Giving creators the platform to share their passion with the country, two creators from Josh, India’s fastest growing and most engaged short-video app, have been felicitated with top awards at the Jaipur Health Festival 2.0. Ajay Sharma, an influencer from Jaipur was awarded the Influencer of the Year award and Pavan Rathod, a rangoli artist from Nagpur was awarded the Artist of the Year award.
From the Pink City of Jaipur, Ajay Sharma has been a creator on Josh for past year. In addition to creating content that entertains, he also aims at using the platform and his reach to create social awareness.
Pavan Rathod has been creating content on Josh for the past two years. Hailing from Nagpur, Pavan has a flair for creating rangoli art. While creating beautiful and colourful patterns, Pavan also infuses his art with messages of social awareness.
Ajay and Pavan were felicitated in the presence of an esteemed audience, including Transport Minister of RajasthanPratap Singh Khachariyawasand celebrity guests like Gajendra Verma, Ravindra Upadhyay, Sangam Singh, Urfi Jawed, Shyam Rangeela, Swaroop Khan. In addition to receiving the award, Pavan shared his talent with the audience present at the festival by creating a rangoli of the Josh app logo.
“The brimming potential of the creator community in India is testimony to the vast and diverse talent that our country possesses. I’m proud to be a part of this community that is on the path of growth. I feel extremely honored to be the recipient of the Influencer of the Year award. This award is a validation of the effort I’ve put into my work and only motivates me to reach greater heights. I would like to thank my family and friends for supporting me on this journey and the team at Josh for giving me a platform to share my passions,” said Ajay Sharma, Josh Influencer “I feel very honored to be recognized as the Artist of the Year. Creating Rangoli has been a passion of mine for as long I can remember and receiving an award for following a passion is very fulfilling. It brings me immense joy to be able to shine a spotlight on this art form, though native to India, is often overlooked. I would like to thank team Josh for giving me the creative space to explore and develop my skill in this art,” said Pavan, Josh Artist