popular breakfast show hosts RJ Salil and RJ Archana win ‘RJ Jodi of the Year’ award and RJ Rashi two years in a row bags ‘RJ of the Year (non-metro)’ at ACEF Award 2019

With 17 years of excellence, Radio City, India’s leading radio network, once again proved its mettle of being the most influential radio network by bagging the ‘Radio Station of the Year’ award at the Golden Mikes Awards 2019. Radio City Mumbai’s popular breakfast show ‘Kasa Kai Mumbai’ hosts RJ Salil and RJ Archana won the ‘RJ Jodi of the Year’ Award, whereas for the second time consecutively, RJ Rashi was announced as ‘Radio Jockey of the Year (Non-metro) at the ACEF Awards 2019. To add to its glory, Radio City won a total of 46 awards and counting at various industry platforms, 25 awards at Golden Mikes, 16 awards at ACEF, 3 awards at Goa fest, 1 award at Videa Awards and 6th rank by Great Place to Work® among Best Large Workplaces in Asia, 2019.

Over the years, Radio City has consistently raised the bar of innovation with path-breaking campaigns in radio programming. Keeping up the winning spirit, Radio City’s social awareness initiatives like ‘Mera Ghaata’ led by RJ Ginnie, ‘Kar Mumbaikar’ led by RJ Salil and RJ Archana, Ek Kapda Abhiyaan, Padyatra, City Ka Flowerpot, Heroes of Hyderabad, etc. were recognised amongst the most coveted campaigns of the year. These awards are a strong testimony to Radio City’s prowess over the years in areas like creativity, influence and leadership.

Joining in the celebratory spirit, Mr Ashit Kukian, CEO, Radio City, said, “It brings us immense pleasure to receive these laurels at the most prestigious industry platforms that recognize unique ideas and initiatives across radio, advertising and marketing sectors. These awards are a reaffirmation to the love and trust that our listeners and advertisers have bestowed on us for years. Radio City has always been at the forefront of driving innovation, and bagging these awards will only push us further to disrupt the industry and continue to be the pioneers of creativity.”

At the ACEF Awards, Radio City clinched awards for ‘Effective Use of Customer Feedback’ for its Heroes of Hyderabad campaign, ‘Successful Use of CSR Activity’ for ‘Ek Kapda Abhiyan campaign’ and ‘Effective use of Market Research’ for Safal - Milwat Se Jung campaign.

The brand film by Radio City, titled ‘Mumbai Train’ garnered immense appreciation and at the Goa Fest 2019. Radio City’s Kar Mumbaikar campaign also received an award for ‘Best Video Content in Digital Campaign For a Cause’ at the Videa Awards.

The award season has just begun and Radio City is reigning the throne already. With these awards to its name and many more, Radio City continues its legacy of being the driver of change and innovation in the industry.

About Golden Mikes-

The Golden Mikes, one of India’s biggest radio advertising awards, Radio City took home the medals in categories such as ‘Best Innovation on Radio’ for its Independence Day Animals campaign, ‘Most Unique Programming Concept/Idea’ for the Breastmilk Donation campaign, and ‘Best Public Service Initiative by a Broadcaster’ for the ‘Missing Chhaya’ campaign, to name a few. Radio City bagged a special Jury Choice Award in the Best Innovation on Radio category for Radio City Independence Day Animals Promo.

About Radio City

Radio City, a part of Music Broadcast Limited (MBL) is a subsidiary of Jagran Prakashan Ltd. Radio City was the first FM radio broadcaster in India and brings with it over 17 years of expertise in the radio industry. Amongst the private radio stations, Radio City has consistently been the number one radio station in Bengaluru and Mumbai with 24.17% and 17.10% average listenership share respectively. From December 30, 2012 to January 21, 2017 and as on March 31, 2017, Radio City reached out to over 67 million listeners in 34 cities covered by AZ Research.

Radio City has spearheaded the evolution of FM radio programming by offering content that is unique and path-breaking. The network introduced humour and the concept of agony aunt on the radio with Baber Sher and Love Guru respectively. It also initiated the Radio City Freedom Awards and provided a launch pad to budding singers with Radio City Super Singer, the first-of-its-kind radio talent show in India. Through its ‘Rag Mein Daude Radio City’ philosophy, the network has adopted a local approach that resonates with the listeners while inculcating a sense of city pride and infusing local culture and flavour on-air. The network provides terrestrial programming along with 52 other web-stations, through its digital interface.

Radio City has been featured consistently in ‘India’s Best Companies to Work For’ study conducted by Great Place to Work Institute. The network has repeatedly been called out as amongst the best in the media industry. In 2019, Radio City ranked 6th in ‘Best Large Workplaces in Asia’, according to the GPTW survey 2019. In 2018, the company was included in the list for the 7th time, according to the GPTW survey in 2018, Radio City ranks 8th amongst the 100 Best Companies to work for in the Media and Entertainment Industry as well as the best career management.

For more information, visit- www.radiocity.in

Edited by- Debjani Hazarika

Jim Ankan Deka | Assam | ChaiTunes Artist

Jim Ankan Deka | ChaiTunes
Jim Ankan Deka is an award winning musician from Guwahati, Assam. He is the first Assamese to open a music institute and a production house in Bangalore. He has received multiple awards for his multilingual song Aawaz - Speak Up Against Sexual Violence. He is the member of Eastern Fare, an acoustic rock band and Veenar, a fusion band based out of Bengaluru. He is also a photographer and documentary film maker.

