In a significant upcoming event scheduled for October 28 in Mumbai, the multi-talented actress Richa Chadha is set to receive a distinguished accolade from the French government and the Consul General of France to India.
During this special ceremony, Richa will be bestowed with the prestigious Chevalier Des Arts et des Lettres, one of the highest distinctions presented by the French government to individuals in the domains of cinema, arts, and fashion on a global scale.
This recognition places her in the illustrious company of iconic stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Academy Award winner Guneet Monga, acknowledging her exceptional contributions to the world of cinema.
The ceremony is slated to coincide with the forthcoming MAMI film festival. Reacting to the honour, Richa said, “It is truly an overwhelming and humbling moment for me to be recognised by the French government and the Consul General of France to India with the prestigious Chevalier Des Arts et des Lettres award. To stand in the esteemed company of legends such as Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a testament to the power of storytelling and the impact cinema can have on bridging cultures and societies.”
She further added, “My journey in the film industry has been nothing short of a roller-coaster ride, filled with challenges, triumphs, and invaluable lessons. Receiving this honour is not just a personal achievement; it is a recognition of the collective efforts of everyone who believed in my vision, from my family and friends to my mentors and collaborators. This accolade reaffirms my belief that storytelling knows no boundaries, and it is my responsibility as an artist to contribute meaningfully to the global dialogue.”
Concluding her statement, she said, “Thank you to the French government and the Consul General of France to India for this honour, which only motivates me to strive for excellence and make a positive impact on the world through my work.”