Hrithik and Priyanka named as the youth icons of the year
This year Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra were honored with the youth icons awards from the entertainment field. Following Hrithik Roshan was actor-director Farhan Akhtar and behind Priyanka was Katrina Kaif.
Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was honored as the Icon of the year at the inaugural edition of the India Youth Icon Awards which was organized jointly by Wizcraft Entertainment and electronics major Videocon. This award seeks to recognize and reward individual excellence and exemplary achievement in the genres of business, sports, entertainment, media, social welfare and justice and technology.
Others in the award list include:
Deepika Padukone as the Fashion Icon of the Year
Aishwarya Rai as the Global Face of the Year
Shooter Abhinav Bindra as the Sports Icon of the Year
Author Chetan Bhagat with the award in the arts category
Actor Rahul Bose in the social justice and welfare category