From Ranbir Kapoor, Kartik Aaryan, Sidharth Malhotra to Kriti Sanon, Shehnaaz Gill, Vaani Kapoor among others, celebs lit up the red carpet and stage with the star-studded fashion extravaganza — Skoda presents Hindustan Times India’s Most Stylish 2022, made possible by RK Jewelers.
Recognizing style, talent and fashion, the awards show brought together icons from all spheres of life, including Bollywood’s A-list, sports stars, corporate executives and fashion industry doyens, who stepped out in style in Mumbai last week to serve the their best and glitziest looks.
Returning from the pandemic, in a grand avatar, Sonal Kalra, Editor-in-Chief — Lifestyle and Entertainment at Hindustan Times, opened the evening to loud cheers and clapping. Glamor was the theme and everyone was dressed to impress.
Winners including Vaani Kapoor, Raveena Tandon, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Disha Patani and Kriti Sanon added Bollywood glamor as they took the honors, while actors Sidharth Malhotra, Kartik Aaryan and Ranbir Kapoor channeled the neat vibe. While Sanon dedicated the award to co-winner Anaita Adajania, Aaryan revealed his comfort mantra, which is getting “perfectly tailored clothing”.
The night also recognized the rising stars of showbiz. Multi-talented Shehnaaz Gill was awarded the Most Stylish Emerging Face trophy, the honor replete with the values of Enrich Beauty, which is all about the idea that beauty begins when one begins to love oneself.
Other big winners of the evening were Rahul Sharma, Anupam Kher, Mithali Raj, Anil Kapoor, Rashmika Mandana, Divya Dutta, Aparshakti Khurana, Gauahar Khan, Pankaj Tripathi, Simi Garewal, Rajkummar Rao, Sunil Sethi, R Madhavan, Tamannaah Bhatia. And adding to the glitz factor were presenters with names like Boney Kapoor, Richa Chadha, Satish Kaushik, Rashami Desai, Aahana Kumra, Mudassar Aziz and Urvashi Dholakia.
The most stylish evening struck a balance between romance and glamour, with several beloved moments adding a touch of mushyness to the gala – be it TejRan moments or the fun chatter between Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora or the perfect chemistry between Rakul Preet and Jackky Bhagnani.
Most stylish TV personality Karan Kundrra cheered his girlfriend and actor Tejasswi Prakash as she took the stage to receive her trophy. And Style Gamechanger Rakul made Bhagnani’s award even more special by coming on stage to present him with the Most Stylish Producer trophy. When Arjun and Malaika took the stage to receive the award for the most stylish couple, Arjun thanked Malaika and said, “It’s because of you that they call me stylish”.
There was also a musical twist to the event with singer Shilpa Rao stepping into the spotlight to serenade the audience with her melodious voice and harmonic tunes with the song Aaj Jaane ki Zidd Na Karo.
That’s not it. Vocalist Jasleen Royal, who won Most Stylish Music Personality, and vocalist Jubin Nautiyal, who took home the Most Stylish Music Persona trophy, along with Most Stylish Content Creator Bhuvan Bam sang a few lines of their favorite song as they took the honors reception names.
Adding a stylish flair to the extravaganza, the designer duo Falguni Shane Peacock put on a special conceptualized fashion show for the evening, leaving everyone in awe of them. Actor Aditi Rao Hydari was the showstopper for the designer duo, which took home the title of Most Stylish Couple in Fashion.