February 23, 2024

The Joy Awards 2024 which was held in Saudi Arabia recently was truly a star-stunned event.

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The Joy Awards, the most renowned award show in the Arab world hosted celebrities from all over the world including some prominent names like two-time Academy Award-winning actor Anthony Hopkins, and Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt.

Held on Saturday night, at Saudi capital Riyadh’s Bakr Al-Sheddi Theater, a lavender carpet was laid out to welcome the biggest stars in the entertainment and Arab world to the third annual Joy Awards.

Anthony Hopkins, who is known for his performances in Hannibal, Silence of the Lambs, The Father, Remains of the Day, and more, received a standing ovation as he took the stage and accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award.

“May peace reign in our time,” the veteran actor delivered a particular message about peace as conflict rages across the Gaza Strip.

Bollywood megastar Salman Khan wowed audiences as he made a grand entrance to the event to present an award. Indian diva Alia Bhatt received the Honorary Entertainment Makers Award at the Joy Awards 2024.

Several big celebrities including Nancy Ajram, John Cena, Mark Wahlberg, Georgina Rodriguez, Eva Longoria, and more walked the red carpet dressed in their absolute best.

The American singer Bebe Rexha also performed some of her top hits at the Joy Award.

Held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Joy Awards are the largest event recognizing and honoring the leading artists of the Arab world as well as their achievements. The prestigious event is part of Riyadh Season and is co-organized by the MBC Group.

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