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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Be Honoured With the First Meryl Streep Award for Excellence

She will get the award at the first Women in Film and Television India Awards.

Adding to her already long list of laurels, Aishwarya Rai will be receiving the first Meryl Streep Award for Excellence at the very first Women in Film and Television (WIFT) Awards show. The award ceremony will honour the best of female talent in Hollywood and Bollywood, and will take place on September 8, 2018. 

Aishwarya Rai

WIFT released a statement saying the Indian beauty will be receiving the award for showing a “distinction in her craft and for expanding the role of women within the entertainment industry.”

The awards show will also be honouring the likes of Zoya Akhtar and Janhvi Kapoor for their contributions. 

H/T: The Hindustan Times