On Wednesday, Asian Geographic magazine released a list of outstanding people, titled ‘Astonishing Asians.’ The list contained the names of 100 men and women whom the magazine deemed the most influential in Asia. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan are the only Bollywood actors to be featured in the coveted ‘100 Outstanding People’ list.
Weeks after being honoured with the inaugural Meryl Streep Award for Excellence, at the first Women in Film and Television (WIFT) India Award, Rai Bachchan once again proved she’s made her own mark in the global entertainment industry, reports Hindustan Times. She, along with Khan feature on the cover of Asian Geographic magazine. Apart from the pair, the line-up also includes Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Some of the other big names from India include businessman and India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, economist Amartya Sen, author-activist Arundhati Roy and billionaire entrepreneur, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.
Asian Geographic magazine in their latest issue – ‘Astonishing Asians’ – compiled a list of 100 influential Asians. This issue draws inspiration from influential leadership icons, philanthropic champions, business magnates, science icons, sports and cultural figures who have influenced and inspired people globally.
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