Virat, Manushi Chhillar, Raj Kumar Rao get Indian of the year award

From its introduction in the year 2006, CNN-News18 Indian of the Year is back for 2017 and it certainly has gone bigger. The initiative recognises the Indian(s) whose contribution to the country in a calendar year has strengthened the foundation of our society and has helped build Brand India in the process.

Indian youngsters like Virat Kohli and Manushi Chhillar has inspired young boys and girls all over the world and it came as no surprise when they were chosen the winners in their respective sections.

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A quick recap of the winners at the 11th edition of Indian of the Year : 

Public Service — Afroz Shah

Sports — Kidambi Srikanth


Entertainment  — Rajkummar Rao


Outstanding Achievement — Team Baahubali


Business  — Acharya Balkrishna


Special Achievement  — Manushi Chhillar


Special Achievement — Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami


Jio Popular Choice for Indian of the Year  —  Virat Kohli

Outstanding Award in Business and CSR  — Adar Poonawalla

Special Achievement — Ravi Shastri

Indian of the Year —  Virat Kohli


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