The highly-anticipated AJIO presents Grazia Millennial Awards 2023 made a triumphant return, showcasing the best and brightest of India’s millennial generation. The event was a glamorous affair, with industry stalwarts, celebrities, fashion influencers, and models in attendance. The night was dedicated to honouring these stars who have driven change through their talent.

At a time when originality, authenticity, and innovation are in high demand, the Grazia Millennial Awards pay tribute to these barrier-breakers who are redefining success with their relentless passion for creativity. From the world of entertainment to the realm of social media, these stars from various domains are raising the bar and inspiring all of us. The second edition of the awards celebrated the achievements of these individuals, highlighting their contributions & their ability to reshape the future of their respective industries.

Grazia Millennial Awards 2023

Here are some of the stars that emerged as the winners, capturing the essence of millennial excellence across various categories:

  1. Creator Of The Year | Niharika NM

    Niharika NM rose to social media stardom with over 3.4 million Instagram followers. As the Digital Creator of the Year, she gained recognition for her relatable Reels and collaborated with renowned figures like Priyanka Chopra and Shubman Gill. Her presence at the Cannes Film Festival showcased her unique style.

2. Disruptor Of The Year | Vijay Varma

Vijay Varma, the disruptor of the year, breaks free from stereotypes and pushes boundaries with his portrayal of unique characters. From morally ambiguous roles in “She” to flawed yet compelling protagonists in “Hurdang,” Varma delves deep into their complexities, establishing himself as a transformative force in Indian cinema.

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3. Trendsetter Of The Year | Sobhita Dhulipala

Sobhita Dhulipala emerged as a fashion trendsetter in 2023, blending traditional and contemporary styles with bold colors. She advocates for sustainability, breaks stereotypes, and delivers powerful performances in acclaimed films, solidifying her influence in the industry.

4. Popular Choice Most Loved Millennial | Nora Fatehi

Nora has become the most beloved millennial in 2023, winning hearts with her exceptional talent, infectious energy, and authentic connection with fans. Her unmatched dance skills, charismatic presence, and active social media presence have made her a household name and sensation, adored by millions.

5. Gen Next Style Star Of The Year | Disha Patani

Disha Patani has taken the fashion world by storm, inspiring the younger generation with her impeccable style and trend-setting looks. As the Gen Next Style Star of 2023, she continues to captivate with her individuality, confidence, and ability to effortlessly pull off any look.

6. Mould Breaker Of The Year | Uorfi Javed

Uorfi Javed, a rising star in Indian pop culture, is known for her fearless style and DIY fashion. From her stint in Big Boss to her viral garment made of POP, she continues to make waves with her unique approach to fashion.

7. Musician Of The Year | Raja Kumari

Raja Kumari, the Indian American rapper, is known for her unique blend of ethnic beats and hip-hop. Her latest album, “The Bridge,” showcases an evolution of her sound with a mix of R&B influences. Her performance of “Pasoori” at Coachella and her stunning appearance at Cannes made 2023 a remarkable year for this award-winning artist.

8. OTT Ensemble Cast Of The Year | CLA$$

The cast of CLA$$, the Indian remake of Netflix’s Elite, is a talented ensemble of young artists including Gurfateh Pirzada, Anjali Sivaraman, Ayesha Kanga, Chayan Chopra, Chintan Rachchh, Cwaayal Singh, Madhyama Segal, Moses Kaul, Naina Bhan, Piyush Khati, and Zeyn Shaw. Their diverse skills and exceptional acting abilities propelled the series to the top spot on Netflix India.

9. Performer Of The Year | Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar Rao has solidified his position as one of the most accomplished actors in Indian cinema. In 2023, his breathtaking performances in films like “Trapped,” “Omerta,” and “The Last Act” pushed boundaries and garnered admiration from audiences and the industry alike.

10. Millennial Star On The Rise | Bhumi Pednekar

Bhumi Pednekar is a millennial star who effortlessly blends commercial success with meaningful storytelling. She fearlessly tackles diverse roles, breaks stereotypes, and uses her platform to address important issues. With her magnetic presence and remarkable acting skills, she has emerged as the rising star of 2023.

Other winners also included Bollywood stars such as Sanya Malhotra, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari, and Ayushmann Khurana. The AJIO presents Grazia Millennial Awards 2023 united visionaries and game-changers, highlighting their exceptional talent within their industry. It emphasized individuality, authenticity, and creative expression. The winners showcased that there is no barrier to success, inspiring countless others with their determination to make a significant impact. What a wonderful thought behind a glamorous night.