Aishwarya backs Salmans appointment as IOA ambassador

first_imgMumbai, Apr 26 (PTI) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan today came out in support of former boyfriend and Bollywood star Salman Khans appointment as goodwill ambassador of Indias contingent for the upcoming Rio Olympics.Salmans 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 Associations decision to appoint the popular movie star.When asked about her views on the controversy, Aishwarya 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.” PTI KKP GK NDS RDSlast_img