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."
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!
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
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
, TV actor Rohit Roy
, film actress Poonam Dhillon
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.