Gitikka Ganju Dhar

Awards and Testimonials

Awards and Testimonials

Gitikka Ganju Dhar – The Most Awarded Live Host in India.

"Gitikka is a true rock star. We love her!" - Sabbas Joseph, Co-Founder Wizcraft

How does it feel when literally everyone in your home industry applauds your achievements? How does it feel when even the naysayers agree that you deserve the accolades? Gitikka is winner of many prestigious awards including the definitive honour, The Live Artist of the Decade at WOW Awards Asia. Her career spans two decades in the top league. One can safely say that she is among the initial few who have shaped the category of the professional show host in India. She has redefined the impact of a live host’s presence on stage. Her journey boasts of some of the best projects mounted by the Indian Live industry. Sailing on year after year, delivering stellar work, continuously evolving and innovating, she has carved a niche that she is the sole occupant of.

  • Named Nation Builder by India Today Magazine 2019
  • Live Artist of the Decade at WOW Awards Asia - 2018
  • Business World Applause Best Contribution to the Indian Experiential Realm - 2019
  • Outstanding TV Host for an Indian Cookery Show at Restaurant India Awards - 2019
  • Business World Applause Best Emcee India - 2017
  • EEMAX Spotlight Best Anchor Gold India - 2018
  • EEMAX Spotlight Best Anchor India Award - 2017
  • Bharat Nirman Award For Contribution to the Field of Anchoring In India – 2008
  • Live Quotient Best Emcee India Award - 2012
  • Recognition for Hosting Bry-Air Hvac India Awards Ten Times In A Row - 2015
  • Heart and Soul Women Achievers Award – 2019
  • Anchor of the Millennium at Global Iconic Awards 2019


"She is an exceptionally talented anchor." - Late APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India.
“For an important event in India there is no one better than Gitikka!” - Kapil Chopra, Past-President Oberoi Group, Chairman Board Eazy Diner.
“Always a delight to be compered by the energetic Gitikka Ganju Dhar, erudition sheathed in exotica.” - Dilip Cherian, Communications Consultant and Political Campaign Advisor.
“Ms. Gitikka Ganju Dhar provided her professional services as a Compere and Master of Ceremonies at the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit 2018 in New Delhi jointly inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India and President Macron of France and attended by 26 Heads of State/Government/Vice Presidents, 50 Ministers from foreign countries and about 2000 delegates. She also rendered her services at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 convention jointly organized by the Government of India and Government of U.P., in the presence of Prime Minister of India and PM of Mauritius and attended by about 8000 foreign and Indian delegates in Varanasi. Gitikka acquitted herself commendably. Her impressive demeanor, strong stage presence, comfortable composure, mellifluous voice and sharp presence of mind to handle unexpected situations, was appreciated by all. I wish her all the best for her future endeavors.” - Mohinder Pratap Singh, Ambassador of India, Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia). (MEA)
“The Sufi Route has been blessed with having a team which not just believes in the core essence of the property but also perpetuates it. Gitikka Ganju Dhar is one of our most treasured associations. She has been the voice of The Sufi Route for two years. The wordsmith that she is, she manages to weave magic throughout the evening in her very own majestic ways. Being fraternity royalty is what makes her perfect in every way for our festival.” - Gagan Takyar, Co-Founder, Sufi Route.
“Gitikka does an impeccable job every single time. They don't make them like her anymore." - Poonam Lal, Founder-Director Marketing Solutions.
"Gitikka makes a very difficult job look effortless." - Mohomed Morani, Director Cineyug.
“For Go Bananas, when it comes to a certain standard and proficiency, we have actually stopped looking anywhere else and always work with Gitikka Ganju Dhar. For the Main Bhi Chowkidar event at Talkatora, the expectations were huge. It must have been quite stressful for her as we were connected to 500 locations going live from the stadium where Hon'ble PM was going to do a Q&A. We expected last minute changes considering the scale and also the dependence on network connectivity and they sure did happen. We congratulated ourselves to have kept Gitikka at the helm of this strenuous affairs to deliver/improvise and keep up the level of engagement. All the hours of detailing she does by herself and with the event team makes it a stress free affair for the event company.” - Khantil Mehta, Founder Go Bananas.
“Gitikka Ganju Dhar is clearly one of the best emcees in the profession. She has brought in a highly unique and very distinctive style to the events she has hosted for Western Digital India. Her ability to understand business, complex engineering and integrate that with the flavour of Urdu poetry, knowledge of Indian history and share that with the audience in a seamless and highly engaging manner, serves as the icing on the cake and further electrifies the event. She clearly has an awesome voice and would be a great choice as a Master of Ceremonies for any major corporate event.” - Supria Dhanda, Vice President & Country Manager. - India, Western Digital Corporation.
“She is the first lady of MC's in India.” - Harmanjit Singh, VP, Godfrey Philips India.
“Over the last decade, her growth as a speaker has been remarkable, but what is more remarkable is that she still retains the same freshness and zest that I noticed on day one.” - Ravinder Zutshi, Ex-Deputy Managing Director, Samsung India.
“She is truly a rock star in the emceeing domain. How she conducts, improvises and takes the show to a different level, is incredible. I am sure she will keep up the good work. Love her commitment as always.” - Humayoon Zaidi, CEO, Event Network.
“A girl should be two things, classy and fabulous. Gitikka is both and more! Eloquent, confident, intelligent, spontaneous & witty, she is irreplaceable in her profession. By far, the most professional, she is a host and MC par excellence. We would recommend Gitikka to everybody.” - Swati Vashista, Project Director, India Design, Elle Décor, India.
”There is one word that describes Gitikka as an MC - trustworthy, one knows that if she is on the stage she will ensure that the event goes flawlessly, come what may. She is possibly the most poised, seasoned and playful MC in the country and spontaneity on stage just comes naturally to her, have seen her on stage for around 20 years now!” - Ankur Kalra, MD, Vibgyor Events.
"A dazzling emcee!" - Vineet Bajpai, Founder
“Gitikka can handle a variety of events and audiences with equal accomplishment, whether fun events or strictly corporate ones. There are many MCs, but G is a true anchor." - Roshan Abbas MD, Encompass Events.
“She has hosted several of our concerts and always grasps the mood of the audience well. She sure knows how to whip up a delicious roar from the audience.” - Daler Mehndi, Singer and Musician.