Tuscan Verve Zoom Glam Awards


Suave and stylish, that’s how the Zoom Glam Awards were, presented by clothing brand Tuscan Verve and held at Hilton Towers, Mumbai on Sunday, April 30. The awards are the first of its kind that recognizes glamour and personalities of prominent people like actors, actresses, politicians and fashionastas from various fields. The awards honored many celebrities and others from the film world. The event was co-sponsored by Chateau Indage, Evian, Seagrams and Bright Advertising. The event sparkled with the who’s who from various industries.
The show was hosted by comedian Ash Chandler and Kamal Siddhu. Kareena Kapoor received the Award for Glam Filmstar (female). The actress looked resplendent in a beautiful summer halter neck dress. On receiving the award the actress made sure to thank designer Manish Malhotra, as he is the one responsible for styling the actress most often. Kareena said, “I feel great to receive this award, particularly since every woman loves to be glamourous.” However, she made a quick exit after getting her award.

Next in line to receive an award for the Glam Filmstar (male) was heartthrob John Abraham. What better way to receive an award, from none other than his ladylove Bipasha Basu, she playfully ordered boyfriend John to acknowledge her for presenting the award, which the charming hero obligingly did. John looked as hot as ever, he was dressed in casual jeans and a shirt with a suave blazer thrown on top. However, the actor brazenly wore slippers to the awards due to his recent accident. Now that’s what we call creating style! The couple looked very much in love and was seen by each other’s side right through the evening. John expressed his appreciation for the award saying, “Glam to me is simplicity. It is important to me to be accepted for who I am. This is who I am. So I am grateful that I have been accepted like this.”

Kunal Kapoor, last seen in the film Rang De Basanti received an award for the Most Talked About Debutante (male). The actor was presented his award by ex-girlfriend, model Dipannita Sharma who was extremely warm to the upcoming actor. An emotional Kunal said, “This is the first award I’ve ever won. The last I remember winning something was for a play when I was in the fourth standard.” Others who won awards from the film industry, but were not present at the function included Himesh Reshammiya for Glam Music Star and actress Vidya Balan for Most Talked about Debutante (female). Several other awards in categories of glam politicians, businessman, fashion designer and photographer were given.

At the event actress Neha Dhupia performed on stage and models Carol Gracious, Anchal Kumar and Diandra Soares also gyrated to various songs keeping the entertainment quotient high for the evening. Spotted amongst the audiences was boyfriend of actress Lara Dutta, Kelly Dorjee sporting a hat, anchor of Talk Show Pooja Bedi, socialite Mandira Bedi and singer Bappi Lahiri amongst several other well-known faces on the party circuit. The event was a dazzle of colors and hues with each personality lending its personal uniqueness to the night. Definitely a night filled with loads of Glam.