Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was recently honoured with the Pazhassi Raja
Purashkaram - 'Abhinaya Kaala Ratna' by the Pazhassi Raja
Charitable Trust. Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar and Sri Sri Ravi
Shankar were also among the other prominent figures who received
The only other Bollywood celebrity who was conferred the award
is Amitabh Bachchan.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, however could not attend the event due
to a prior commitment. However, Aishwarya sent a message thanking
the trust and dedicated the award to her fans and family.
The ceremony, that was to take place in Delhi in the presence of
the President of India had to be rescheduled to Mumbai due to the
sad demise of his Highness Sankara Varma (the senior Raja of