Well-known actor Priyanka Chopra and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu were honoured with Punjabi Icons Award at a Baisakhi celebration in Mumbai. Veteran actor Om Puri, Lalit Group of Hotels chief Jyotsna Suri, Delhi-based legal luminary Vijay Sondhi and Dubai-based philanthropist SP Oberoi were also conferred Punjabi Icons Awards Sunday night. “These eminent personalities were selected for the honours for their sterling contribution in their respective fields,” said Charan Singh Sapra, Punjabi Cultural Heritage Board head and Congress legislator.
Governor of Pondicherry, Iqbal Singh was the chief guest at the function, held at the Shanmukhananda Hall in central Mumbai. Mumbai MP Eknath Gaikwad, state minister Varsha Gaikwad and actors Sonu Sood, Dolly Bindra, Geeta Basra, singer Sukhwinder were amongst those who attended. Punjabi pop singer Harbhajan Maan, singer Satinder Satti and comedian Kapil Sharma regaled the audience with their performances.