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PHOTOS: Stars descend in all their glory at Sports Awards night

Last updated on: March 21, 2017 20:02 IST

It was a starry, starry night as sporting excellence was recognised and sports personalities honoured at the Times of India Sports Awards (TOISA), which were held at a city hotel in Mumbai on Monday.

Ace shuttler and Rio Olympics silver medalist P V Sindhu was bestowed the Best Sportsperson of the Year award Sindhu was also given the best Badminton player for the year award, selected by the jury. Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bagged the best badminton player award in the people's choice category.

Among others who won the award were for wrestler Sakshi Malik who won Wrestler of the Year, while cricketers R Ashwin and India team skipper Virat Kohli were bestowed with best cricketer award and the people's choice award, respectively.

Rediff.com gives you a glimpse of the personalities that graced the event:

Rio Olympic gold medalist PV Sindhu is all smiles by being handed the Sportsperson of the Year award by Bollywood star Vidya Balan

IMAGE: Rio Olympic silver medalist P V Sindhu is all smiles after being handed the Sportsperson of the Year award by Bollywood star Vidya Balan. Photograph: Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI

Dipa Karmakar and Sakshi Malik get chatty

IMAGE: Dipa Karmakar and Sakshi Malik get chatty. Photograph: Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI

India hockey player V R Raghunath recieved People's Choice Award

IMAGE: India hockey player V R Raghunath recieved the People's Choice Award. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik has a fan-girl moment with Vidya Balan

IMAGE: Rio Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik has a fan-girl moment with Vidya Balan. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Mandira Bedi was one of the many Bollywood stars in attendance

IMAGE: Mandira Bedi was one of the many Bollywood stars in attendance. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar
Rediff Sports Desk