Sussanne Khan, Gauri Shinde to be feted as women achievers

New Delhi: Entrepreneur Sussanne Khan and film director Gauri Shinde will be recognised as young women achievers by Young FICCI Ladies Organisation (YFLO) here later this week.

Sussanne, former wife of Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, is a successful entrepreneur and interior designer herself, and ad-film and feature film director Gauri is known for helming “English Vinglish”.

The annual YFLO Achiever Awards 2016-17 will be held on Friday at Hotel Lalit in central Delhi, read a statement.

Others who will be conferred awards include Malvika Poddar (fashion), Simran Lal (business), Kalli Purie (media), Shaina NC (politics), Deepa Malik (sports), Chiki Sarkar (literature), Preeti Chandra (community service), Bhavna Kakkar (art) and Vidha Lal (performing arts).

At the gala, ace fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee will showcase his creations via a fashion show.

“YFLO, as a pan-India business organisation working towards the goal of women empowerment confers the young achievers awards to women who have excelled in different spheres of life and have created an impact through their stupendous work in the lives of others,” said Trupti Gupta, Chairperson, YFLO.