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Know why Vidya Balan was awarded



August 22, 2016 3:12:29 PM IST
By Glamsham Editorial
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Vidya Balan is currently busy filming Kahaani 2 and Begum Jaan. Although she is tied up with erratic shooting schedules. She has one more reason to rejoice.
Recently Vidya flew to Australia to fulfill her duties as the ambassador of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. Not only this there was one more reason for her to rejoice.


VIDYA BALAN PHOTO GALLERY
VIDYA BALAN PHOTO GALLERY

Vidya became the first Indian actress to be felicitated by Minister Luke at the Victorian House of Parliament for her amazing contribution to cinema and excellence in women empowerment.

The actress who was announced ambassador of IFFM in 2012, an initiative of the Victorian Government has constantly done her bit to encourage ties between India and Australia when it comes to their love for cinema.

Vidya has been the face of the festival that presents a broad, curated program of more than sixty films, ranging from Bollywood to art house and the sub-continent as well as major retrospectives and master classes.

For her impressive body of work and for her consistent social endeavors for empowering women across the globe, Vidya was felicitated at the Victorian House of Parliament and became the first Indian to receive the honor.

When contacted said Vidya, 'I'm extremely grateful to the State Of Victoria for this award and to receive it at the Parliament House was a very special feeling.

Congrats Vidya!


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