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5th Edition of Times NOW & ICICI Bank NRI of the Year Awards 2018 Honors Global Indians

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Times NOW, India’s leading English news channel from the Times Network and ICICI Bank hosted the 5th edition of NRI of the Year Awards 2018 today in Mumbai. The NRI of the Year Awards salute the spirit of global Indians who have been an inspiration and made a mark for themselves worldwide. Sunil Chhetri, Indian football team Captain was presented with the prestigious Global Indian Icon and Prem Watsa, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive of Fairfax Financial Holdings was conferred with the Special Jury NRI of the Year Award, amidst a glittering evening.

To celebrate NRI of the Year Awards 5th edition, a coffee table book was launched by Kiren Rijiju, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Home Affairs of India, MK Anand, MD and CEO, Times Network, Vijay Chandok, Executive Director ICICI Bank, Lt. Gen Sudhir Sharma, Advisory Board – India, GIIS and Farokh Balsara -Partner and National Director – Consumer Products and Health Services, Ernst & Young. A new trophy designed by renowned jewellery designer Poonam Soni was also unveiled at the ceremony by Bollywood actress, Chitrangada Singh. Mr. Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs of India was the chief guest for the evening and the event was graced by notable personalities including Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri, actress Chitrangada Singh, singer Akriti Kakar many more from the TV and Bollywood industry. Anukreethy Vas, Miss India 2018, Meenakshi Chaudhary, First Runner Up, and Shreya Rao Kamavarapu, Second Runner Up made their first appearances on the red carpet after winning the Miss India tittles. The gala event was hosted by Sameer Kochhar and Mandira Bedi. The evening also witnessed a mesmerizing dance performance by Terrence Lewis Dance Institute. Read more

YRF’s Sultan Bags Top Honors at Tehran International Sports Film Festival

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By  K Ashwin  Mobile: 09920183006  Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

YRF’s Sultan- an inspiring, underdog tale that became a blockbuster in record time- continues to garner audiences worldwide. With a heartfelt, son of the soil story about a rural Indian wrestler’s struggle to prove himself in a modern sports and entertainment arena, Sultan has gone on to win major awards a the Tehran International Sports Film Festival.
Ali Abbas Zafar, the director of Sultan has won the trophy and honorary diploma for the Best Director of Long Narrative. Anushka Sharma has won best actress trophy and honorary diploma in the Long Narrative category. And the film’s hero, the winsome Sultan has won the Best Actor trophy and diploma in the Long Narrative section.

Director Ali Abbas Zafar says, “Sultan has cut across borders cultures and languages with its powerful story, performances and honest belief in the life changing impact of a sport. The team and I are very thankful to the organizers at Tehran International Sports Film Festival for their appreciation and love.” Read more