Meri Bassai unit has decided to boycott the first ever Tele Awards to be held in Kathmandu on 30 Baisakh (13 May, 2010). The highly popular serial, although being nominated in 8 categories is not nominated in the Best Comedy category.
The directors and actors Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) and Kedar Ghimire (Magne Budha) organized a press conference to announce their decision. Kunjana Ghimire (Suntali), who wasn’t nominated for best female comedy actress also expressed her dissatisfaction on the organizers’ choice of nomination. Miss Nepal 2009, Zenisha Moktah has however made it to the list of best female comedy actress for her role in a comedy serial, Gharbeti Ba.