Conceptualized in 2016, Lux Golden Rose Awards is one of its kind extravaganzas to honor female actresses for their mesmerizing personas and larger than life performances. This year, the awards raised the bar aiming to honor the beauty behind the on-screen beauty of the divas and emerged as a resounding success.
Hosted by the King of Hearts, Shah Rukh Khan, the actor created an aura of love and admiration with his impeccable hosting skills and non-debatable comic timing. Talking about this year’s Lux Golden Rose Awards, Shah Rukh Khan said, “Lux is a brand which has always focused on paying tribute to the beauty and enigma of our amazing leading ladies and that is what I love about the brand. Their mesmerizing beauty, graceful candor and larger than life performances add substance to our movies and make our cinema a true pleasure to watch. It feels honored to be loved by such amazing women and this evening was a one to remember as I hosted amongst their warm presence for an extravaganza which celebrated the beauty behind the beauty of these cinematic legends.”
The reigning queen Deepika Padukone, who has given fans a multitude of reasons to celebrate and look up to her, was given the title of Unstoppable Beauty of the Year for being a gorgeous woman onscreen and beyond. For not being afraid to take bold steps, make mistakes and learn from them while leaping forward.
The gorgeously unapologetic diva, Kareena Kapoor Khan was felicitated with the award Lux Golden Rose #IAmMoreThanYouCanSee Award; an award instituted to celebrate a diva who carves her own niche by impressing and inspiring audiences with her reel and real life choices while being feminine, passionate and charismatic at all stages of her life.
The unassuming beauty, Katrina Kaif, won the Lux Golden Rose Award for the Charismatic Beauty of the Year; as a tribute to her charismatic and mesmerizing presence which leaves audiences wanting for more on the silver screen.
Keeping audiences guessing and awaiting her next performance, Alia Bhatt was awarded the Lux Golden Rose Award for the Versatile Beauty of The Year award for her honest, mold-breaking and inspiring performance in the heartwarming film on mental illness- Dear Zindagi. The night was young and did not stop with unique awards being given. It saw power-packed performance by the vivacious and spunky Alia Bhatt.
The brazenly beautiful diva Jacqueline Fernandez along with the to-be debutante, the graceful Mouni Roy set the stage ablaze with their on-point moves and to die – for stunning looks and power.
The beauty who have made the audience stand up and take notice, Bhumi Pednekar, was presented with the title of Breakthrough Performer of the Year for her consistently undaunted portrayal of powerful female characters on the silver screen.
The boss lady, who has ruled cinema with her diverse roles, Sridevi was graced with the title of Lux Golden Rose Award for the Power- Packed Beauty Of The Year for her striking performance in the hard-hitting super hit Mom.
Juhi Chawla has felicitated with the Lux Golden Rose Award for Legendary Beauty; an award which recognizes the charisma, style, and path-breaking iconic performances which make Juhi Chawla a true living legend.
The gorgeous Dhak Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit was presented the Lux Golden Rose Award for Timeless Beauty for the legacy she has created and continues to create for her fans world over who await that one precious glimpse of her million dollar smile and timeless dance moves and expressions.
The beauty who have made the audience stand up and take notice, Taapsee Pannu, was presented with the title of Breakthrough Performer of the Year for her consistently undaunted portrayal of powerful female characters on the silver screen.
Taking the stage was also the young and raring to go, actor Sushant Singh Rajput and the beautiful playback singer – Neeti Mohan who sang the Lux anthem for the big night! Yes, there was an anthem “Dikhe woh jo dikhe, woh hain use kahin zyaada” bringing alive the Lux philosophy that there is more to the beauty of Lux divas than what meets the eye!
Fresh talent was also recognized and duly awarded with the Dangal girls Fatima Sana Sheikh and Zaira Wasim who were presented with the award for Lux Golden Rose Award for the Emerging Beauty of the Year; acknowledging the immense potential and promise these beauties show.
Presented by India’s very first beauty soap, Lux, this year’s ethos is #IAmMoreThanYouCanSee; a tagline which encapsulates the passion, individuality, sensitivity and strength the remarkable leading ladies put into creating timeless iconic characters that inspire generations and stay etched in the hearts of millions. Fans and connoisseurs of the Indian film industry are abuzz with anticipation for the second edition of the show which honors Bollywood actresses for portraying versatility with zest. Lux Golden Rose Awards has an unparalleled and original concept that celebrates the women of Bollywood, recognizing them for the beautiful, glamorous and bold characters they have portrayed on the silver screen.
The Lux Golden Rose Awards was held at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on December 10, 2017 and will be airing on December 24, 8PM on Star Plus.