Shah Rukh Khan to host Lux Golden Rose Awards
Setting a milestone in its premiere edition, being the first ever awards show to celebrate India’s female cinematic legends, the Second Edition of Lux Golden Rose Awards 2017 is geared up once again to raise the bar further.
Gracing the occasion with his well-known charm and popularity, the King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan will reprise his role as the host in the second edition. As a prelude to the awards, SRK hosted a chat show - Lux Golden Divas - Baatein With Baadshah, where he engaged with leading ladies Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Katrina Kaif and had them reveal their unseen sides and beauty through the characters they portray onscreen.
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 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 gutsy characters they have portrayed on the silver screen.
Commenting on the occasion, Sandeep Kohli, Executive Director and Vice President - Personal Care at Hindustan Unilever Limited said “Our brand- LUX has an iconic status in the beauty market, as a forerunner in associating with the most gorgeous faces of Indian Cinema. Instituting Lux Golden Rose Awards, we aimed at building an extravagant and unified platform to celebrate these women and the powerful roles they have essayed on the silver screen. Taking this basic ethos ahead in our next edition of the awards, we will be taking the camera lens closer to these beauties and unveil facets and secrets which make them iconic personas they are today. Following last year’s spectacular response, we are looking forward to bringing audiences another year of an exceptional extravaganza.”
Power-packed performances lined up include acts by the vivacious Alia Bhatt, the unassuming Sushant Singh Rajput, and the energy filled Jacqueline Fernandez and Mouni Roy to name a few. The Lux Golden Rose Awards show will be held at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on 10thDecember 2017.
The nominations of the Lux Golden Rose Awards, 2017 are as follows:
•Lux Golden Rose Award for Charismatic Beauty of the Year
NOMINEES: • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan • Ileana D‘Cruz • Sonakshi Sinha • Sonam Kapoor • Katrina Kaif • Priyanka Chopra
• Lux Golden Rose Award for Emerging Beauty of the Year
2017’s Bollywood debutant, who, very quickly won the hearts of audiences with her impactful performance and who is not only charmingly beautiful on the outside but also, on the inside as well owing to a brighter future in the industry.
NOMINEES: • Disha Patani – MS Dhoni • Sanya Malhotra – Dangal • Zaira Wasim – Secret Superstar • Saiyami Kher – Mirzya • Fatima Sana Sheikh – Dangal
• Lux Golden Rose Award for Power-Packed Beauty of the year
NOMINEES: • Sridevi – Mom • Anushka Sharma – Ae Dil Hai Mushkil • Tapsee Pannu – Pink • Sonakshi Sinha – Akira
• Lux Golden Rose Award for Breakthrough Performer of the Year
This one’s for the diva who, has shown that she is a fearless and bold performer who has impacted the audience and received critical acclaim as well.
NOMINEES: • Bhumi Pednekar – Shubh Mangal Saavdhan • Taapsee – Naam Shabana • Yami Gautam – Kaabil • Shraddha Kapoor – Haseena Parkar
• Lux Golden Rose Award for Timeless Beauty
The starlet, who has accomplished a lot and created a legacy through the years with her unforgettable performances in her career that live on even today with her still giving moving, emotional performances.
NOMINEES: • Sushmita Sen • Madhuri Dixit • Juhi Chawla • Aishwarya • Sri Devi
• Lux Golden Rose Award for Versatile Beauty of the Year
NOMINEES: • Alia Bhatt – Dear Zindagi • Yami Gautam – Kaabil • Kriti Sanon – Bareilly Ki Barfi • Bhumi Pednekar – Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
• Lux Golden Rose #IAmMoreThanYouCanSee Award
NOMINEES: • Kareena Kapoor Khan • Deepika Padukone • Priyanka Chopra • Aishwariya Rai Bachchan
• Lux Golden Rose Award For The Unstoppable Beauty of the Year
NOMINEES: • Deepika Padukone • Katrina Kaif • Kangana Ranaut • Anushka Sharma • Alia Bhatt