Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been awarded for his commendable contribution to cinema and art globally in Nevada as Las Vegas declared September 10 as 'Anupam Kher Day'.
Mr Kher was presented with the 'Certificate of Excellence' on September 10 in Las Vegas by Nevada Senator Ruben Kihuen who praised the 60-year-old veteran actor for providing quality entertainment. Mr Kihuen declared September 10 as Anupam Kher Day.(Also Read: Anupam Kher Receives Honored Guest of Texas Award)
"Thank you for bringing such an extraordinary performance to Las Vegas and various other cities across USA. It has been an honour to meet and watch the cinematic genius live on stage," said Mr Kihuen.
Mr Kher has been honored with various awards and recognition for his contribution to cinema and art. His play Mera Woh Matlab Nahin Tha also fetched him accolades in Houston and in 15 other US cities and in Canada.
"It is said that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But this honour by the State of Nevada will not stay only in Vegas but will travel to the world and to my beloved country and prove my philosophy of 'life mein kuch bhi ho sakta hai'," Mr Kher told PTI.
Mr Kher will perform in San Francisco on September 11 and 12, and will end the tour with a show in Los Angeles on September 13.
The actor, a known Bollywood artist in the US, has appeared in Hollywood films like Mistress of Spices, Bend It Like Beckham, Lust, Caution and Silver Linings Playbook.