Awards and Honours in 2016 (Sep to Dec)

NOVEMBER 2016

SL. NO. AWARDS WINNER
1.
Global Citizen Award 2016
Imtiaz Sooliman (An Indian-origin man from South Africa)
2.
Goldsmiths Prize
Mike McCormack(Solar Bones Author)
3.
Uttarakhand Ratna Award
Harish Rawat (Chief Minister of Uttarakhand)
4.
Tata Literature Live- Poet Laureate Award 2016
Gulzar (Lyricist- writer)
5. 
Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize
Akshaya Mukul (Senior Journalist, for his book “Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India”)
6. 
Golden Peacock Award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)
Iranian Film “Daughter”(Directed by Reza Mirkarimi)
7. 
Life Time Achievement Award at Dubai International Film Festival
Rekha (Veteran Actress)
8. 
German Green Talent Award
Shamik Chowdhury (Indian Researcher)
9.
Highest-Paid woman in music for 2016 in Forbes’ annual list
Taylor Swift (Earn $170 million between 1st June, 2015 to 1st June,2016)
10.
Rio Paralympics Silver Medalist, who honored with Rs. 4 Crore cash rewards by PM Narendra Modi
Deepa Malik
11.
La Liga’s best player 2015-2016 season
Cristiano Ronaldo
12.
‘Australian of the year Local Hero’ Award 2016
Catherine Keenan (Former Journalist, Art writer & Literary editor)
13.
Reporters without Borders (RSF)- TV5 Monde Prize
Hadi Abdullah (Syrian freelance journalist)
14. 
‘State of the States Conclave’ 2016
Haryana Government
15. 
Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award at the ATP awards
Roger Federer
16. 
The prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance for the year 2016
Steel Authority of Indian Limited (SAIL)
17. 
World’s best airline for the 4th consecutive year
Air New Zealand
18.
Nominated for the People’s Choice Award for 2nd time
Priyanka Chopra (Bollywood Actress)
19.
‘Artist of the Year’ at the 2016 American Music Award
Ariana Grande (Singer)
20.
The prestigious UNESCO Salon Youth Video Competition 2016
‘Magical Piano’ , a short film by Toonz Media Group
Latin Grammy Awards 2016
21.
Record of the Year
Carlos Vives & Shakira, “La Bicicleta”
22. 
Best Singer Song-writer album
Julieta Venegas, AlgoSucede
23. 
Song of the Year
“La Bicicleta”Andrés Castro, Carlos Vives & Shakira
24.
Best Rock Album
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, La Salvación De Solo Y Juan
25.
Best Alternative Music Album
IIIyaKuryaki & The Valdrramas, L.H.O.N
26.
Best Alternative Song
“VezPrimera” Carla Morrison (Song writer)

OCTOBER 2016

SL. NO. AWARDS WINNER
27.
World Bank’s Award of Excellence Almatti Dam (One of the largest reservoirs in Karnataka)
28.
Man Booker Prize 2016 Paul Beatty
29.
Sakharov Prize 2016 Nadia MuradBasee & LamiyaAji Bashar (Yazidi women)
30.
National Award for “Ishaqzaade” Parineeti Chopra (Bollywood actress)
31.
“Special Award of Excellence in MSME lending” State Bank of Patiala
32.
European Golden Boy Award 2016 Renato Sanches
33. 
Lemenson-MIT Prize 2016 Ramesh Raskar (Founder of the camera culture research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media lab & Associate Professor of media Arts and Sciences)
34.
“Outstanding Celebrity Woman of the Year” 2016 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
35.
IBC Award and Trophy for Excellence Chandigarh International Airports Limited (CHIAL) (A joint venture company of Airport Authority of India and State of Punjab & Haryana)
36.
“Actor of the Millennium” in BBC poll Amitabh Bachchan
37.
28th Jimmy George Foundation Award 2016 for the best sports person of Kerala P R Sreejesh (India Hockey team Captain)
38. 
Mark Twain Prize for American Humour Bill Murray (Comedian)
39.
The prestigious APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Award Roshan Sori (A 13-years old boy from Chandigarh for suggesting an idea for a software to immediately register a vote given through an electronic voting machine)
40.
Mathrubhumi Literary Award 2016 C Radhakrishnan (Eminent writer)
41.
‘Woman of the Year” by Billboard Madonna (American singer, songs-writer)
42.
John F Richards Prize Nayanjot Lahiri(Professor of History)
43.
The prestigious 2016 Sustainable Development Leadership Award Pawan Chamling ( Chief Minister of Sikkim)
44.
Chevalier de I’Ordre National du Mérite (Knight in the National order of Merit) Prajna Chowta (Film-maker and Elephant researcher)
45. 
The 2016 Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Life Style Award at Marbella in Spain Maharajas’ Express

SEPTEMBER 2016

SL. NO.
AWARDS
WINNER
46.
2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy
The Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) OF Malappuram, Kerala
47.
“Best Horticulture State”2016
Haryana
48.
Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar ( Region C) for the year 2015-2016
Vijaya Bank (Bagged 2nd Prize)
49.
The prestigious Heritage Heroes Award
Bibhuti Lahkar(Indian ecologist and conservation activist)
50. 
Honorary Academy (Oscar) Award for extraordinary achievements in the Movies
Jackie Chan( Movie star, Writer, Director and Martial Artist)
51.
Best Film Award at the First BRICS Film Festival, New Delhi
Thithi ( Acclaimed Kannada movie)
52.
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Antyodaya Krishi Puruskars 2016
Radhan Mohan Singh (Union Agriculture Minister)
53. 
Moortidevi Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith
Prof. Kalakaluri Enoch ( Telegu writer)
54.
The prestigious N Mohanan Suvarna Mudra Award 2016
M Leelavathy (Eminent Malayalam Critic and Academician)
55.
10th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Award
Adi Godrej( Chairman of Mumbai-based Godrej Group)
56.
The prestigious J.C Daniel Award for Overall Contribution to the Malayalam Film Industry
K.G George (Veteran award-winning film Director)
57.
Miss Japan 2016
Priyanka Yoshikawa (Indo Japnese)
58.
‘Golden Lion’ award for the best film at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival
“The Woman Who Left”, directed by Lav Diaz
59.
9th Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016
ODISHA
60.
“Banga Bibhushan” conferred by West Bengal Government
Lata Mangeshkar (Legendary Singer)
61.
“Life Time Achievement Award” in UK
Lord Narendra Babubhai Patel
62.
‘Best Businessman’ at the annual ‘GQ Men of the Year Award’ 2016
Vijay Shekhar Sharma
63.
“Lalit Arapan Samman” 2016
Shubha Mudgal(Hindustani classical singer)

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