~Shah Rukh Khan a.k.a Pathaan emerges as the clear favourite amongst kids by earning the title of Favourite Actor and winning the Favourite Movie category in the Nickleodeon Kids Chocie Awards~
~Momos becomes the food of the generation, while Candy Crush Saga emerges as the Favourite Mobile Game~
National, 27th June 2023: Nickelodeon – India’s leading kids’ entertainment franchise – continues to strengthen its position and setting new benchmarks in the industry with numerous category-first initiatives. The unprecedented success of the digital edition of Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2022 received 1.7 million votes, the highest ever across all editions of KCA. This unparalleled response is a testament to its ability to engage and empower its young viewers across platforms.
Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2022
Defying in-person limitations and allowing audiences to engage like never before, this year witnessed kids engaging with KCA through short and snacky content across platforms and screens. With the addition of newer categories, the fandom surrounding Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards grew tremendously and witnessed appreciation for socially trending categories such as Favorite Audio on Reels, Favorite Influencer, and Favorite Shorts. With ‘Kids Ki Choice, Kids Ki Voice’ at the core of it, the iconic Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2022, reiterated its focus on empowering kids with #It’sAllAboutYou.
With a phenomenal response received, Pathaan emerges as the clear favorite amongst kids by winning the Favorite Movie, and Shah Rukh Khan earns the title of Favorite Movie Actor for his role. Kiara Advani bags the title of Favorite Movie Actor (Female), while Hrithik Roshan and Madhuri Dixit are declared as Favorite Dancing Star (Male) and (Female), respectively. The Favorite Sportsperson title is once again won by PV Sindhu, along with a host of special awards being presented to Ayushmann Khurrana, Kartik Aryan, and Bhumi Pednekar.
Following its Oscar triumph for Best Original Song, RRR’s infectious track Naatu Naatu continues to shine by winning the honor of Favorite Song (South) at the Kids’ Choice Awards 2022. Additionally, KGF 2 emerges as the Favorite Movie (South), while Rashmika Mandanna and Yash claim victory in the Favorite Movie Actor Female (South) and Male (South) categories, respectively. The beloved sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah maintains its winning streak by securing the title of Favorite TV Show for the eighth consecutive time, with Dilip Joshi once again taking home the award for Favorite TV Actor (Male).
Momos take the crown as the ultimate favorite food among the generation, while Candy Crush Saga claims the title of the Favorite Mobile Game. Adding to the excitement, Nickelodeon’s Motu Patlu steals the show as the Favorite Show on Kids Channel, with Motu himself being honored as the Favorite Indian Cartoon Character.
Speaking on the massive response received for Kids’ Choice Awards 2022, Sonali Bhattacharya, Head – Marketing, Kids TV Network, Viacom18, said, “With year-on-year successful editions of the Kids’ Choice Awards, Nickelodeon continues to be the ultimate platform that puts kids at the center of all that it does. This year’s edition garnered a record-breaking 1.7 million votes, proving that kids have been empowered to voice their choice. Our focus with Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2022 was to engage with kids on all platforms where they consume content. By tapping into these touchpoints, we were able to drive inclusivity and participation to this one-of-its-kind award. We are delighted with the response and thrilled that we could meaningfully entertain our young audiences.”
Taking its reach to new heights, the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2022, hosted by National award winner Varun Buddhadev, will have its largest-ever digital simulcast on June 28th, 2023. The entertainment extravaganza will be streamed across various network platforms, including Nickindia.com and Sonicgang.com, as well as the social media platforms of Nickelodeon India, Sonic Gang, MTV India and Colors. Kids can also tune into JioTV to join in on the excitement!
With an evening full of entertainment and slime, get ready to celebrate kids’ choices at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2022 on 28th June 2023.
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Winners
Here is the complete list of those who won big at the 8th Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2022:
|Sr No||Category||Contestant (Winner)|
|1||Favorite Movie Actor (Male)||Shah Rukh Khan|
|2||Favorite Movie Actor (Female)||Kiara Advani|
|3||Favorite Instagram Personality||Siddharth Nigam @thesiddharthnigam|
|4||Favorite YouTube Artist||Ashish Chanchlani|
|5||Favorite Movie Actor Male – (South)||Yash|
|6||Favorite Movie Actor Female – (South)||Rashmika Mandanna|
|7||Favorite Food Item||Momos|
|9||Favorite Movie (South)||KGF 2|
|10||Favorite Bollywood Song||Kesariya (Brahmastra)|
|11||Favorite Dancing Star (Male)||Hrithik Roshan|
|12||Favorite TV Actor (Male)||Jethalal – Dilip Joshi (Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah)|
|13||Favorite TV Actor (Female)||Rubina Dilaik (Khatron Ke Khiladi)|
|14||Favorite TV Show (Fiction)||Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah|
|15||Favorite Child Entertainer on TV||Durga – Aurra Bhatnagar (Durga Aur Charu)|
|16||Favorite Mobile Game||Candy Crush Saga|
|17||Favorite Rapper||Yo Yo Honey Singh|
|18||Favorite Show On Kids Channel||Motu Patlu|
|19||Favorite Indian Cartoon Character||Motu|
|20||Favorite Kid Influencer||Aayu and Pihu Show|
|21||Favorite Cricketer (Male)||Virat Kohli|
|22||Favorite Cricketer (Female)||Mithali Raj|
|23||Favorite Sportsperson||PV Sindhu|
|24||Favorite Comedian||Kapil Sharma|
|25||Favorite Environmentalist||Ridhima Pandey|
|26||Favorite Sibling Jodi||Ayaan Zubair-Jannat Zubair|
|27||Favorite Fashion Icon||Diljit Dosanjh|
|28||Favorite audio on reels||KGF 2 theme -Ravi Basrur, Kamal Eleven|
|29||Favorite Influencer on Moj||Divya Upadhyay – @DivyaUpadhyay96|
|30||Favorite Influencer on Josh||Sourav Sharma @souravjsharma|
|31||Favorite Influencer on YouTube Shorts||Doctor vs Engineer – Dushyant Kukreja|
|32||Favorite Gaming Influencer||Techno Gamers|
|33||Favorite Song (South)||Naatu Naatu – RRR|
|34||Favorite Dancing Star (Female)||Madhuri Dixit|
|35||Favorite Singer||Arijit Singh -Kesariya|
|36||Favorite TV show (Reality)||The Kapil Sharma Show|
About Nickelodeon India:
Nickelodeon India has established itself as a thought leader by being the No 1 franchise in the kid’s category with a household availability in about 120+ million households across 8 languages. The franchise boasts of a bouquet of channels like Nick, Sonic, Nick Jr and Nick HD+ catering to kids across all age groups from Tots to Teens. The franchise today has the largest original content library in the country with over hours of content and plans to add over 200 hours this year. The franchise is a home to the most legendary iconic characters like Happy & Pinaki – The Bhoot Bandhus, Motu Patlu, Rudra, The Golmaal Jr, Pakdam Pakdai and Shiva on Nick and Sonic; and Dora the Explorer, Paw patrol, Peppa pig on Nick Jr and marquee international properties like Loud house, Kung-fu-panda, Avatar, Penguins of Madagascar etc. on Nick HD+. The channel continues to engage and entertain kids across India through large scale experiential formats, consumer product range and with digital and online presence.
Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of India’s fastest-growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. A joint venture of TV18, which owns 51%, and ViacomCBS, with a 49% stake, Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching the lives of people through its properties on-air, online, on-ground, in-shop and through cinema.