Provoke Lifestyle Awards presented  

“Provoke Lifestyle Magazine” celebrated its 1st anniversary at a glittering function held in Chennai. The function saw Captains of Industry, well known names from art and culture, Actors, Producers and Govt. officials, all come together to enjoy a scintillating evening of Music, Dance, Fashion and fabulous entertainment put together by the Magazine. It was an evening to remember and everyone who came was full of praise for the way the event was conducted.


The most prestigious “Pride of India” award was presented to Dr. P. C. Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals and Mr. K. M. Mammen, CMD, MRF Ltd. for their pioneering work in their respective fields.

The Lifetime Achievement award was presented to Dr. V. Shanta, Director, Adyar Cancer Institute and Mrs. Y. G. Parthasarathy, Eminent Educationalist.

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Best Actor – Male – Jayam Ravi

Best Actor – female – Trisha

Best Actor – female (critics Choice) – Aishwarya Rajesh

Best Supporting Actor – Samudrakani

Style Icon 2015 – 2016 – Madhavan

Best Music Director – Anirudh Ravichandren

Youth Icon  – Shruti Haasan

Sensational Star – Rana Daggubati

Best Playback Singer – Karthick

Multi faceted Star – GV Prakash Kumar

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Industry Awards

Best Hotel – ITC Grand Chola

Best Resort – Inter Continental

Best Resto Bar – Sera (formally Zara Tapas Bar)

Best Restaurant Chain – A2B

Best Builder – Ceebros

Best Mall – Phoenix

Best Entrepreneur – Yuvraj (Poorvika)

Best Healthcare – SIMS

Best Multiplex – Satyam Cinemas

Best Interiors – Jazz Cinemas

According to Apsara Reddy, Editor-in –Chief, Provoke Magazine, “To mark the mercurial rise of our magazine across four southern states, we instituted these awards to celebrate personalities and institutions that have broken barriers, broken silences, broken prejudices and have progressively worked towards being groundbreaking in their approach to life, society and commerce.”

Mr. Sam Paul, Publisher of the Magazine said, “Celebrating real journalism we gave space to some of India’s most prolific writers including former Chief Secretaries, Top IPS officials and vociferous campaigners. Our focus is steadfast and unswerving; we are truly South India’s most content-focused magazine that puts journalism first. It’s truly humbling to also know that some of the top most stars of our country have chosen us to share their private emotions, personal journeys and professional highs.”

He added, “With regard to Awards for different categories, we had to consider every aspect in detail. Here, the role of the Jury was significant and I am thankful to every member for their valuable Guidance. I also thank all the Stars and VIP guests who accepted our invitation.”