C Krishniah Chetty Group of honours women achievers at the Shining Stars Awards, 2017
Bengaluru, Feb 20, 2017 – C Krishniah Chetty Group of Jewellers celebrated extraordinary women from Bengaluru who have blazed a trail of success each in their own individual sphere by presenting them Shining Stars Awards as a part of International Women’s Day celebrations.
CKrishniah Chetty Group of Jewellers has been crafting exceptional pieces of jewellery for past 145 years for its clientele in Bengaluru and across theglobe, and now is the turn to acknowledge and celebrate the exceptionalcontribution made by Sterling women of Bengaluru, for the service they haverendered to the society at large in their chosen sphere of influence.
Sevendistinguished women from different walks of life wereselected for rendering remarkable service to this city and nation.The selection process involved 9 members from within and outside the CKRISHNIAH CHETTY Group of Jewellers.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. CVinod Hayagriv, Managing Director & Director, C. Krishniah Chetty Group ofCompanies said, “It makes us extremely happy to present Shining Stars Awards,2017 to exceptional women, women who contributewithout expecting awards,from differentwalks of life who with their achievements and service to the niche areas such as women menstrual advisory,supporting patients in government hospitals, making documentaries of womenachievements and made all of us proud.
‘C Krishniah Chetty - Women OfThe Year Award - Shining Stars Award’ is our way of saying thank you and respecting real achievers for the contribution made by these extraordinarywomen. ”
The recipients of ‘C KrishniahChetty Women of the Year – SHINING STARS were:
Ms. Amreen Ahmed: A New media professionalspecialised in making documentaries and short films on Women empowerment. Shehas worked towards building gender sensitive behaviour among adolescents andexploring alternative sexualities. Her documentaries on social issues likedomestic violence, molestation, and deafness has helped in raising awarenessabout these issues.
Ms. Lakshmi Gopalaswamy: Anaward-winning South Indian film actress and a classical dancer,Gopalaswmay is aqualified Bharatnatyam dancer as well. Gopalaswamy has acted in severalMalayalam, Kannada and Tamil films and TVserials over the course of her illustrious career. Through her work oncelluloid, she is helping in bringing attention to less talked about topicslike euthanasia, and problem of nurses.