Amitabh Bachchan bestowed with Crystal Award
Amitabh Bachchan has been bestowed with the World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award at Davos for his contribution to the world of cinema.
Another Indian Kuchipudi and Bharatnatyam danseuse Mallika Sarabhai was also honoured with the award. US cellist Yo-Yo Ma and British actress Emma Thompson were also among the awardees for 2008.
Other Indians who received the award earlier were veteran actress Shabana Azmi, sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and renowned sitar exponent Pandit Ravi Shankar.