National, 3rd July 2023: Raising the bar once again with its vibrant celebration of millennial icons, Grazia India successfully culminates the third edition of its critically acclaimed, Grazia Millennial Awards on June 30 at Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai. Amidst the glimmering and enthusiastic applause, AJIO Presents Grazia Millennial Awards 2023 recognised and honoured luminaries from the fashion, digital, and cinema spaces who have left an indelible mark through their notable works around the globe.
The night unfolded with unparalleled splendour as the brightest stars from the realms of Fashion, Beauty, Entertainment, Music, Art & Design, gathered together to mark this momentous occasion. The third edition of this impeccable award ceremony witnessed breakout stars as the winners who are the representation of the epitome of talent, innovation, and dedication. Setting the stage on fire were dazzling celebs like Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Rajkummar Rao, and Ayushmann Khurrana, who grooved on various songs from the 90s, celebrating their millennial selves.
Among the illustrious winners of the night, the award for Standout Performance of the Year was bestowed upon Aditya Roy Kapur, a charismatic performer known for captivating audiences with his exceptional versatility and compelling portrayals. The Breakthrough Performer of the Year award was honoured to Sanya Malhotra, a trailblazing talent who continues to redefine the boundaries of limitless potential on screen. The Designer of the Year award was bagged by Kanika Goyal, a visionary creator who has revolutionized the fashion landscape with her innovative designs and creative vision. Reigning over the hearts of the audiences with the back-to-back delivery of outstanding performances, Rajkummar Rao was awarded the Performer of the Year. Basking in the love of viewers, Vijay Varma took home the award for the Disruptor of the Year. Ayushmann Khurrana received the Scene Stealing Performance of the Year for his captivating performance that has evoked inspiration amongst millennials.
The star-studded event unfolded on a vibrant pink carpet, setting the tone for an unforgettable night of glitz, talent, and unbridled celebrations. The celebrities who walk the pink carpet, such as Aditya Roy Kapur, Rajkummar Rao, Ayushmann Khurrana, Aditi Rao Hydari, Uorfi Javed, Disha Patani, Shobhita Dhulipala, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh, and the likes, with their impeccable style and panache, arrived in resplendent ensembles, showcasing the latest trends and pushing the boundaries of fashion. The night was hosted by the gorgeous Sophie Choudry.
Sharing his thoughts, Deepak Lamba, CEO, of Worldwide Media Ltd, says, “Millennials are undeniably cool. They are a generation that challenges norms, defies stereotypes, and charts their own unique paths. I am truly grateful to each and everyone who joined us to celebrate the extraordinary spirit, creativity, and innovation that defines this generation. We would like to congratulate all the winners who continue to etch a mark in society with their impactful and outstanding contributions to making the world a better place. The partnership with AJIO has further elevated the essence of these awards, enabling us to showcase the incredible talent and achievements of millennials in a more impactful manner. We hope to continue to inspire and celebrate their relentless pursuit of excellence, innovation, and positive change.”
Mehernaaz Dhondy, Editor, Grazia India, adds, “Millennials represent a vibrant and dynamic force that is reshaping the world as we know. At Grazia India, we celebrate their spirit, their ideals, and their unwavering pursuit of excellence. Through the Grazia Millennial Awards, we shine a spotlight on their remarkable achievements, inspiring others to follow in their footsteps and make a lasting impact on society.”
The 3rd edition of the Grazia Millennial Awards 2023 was presented by AJIO as the Title Partner, in association with Everlite by Senco – Gold and Diamonds and CSP Foods, Exclusive Television Partners – MTV, Venue Partner – Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai, Skincare Partner – Aloe Vera Gel, Style Partner – Carrera, Beverage Partner – Hell Energy Drink.
- STANDOUT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR: Aditya Roy Kapur
- TRAILBLAZER OF THE YEAR: Aditi Rao Hydari
- GEN NEXT STYLE STAR OF THE YEAR: Disha Patani
- FASHION INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR: Akshat Bansal
- DESIGNER OF THE YEAR: Kanika Goyal
- SOCIAL IMPACT IN FASHION: Ara Lumiere
- MOULD BREAKER OF THE YEAR: Uorfi Javed
- MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR: Raja Kumari
- OTT ENSEMBLE CAST OF THE YEAR: Caste of Cla$$
- DIGITAL CREATOR OF THE YEAR: Niharika NM
- DISRUPTOR OF THE YEAR: Vijay Varma
- BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMER OF THE YEAR: Sanya Malhotra
- TRENDSETTER OF THE YEAR: Shobhita Dhulipala
- PERFORMER OF THE YEAR: Rajkummar Rao
- MILLENNIAL STAR ON THE RISE: Bhumi Pednekar
- SCENE STEALER OF THE YEAR: Ayushmann Khurrana