Gurgaon: Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit who has appeared in Hindi films. Often cited by the media as one of the best actresses in Bollywood, and Ex Miss Universe and actress Sushmita Sen were honoured for individual excellence in the field of acting and entrepreneurship respectively here yesterday night.
While Sushmita was honoured with woman entrepreneur award for successfully running her organisation –I AM SHE, Madhuri was conferred with platinum diva award, at Planman Media’s Powerbrands Hall of Fame awards held at Kingdom of Dreams.
“I am very proud and honoured after receiving the award. It reiterates the fact that people still look at me with integrity. I have come here with a lot of hard work,” said Madhuri, who was accompanied by husband Sriram Nene, after receiving the award.
“It has been a journey for me. I won Miss Universe in 1994, got to do my first film ‘Dastak’ in 1996 and now I receive this woman entrepreneur award for I AM SHE, which I opened two years ago,” said Sushmita, While thanking for the honour.
Sen said she opened it with the idea of making “our Indian beauties capable enough to win international titles. All you people have been a source of great strength”.