Anupam Kher received the “Certificate of Recognition” from the California legislature for his dedication to helping Kashmiri Hindu community.
Kher, 60, a Kashmiri Hindu himself, said the recognition also adds to his sense of responsibility.
“Thank you Assembly Member, California Legislature @rudysalasjr & @kthusu for this MOST IMPORTANT recognition,” the veteran actor tweeted.
“I feel honoured to get these recognitions in the US. But they also add to my sense of responsibility towards humankind,” he added. The <g data-gr-id="33">Saransh</g> star, who was on US and Canada tour for his play Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha, also shared the picture of the certificate and the ceremony.
“Certificate of Recognition presented to Anupam Kher in recognition as an agent for change, he is a champion in achieving gender equality, women’s right and a defender of human rights, representing the community of 500,000 Kashmiri Hindus displaced and dislodged, many <g data-gr-id="36">whom</g> immigrated to the United States,” it read. The certificate added to the list of honours Kher has received in the US. He was presented with the ‘Honoured Guest’ award by the US state of Texas and September 10 was announced as ‘Anupam Kher Day’ in Las Vegas.