In what will be the first Special Recognition of a Bollywood film celebrity by the City of Los Angeles, Indian star Mallika Sherawat will be given a special honour by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, former Mayor Richard Riordan, Council member Jose Huizar and the Los Angeles City Council on the eve of Indian Independence in a council presentation recognizing Miss Sherawat as an honorary citizen of the City of Los Angeles and present a resolution for her extraordinary career and charitable efforts.
Many special guests are expected to attend including a number of Miss Sherawat's Hollywood friends such as studio film director Jay Chandrashakur, world famous composer Yanni, award-winning record producer Ric Wake, CAA super agent Emanuel Nunez, studio film director Jesse Dylan (son of musician Bob Dylan), Donovan Leitch, Digital Domain/ILM legend Scott Ross, Hip-Hop record producer Craig Nobles, WME agent Alexis Garcia, HISSS director Jennifer Lynch and producers Govind Menon and William Keenan of Nuclear Mango, among others.
Excerpts of the letter from the City of Los Angeles:
…I invite you along with family and friends to join the Los Angeles City Council and Mayor in a council presentation recognizing your extraordinary contributions to our great City on August 14, 2009 at 10 am in Council Chambers.
In addition to recognizing you in council, we would also like to present to you a resolution honouring your career and contributions."