The Audi Ritz Icon Awards 2014 in association with CNN IBN took place at the ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, last week.
The classy and grand affair to honour inspiring personalities from different fields saw the presence of many big shots from various industries, including actors, bureaucrats, business tycoons, social activists, industrialists, diplomats, sports persons and others from various parts of the country.
The sixth edition of the event honoured designer Deepika Govind, artist and art curator Bose Krishnamachari, danseuese Padma Bhushan Alarmel Valli, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist and weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam, Satyam Cinemas Kiran Reddy, entrepreneur Mithun Sacheti, shooter Gagan Narang, senior police officer Prateep V Philip IPS, (ADGP - Economic Offences Wing), and violinist L Subramaniam, among others.
Actors Tamannaah, Dhanush and Kavya Madhavan graced the event. Nivin Pauly, Parvathy Menon, Jayaram, Venkat Prabhu, Sivakarthikeyan and composer Yuvan Shankar Raja also received the Audi Ritz Icon Awards for the year 2014.
The event was organised by carmaker Audi and South India's Premier Uber Lifestyle Magazine RITZ, to appreciate the achievements of these celebrities.