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The First Indian Academy Awards will be Held in 2017

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan launched the Indian Academy Awards at the US Consulate in Mumbai on December 21, 2016. The Indian Academy Awards will focus on bridging the gap between reel life and real life cinema and also takes the Indian film industry closer to its global dream.

Take a look at some of the photos from the event –

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Shah Rukh Khan at the Indian Academy Awards launch, December 21, 2016

The idea of the Indian Academy Awards came from Brainstorm Entertainment by Vandana Krishna and Saurabh Pandey in 2014. Shah Rukh khan unveiled the Golden Knight Trophy and the logo of the Indian Academy Awards amidst national and international dignitaries at the event, held on December 21, 2016 in Mumbai.

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Shah Rukh Khan at the Indian Academy Awards launch, December 21, 2016

King Khan was happy and felt honored to be associated with the Indian Academy Awards. A first of it’s kind in India, the superstar is looking forward the awards ceremony next year.

The first ever Indian Academy Awards are set to take place in California, amidst a weekend of celebrations and glamour.

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Snapped on December 21, 2016

The event was attended by several national and international dignitaries including ace choreographer Shiamak Davar. All the performances at the event will be personally choreographed by him.

 

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Shiamak Davar and Shah Rukh Khan along with other dignitaries on stage, snapped on December 21, 2016
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Shah Rukh Khan talking about the Indian Academy Awards launch, December 21, 2016

Shah Rukh Khan said at the event – 

“I AM HAPPY TO ASSOCIATE WITH THE FIRST OF ITS KIND INDIAN ACADEMY AWARDS, WHICH IS AN AMALGAMATION OF EVERYTHING A CINEMA-LOVER COULD HOPE FOR. THIS ACADEMY INVITES EVERYONE TO BE A PART OF A MOVEMENT THAT WILL REDEFINE THE ENTERTAINMENT WORLD.”

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Shah Rukh Khan talking about the Indian Academy Awards launch, December 21, 2016

Bollywood Garam is eagerly looking forward to the nomination announcements of the First Indian Academy Awards 2017.

Photo Credits: Viral Bhayani

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