Suniel Shetty is one of the most loved actors of the tinsel town who has been honored with the most prestigious Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Award for his contribution towards the recent COVID-19 relief efforts.
The actor has mastered the cause of women empowerment and has also raised awareness for the welfare of animals. He is getting honored for helping the Dabbawalas of Mumbai during the lockdown. The actor arranged for a large scale food supply for the Dabbawalas, who were finding it difficult to make ends meet.
Shetty was honored for his work by Maharashtra's Governor, Bhagat Singh Koshyari, at the Raj Bhavan on Saturday evening.
The actor was moved by the award and said, "Don't do things to be noticed but do things to be remembered... give and forget ... accept and always remember."
The ceremony was a closed-door affair with only 25 people in attendance.