‘GR8! Women Awards’ will be held in the city this Sunday. The awards were presented for the last 12 years in Mumbai and this is the first time the event will be held in Hyderabad. Constituted by Anu and Shashi Ranjan as a charitable initiative for ‘BETI’, the event will be supported by TSR Subbarami Reddy and will felicitate women achievers from the city. The categories under which women achievers have been selected this year include art, cinema, science and technology, education, social service, banking and culinary arts. The awardees are Dr. Tessy Thomas (science and technology), Ama Pema Jetsun (Gr8! Golden scroll of honour), Begum Bilkees Latif (social welfare), Mumtaz Begum Khan (culinary arts), Barkha Shewakramani (fashion), Saina Nehwal (sports), P. Susheela (music), Sreedevi (excellence in versatility) and Tamannaah Bhatia (cinema).
The event will also feature a fashion show by designer Barkha Shewakramani. Singer Priyanka Pri Pri will also perform at the event.