Asian Awards 2013 Winners List
Tonight the third annual Asian Awards took place in London at the Grosvenor House Hotel. In addition to honouring specific acts of creative and economic achievement by those of Asian origins, this year’s ceremony also saw the launch of a new list of Top 100 Most Influential Asians.
President of China, Xi Jinqping was unveiled in top spot, followed by Indian leader, Sonia Gandhi, Vice Premier of China, Le Keqiang, Indian PM, Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi, who is widely tipped to be India’s next PM.
Awards founder Paul Sagoo noted:
This year The Asian Awards has truly lived up to its name, celebrating global Asian achievement in what was a triumphant night. We are honoured with the support of our guests and winners, like Sir Ben Kingsley, George Osborne MP, Jiang Jinquing and Linda Lee who joined us for this magnificent gathering of some of the world’s most inspirational and powerful people.
Full list of this year’s winners below with our video interviews with guests and winners to follow soon:
Fellowship Award – Sir Ben Kingsley
Founders Award – Bruce Lee
Achievement in Cinema – Anupam Kher
Achievement in Art – Hanif Kureishi CBE
Achievement in Music – Nicole Scherzinger
Achievement in Television – Nina Wadia
Entrepreneur of the Year – Adi Godrej
Business Leader of the Year – Jiang Jianging
Achievement in Science – Ajay Bhatt
Achievement in Sport – Kamui Kobayashi
Philanthropist of the Year – Narayana Murthy
Social Entrepreneur of the year – Masa Kogure
Contribution to Sustainability – Ravi Ruia