The BIG Star Young Entertainer Awards was hosted by Manish Paul and television actor Ragini Khanna. The event witnessed performances by actors Priyanka Chopra and Malaika Arora Khan. Actor Riteish Deshmukh also performed on stage, along with television actors Kirti Nagpure, Deepika Singh and Krystelle D'Souza. Television actors Karan Tacker, Gurmeet Chaudhary and Karanveer Bohra also performed at the event.
Apart from the BIG Star Young Entertainer of the Year - Male & Female - and the BIG Star Debut 5 Years categories, one of the highly expected awards at the event was the BIG Star Young Entertainer - Style Icon award. Actors Sonam Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Ranbir Kapoor and Imran Khan were nominated in the Entertainer of the Year category for their outstanding performances.
Commenting on the awards, Tarun Katial, CEO, Reliance Broadcast Network said: "This award is in keeping with our endeavour to encourage new talent who are poised to become superstars of tomorrow. In the present competitive and unforgiving times, the pressure to perform and succeed is exceedingly high. We feel the need to felicitate and honour their hard-earned success. All these young stars are tremendously talented and they need this recognition to come their way so they feel motivated to continue to giving their best."