Kelvinator GR8! FLO Women Awards

Kelvinator GR8! FLO Women Awards felicitates 25 top women achievers. Catch the action on Sony Entertainment Television, on the 9th of March at 8:00pm...

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 | 12:48:24 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright:   |  Comments 5 Comments  |  3682 Views

Twenty-five top women achievers from varied fields were felicitated at the Kelvinator GR8! FLO Women Awards 2008, held at the ITC Grand Maratha, Mumbai. The mega awards ceremony that recognized women, who have contributed in their field of work and excelled in their work, will be telecast on Sunday, March 9, at 8.00 p.m only on Sony Entertainment Television.

Said Shashi Ranjan, Publisher Gr8! Magazine, "This is the seventh year in a row that we have felicitated women achievers in various fields for their contribution to their respective professions and society as a whole. Through this platform we recognize the achievements of women from Music, Television, Sports, Fashion, Literature, Dance, Journalism, Social Service, Film, Business & Advertising… In addition to this, a young achiever and a special honor were also bestowed this year."

"This year's felicitation was centered around our campaign against female foeticide called 'Beti' which is a nationwide awareness campaign that we have launched to highlight the issue of gender bias and the alarmingly disproportionate male: female ratio in the country. It is a malice that has struck all sections of society and needs to weeded out at the earliest," added Anu Ranjan, Co-Publisher Gr8!

The evening saw a dazzling mix of women achievers from various fields which includes personalities like Nita Ambani, Priety Zinta, Waheeda Rehman among others and spectacular performances by Alka Yagnik, Surveen Chawla, Jaswir Kaur, Kushal Punjabi, Kashmera Shah, Krushna, Rakhi Sawant, Abhishek, Suhasi and Gauri Nigudkar.

Also present at the high profile awards ceremony was Hritik Roshan whose presence brightened the evening. Others who graced the occasion were Sheriff of Mumbai Indu Shahani, producer-director Yash Chopra, industrialist Ness Wadia, film & TV actress Aruna Irani, Mayor Shubha Raul, music composer Annu Malik, fashion designer Neeta Lulla, former Miss India Yukta Mookhey, TV actor Rohit Roy, film actress Poonam Dhillon, film maker Ramesh Sippy and many others

The awards ceremony, which was hosted by Maninee De Mishra and Sumeet Raghvan, was interspersed with great performances and loads of entertainment. Don't miss the Kelvinator GR8! FLO Women Awards 2008 on Sunday March 9 at 8.00 p.m only on Sony Entertainment Television.

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