Gaurang Doshi, Raja Salauddin and Usman Jazba at the award ceremony Image Credit: Supplied

I Success Awards Gala returned to Dubai once again, continuing its incredible journey globally by honoring creative talent. The third edition of the awards’ UAE chapter was recently held at Palazzo Versace Dubai, the UAE.

The coveted global awards event also honored talent from the Middle East, the US, Europe, and the Asian sub-continent. Promoting successful stories around the planet at Cannes Festival, Venice Festival and Monaco, Dubai and Bucharest, Eduard Irimia, President of the I Success International Committee and Producer of the I Success Awards Gala, said. “It’s the third edition in Dubai. We started two years ago. This edition is the third year we have promoted I Success in Dubai. Doing Award Gala is major exposure through partnership. And I Success has come a long way, and we have had the likes of Forbes magazine as our esteemed partners in the previous Middle East edition. All the Gala editions are produced in collaboration with Fashion TV global. We have exposure in 190 countries.”

Proud Winners

The star-studded event encompassed FashionTV Awards Gala, Top Brands’ Fashion Shows and FashionTV party. It also saw the global launch of the documentary film, “The GENIUS Of GIANNI VERSACE”, based on the life of the globally celebrated and internationally acclaimed designer.

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I Success Awards Gala event included categories across the spectrum. Movie Producer Gaurang Doshi bagged the Most Promising Producer of this edition award for his Cult film "Aankhen" and iconic music "Cassanova". Doshi, a third-generation film producer from a cinema family, is known for creating masterpieces ahead of time and genre. “Movies are no less than a miracle. The craft’s excellence lies in going many layers farther down. To make the audience sit on the edge of their seat in the theatre requires out-of-the-box imagination and much more. I’m immensely grateful to the I Success Awards Gala for this honour,” said Doshi, who Hollywood officially approached for the remake rights of the film "Aankhen". Trivia about Doshi is endless! He is also the only film producer holding four Limca Book of records.

I Success Most Iconic Entrepreneur of the Year in Investments and music went to Usman Jazba, the music mogul. When multitasking comes as a challenging trait for corporates, Jazba’s passion is that of multitasking, and he is a maverick in its true sense! Upon receiving the prestigious award, he said, “Irrespective of my professional goals, I see music as my soul. Dubai is my home, and receiving the I Success award makes it all the more special.”

The night's unmissable highlight saw the founder and owner of Fashion TV, Michel Adams Lisowski, who graced the occasion. And the audience got enthralled to have Lisowski as this year also marks the 25th anniversary of Fashion TV.

There's more! The gorgeous Maida Azmat, Founder/CEO of MINT PR and Image Consultancy, from Pakistan, won a special award for Most Iconic Personality in PR Media and Image Consultancy. Azmat manages the social media accounts of famous Pakistani celebrities.

The talented Pakistan-based fashion designer, Raja Salahudin, took home the award for Most Inspiring Designer of The Year at the I Success Awards Gala. Her creations boast of an exquisite appearance and are highly comfortable to wear at the time.

In the future, the I Success Awards Gala aims to combine global talent in different categories besides discovering new stories in entertainment, art, culture, and medicine.

The I Success Gala night was a never-seen-before concoction of celebrities, entertainment, networking, and all esteemed guests and invitees got grooved in one such no-mask, in-person awards ceremony in the Emirate after a while.