Mumbai: Awestruck by the sheer stock of talent in India, global institutions have finally started to acknowledge work of Indian celebs in a big way. Believe it or not, but Preity Zinta has been invited to address the world`s most prestigious debating society – the Oxford Union!
Sources confirm that the actress will be answering questions from Oxford students on her experience of being a part of the world`s largest film industry and an iconic figure in a male-dominated business.
Preity Zinta is considered as a role model to many who aspire to achieve success through hard work and honesty. Zinta is the latest in a long list of prominent speakers to have visited the Oxford Union.
Some prominent personalities include Prime Minister Winston Churchill, as well as current Prime Minister David Cameron, US Presidents Reagan and Nixon, the Dalai Lama, Stephen Hawking and Mother Teresa.
It must be known here that the Union has been more than prudent to highlight the best of entertainment industry claiming Michael Jackson, Natalie Portman, Pierce Brosnan, Clint Eastwood and Martin Sheen as past speakers.
When asked about the upcoming visit, Zinta said that she is very excited at the prospect of speaking at such a prestigious debating society.
Speaking to a news daily, Ash Sangha, Vice President of the Oxford Union, who invited Preity Zinta, commented, "I am very excited to be welcoming Preity Zinta to speak here at the Oxford Union Society this coming October. She is quite simply a global superstar. As much loved for her un-moderated honesty as her career high points, I know that our members here in Oxford cannot wait to have the chance to meet her and hear from her."