Great honour to illuminate UN building in New York: Anupam Kher

PTI
Published Jun 19, 2017, 8:16 pm IST
Updated Jun 19, 2017, 8:16 pm IST
The actor expressed gratitude to India's ambassador to US, Syed Akbaruddin, for the privilege.
Anupam Kher
 Anupam Kher

New York: 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.

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.





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