Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher said he was proud to be the chosen for illuminating the United Nations headquarters, ahead of International Day of Yoga.
The 62-year-old actor took to Twitter to announce the news and expressed gratitude to India’s ambassador to US, Syed Akbaruddin, for the privilege.
“Great honour to illuminate the #UnitedNation building, NY in preparation of #InternationalDayofYoga. Thank you @AkbaruddinIndia Sir. @UN,” wrote Kher, alongside a 23- second-long video of the ceremony.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) June 19, 2017
The “M S Dhoni: The Untold Story” actor, who is in the US for the premiere of his film “The Big Sick”, also shared a series of pictures from the event
On the work front, Kher’s next release is “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” and will be seen as former Indian PM Dr Manmohan Singh in the film “The Accidental Prime Minister” based on the 2014 book penned by Sanjaya Baru.