Arts for India charity announced today to honour iconic Bollywood actress Tamannaah Bhatia on 31st May in London at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly.
The charity evening event will be hosted by Amy Jackson. Renowned Indian film director, actor, and producer, Shekhar Kapur well known for his work in Hindi and International cinema will also be present during the Arts for India charity event.
Tamannaah Bhatia will be awarded during the evening with the ‘Young Icon Award’, recognizing for her notable contributions in the field of cinema.
Tamannaah Bhatia made her acting debut at an early age in films such as Chand Sa Roshan Chehra. She has established herself as one of the iconic contemporary actresses in Telugu cinema and Tamil cinema. She is one of the highest paid actresses in South Indian cinema. She was widely praised for her film role in International Blockbuster Baahubali. She has acted in nearly 50 films in three different languages- Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi.
Previous Arts for India awardees include:
Goldie Hawn and
actress Mumtaz among others.
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Speaking to Subodh Gupta, Editor Journalism News Network, Satish Modi, AFI founder commented: “We are delighted to award established Indian actress Tamannaah Bhatia at gala event supported by BAFTA. ”
Arts For India charity helps underprivileged young Indian teenagers out of poverty.
In addition to Tamanna, film director Kunal Kohli and actress Kunjue Li will also be honored. The previous event was attended by International actor such as Kabir Bedi.