No! The Indian government has not appointed versatile actor Anupam Kher as India’s ambassador in United Nations but it is the Senate of the State of Texas, who overwhelmed by the actor’s mindboggling performance in his play MERA MATLAB WOH NAHIN THA have awarded him an honorary citizenship of Texas state in the US after being conferred with a "Senate Proclamation".
An elated Anupam Kher shared the great achievement on tweeter. According to Kher, who is touring the U.S. and Canada performing his play MERA WOH MATLAB NAHIN THA, informed that he has been bestowed the rare honor after his play MERA MATLAB WOH NAHIN THA received an incredible response and all his back to back shows in 14 other US cities and in Canada drew packed houses.
Kher said, “I was left dumbfounded at the amazing success of the play. The standing ovation and the heart rendering admiration gave the actor in me new energy and vigor to excel. The resounding success of the play and the demand for repeat shows has proved that there is still a ray of hope for theater in the world.”
The award given to Kher reads: The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to recognise Anupam Kher, who is being honoured by the South Asian Chambers of Commerce for his appointment as a United Nations ambassador.”
Informing about the play Kher said, “The play is set in Delhi and it's about two people who were in a relationship and were supposed to get married but couldn't due to circumstances. 35 years later, they meet again to discover the truth behind their separation.”
“Basically the play is a love story with a difference that is loaded with emotions and human values,” he enlightens.