MUMBAI: In what will be the first special recognition of a Hindi film celebrity by the City of Los Angeles, Indian star Mallika Sherawat will be given a special honor by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, former Mayor Richard Riordan, Councilmember Jose Huizar and the Los Angeles City Council on 14 August, the eve of Indian Independence day.
The honour will recognize Sherawat as an honorary citizen of the City of Los Angeles and present a resolution for her career and charitable efforts.
Many special guests are expected to attend including a number of Sherawat’s Hollywood friends such as studio film director Jay Chandrashakur, composer Yanni, record producer Ric Wake, CAA agent Emanuel Nunez, studio film director Jesse Dylan (son of musician Bob Dylan), Donovan Leitch, Digital Domain/ILM legend Scott Ross, Hip-Hop record producer Craig Nobles, WME agent Alexis Garcia, Hisss director Jennifer Lynch and producers Govind Menon and William Keenan of Nuclear Mango, among others.
The event will be open to the public.
Sherawat is currently in Los Angeles for the post-production of her film Hisss.