This is what Mr Kher tweeted:
I feel honored to get these recognitions in U.S. But they also add to my sense of responsibility towards humankind.:) pic.twitter.com/TzE0SxemH7— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) September 15, 2015
The document read: "Certificate of Recognition presented to Anupam Kher in recognition as an agent for change, he is a champion in achieving gender equality, women's rights and a defender of human rights, representing the community of 5,00,000 Kashmiri Hindus displaced and dislodged, many of whom immigrated to the United States."
He also tweeted:
Mr Kher, who has worked in films such as Silver Linings Playbook and Bend It Like Beckham, has always voiced his opinion about the struggle of the Kashmiri Pandits and how they can be assisted.
The actor has also been awarded for his commendable contribution to cinema and art globally in Nevada as Las Vegas declared September 10 as 'Anupam Kher Day'.(Also Read: Las Vegas Declares September 10 as 'Anupam Kher Day')