Dubai: Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor will be in Dubai this Saturday to collect the Icon Of The Year Award that she won through an online poll, tabloid! can reveal.
Kapoor beat actors such as Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone in a contest organised by Asiavision Radio Awards, which will be held for the first time at Al Nasr Leisureland.
“Kareena Kapoor has confirmed her attendance and it will be great to have such a graceful star in our inaugural Asiavision Radio Award. The response to her on the online poll was very good,” said Nissar Syed, managing director of Asiavision Awards.
Kapoor, who’s married to actor Saif Ali Khan, is expected to fly into Dubai on Saturday afternoon and attend the awards ceremony in the evening.
She made her Bollywood debut in 2000 with Refugee and has delivered blockbusters including Jab We Met and Three Idiots in a career spanning over a decade. She will be honoured on the sidelines of Asiavision Radio Awards, which aims to honour the best of RJs and news presenters working in UAE-based Malayalam radio stations. Tickets cost Dh25 and Dh200. For bookings, call 050-3453029 and 04-3707017.