Monday, August 18, 2008

Rajiv Gandhi Awards - Lara, Saif, Yukta and Darsheel get honours

The Annual Rajiv Gandhi awards honoured people from different walks of life who have achieved excellence in their respective fields on Aug 17, 2008. Saif Ali Khan was awarded the Best Actor trophy while Lara Dutta was awarded Best Actress and Darsheel was awarded as a child prodigy.
Others who recieved awards were footballer Bhaichung Bhutia for the most inspiring sports personality, model turned actress Yukta Mookhey, Anna Hazare for social service, Mehul Choksi for innovative marketing, Sunny Varkey for education, Sameer Gehlaut as the young enterpreuner and Vandana Luthra as the Women Achiever. Indian wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, popularly known as "The Great Khali" was not present to receive his award for Super Achiever Wrestler.
While Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Rakhee Sawant performed on the occasion along with Navin Prabhakar who added the laughter on the show.

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