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In Pics: Celebrating extraordinary women

Last updated on: April 28, 2017 18:02 IST

Transgender activist Gauri Sawant, who shot to fame for the Vicks advertisement was honoured with the 'I Am Woman' Award. 

The 'I Am Woman' Awards held in Mumbai was a true celebration of woman achievers.

Among the award winners were social activist Gauri Sawant, fashion designer Krishika Lulla, acid attack victim Laxmi, social activist Shaheen Mistri and jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali. 

Some images from the red carpet. 

Laxmi

IMAGE: Acid attack survivor Laxmi strode in, dressed in a pretty floral kurta

All photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Gauri Sawant

IMAGE: Single mother and transgender activist Gauri Sawant kept it traditional in a white-and-pink sari. Gauri heads the Sakhi Char Chowghi Trust, a non-profit organisation of transgenders working for awareness and prevention of HIV and AIDS. 

Amruta Fadnavis

IMAGE: Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis' wife Amruta, who was the chief guest at the event, dazzled on the red carpet in a gold-and-black gown. 

Madhoo

IMAGE: Actor Madhoo was all smiles in a deep blue gown. 

Krishika Lulla

IMAGE: Producer and filmmaker Krishika Lulla cut a pretty figure in a black shirt with a printed skirt. 

Manasi and Rohit Roy

IMAGE: Television power couple Manasi Joshi and Rohit Roy graced the event too.

Natasha, Zarine and Farah Khan

IMAGE: Thrice as nice! Malaika, Zarine Khan and Farah Khan Ali. 

Gauri Sawant