Monday, August 13, 2007

Salman, Shilpa given Rajiv Gandhi Award

Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty, cricketer Kapil Dev and Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams were among 10 people who were presented the Rajiv Gandhi Award for achievements in their chosen fields.

The awards were presented by Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh at a glittering function in Mumbai on Sunday.

There were performances from Bollywood actors Vivek Oberoi, Koena Mitra, Aftab Shivdasani and Pakistani comedians Ali Hasan and Irfan Malik.

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