Mumbai, Mar 21 (TruthDive): Aishwarya Rai, the face of L’Oreal Paris stunned all at L’oreal Femina Woman Awards. She looked elegant in a shimmer golden gown designed by Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna.
The glitzy event L’oreal Femina Women Awards 2013 took place on Tuesday evening. The awards function is held to basically give recognition to the women who have contributed to the society in a positive manner. The successful women were honoured with an award, so as to appreciate them for the hard work that they have put in.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan graced the occasion, which was organised under the collaboration of L’Oreal Paris and Femina. The former Miss World did not walk the red carpet, but was present there to take the stage and give away an award to a women achiever. She shined and stunned all in her shimmer gown, teamed up with a black blazer.
Speaking on the occasion, Aishwarya said that “L’Oreal Paris, with its tag line – ‘Because You’re Worth It’ had always encouraged women to empower themselves, to feel beautiful from within and to lead an extraordinary life.
The actress was happy to present the award for Social Impact, which is given to women who had done phenomenal work to create solutions that had impacted the lives of so many people. The woman who had been nominated under this category represented the changing face of modern India and the great success that lied ahead for our country, she said.
Vidya Balan received the award in the category, ‘Women We Love’ from Tarun Rai, CEO of Worldwide Media. Vidya said that the award was very special to her because it celebrated the essence of women, as women are beginning to take the centre stage and getting recognised.
Mary Kom, Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das, Lisa Hayden and Sakshi Tanwar were felicitated for their work done in their respective fields.