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Aishwarya Rai receives French civilan award on her Birthday
SocialDhaba | November 1, 2012 at 08:03 pmby
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Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was honoured by France with a prestigious civilian award for her contribution to art today on her birthday.
Francois Richier, Ambassador of France to India was present to confer the honour of 'Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters' (Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres), the second highest civilian French honour on her.
"I want to thank the French government for honouring me with this award. It is truly overwhelming," Aishwarya told reporters here.
"Also, I take this opportunity to thank everyone who I have worked with as they made it possible for me to have such a glorious career," she said.
Aishwarya's entire family including husband Abhishek, in-laws Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya were present.
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