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.
IMAGE: Acid attack survivor Laxmi strode in, dressed in a pretty floral kurta.
All photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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.
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.
IMAGE: Actor Madhoo was all smiles in a deep blue gown.
IMAGE: Producer and filmmaker Krishika Lulla cut a pretty figure in a black shirt with a printed skirt.
IMAGE: Television power couple Manasi Joshi and Rohit Roy graced the event too.
IMAGE: Thrice as nice! Malaika, Zarine Khan and Farah Khan Ali.