Great honour to illuminate UN building in New York: Anupam Kher
June 19, 2017 | 3:27 PM
by PTI
Veteran actor Anupam Kher feeling very proud and privileged.

New York: Veteran actor Anupam Kher said he was proud to be the chosen for illuminating the United Nations headquarters, ahead of International Day of Yoga. The 62-year-old actor took to Twitter to announce the news and expressed gratitude to India's Ambassador to US, Syed Akbaruddin, for the privilege.

"Great honour to illuminate the #UnitedNation building, NY in preparation of #InternationalDayofYoga. Thank you @AkbaruddinIndia Sir. @UN," wrote Kher, alongside a 23- second-long video of the ceremony.

The M S Dhoni: The Untold Story actor, who is in the US for the premiere of his film The Big Sick, also shared a series of pictures from the event.

On the work front, Kher's next release is Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and will be seen as former Indian PM Dr Manmohan Singh in the film The Accidental Prime Minister based on the 2014 book penned by Sanjaya Baru.

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