‘This one is for the fans’: Sooshi Mango win at the AACTA Awards 2021

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Much-loved ethnic comedians, Sooshi Mango, won ‘Favourite Australian Digital Comedy Creator’ at the AACTA Awards last night.

The comic troup, which is made up of two brothers, Joe and Carlo Salanitri, and their close friend Andrew Manfre, came out on top of other contenders such as Christian Hull and Jimmy Rees.

“AACTA Award going cheap. Cash accepted!” Sooshi Mango wrote on Facebook after receiving the accolade.

“This one is for the fans. You got us this and we will always give you all that we have in return! We love you all!”

Their win was a huge hit with fans including the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison.

“Huge congrats, lads. All the best. Regards, Scotch Lamington,” Mr Morrison wrote on Facebook, making reference to Sooshi Mango’s hilarious interview with the Prime Minister in November.

Sooshi Mango joined a number of other winners announced at the awards ceremony last night.

This includes the host of ABC’s Gardening Australia program, Costa Georgiadis. Georgiadis won for ‘Favourite Australian TV Host.’

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