Sanjana Kapoor conferred French honour ‘Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters’

Sanjana Kapoor received the prestigious French honor of ‘Chevalier dans Ordre des Arts et des Lettres‘ – Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters – for her outstanding contribution to the field of theatre. In 2012, she co-founded Junoon, an organisation dedicated to increasing the reach of theatre and the arts to wider audiences through innovative initiatives.

Franck Riester conferred the symbol of the distinction on Kapoor in a special investiture ceremony on January 28 at the French embassy in New Delhi. Some noted Indian recipients of this honor in the past include Bharti Kher, Shah Rukh Khan, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Aishwarya Rai, Raghu Rai, Ebrahim Alkazi, Habib Tanveer, Upamanyu Chatterjee, Wendell Rodricks, and Aruna Vasudev.

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