The first Indian Sports Honours Award 2017 ceremony was held in Mumbai. On Saturday, 11 November RP-SG Group in partnership with Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli launched this ceremony.
They are organizing this award event in honour of Indian Sports personalities. Many Indian sports persons attended the event and also some Bollywood actors. Virat Kohli entered with his lady love Anushka Sharma and the couple captured the limelight of the event.
Indian Badminton stars PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth, Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma and others were also present at the event.
Anushka and Virat came hand-in-hand and stole the limelight of the event. Kohli was looking dashing in a navy blue suit and Anushka captured the eyeballs with her red pantsuit.
Indian Skipper Virat Kohli and Sanjeev Goenka announced the event in Delhi in September 2017. They wanted to honour Indian sportspersons for their outstanding performances.
At the launch event, Kohli said, “India has made rapid strides as a sporting nation. The day of being a one-sport country are behind us. The time is right to introduce an institution that will recognise our top sporting achievers and put the spotlight on those, who are expected to do the country proud in years to come.”
Kabaddi player Pardeep Narwal, Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri, Indian hockey star Rupinder Pal Singh, Cricketers Cheteshwar Pujara and Hardik Pandya were also nominated with R Ashwin in race for the honour.
Mayanti Langer tweeted to R Ashwin, “Another one for the trophy cabinet @ashwinravi99 @prithinarayanan Congrats and all the best for the coming season! Catch the interview on Nov26 @StarSportsIndia @hotstartweets #IndianSportsHonors,”
Aamir Khan was also present at the event with Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya. Malaika Arora, Ashish Nehra with his wife, Saina Nehwal, Sania Mirza, Akshay Kumar, Siddharth Malhotra and others were also glammed up the event.
Check out the photos from the event here.
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