Dec 172013

A pioneer in India’s news television, NDTV marked its 25 years of credible, dedicated and path breaking news broadcasting on December 14 by acknowledging 25 Greatest Global Indian Living Legends for their outstanding contribution in association with Tata Consultancy Services, one of the world’s top technology firms. For the first time ever, the Nation witnessed the coming together of twenty five Indian Living Legends on the centre stage. The legends were acknowledged and felicitated by the Honourable President of India, Pranab Mukherjee at an awards ceremony held by NDTV at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.


NDTV’s 25 Greatest Global Living Indian Legends:

Amitabh Bachchan

Ela Bhatt

Leander Paes

Ratan Tata

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

Anish Kapur

Fali Nariman

MS Swaminathan

Sachin Tendulkar

Vikram Seth

Amartya Sen

Indira Nooyi

Mukesh Ambani

Dr SS Badrinath

Waheeda Rehman

A R Rahman

Hari Prasad Chaursia

N R Narayanmurthy

S H Raza

Y K Hamied


Kapi Dev


Shahrukh Khan

Zubin Mehta

 Presenting the awards,  President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, said, “It’s indeed a pleasure for me to be amidst you this evening and to be associated with recognizing these 25 great Indians. While going through their introduction and some of their comments I found out that one striking commonality in all of them that each and every one of them believes in hard work, honesty, commitment to the job, idea to which they furnish.

Source: NDTV

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