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The event paid a tribute to comic excellence in Indian cinema and felicitated some of the finest comic talent from Bollywood. The honorees in each category were selected by a special advisory panel comprising of reputed filmmakers of the Indian film industry including Satish Kaushik, Nagesh Kukunoor and Vashu Bhagnani.
The Star Gold Comedy Honors 2008 grand finale was hosted by the versatile and talented actor Javed Jaffrey along with comic gags by Swapnil Joshi and Sunil Grover. The show also saw performances by stars like Lara Dutta, Sameera Reddy, Javed Jaffrey and Tusshar Kapoor.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Prem Kamath, Vice President -Marketing and Communication, Star India Pvt. Ltd., said, "Comedy as a genre has contributed a lot in the growth of the Hindi film industry in the past decade. Understanding the pool of comic talent that Bollywood has to offer, we have introduced Vodafone Comedy Honors, a pioneering initiative from Star Gold to salute the stars and honor the personalities who have contributed in bringing a smile on everyone's face through their comic performances in the Indian Cinema.