Sheeraz Hasan awarded California's highest State honour

MUMBAI: The CEO of Tinseltown TV and international media figure Sheeraz Hasan was recognised recently with a Resolution of Commendation from the State Legislature of California.

The Resolution was presented by fourth assembly district representative Tim Leslie in the offices of the State capital in Sacramento, in recognition of Sheerazs outstanding contributions to the television and film industries in Hollywood, Bollywood, and Lollywood.

Members Resolution from a California State Legislator is the highest commendation and honor that can be given to an individual in the State of California. It recognises the individual's outstanding contribution to the betterment of the State of California, and is recorded in State assembly archives.


Hasan has become an internationally recognised figure as the CEO and host of Tinseltown TV, a weekly Hollywood newsmagazine show that reaches over 500 million viewers in 130 countries. He has been proclaimed "The Next Big Thing" by the Times newspaper in the United Kingdom, and "Bollywoods Newest Star" by Fortune Magazine.

In May of this year, he won the 'American Dream Award' at the Bollywood Awards in Atlantic City, NJ. The Bollywood Awards are the Indian film industrys equivalent to the Oscars. In addition, he has received numerous recognitions from both the US Congress and the House of Representatives, as well as being named 'Hollywood Ambassador to the Middle East' at this years Arabian Music Awards in Dubai, UAE. He was given the 'Humanitarian Communicator of the Year' Award by the One Night Foundation, and the 'International Award' by the Friends of the United Nations and Youth for Human Rights

In presenting the award, assemblyman Leslie said, "Sheeraz is the American dream. Weve come here today to invite our Pakistani guests to take a view of the capitol building, and in a special treat, to award Sheeraz a special resolution from the State assembly, honoring him for his magnificent work in Hollywood, and Bollywood, and Lollywood. Hes got all three film capitals of the world in his hands and is doing a marvelous job in the United States and in California. This resolution Ive presented to Sheeraz tells about his accomplishments and about the great work that hes doing in the State of California, and tells about his meteoric rise in the film industry. Hes friends of stars from Hollywood and throughout the world, and now Im happy to say hes my friend also."

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