Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Toto-Tasveer Photography Awards 2019: Shortlist

Three photographers have been shortlisted for the 2019 Toto-Tasveer Awards for Photography. They are (in no particular order):

1. Ritaban Ghosh, Hooghly

2. Rishi Kochhar, Gandhinagar

3. V. Vinod Babu, Hyderabad

There are two awards to be won, each carrying a cash prize of Rs 50,000. The winners will be announced at the Toto Awards function in Bengaluru on January 18, 2019. TFA wishes the shortlisted photographers all the best.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Toto Award for Kannada Creative Writing 2019: Shortlist

Three writers have been shortlisted for the 2019 Toto Award for Creative Writing in Kannada. They are (in no particular order):

1. Sahamatha (Puttur)

2. Prasad Shenoy (Karkala)

3. Natesh Hegde (Yellapura)

The award carries a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and the winner will be announced at the Toto Awards function in Bengaluru on 18 January 2019.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Toto Awards for English Creative Writing 2019: Shortlist

Five applicants have been shortlisted for the 2019 Toto Awards for Creative Writing in English. Two have submitted poems, two have entered short stories, and one has sent in a play. They are (in no particular order): 


1. Riddhi Dastidar, New Delhi

2. Zoya Chadha, New Delhi

3. Shreya Ila Anasuya, Mumbai

4. Swati Simha, Delhi

5. Lavanya Lakshminarayan, Bengaluru


The two winners will be revealed at the Toto Awards function on January 18, 2019, in Bengaluru.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Toto Music Award 2019: Long-list

Seventeen musicians/bands have been long-listed for the Toto Music Award 2019. They are (in no particular order):

1.   M.K. Abhilash, Bengaluru

2.   Dhruv Visvanath, New Delhi

3.   Laxmi Bomb, Mumbai

4.   Splash, New Delhi

5.   Cinema of Excess, Bengaluru

6.   Anhad Khanna, New Delhi

7.   Himanshu Prakash, Dharwad

8.   Morning Mourning, New Delhi

9.   RAKA, Bengaluru 

10. Harsh Parmar, Patna

11. Samar Mehdi, Bhopal

12. Yungsta & Frappe Ash, Gorakhpur

13. Saby Singh, Jammu

14. Akriti, Bengaluru

15. Siennor, Chennai

16. Black Letters, Bengaluru

17. Plastic Parvati, Kolkata

The shortlist will be announced in late November or early December. Best of luck, guys!