Asian Geographic Magazine on Wednesday, September 26, released a list of outstanding people from Asia titled 'Astonishing Asians'. The list includes names of 100 people who according to the magazine are some of the most influential names in Asia. The list includes several eminent Indian personalities from celebrities to activists, cricketers, businessmen and writers. Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are featured on the list, turns out that they are the only Bollywood celebrities to be on the coveted list for the year 2017.
Shah Rukh Khan who is known to be one of the most influential Bollywood personalities globally is a part of the list and so is Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who was recently honoured with the first Meryl Streep Award for Excellence at the first Women in Film and Television (WIFT) India Award. Aishwarya has worked in several Hollywood films, one of them being the second instalment of 'The Pink Panther' along with veteran actor Steve Martin which put her as an Indian actress on the map.
Apart from Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the list includes the names of several eminent Indian personalities from various fields including Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, businessman Mukesh Ambani, economist Amartya Sen, author Arundhati Roy and entrepreneur Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.
The Asian Geographic Magazine released a compiled list of 100 most influential Asians in the latest issue of the magazine. The list includes influential personalities from all fields of life including leadership icons, philanthropic icons, businessmen and entrepreneurs, scientists, sportsmen and sportswomen, and cultural figures.
Here's a picture of the cover of the magazine that includes the list:
What's next for Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who was last seen in 'Fanney Khan' starring Anil Kapoor will next be seen in 'Gulab Jamun' sharing screen space with husband Abhishek Bachchan. The couple will reunite onscreen after they were last seen in 'Raavan' helmed by Mani Ratnam. The film which is slated to release in 2019 will see the couple sharing screen space after 8 years.
Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film 'Zero' which is helmed by Aanand L Rai. The movie also marks the reunion of Shah Rukh Khan with his 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' co-stars Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. Khan plays the role of a vertically challenged person in the film. 'Zero' is slated to release on December 21.
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