NDTV Good times, the country’s leading English Travel and Lifestyle channel , in association with Jaypee Greens, the real estate division of Jaypee Group that caters to the provision of residential projects at Noida, Greater Noida and Agra, rolls out an exclusive award function that acknowledges and glorifies stars and icons who have been an exemplar of India’s rich lifestyle. Nita Ambani, also referred as the first lady of Corporate India, has been elected as the nominee for the Jaypee Greens Lifestyle Icon of the Year.
Others nominated in the list include Saif Ali Khan, Vidya Balan, Virat Kohli, Sunil Bharti Mittal and Sachin Pilot. Be it spearheading DAIS as the Founder- Chairperson, Nita Ambani’s growing passion for classical dance or grooming the Mumbai Indians team, she has successfully juggled between work and family and clings strongly to her middle- class roots. Last year, she was nominated as the ‘Corporate Citizen’ of the year 2012, by AIMA (All India Management Association) for her contribution towards the society in varied fields including education, human resources, and disaster- relief. Being able to form her own identity in a man’s world is an achievement that sets her apart. The way she can connect to every woman, empathize with them, and be a source of inspiration, is what makes her an icon.
With the objective of honoring celebrities from varied fields including food, travel, technology, fashion, and luxury, Jaypee Greens NDTV Good Times Lifestyle Awards will commemorate Indian lifestyle. The jury comprises of revered experts including Alex Kuruvilla,MD of Conde Nast India, Gautham Singhania, Chairman and MD of Raymond Group, Raseel Gujral, Creative Director / Head of Casa Paradox, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Fashion Designer, Sanjay Kapoor, MD of Genesis Luxury, Smeeta Chakrabarti, CEO of NDTV Lifestyle, Suhel Seth, Managing Partner of Counselage India and Founder of Equus and Vir Sanghvi , Advisor at HT Media.
The Jaypee Greens Lifestyle of the Year represents the Viewer’s choice award to icons who are admired for the kind of life they have lived. Holding onto the roots, they redefine global parameters and are of international repute. Having raised the bar in their field of expertise, they have manifested unswerving determination and passion and are a role model for the next generation, encouraging them to think beyond achievement, steering them to dream and aspire. They will be remembered for the way they have lived their life, reverentially and gracefully.