On Tuesday, October 26th, The Asian Awards ceremony, in aid of Save the Children, will be held at the Grosvenor House on London’s Park Lane. According to founder Paul Sagoo, “The Asian Awards, in partnership with Lebara, reward outstanding achievement from within the Asian Diaspora internationally. Open to those born in or with direct family origin from India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan or Bangladesh, The Asian Awards recognise exceptional success across all disciplines of life from business to the arts, culture, philanthropy, sport and public service.” Winners in 12 different categories will be announced, plus there will be a special performance by Sonu Niigaam. Attending the event are some of Hindi cinema biggies including Yash Chopra and AR Rahman.
As we reported earlier Amitabh Bachchan is being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award! About winning the award he said, “I feel very privileged that I’m being considered to form a part of this very large Diaspora of achievers from the Asian world.” We have an exclusive video interview with Mr. Bachchan conducted by Paul Sagoo. Check it out what he has to say about winning and his work!