63rd All India Achievers Award function was recently held at Mumbai. Delhi based entrepreneur Abhishek Bachchan and Anil Kumar Sharma organised the award function in a five star hotel. The agenda of the seminar on ‘Individual Achievements and Nation Building’ was to honour men and women from various fields such as Education, Social Work, Philanthropy, Creative Arts, Service Sector, Astrology, Media and performing Arts etel with the AIAC Awards for Excellence in their chosen vocation. This award function happens twice in a year- one in Mumbai and one in Delhi.
The hotel came alive with the presence of celebrities from film and television industry world at the glittering award ceremony. Singer Shefali Saxena was the emcee of the event who introduced everyone for collecting the awards. The lifetime achievement award for for outstanding contribution to Indian cinema and Television was conferred upon eminent actor, producer, director Sanjay Khan. Other celebrities who were conferred upon with the Arch of excellence awards included Rashmi Desai, Vaishali Desai, Bhavana Pani, Chunkey Pandey, Indira Krishnan, Mukesh Rishi, Anil Kumar Sharma , Delhi based designers Bharat and Reshma Grover, Shreya Narayan, Sunil Pal and Rahul Roy.
People were delighted to hear Sanjay Khan’s speech. He shared his experiences of life and gave message of unity. Celebrities like Zarine Khan, Padmashri Penaz Masani, Raza Murad, Nandish Sandhu, Adityaraaj Kapoor , veteran journalist Jyothi Venkatesh, Prashant Kumar, Tarun Khanna, Model Mahi Khan, fashion designer Umair Zafar and many more were present for the grand event.
The AIAC Awards for Excellence (in various categories) instituted in the year 1989 by All India Achiever’s Conference, is a nationally appreciated recognition that comes rarely and to a few who have worked hard to achieve and excel in their chosen field of activity and become role models worthy of emulation by others. It symbolises the spirit of outstanding ‘achievement’ and ‘excellence’ in one go.