INDIAN OF THE YEAR

  • Indian of the year 2014: Public Service nominees February 8, 2015

    Like every year, CNN-IBN will honour the ones who have made a difference to the society in their field of expertise in the year 2014. The nominations for Indian of the Year Awards 2014 in the public service category are Wipro chairperson Azim Premji, Father of palliative care in India...
  • Nominees in the entertainment category of CNN-IBN's annual Indian of the year award February 6, 2015

    Here is a look at the nominees in the entertainment category in CNN-IBN's annual Indian of the year award. ...
  • Indian of the year 2014: Business nominees February 4, 2015

    Year 2014 brought a new zeal in corporate India with new govt setting in and Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushing for long impending economic reforms but there were Indian entrepreneurs who excelled despite tough economic environment. Nominees for the Businessman of the year are - IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh...
  • Sportspersons who have made India proud in 2014 February 4, 2015

    Indian Hockey team, Jitu Rai, Pankaj Advani, PV Sindhu, Sania Mirza, Yogeshwar Dutt are the sportspersons who have made India proud in 2014. ...
  • Nominees in the business category of CNN-IBN's annual Indian of the year award February 4, 2015

    Here is a look at the nominees in the business category in CNN-IBN's annual Indian of the year award. ...
  • The nominees of sportsperson of the year 2015 February 3, 2015

    The Indian hockey team, Jitu Rai in shooting and Pankaj Advani in snooker are some of the nominees of the year 2015 in sports. ...
  • Indian of the year 2014: Political nominees February 2, 2015

    Year 2014 saw the biggest political battles, clashes which produced heroes or demolished the established stars. Nominees for the politician of the year are - BJP National President Amit Shah, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Odisha Chief Minister...
  • Watch: Whose trailing in the race for this year's CNN-IBN Indian of the year January 23, 2015

    These are the top 5 leaders at the moment from our selection of 35 nominees in 6 categories for this year's CNN-IBN Indian of the year. ...
  • IOTY nominee Sania Mirza hoping to impress at Australian Open January 18, 2015

    Excerpts from India's tennis star Sania Mirza's Q&A session on IBNLive's Facebook page. India's tennis sensation Sania Mirza who earlier took a step forward in her quest to become world number one as the Indian equalled her career-best doubles rank of five on Sunday, following her stupendous title win at the...
  • Leads and trails for CNN-IBN Indian of the year 2014 January 12, 2015

    Here is a list of the top five leaders who are leading and who are trailing in the race for the popular choice award for CNN-IBN Indian of the year 2014. ...
  • What might be vulgar for one is reality of the world, says IOTY nominee Chetan Bhagat January 5, 2015

    Chetan Bhagat, the author who rose to fame with his bestsellers, answered few questions from his fans on Monday. Some of his bestselling books have even been adapted into Bollywood films. Bhagat has been nominated as the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year for 2014. Here are some of the answers...
  • IOTY nominee Pankaj Advani wants IPL type league in billiards as well December 31, 2014

    Indian cueist Pankaj Advani, who earlier this year created history by becoming the first player in the world to win world titles in the long and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker answered few questions from his fans. Advani has won 10 world titles in billiards and two in...
  • Kapil Sharma shows off Indian of the Year award on his show January 7, 2014

    Kapil Sharma who was recently declared as the CNNIBN Indian of the Year in the entertainment section for the outstanding success of his TV show 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' showed off his trophy at the sets of his comedy show. ...
  • Kapil Sharma thanks fans after winning Indian Of The Year award December 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Comedian Kapil Sharma, who received CNNIBN Indian of the Year 2013 award in the entertainment category, thanked his fans for their love and support. Producer and host of "Comedy Nights With Kapil", he received the award from actorfilmmaker Amol Palekar at the event Friday. "Receiving Indian of the Year award from...
  • Watch: Winners of the Indian of the Year 2013 December 21, 2013

    CNNIBN honoured those who did the country proud in 2013. AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal won the award in the field of politics, Kapil Sharma for entertainment and Rajiv Bajaj as the businessman of the year. The biggest honour went to the Indian women and acid attack victims who suffered...
  • Watch: Kapil Sharma does a 'Comedy Nights' with Kejriwal at IOTY December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: India's much loved standup comedian Kapil Sharma was on Friday honoured with the Entertainer of the Year award at the CNNIBN Indian of The Year 2013 award. Kapil indeed lived up to his reputation at the event while receiving the award with his spontaneous chat with AAP chief...
  • Leander Paes bags CNNIBN IOTY 2013 for Outstanding Achievement December 21, 2013

