OMG! Aishwarya supports Salman Khan's appointment as IOA ambassador

For the first time ever in many years, former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has said something in support of superstar Salman Khan. 

Updated: Apr 26, 2016, 17:19 PM IST
OMG! Aishwarya supports Salman Khan's appointment as IOA ambassador

New Delhi: For the first time ever in many years, former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has said something in support of superstar Salman Khan. 

After Salman Khan's name was announced as the goodwill ambassador for Rio Olympics 2016, a lot many people had diverse views on it. Some backed it while others opposed it. 

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at a recent event was asked over this controversy to which she said, "I have to say that anyone, who is doing good to represent the country or working or speaking or standing for the betterment of art, music or sports, is wonderful and the person needs to be recognised."

Salman's selection had stirred up a controversy as many feel that it should have gone to a sports icon even as some sports personalities, actors and politicians support Indian Olympics Association's decision to appoint the popular movie star.

(With PTI inputs)