TORONTO: Internationally renowned Bollywood actor Anupam Kher will be the Celebrity Guest of Honor and will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 22nd annual Miss India-Canada Event.
Anupam Kher is best remembered for movies like Karma, Lamhe, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Maara, Khosla Ka Ghosla and A Wednesday, etc. Mr Kher went international when he worked with acclaimed directors such as Gurinder Chaddha, David O Russell, Ang Lee and Woody Allen. He is the only Indian actor to have shared screen space with the legendary actor Robert De Niro. Moreover, he has been showered with innumerable accolades and awards – he holds the distinction of winning no less than 8 Filmfare awards in a row. His critical and commercial success in over 100 plays and almost 450 films stand testament to the drive and passion that catapulted the Padma Shri awardee to the heights of being considered one of the greatest actors of contemporary cinema.
Recently, Mr Kher detailed his philosophy and authored his first book on life coaching titled The Best Thing About You is You! The book was endorsed by many celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan and Oprah Winfrey, and is a best-seller.
This year’s Miss India-Canada show is presented by Big Magic International, a division of Reliance Broadcast Network Limited. Big Magic International is India’s first variety entertainment channel for Hindi speaking markets, featuring locally relevant entertainment across humor, reality shows, action, fiction, movies, events and sports. The event is co-presented by Brita, and is supported by: Wind, Suhaag.com, Om Financial, and Cuisine of India to name a few.
The 16 finalists will compete for the title on-stage on Saturday, August 18 culminating in the crowning of Miss India-Canada 2012. To view this year’s finalists, visit: www.MissIndiaCanada.com.
India Post News Service