In keeping with its editorial philosophy and to celebrate the global success stories of Indian Icons from different fields, Society magazine hosted its annual Society Global Indian Icon Awards in London. The icons were chosen from the field of business, philanthropy, art, music, food, sports, law, medicine, education, amongst others.
Held on Wednesday 10th July at Hotel Montcalm in London, it was a showcase of India’s rising stature in the world and a celebration of how Indians as global citizens have excelled across the globe.
The Awards brought together thinkers and high achievers from diverse fields who also participated in the Society Thought Leadership Forum. Renowned Bollywood film actor Shabana Azmi and noted film writer & lyricist Javed Akhtar were Chief Guests for the evening, alongside leading businessman Gopichand Hinduja, Dr Kartar Lalwani, global humanitarian Meera Gandhi, King of Mcdonalds chain Mr Atul Pathak, legal luminary Sarosh Zaiwalla and many other well known personalities from UK and India also attended the show.
Shababna Azmi – Outstanding contribution to Cinema and public service
Anoushka Shankar – Excellence in the field of music
Atul Pathak – Business Leader of the year
Meera Gandhi – Global Humanitarian
Sanjay Joshi – Excellence in the field of education
Dinesh Tiwar – Excellence in the field of law
Gindy Bhogal & Nav Bhogal – Excellence in international event production
Suleman Raza – Excellence in food business
Asma Khan – Excellence in culinary art
Reena Ranger – Excellence in community service
Craig Shah – Excellence in luxury and lifestyle business