Bangalore: RITZ, South India’s largest read lifestyle magazine today awarded Bollywood actress and power house performer Vidya Balan the “Most Inspirational Celebrity Icon” honor .
The magazine specially chose Vidya for the award for her outstanding success, the conviction with which she has shaped her career and life, and for being the most inspirational role model for men and women to follow their hearts and win triumphantly in the face of any adversity.
The Audi RITZ Icon Awards annually hosts the most admired and respected business icons, political leaders, entrepreneurs, A-list film stars, social activists, diplomats, bureaucrats, reputed opinion-makers, and other luminaries from across South India. It is also well-known as the only Awards ceremony in South India that seeks to honor great South Indians names on a national platform.
Vidya who has been shooting for Shoojit Sircar’s next, took time out of her busy schedule to attend the award ceremony which has the distinction of being the most coveted, the most sought-after and also the one with the most gumption and conviction.
On the occasion said Vidya Balan, ” What an honor it is to be bestowed with one of the biggest distinctions of the night . I’m truly humbled. Thank you to the esteemed jury who found me worthy of this honor. I hope to be worthy of the title”.