The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been a rage with celebrities across the world. Hollywood and Bollywood stars have taken up the challenge posting their videos online to raise awareness about the neurological disease.
Legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle Friday spoke up for tennis star Sania Mirza, who was at the receiving end of criticism on her appointment as Telangana`s brand ambassador, saying it`s an `unneccessary controversy`.
Telangana BJP president G Kishan Reddy on Friday tried to defend his party MLA`s controversial remarks about Sania Mirza, saying he was not opposing her being made the state`s brand ambassador but was only arguing for students who have been denied scholarships as their parents settled in the region after 1956.
Unfazed by the controversy over her `credentials` to be Telangana`s ambassador, tennis star Sania Mirza said it hurts her that so much precious time of prominent politicians and media is being wasted on a petty issue.
Tennis player Sania Mirza does have close friends in Bollywood and keeps busy socializing with them. But she wouldn’t appreciate anyone making a film on her controversial marriage to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik.