The channel brought Salman Khan to honour the icons of our nation.
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | December 1, 2010
IBN7, Indiaâs Channel of Impact and Bajaj Allianz, India's leading private insurance company in partnership with Dainik Bhaskar honored the triumph of those icons who proved that no accomplishment is too great to be achieved at the âIBN7 Bajaj Allianz Super Idolsâ Award. Dipendra Manocha, a visually impaired man who developed Hindi reading software SAFA meant for visually impaired people,Â Samuel Mani, affected with Cerebral Palsy who is the first person in India to be appointed as Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher (MAR) and Vinod Thakur, a dancer without legs who participated in Indiaâs Got Talent were felicitated from Delhi at this event.
Dipendra Manocha, said, âI donât have words to express my feelings, I just want to thank IBN7 for this initiative and I appeal to Salman Khan to allow for the audio description of his movies so that people like us who cannot see get a chance to experience his films in our own way.â
A visibly excited, Samuel Mani said, âZindagi ka maza tab hai jab har gum mei khushi dekhi jaye. I thank my parents for taking care of me and motivating me to reach this level. Two or three years later, I hope to sign on Salman Khan as the brand ambassador of my company.â
Vinod Thakur said, âI am preparing for Americaâs Got Talent and will perform there as well. It would be great if Salman can help me to achieve my dreams as this will help me move ahead in life.â
The awards ceremony will be telecast on 4th December on IBN7 @ 7:30PM, on CNN-IBN @ 10:00PM and on IBN Lokmat @ 6:00PM.
Speaking about the initiative, Ashutosh, Managing Editor, IBN7 said, âThe initiative is aimed at highlighting the human spirit and the untiring zeal to overcome obstacles in life. We salute the Super Idols of our nation who have set examples for others to follow and hope that it will inspire many more individuals to become the next Super Idols of the society.â
Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN, IBN7 & IBN Lokmat, said, âI congratulate all the Super Idols who through their hard work and dedication have reached the pinnacle of success and proved it is the determination and spirit that counts the most.â