Narayan Murthy, Adi Godrej bag UK Asian Awards

Top Indian industrialists Narayan Murthy and Adi Godrej besides actor Anupam Kher are among a number of personalities from Asia to be recognized by the UK for their contributions in various fields.

Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy was named Philanthropist of the Year at the third edition of the annual Asian Awards in London at a gala ceremony on Tuesday. Industrialist Adi Godrej bagged the 'Entrepreneur of the Year' award for his contribution to Indian industry while Ravi Ruia, vice-chairman of the Essar Group, won in the Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability category, for his company's high sustainability ratings.

Other winners across different categories included actors Anupam Kher and Nina Wadia for Outstanding Achievement in Cinema and Television respectively and author Hanif Kureishi for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts.
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