CNN-IBN Indian of the Year
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The CNN-News18 Indian of the Year (originally CNN-IBN Indian of the Year) is an award presented annually to various Indians for their work in their respective fields by the Indian media house CNN-News18. The awards are presented in various categories of Politics, Sports, Business, Entertainment, Public Service and Global Indian. The idea of the award was originated by journalists: Rajdeep Sardesai and Sagarika Ghose.
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In addition to the traditional award categories of Politics, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Public Service and Global Indian, a new category, that of a ‘CNN-IBN Indian of the Year - Popular Choice’ was introduced in the ninth edition, where one awardee was chosen from the 35 nominees across categories basis the votes received from public through Facebook.
- Special Awards - Tukaram Omble Extraordinary service to the nation.
- Special Awards - Mumbai Police Extraordinary service to the nation.
- Special Awards - Sheila Dikshit
3. 2009 Lifetime Achievement - Pandit Ravi Shankar
- Special Awards - Kamal Haasan Completing 50 years in cinema 2009
- Special Awards - Indian Cricket Team Test cricket to break on through to the number one spot for the first time ever.
- Outstanding Achievement - K J Yesudas
- Special Awards - Yuvraj Singh
- Special Awards - Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network
- Special Awards - Ronjan Sodhi
6. 2013 Lifetime Achievement - Heroes of Rezang La, 1962
- Special Awards - Aamir Khan & Team Satyamev Jayate
- Special Awards - MC Mary Kom
- Special Awards - Tessy Thomas & Team DRDO
- 2013 Outstanding Achievement - Ramakant Achrekar
- Special Awards - Team ITBP and NDRF
- Special Awards - Deepika Padukone
8. 2014 Winners
- CNN-IBN Indian of the Year: Narendra Modi
- Lifetime Achievement Award: ISRO team
- Outstanding Achievement Award: Azim Premji, Kailash Satyarthi
- Special Achievement Award: Kangana Ranaut
- Popular Choice Award: Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, P Vijayan
- Sports: Jitu Rai
- Business: N Chandrasekaran
- Entertainment: Ranbir kapoor
- Public Service: Tongam Rina
- Politics: Arun Jaitley
- Global Indian: Satya Nadella
8. 2015 Winners
- CNN-News18 Indian of the Year: People of Chennai
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Balbir Singh Dosanjh
- Outstanding Achievement Award: Dr.Bindeshwar Pathak, United Technologies (Make in India)
- Special Achievement Award: Kangana Ranaut, Ranveer Singh
- Sports: Sania Mirza
- Business: Bandhan Bank
- Entertainment: SS Rajamouli
- Public Service: People of Chennai
- Special Jury Award: Leander Paes
10. 2017 Winners
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