Ata Pattama wins SLIM Nielsen Award as the popular television programme for...

Ata Pattama wins SLIM Nielsen Award as the popular television programme for the ninth occasion

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“Ata Pattama,” a programme telecast by the Independent Television Network bagged the Award for the Most Popular Television programe for the ninth occasion at the SLIM Nielsen People’s Awards 2017. It is a noteworthy achievement for the “Ata Pattama” programme to be the most popular programme continuously for nine years.
The SLIM Neilsen People’s Awards Nite was held in Colombo yesterday on a grand scale. This Awards Nite was organized for the 11th occasion.
It was the “Ata Pattama” programme telecast by ITN that clinched the Most Popular TV propgramme for the ninth occasion. It should be recalled that for this programme, which telecasts significant and very rare but sometimes unbelievable incidents, to remain at the highest popularity level is a noteworthy achievement for ITN. Dr. Hasantha Hettiarachchi, the Producer and Director of the Programme received the Award. Another notable feature was the nomination of ITN’s “Doramandalawa” among the best three popular programmes.
Artistes and scholars were among the large gathering that graced the occasion.