Times Now will be broadcasting this year’s NRI Of The Year Awards 2016 this weekend.
The event is India�۪s most distinctive awards recognizing the outstanding achievements of the Indian Diaspora globally. With their grit and perseverance, Non Resident Indians (NRIs) have achieved tremendous success in various fields in the countries they have chosen to adopt as their homes. Many NRIs are accomplished politicians, scientists, sportsmen, businessmen, professionals and academicians in various countries and ��NRI of the Year�۪ awards recognize the success of these achievers.
The gala event was hosted by Kabir Bedi and Mandira Bedi and witnessed the presence of eminent personalities from the industry and Bollywood. This is the first event attended by the newly crowned FBB Femina Miss India 2016 ��� Priyadarshini Chatterjee, Sushruthi Krishna ��� 1st Runner Up and Pankhuri Gidwani ��� 2nd Runner Up. The event also witnessed last year runner ups Sushrii Shreya Mishra (Miss United Continent 2015, Varitka Singh- Miss Grand International India 2015 and Aafren Vaz ��� Miss Supranational Asia and Oceania 2015.
The third edition of NRI of the Year awards powered by Global Indian International School was awarded to 17 individuals under 7 different categories��� Entrepreneur, Professional, Academics, Arts & Culture, Philanthropy, Special Jury Award, Global Icon of the Year and India�۪s Global Icon Award. Raymond was also one of the partners for this year�۪s award function.
The event also featured Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sania Mirza.
NRI Of The Year Awards will air on Saturday 23rd April at 21:00 and Sunday 24th April at 21:00 (repeat) on Times Now UK.