Vikatan Group announces "Aval Awards" as part of their women empowerment Initiative
Chennai : The leading Tamil magazine, Vikatan group has announced its first edition of Aval Awards to be held on 14th March 2018 at 'The Chennai Trade Centre'. Aval Awards is an initiative to encourage women to take a step forward towards growth and to go beyond horizons and rediscover themselves.
The renowned Vasan Publication's Vikatan group having a legacy of 92 years now has been actively conducting award events in the recent past, such as Vikatan Cinema Awards, Vikatan Nambikkai Awards. Apart from few other exclusive magazines that is published by the Vikatan group, Aval Vikatan, a fortnight magazine specifically caters to women.
Adding to the feather in its cap, Vikatan group has launched "Aval Awards", an exclusive event to recognise the achievements and contribution of the women towards the society.
The winners are very consciously, hand-picked by a special panel of judges, to ensure that the deserving talented women from different walks of life are recognised. The audience will witness the honouring of awardees of courageous bold and strong women who have come out of their way to achieve and stand tall in their respective fields and areas of interest.
Below is the list of Nominees of the of the Aval Awards:
|1||Mrs. Krishnamal Jaganadhan||Dr. Santha||Tamil Annai Award|
|2||Ms. Nayanthara||Mrs. Jyotika||Lady Super Star|
|3||Ms. Oviya||Ms. Nayanthara & Mrs. Simran||Darling of Tamilnadu|
|4||Ms. Vani Bhojan||Mrs. Ramya Krishnan & Mrs. Dhivya Dharshini||Star of Smallscreen|
|5||Ms. Ishwarya Manivanan||Ms. Shanthi & Ms. Trisha||Martial Arts|
|6||Ms. Masha Naseem||Mrs. Valamarthi & Ms. Andrea||Technology|
|7||Ms. Preethi Srinivasan||Mrs. Neeraj Malik & Ms. Abinaya||Self Confidence|
|8||Mrs. Tamilnadhi||Mrs. Ambai & Mrs. Tamilachi Thangapandian||Literature|
|9||Mrs. Mahalakhsmi||Dr. Vasanthi Devi, Ms. Sai Palavi & Ms. Parvathy||Education|
|10||Mrs. Gayathri Pushkar||Mrs. Sudha Gongara & Mrs. Aishwariya Rajinikanth||Behind the screens|
|11||Ms. Valarmathi, Mrs. Kousalya, Ms. Muthamizh, Ms. Grace Banu||Mrs. Arputhammal & Mrs. Irom Sharmila||Social Activists|
|12||Ms. Bhavani Devi||Ms. Deepika, Ms. Mithali Raj & Mrs. Shalini Ajith||Sports|
|13||Ms. Prithika Yashini||Mrs. Revathy & Mrs. Alisha Abdullah||Nammaval|
|14||Ms. Pragathi||Ms. Kovai Sarala & Mrs. Oorvasi||Online Attraction|
|15||Ms. Lakshmi Subramaniam - The Week, Ms. Malini Subraniam - Scroll.in||Mrs. Rana Ayub, Ms. Shraddha Srinath & Mrs. Geetha Elangovan||Media|
|16||Ms. Bala Bharathi||Ms. Arundhathi Roy & Mrs. Subulakshmi Jagadeesan||Politics|
|17||Ms. Rehane||Mrs. Jyotika, Mrs. Samantha, Ms. Trisha, Ms. Nithya Menon||Fashion Designer|
|18||Mrs. Vasuki Marudhamuthu||Mrs. Jayashri & Ms. Rukmani||Greenary|
|19||Dr. Selvi Radhakrishnan||Dr. Santha||Physician|
|20||Mrs. Jyotika||Mrs. Khusboo & Mrs. Nathiya||Style Icon|
|21||Ms. Manonmani, Ms. Kalyani Nair, Ms. Priyanka & Ms. Sakthishri Gopalan||Mrs. Aruna Sairam, Mrs.K.S. Chitra & Mrs. S. Janaki||Music|
|22||Mrs. Uma Raj||Ms. Avatar Soundarya, Ms. Naturals Veena, Ms. Upasana & Ms. Neena Reddy||Technical Trainer|
|23||Mrs. Archana Ramasundaram||Ms. Kiran Bedi, Ms. Vijayshanthi & Mrs. Lakshmi||Government Authority|
|24||Mrs. Nagammal & Mrs. Devaki||Ms. Vijayshanthi & Ms. Dhansika||Challenging Field|
|25||Ms. Sethulakshmi & Mrs. Valli||Ms. Maria Leena & Mrs Anu Sreeram||Entrepreneurship|
|26||Mrs. Kamashi - Sevanthi Women's Self Help Group||Ms. Vanitha Mohan||Group Performance|
There will also be special performances by actress Andrea Jermiah and Rukmani, Martial arts by Kerala Meenakshi and Ishwariya Manivanan, Dubsmash by Pragathi & group and performance by Magizhini Manimaran Buddha Arts group.
Further, the audience will also have a feast to the eyes to watch the internet sensation Jimmiki Kammal, Balancing act, Women TeamCultural College Troupe, Kids Troupe and the Models ramp walk.
The grand evening will be made even more entertaining with dance performances by actors like Nikki Galrani, Catherine Teresa, Bindhu Madhavi, Sharadha Srinath, Sri Dhivya, Hinduja & Nivetha Pethuraj.
The event will be televised and aired on Sun TV .