Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was recently honoured Meryl Streep Award for Excellence at the first Women in Film and Television (WIFT) India Awards in Washington. Aishwarya’ daughter Aaradhya had accompanied her to the event. Her husband Abhishek Bachchan was overwhelmed to see her wife receiving the honor. After the event, he posted a beautiful picture of his wife holding the trophy and their daughter Aaradhya giving her a congratulatory hug.
Sharing the picture, he wrote, “And the Mrs. is awarded the Meryl Streep award for excellence at WIFT. The little one gives her a congratulatory hug, and I look on (to the photo) a very proud husband!”
And the Mrs. is awarded the Meryl Streep award for excellence at WIFT. The little one gives her a congratulatory hug, and I look on (to the photo) a very proud husband! pic.twitter.com/tmaICHSa1N
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) September 9, 2018
Aishwarya received the award for showcasing a ‘distinction in her craft and for expanding the role of women within the entertainment industry’, as per a statement issued on behalf of WIFT India.
Aishwarya also shared a picture and wrote, “Heartfelt THANK YOU to ALLLL my well-wishers from India & All around the world,for being my Inspiration n Strength ,.. God Bless and all my love too”
For the event, Aishwarya wore Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla’s ensemble.
Aishwarya also posed with her mother after the event and posted the same on Instagram.
Sharing another picture from the stage, where we can see Aardadhya hugging her, Aish wrote, “You my Aaradhya complete m.. Divine Blissful Eternal LOVE ”
Aaradhya is the perfect travel partner of Aish who always accompanies her to abroad trips. She had also accompanied her mother at Cannes Film Festival 2018 held in May.
Apart from Aish, filmmaker Zoya Akhtar received the Wyler Award for Excellence in Direction. Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor was honoured with the WIFT Emerald Award.
Aishwarya and Abhishek will reunite for a film after 8 years. Aish confirmed that they will be doing Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Gulam Jamun’.
Aishwarya was last seen in Fanney Khan alongside Anil Kapoor and Rajkumar Rao. Meanwhile, Abhishek will be next seen in Manmarziyaan alongside Taaapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal. The film is slated for September 14 release.