Bollywood iconic actor Shri Kabir Bedi is to attend the Arts for India charity event to honor Lord Richard Attenborough, at BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly in London.
AFI charity in association with BFI (British Film Institute) is going to host the fundraising event at BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, and also honor Lord Richard Attenborough posthumously.
Kabir Bedi has acted in James Bond Film “OCTOPUSSY” and starred in “BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL” Tv series. Kabir Bedi has acted in more than 60 Indian films. In Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story, Kabir starred as the Emperor Shah Jahan. Other prominent roles include Raj Khosla’s Kacche Dhaage, Rakesh Roshan’s Khoon Bhari Maang and Farah Khan’s Main Hoon Na.
Speaking on this occasion the renowned India actor Shri Kabir Bedi who is the only Global Indian actor to have appeared on stage, tv and film in India, Asia, UK, Europe, Canada and Hollywood said, “Lord Attenborough remains an iconic figure in world cinema. I first met him at the London Press screening of his Oscar-winning “Gandhi”, where I bowed and touched his feet, Indian style, as a mark reverence. I salute BAFTA and Arts For India for honouring a great British actor, producer and director for his magnificent contributions to the world of films.”
Arts for India charity helps disadvantaged young artists.
BFI will also showcase never before seen the archive of Indian cinema. Eminent dignitaries such as Bollywood actress Mumtaz, actor Fardeen Khan, British Iconic actress Dame Joan Collins, in addition, Indian iconic corporate leaders are also attending the event.
Kabir Bedi is also a voting member of the “Oscars Academy” (Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences) for more than 30 years and KNIGHTED by the Italian Republic for his work in Italy. His next big international release will be “THE BROKEN KEY” with Rutger Hauer, directed by Louis Nero.
The charity event will honour Bollywood actress Mumtaz Madhwani with Dayawati Modi award in addition to honouring Joan Collins.
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