The first of its kind in India, the Jaypee Greens NDTV Good Times Lifestyle Awards celebrate icons that have left a lasting impression on the Indian lifestyle. The big winners are…
Lifestyle Destination of the Year (International)
The nominees in this category are a must visit for globe-trotters everywhere. Spanning the continents, these holiday destinations are travellers’ delights. Rich in history and packed with multi-culturalism, once you set foot in these countries, we guarantee your heart will follow suit. The sights, activities and events that characterize the unique flavour of each country ensure that international travelers revel without a cause, because simply put, these lifestyle destinations revel without a pause.
WINNER: SOUTH AFRICA
Lifestyle Destination of the Year (Indian)
Every traveller knows that India is as incredible as it gets – but which state claims bragging rights for being the Jewel in India’s Crown? This category nominates states that constantly surprise local tourists and foreign travellers alike with their rich diversity and the buffet of pleasures they offer. So whether it’s the best in international luxury or the elegance of eco-tourism, these states with their vivid colours and varied treasures keep India’s flag flying high on every global tourist map.
Jammu and Kashmir
Lifestyle Hotel/Resort of the Year
Hotels and resorts are base-camps for travelers, but the nominees in this category are nothing less than sanctuaries of satisfaction. The best Lifestyle Hotel/Resort recognizes and honours properties that have fine-tuned the art of playing the perfect host. With multinational cuisines, impeccable service and a host of leisure activities, these are undoubtedly the finest living quarters in all of India. Once you check-in you’ll never want to leave, because the best Lifestyle Hotel/Resorts in India aren’t just a home away from home, they are heaven away from home.
The Oberoi, Amarvilas, Agra
The Oberoi, Udaivilas, Jaipur
Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur
The Imperial, New Delhi
WINNER: TAJ FALAKNUMA PALACE, HYDERABAD
Lifestyle Home and Accessories Brand of the Year
A home is mirror to its owner’s soul, and the nominees in this category do more than add a new dimension to your dwelling place – they give it an entire facelift! With their unique aesthetics and innovative designs, these brands have transcended the space of accessorizing homes. In fact, they are so well entrenched in consumers’ minds, these brands are the 21st century’s interior decorators. And just to add a little spice to the competition, brands from both India and abroad will go head-to-head to decide which company best transforms houses into homes.
WINNER: GOOD EARTH
Restaurant of the Year
The Lifestyle Restaurant of the Year raises a toast to those eating establishments that have taken gastronomic delights to astronomical proportions. These restaurants offer sublime dining experiences that thrill the palate and fulfill the soul. So whether it’s the quality of food, the personalised service, or the awe-inspiring ambience, the nominees in this category offer up a feast for the senses and a treat for the taste-buds. Do don’t be surprised if they have you purring with contentment!
China Kitchen, Hyatt Regency, Delhi
Indian Accent, The Manor, Delhi
The Spice Route, The Imperial, Delhi
Wasabi by Morimoto, The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai
WINNER: BUKHARA, ITC MAURYA SHERATON, DELHI
Lifestyle Spa of the Year
This category honours spas that willingly refresh, restore and rejuvenate every cell in your body. The Lifestyle Spa of the Year is a tribute to properties that clean up the chakras and realign human energy fields. Their state- of-the-art therapies, mind-blowing health facilities, and an unbelievable array of leisure activities offer a range of outer-body experiences to soothe the inner soul. Our nominees in the Lifestyle Spa of the Year will de-stress, detox and demolish any negative vibes you possess.
Amatrra Spa, Hotel Ashok, Delhi
Espa, The Leela Palace, Delhi
Kaya Kalp, The Royal Spa, Agra
Taj Lake Palace, Jiva Spa, Udaipur
The Aman Spa, Aman Hotel, Delhi
WINNER: ANANDA IN THE HIMALAYAS, RISHIKESH
Luxury Brand of the Year (Indian/International)
The nominees in this category are synonymous with fine living and fantastic taste. The Luxury Brand of the Year honours brands that have established themselves as objects of desire, symbols of social status and the favourite accessories of the world’s most powerful people. The unparalleled grandeur these brands are known for immediately catapults their owners into the A-List category. Exclusive, opulent, hedonistic and sumptuous – offerings from these brands take years to acquire, but once that’s accomplished the appreciation of them lasts an entire lifetime.
Lifestyle Label of the Year (International)
The nominees in this category are constantly on the lips of every global fashion aficionado. These labels adorn the bodies of the world’s rich and famous, their clothes draw the most crowds at the international fashion weeks, and global celebrities vie tooth and nail to slip into these mesmerising ensembles. The Lifestyle Label/Designer of the Year is dedicated to individuals and labels considered the world over as Artists of Apparel.
WINNER: CHANEL and HERMES
Best Designer of the Year (Indian)
This category recognizes designers who have revolutionized ramps and retail stores with their ground-breaking designs and clutter-breaking ideas. The nominees in this category are more than just avant garde, they are visionaries of the future who have successfully replicated their success in India, on foreign shores. It’s a fashion faux pas to not own these exquisite creations. Get ready to complete your wardrobe with our nominees for the Lifestyle Designer of the Year – India.
Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla
WINNER: ABRAHAM and THAKORE
Lifestyle Wellness Icon of theYear
The Lifestyle Fitness Icon of the Year Award heralds the Arrival of the Fittest! Instituted to inspire millions to take up a healthier lifestyle, the Lifestyle Fitness Icon is not just about toned bodies and honed physiques. It is a tribute to will power and dedication and raises a toast to people who celebrate the philosophy that good health is the greatest wealth.
WINNER: SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA
NDTV Lifestyle Award Of The Year
And then there was one. The Special Jury Award is for the one that almost got away but for the fine eye and taste of our esteemed jury.
WINNER: VIDYA BALAN
Jaypee Greens Lifestyle Icon of the Year (Viewer’s Choice)
These individuals have constantly shifted global goalposts while stayingtrue to their roots, and are a celebration of the very best India has to offer to the world. Phenomenally accomplished and universally acknowledged as inspirations in their fields of expertise, these incredible individuals go beyond mere achievement. Closely watched and keenly followed, the nominees for the Jaypee Greens Lifestyle Icon of the Year are role models to emulate, and their signature styles and unique lives are a constant source of fascination for the world’s largest democracy.
WINNER: NITA AMBANI
Lifetime Achievement Award
This category honours one individual who has redefined the world of luxury with their lifestyle and sensibilities. The award recognises the trend-setting, jet-setting, go-getting lifestyle of people who have revamped the global ethos of living life artistically. The Lifetime Achievement Award in Luxury is a testament to the men and women who love life because they live it on their own terms.
WINNER: YVES CARCELLE