Aneel Murarka & Poonam Dhillon’s have innovated one of a kind initiative IIAA, an award ceremony to glorify the achievements of Indians at a global level, ably supported by Mr. Rana Kapoor of Yes Bank, Mr. Shishir Bajaj of Bajaj Group & Mr.Vijay Kalantri of Dighi Ports took place at Film city amidst the big wigs of tinsel town.
he first of its kind award ceremony was anchored by the very charismatic Ayushman Khurana who spinned his magic and kept the audience engaged with his wit, energy & charm. Apart from Ayushman’s anchoring the extravaganza also witnessed captivating performance of effervescent & charming Parineeti Chopra paying a tribute to the legendary director Late Mr. Yash Chopra by highlighting the essence of Yashji’s filmography and got emotional not only while rehearsing but while performing too.
Adding to the glitzkrieg, the Current Reigning Favourite of the Masses, The stunning Alia Bhatt wowed the audience as the superstar grooved to the tunes of her hits with her live-wire performance.
A bevy of guest and celebrities like Dharmendra, Shatrughan Sinha, Pamela Chopra, Aadesh Srivastav, Sunidhi Chauhan, Dr. Rishma Pai, Parineeti Chopra, Alia Bhatt, Shaina NC, Nana Chudasma, all joined in the celebration to honour the Indian Achievers who have not just glorified the Indian flag on the international soil by carving a niche for themselves in various countries on the globe in diverse fields Academics, Literature, Business and Finance, Science and IT, Medicine, like Entertainment Media ,.There were two special Awards for a Young Achiever and one for a Non-Indian who was awarded as ..Friend of India .
Poonam Dhillon says, “This venture has been my dream for years. I strongly believe in IIAA being a pioneer for bringing extraordinary Indians from across the globe together, to not just celebrate but collaborate to make our country even more proud globally and to inspire & motivate our youth in India to do better with hard work and dedication… Poonam Dhillon furthers adds, “We have Iconic Indians like Lakshmi Mittal, Hinduja Brothers, Indra Nooyi, Sabeer Bhatia, Swaraj Paul, Amartya Sen, Salmaan Rushdie, Fareed Zakaria, Bobby Jindal, Zubin Mehta, Sant Chatwal, Vijay Amritraj, Deepak Chopra, MN Shyamalan, Rohinton Mistry, Vinod Dham, Nikki Haley, Amar Bose, Jhumpa Lahiri, Russel Peters and many more who have done India proud across the world . IIAA’s constant endeavour will be to salute and bring to Forefront many Global Indians who have brought glory to our country. Tonight IIAA honoured & recognized some of the most outstanding Indians who have made their mark in their chosen fields & we promise to continue with this tradition every year.”