Jim's ChaiTunes Videos

Xaare Aasu is an Assamese song composed by Jim Ankan Deka and sung by Queen Hazarika. It is the first of ChaiTunes series of music videos. Powered by Music Malt, the song is based on poems by Assamese writer duo Prof. Bhabananda Deka and Nalini Prava Deka. The video is directed by Parmita Borah.



Anuron is an Assamese song composed by Jim Ankan Deka and sung by Rupam Bhuyan and Queen Hazarika. It is the third of ChaiTunes series of music videos. Powered by Music Malt, the song is written by Jim and the concept is developed by Debjani Hazarika. The video is directed by Tarunabh Dutta.



Aakaxok Subo Khojo is an Assamese song composed by Jim Ankan Deka and sung by 16 yr old Antara Nandy. It is the second of ChaiTunes series of music videos. Powered by Music Malt. Lyricist from Assam, Raj Dweep penned the lyrics of the song. The video is directed by Parmita Borah.



Anuron (live & unplugged) is recorded & shot live at the Eastern Fare Studios in Guwahati. It is the first of ChaiTunes Series' unplugged numbers & fourth of ChaiTunes series of music videos. The song is written and composed by Jim Ankan Deka and features Rupam Bhuyan, Veda V Sarma, Prabal Gogoi, Gaurav Choudhury & Jenie.


Antara Nandy | Assam | ChaiTunes Artist

Antara Nandy | ChaiTunes
Antara Nandy is an Indian playback singer from Assam. She became known after reaching the final rounds and becoming one of the top three girl finalists in the music talent and reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs-2009 which was aired on Zee TV. She was nominated for 'Ramdhenu Viewers Choice Awards' in the Best Female Singer category in 2013. She is the recipient of the 'Star Wars Award 2012' conferred by Dream Catchers, Singapore, and Young Achiever Award in 2014 bestowed on by Integrated Council for Socio-Economic Progress, Kolkata.

Antara's ChaiTunes Videos

Aakaxok Subo Khojo is an Assamese song composed by Jim Ankan Deka and sung by 16 yr old Antara Nandy. It is the second of ChaiTunes series of music videos. Powered by Music Malt. Lyricist from Assam, Raj Dweep penned the lyrics of the song. The video is directed by Parmita Borah.


Queen Hazarika | Assam | ChaiTunes Artist

Queen Hazarika | ChaiTunes
Queen Hazarika is an Indian playback singer and actress from Assam. She has sung for Assamese films like Mon, Suren Suror Putek and Sneh Bandhan. She is the recipient of Rotary Young Achiever Award in 2013. In the same year she was nominated for Prag Cine Awards in the Best Female Playback category.

Queen's ChaiTunes Videos

Xaare Aasu is an Assamese song composed by Jim Ankan Deka and sung by Queen Hazarika. It is the first of ChaiTunes series of music videos. Powered by Music Malt, the song is based on poems by Assamese writer duo Prof. Bhabananda Deka and Nalini Prava Deka. The video is directed by Parmita Borah.



Anuron is an Assamese song composed by Jim Ankan Deka and sung by Rupam Bhuyan and Queen Hazarika. It is the third of ChaiTunes series of music videos. Powered by Music Malt, the song is written by Jim and the concept is developed by Debjani Hazarika. The video is directed by Tarunabh Dutta.


Rupam Bhuyan | Assam | ChaiTunes Artist

Rupam Bhuyan | ChaiTunes
Rupam Bhuyan is a playback singer from Guwahati, Assam. He is the front-man of the Indian fusion band North East Breeze. He sang in numerous Assamese films including Khobh, Anuradha, Mumtaz and Akash Chuboloi Mon. He has received multiple film and non-film awards for his songs. He composed the theme song for prestigious Jeevan Kite and River Festival-2015 as a tribute to the river Brahmaputra.

Rupam's ChaiTunes Videos

Anuron (live & unplugged) is recorded & shot live at the Eastern Fare Studios in Guwahati. It is the first of ChaiTunes Series' unplugged numbers & fourth of ChaiTunes series of music videos. The song is written and composed by Jim Ankan Deka and features Rupam Bhuyan, Veda V Sarma, Prabal Gogoi, Gaurav Choudhury & Jenie.



Anuron is an Assamese song composed by Jim Ankan Deka and sung by Rupam Bhuyan and Queen Hazarika. It is the third of ChaiTunes series of music videos. Powered by Music Malt, the song is written by Jim and the concept is developed by Debjani Hazarika. The video is directed by Tarunabh Dutta.


Catherine Khiangte | Mizoram | ChaiTunes Artist

Catherine Khiangte | ChaiTunes
Catherine was born in Aizawl, Mizoram and has been singing since she was child. She has performed across India and has been the first finalist from North-East India to represent at KWC - Karaoke World Championships held in Mumbai in 2011. She has released two Mizo albums so far which contain her original compositions. She was even nominated for the Best Newcomer at the Rimawi Khawvel Music Award and Lelte Magazine Award in 2004. Catherine has shifted her base to Guwahati in 2008.

Catherine's ChaiTunes VIDEOS

Eastern Fare and Catherine Khiangte team up to cover Charlie Puth's 'Let's Marvin Gaye and Get It On' ft. Meghan Trainor, a Billboard top 40 Hot 100 hit.


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