The 11th Rajiv Gandhi Awards is a premium platform that honors successful Indians globally for their outstanding contribution in diverse fields since 1995. These awards are turning out to be the highest honour the country can bestow upon any one. Every year the event reaches millions of audiences across the globe through Sony Entertainment Television. The Rajiv Gandhi Award brings together people from various fraternities and recognizes them for their contribution towards the progress of the nation in one or the other way.
This year's awardees are, Best Actor-Saif Ali Khan, Best Actress-Lara Duta, Child Prodigy - Master Darsheel Safary (Tare Zameen Par), Super Achiever -Dalip Singh Rana (The Great Khali)- Super Achiever, Malkit Singh (the evergreen Punjabi singer who received MBD award by the Queen (UK)- Global Indian, Mehul Choksi- Innovative Marketing, Anna Hazare- Social Field, Baichung Bhutia - Sports, Sunny Varkey- Educationist, Sameer Gehlaut- Young Entrepreneur, Vandana Luthra- Women Achiever, Baba Kalyani- Industrialist and Vir Sanghvi- Journalism.
The evening, graced by Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and other dignitaries, opened with scintillating performances by Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rakhi Sawant, Shanker-Ehsaan Loy, a laugh riot by Navin Prabhakar and other very entertaining performances.
The entertaining evening that followed the awards ceremony was a variety of glittering performances by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy live, Bridal ramp show, Stand up by Navin Prabhakar, sizzling Kareena & the ever heartthrob Salman Khan, Rakhi Sawant in a mind blowing performance…and more.
Stay tuned to Sony Entertainment Television on Sunday, August 31,at 8.00 pm.