Vidya Balan, the famous Bollywood actress known for playing path-breaking roles and breaking stereotype in Hindi Cinema, visited the Singapore campus of Global Indian International School on Thursday, September 11, 2017. The school had organized a felicitation programme for its top achievers in school who were awarded by the national award winning actress Vidya Balan.
Commending the award recipients, Ms Balan said, “Meeting fans in Singapore is so much fun. I always love such interaction where I can get to witness how Indian cinema is perceived globally. GIIS has provided many platforms for its students to develop the solid academic foundation, diverse skills and strong values needed to succeed in life. I am honoured to have witnessed today’s celebration of GIIS’ young talent, and am confident that they will blossom into global citizens.”
Known for being the ‘hero’ of every film, Vidya balan delivered a talk about leadership and creativity as a pathway to success at Global Indian International School. While they got inspired by her encouraging words, the students of the school were also excited to see Vidya in person. The Padma Shri awardee engaged with the students and urged them to focus on being the leaders of their own lives first by being authentic and true to themselves.