Indian television star Preetika Rao and badminton star Saina Nehwal were spotted together at Mumbai’s Sun and Sand Hotel where both were awarded with the Global Women Achievers’ Awards.
Women empowerment was the underlining theme of the awards which were presented by the hands of Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan sahab and singer Hariharan.
Rao’s TV show Beintehaa is being well received in it’s dubbed versions overseas and the actress was also recently felicitated at the Sinema Zetu International film festival at Dar Es Salaam- Tanzania where her show’s popularity has turned her into a household name with parents having named their new borns after her on-screen name ‘Aaliya’.
“Man has created borders but God has created Artists in different fields of Art and blessed them with a special ability that helps them transend borders and win the hearts of people using Art as a tool to spread love and peace amongst various cultures. I feel privileged that I could achieve it during my career as an artist,” Preetika was heard saying on stage.
Nutritionist Anjali Mukherjee, Lawyer Deepika Rajavat who successfully fought the Asifa rape and murder case and princess Hemangini Rathore of Bikaner Rajasthan were some of the accomplished women awardees who were honoured for their contribution in their respective fields.