Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has been named an Asian celebrity on the planet for 2020. Sonu topped the list of 50 Asian celebrities published by the UK-based Eastern Eye newspaper.
The actor has been honored for his philanthropic activities during the Kovid-inspired lockdown, particularly helping migrant workers reach their hometown.
Talking about the same, Sonu Sood shared: “Thank you, Eastern Eye, for recognizing my efforts. As the epidemic broke, I realized that it was my duty to help my countrymen. It was an instinct that It came from within. Ultimately, it was my responsibility as an Indian when I came to Mumbai, which I did and I will not stop till my last breath. “
Other Indian celebrities from the world of cinema, music and fashion included Arman Malik in fifth place, Priyanka Chopra in sixth place, Telugu superstar Prabhas on seventh, Ayushmann Khurrana (11), Diljit Dosanjh (14), Shehnaaz . Gill (16), Amitabh Bachchan (20), Pankaj Tripathi (23), Aseem Riaz (25), Designer Masaba Gupta (32), Comedians Saloni Gaur (36), Dhawani Bachushali (42), Haley Shah (47) and Anushka Shankar (50).