Boman Irani to be honored by British Parliament for his contributions to Indian cinema
Renowned actor Boman Irani is set to receive a special honour by the British Parliament for his outstanding contributions to Indian cinema. Known for his iconic roles in films such as the Munna Bhai franchise, 3 Idiots, and Khosla Ka Ghosla, Irani’s talent and dedication to the art of acting have earned him this prestigious recognition. In addition to this honor, Irani has also been invited as a featured speaker at two esteemed educational institutions, Oxford University and The London School of Economics.
According to IANS, Irani, along with his family, will be traveling to London on January 24 for the events. The veteran actor will be delivering speeches at the aforementioned venues on January 25. This remarkable achievement places Irani in the company of other esteemed speakers at Oxford, including the likes of Shah Rukh Khan and Shashi Tharoor.
Upon receiving the news, Boman Irani expressed his gratitude for the opportunity and honor, stating, “It’s truly humbling to represent India on such esteemed global platforms and receive this recognition. Especially as my family will be present with me to witness this gratifying moment.” He added, “I look forward to sharing my life experiences and the wisdom gained throughout my two-decade career with other bright minds there. Taking a piece of India with me, I’m truly grateful for this opportunity.”
Looking ahead, 2024 holds promising prospects for Boman Irani with his upcoming film Uunchai, directed by Sooraj Barjatya and also featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa, and Anupam Kher. Irani was recently seen in the Rajkumar Hirani film Dunki, alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Taapsee Pannu, which addresses the issue of illegal immigration.
In related news, fans and industry insiders have shown overwhelming support and excitement for Boman Irani’s achievements and upcoming projects. Many have taken to social media to congratulate the actor and express their anticipation for his future endeavors in the world of cinema. Irani’s versatility and talent have earned him a special place in the hearts of moviegoers, and his latest accomplishments serve as a testament to his unwavering commitment to the craft of acting.