NEW YORK (TIP): Roshni Media Group, announced, April 27 that leading general entertainment channel, Star India Plus will be the exclusive broadcast partner for the upcoming Inspiring Achievers Awards.
Star India Plus, will also be hosting the Cocktail reception that is poised to attract the glitterati of the community and A-list celebs like Mira Nair, Ali Velshi, Abhay Deol and Jay Sean.
The awards are to be held May 29 at the Taj Pierre Hotel in Manhattan, where leaders, achievers and dignitaries will merge to celebrate global diversity and achievements in the community.
The awards are an extension of the Roshni Coffee Table book that debuted in 2005 highlighting top Indian American achievers across North America. The awards will also mark the launch of the third edition of the book , aptly named as the Global Emerging leaders edition.
Some of the honorees at the awards gala are Abhay Deol (Bollywood Actor), Jay Sean (Billboard Top 10 Artiste), Ali Velshi (CNN Host & Anchor), Mira Nair (Film Director), Ajay Banga (CEO Mastercard), Lt Col Ravi Chaudhary (Air Force officer) and Kunal Nayar among others.
In keeping with the spirit of philanthropy and inspiration that Roshni encourages, Roshni Media has pledged to donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of every book to OMI-Art and Art Unlimited-a nonprofit global organization based in New York.
” Our vision is to create a world class platform that recognizes the achievements of our vibrant community and celebrates it’s success in their adopted land,” said Dr. Rashmee Sharma, Founder of the Roshni Media Group
“With the first of it’s kind awards gala, it’s our endeavor to bring the inspiration of these achievers to all in the community and give them a world wide stage,” said Mani Kamboj, co-owner, Roshni Media Group.
“STAR is always on the lookout for world class initiatives that celebrate and highlight the community we serve. Our association with The Inspiring Achievers Awards is one more testament of our commitment towards the community, “said Guneet Anand, Head of North America Star Network.
In 2001, what began as a quiet gathering of inspirational South Asian men and women, evolved into Roshni Media’s institution of globally celebrated South Asian luminaries.
From that pivotal point and beyond, Roshni Media Group has consistently strived to deepen the global understanding of the merits of cultural diversity-and its impact on all aspects of our community.
And through the Roshni Book Imprint, our “One World” mission is realized through publications that illuminate the biographies of a wide spectrum of diversity and talent across an amalgam of disciplines, including art, literature, music, fine art, photography, finance, technology, science, medicine, entrepreneurship, and more-in form of a sleek, black-boxed coffee table book authored by Roshni founder Dr. Rashmee Sharma.
We look to a future where our celebrations of achievement and vision remain the mission, and the light, of our organization.
STAR India has defined India’s broadcast media for over two decades and is today one of the country’s leading media and entertainment companies. It broadcasts more than 40 channels in 7 languages, reaching more than 720 million viewers every week across India and 100 countries.
Star India is a fully owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Star US – is one of the largest distributed network and leading choice for South Asian channels available in Hindi in the U.S. The channel portfolio in the U.S. includes STAR India PLUS, Life OK, Star India Gold and Movies OK.