Abhishek Bachchan to receive award from Arnold Schwarzenegger

Abhishek Bachchan
MUMBAI: Abhishek Bachchan couldn’t have asked for more. The actor will be honoured for his efforts towards creating a greener environment at a function here and Hollywood action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger will present him the award.

Schwarzenegger, also the former governor of California, will be in the capital Thursday to be a part of 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit presided over by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

The Hollywood star will present Abhishek with Green Globe for Outstanding Efforts by a Celebrity award at Green Globe Foundation Awards Ceremony to be held at the Taj Palace.

The awards have been instituted as a salutation to the efforts of organisations and individuals fighting climate change through their work in environment preservation and regeneration.

It is an initiative by Wizcraft International and is partnered by The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) led by Nobel Laureate R K Pachauri and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).