Did Aishwarya Rai Just Support Salman Khan as IOA’s Ambassador?

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan backs Salman Khan’s appointment as IOA ambassador without taking his name

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Salman Khan (Photos: Yogen Shah)

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan today came out in support of former boyfriend and Bollywood star Salman Khan’s appointment as the goodwill ambassador of India’s contingent for the upcoming Rio Olympics.

Salman’s 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 Association’s decision to appoint the popular movie star.

According to PTI, when asked about her views on the controversy, without taking Salman’s name 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.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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