Salman Khan Bags Global Diversity Award Given By British Parliament

In the past, actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Jackie Chan have won this award.

Salman Khan, award, Keith Vaz, UK MP, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Jackie Chan, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Global Diversity Award, Sonakshi Sinha, Jacqueline Fernandez, Prabhudheva, Sooraj Pancholi, Badshah, Dabbag

Bollywood’s Bhaijaan Salman Khan is honoured with the Global Diversity Award 2017 by the British Parliament House.

The award has been given for his outstanding contribution to the Indian film industry, as an actor, producer, television personality, singer and philanthropist.

Source: Bollywood

While presenting the award Keith Vaz, the longest-serving Indian-origin MP in Parliament, said, “Salman Khan is a role model and a hero to millions of people worldwide. Besides his Indian cinema success, Salman is a well-known philanthropist and his NGO Being Human has done life-changing work supporting the underprivileged in India. It is a tremendous honour to present him with the award. I am proud that young Asians worldwide have role models like Salman Khan.”

Source: Indianexpress

According to the actor, the award is a tremendous honour.

“My father would never have believed that I would make it here. I would like to thank the fans for the respect that they have shown me.  Although I have received many film awards, this is the first I have received personally so I am incredibly humbled," he said!

Source: spotboye

Previously, the honour was accepted by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, actor Aishwarya Rai, China’s iconic actor Jackie Chan, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, American Civil Rights leader Jesse Jackson and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton.

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