INDIA INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY WEEK 2014

The grand IIJW 2014 was held from 14th to 17th July at Grand Hyatt Mumbai. This event is organized by Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) every year to provide international exposure to Indian jewellery designs & craftsmanship. The main objective of this event is to present India as a prime jewelry destination for international buyers.

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Top jewelry brands like Gitanjali Group, Surya Gold, Rio Tinto, Amrapali, Ghanshyamdas, Swaroski, Tanishq etc. and famous jewelry designers like Farha Khan, Preeti Jain showcased their fabulous creations.

The jewelry week saw a great variety and exquisite designs in all categories such as pret, couture and bridal for the upcoming season. Some of these masterpieces will become the latest trend of this season.

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor who is well known for her fashion style is the Brand Ambassador for this event.

Here is a quick glimpse of the India International Jewelry Week:

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 Gorgeous Chitrangada Singh wearing kundan-polki set, nath and kamarbandh

by designer Moni Agarwal

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Gauhar Khan, show-stopper for IIGJ, showcasing an emerald stone diamond necklace, bracelet & a matching headpiece.

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 Diya Mirza, walking the ramp for Shobha Sringar

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Sunny Leon  with designer Sumit Sawhney

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Kalki Koechlin walks the ramp for Preeti Jain at IIJW 2014
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Ankita Shorey, presenting Gitanjali Gems designs

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Amisha Patel adorning designer Manali Jagtap’s bridal collection

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Sridevi showcasing deginger Vijay Golecha’s diamond jeweleryparineetiIIJW14

Parineeti Chopra walking the ramp for the famous Bridhichand-Ghanshyamdas

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 Brand Ambassador Sonam Kapoor and actress Bipasha Basu

at the grand finale of IIJW 14

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15th International Indian Film Academy Awards

The 15th International Indian Film Academy Awards  ceremony was held in Tampa Bay Area, Florida (from 24rd to 26th April 2014) at Raymond James Stadium.  It was attended by around 20,000 people who were entertained by the performances of top bollywood stars including Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka, Chopra, Madhuri Dixit, Ranveer Singh. This prestigious star studded event was hosted by Farhan Akhtar and Shahid Kapoor and they entertained the audience with their wit and humor. 

Following are some of the magical moments of the gala event:

Deepika Podukone  won the best actress and entertainer of the year awards for  Chennai Express. She made a stunning presence in Sabyasachi’s golden glittering outfit  which she perfectly accessorized with Amrapali jhumkas  for one of the events and she wore Zuhair Murad’s red hot lace  gown for the award ceremony and looked absolutely gorgeous . deepika padukone IIFA 2014

Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey, bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone performing on the popular song Lungi Dance from Chennai Express movie

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Farhan Akhtar won the best actor award for the iconic film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, which is based on the true life story of the flying Sikh Milkha Singh.

Below Farhan Akhtar with his father Javed Akhtar, and Shabana Azmi. Farhan Akhtar , best leading actor, IIFA14

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra  won the best director award for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, this movie made a clean sweep by winning 9 technical awards including the best picture.

Below Rakeysh Om Prakash delivering a thank you address and actress Parineeti Chopra looks on.

rakeysh omprakash mehra Famous Hollywood star John Travolta was felicitated with an award for his contribution to the international cinema. He also did an on the spot dance with Hrithik Roshan. john hrithik roshan

Famous star couple Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan on the stage. Kareena looking  stylish in an Armani gown saif and Kareena

Priyanka Chopra looking ravishing in Monique Lhuillier gown. priyanka chopra

Kalki making a pretty picture in a Sabyasachi dress kalki

Bipasha Basu looking gorgeous in a designer white sari  with a net blouse by Sonaakshi Raj Bipasha basu

Evergreen star Mahuri Dixit graced the green carpet in Sonaakshi Raaj’s orange saree gown Madhuri Dixit

Charming Sri Devi made a grand entrance in a white Marchesa oufit. Sri Devi Sonakshi Sinha  in Amit Agarwal’s navy blue gown, she finished off  the look with Dior earrings and  Bottega Venata clutch. She  equally looked gorgeous in a DKNY little black dress that she chose for another IIFA event. sonakshi sinha

Dia Mirza in a Halston Heritage dress, she completed the look with multi-chain Amrapali gold necklace and Jimmy Choo clutchdia mirza