With a frenzy of followers, Bollywood’s leading stars will receive recognition from Anokhi magazine’s 4th Annual Awards Gala as the nominations were announced honoring the best South Asian entertainers.

Among the list of “Sexy and Successful” honorees, who will also be featured in Anokhi’s  7th Anniversary Collector’s Edition issue, are Nigel Barker, photographer and American’s Next Top Model judge, as well as hit singer Jay Sean. Both will be recognized at the Feb. 5 gala.

The ceremony,  held at Toronto’s Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, was designed to shed light on South Asia’s finest businessmen, entertainers and fashion icons.

“We’re thrilled to be featuring the kinds of dynamic, world-changing people that inspire not only those within our culture, but society in general. Today, after seven years of Anokhi, I realize that we’ve created a movement with a history that has a very positive and relevant future. Here’s to the next seven years and counting,” founder of the Anokhi Media Corporation Raj Girn said.

Other honorees include Rohan Oza, chief marketingoOfficer of Glaceau; Faran Tahir, who starred in Iron Man and Star Trek; Hitha Prabhakar, a retail analyst and fashion expert; and Pooja Kumar of Bollywood Hero.

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