The stage is set for women to garner their place in society, as it is the era of ‘Women Empowerment’ . Women have excelled in various fields and have stood at par with men or even ahead of them. Well it is rather challenging for a woman to emerge as a power to reckon with in a field dominated by men for years. Therefore Lux Cozi Zee Cine Awards 2014 too decided to honour such women who have made a name for themselves in today in fields that were entirely ruled by men . The first lady to be nominated under it was none other than Filmmaker , choreographer Farah Khan.
As per sources, Farah Khan recently bagged The ‘Stree Samman Award’ is a first-of-its-kind initiative at the Lux Cozi Zee Cine Awards 2014. aimed at recognizing the contribution made by industrious, enterprising women in a male-dominated industry. The award was bestowed to her by the showman of Bollywood Subhash Ghai.
As she went on stage to accept the award, Farah said, “They say behind every successful man, there is a woman. But let me tell you, behind this successful woman, there are a hundred men.” She went on to thank all the men who have stood by her side as a pillar of strength in the course of her journey in Bollywood. She also thanked Shah Rukh for having been a mentor and a dear friend.
An elated Farah Khan tweeted saying she was grateful to the jury of Lux Cozi Zee Cine Awards 2014 for choosing her for her efforts in the industry.
Well women empowerment is here to stay.