    Paes became the only man to win a Grand Slam post his 40th birthday after winning the US Open with Radek Stepanek. ...
  • Ramakant Achrekar gets CNNIBN IOTY 2013 for Outstanding Achievement December 21, 2013

    A Dronacharya and Padma Shri awardee, Achrekar is a perfect example of our age old GuruShishya tradition. ...
  • Rajiv Bajaj bags IOTY in business category December 20, 2013

    MD and CEO of Bajaj Auto Ltd, Rajiv Bajaj bagged the IOTY award in business category. The 42 years old Rajiv Bajaj is considered to be one of the most promising and successful businessmen who reinvented the automobile major Bajaj in India. ...
  • Stop Acid Attacks gets Indian of the Year 2013 award December 20, 2013

    The Stop Acid Attacks is an organisation to prevent acid attacks on women and to ensure the rights and justice of survivors. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal gets IOTY 2013 for politics December 20, 2013

    Arvind Kejriwal has been awarded Indian of the Year 2013 award for politics for Aam Aadmi Party's stunning debut and for changing the rules of Indian politics. ...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu gets CNNIBN IOTY 2013 for sports December 20, 2013

    On 10 August 2013, Sindhu became the first ever Indian woman to win a medal in singles at the World Championships India's first singles medal since Prakash Padukone won bronze in 1983. ...
  • IOTY: Team ITBP and NDRF get Special Achievement award December 20, 2013

    Members of the team ITBP and NDRF were given the CNNIBN Indian of the year (IOTY) in the Special Achievement award category. Members of the team ITBP and NDRF put their own lives at risk, racing against time and dwindling hopes to save those who were stranded after the Uttarakhand...
  • IOTY: Deepika breaks down after receiving award from father Prakash Padukone December 20, 2013

    Bollywood's latest superstar, Deepika Padukone got the award for special achievement for reinventing herself as a leading lady with acting chops; and for delivering a slew of hits in 2013, including Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express and RamLeela. She broke down after receiving the award for special achievement from...
  • Stop Acid Attacks is the Indian of the Year December 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The eighth CNNIBN Indian of the year (IOTY) is not a politician, a sportsperson or an entertainer. The honour for the year 2013 goes to the activist group Stop Acid Attacks (SAA), an active campaignerorganisation to prevent acid attacks on women and to ensure the rights of and...
  • IOTY: Association for Democratic Reforms and Lily Thomas win Public Service award December 20, 2013

    The Association for Democratic Reforms and Lily Thomas took up the task of tackling what had become a serious blot on our democratic system. It was on the basis of a writ petition filed by them that the apex court ruled that lawmakers have to quit if they are convicted...
  • Indian of the Year award: Kapil Sharma beats Deepika, Shah Rukh in the entertainment category December 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Stand up comedian Kapil Sharma has been declared as the Indian of the Year in the entertainment section. He has got this award for the outstanding success of his TV show 'Comedy Nights With Kapil'. Deepika Padukone , Shah Rukh Khan, Farhan Akhtar for Bhaag Milka Bhaag and team...
  • News 360: CNNIBN's Indian of the year 2013 ceremony December 20, 2013

    The countdown has begun to the grand finale of CNNIBN's Indian of the Year 2013. We have shortlisted nominees in the categories of business, entertainment, sports, politics and public service. ...
  • Indian Of The Year award 2013: Curtain raiser December 20, 2013

    There is just a few more hours till the big announcement on who will be CNNIBN's Indian of the Year 2013. CNNIBN shortlisted nominees in the categories of business, entertainment, sports, politics and public service. ...
  • CNNIBN Indian of the Year 2013 to be announced tonight December 20, 2013

    New Delhi: There are just a few more hours till the big announcement on who will be CNNIBN's Indian of the Year 2013. The winners will be announced on Friday evening. CNNIBN shortlisted nominees in the categories of business, entertainment, sports, politics and public service. Nominees for Indian of the year...