Direct Shankar has been conferred the CNN-IBN ‘Indian of the Year 2010′ in Entertainment Category at New Delhi. Shankar bagged the top spot for his film ‘Endhiran’ that earned a whopping Rs 250 crore at the box office.
CNN-IBN gives away annual awards in various fields including politics, films, public life and sports by selecting those who have made considerable contribution for the development of their respective fields and conferring on them the ‘Best Indian’ award.
For this year, a host of high-profile VVIPs including Rajnikanth, Aamir Khan, director Shankar, Salman Khan and Vikramaditya Motwani were nominated for the coveted award in the entertainment category. The selection of the awardees was made based on the votes of the viewers received through SMS and by a jury comprising eminent personalities from
all walks of life.
Shankar, who beat others in his category to bag the coveted award, has been conferred the award at a function held at New Delhi on 22nd December 2010.
Well done Shankar, you have made us proud and we offer our best wishes for your bright future.
Shankar received CNN IBN Indian of the year Video