Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger failed to turn up at a function Thursday evening to present Abhishek Bachchan a Green Globe award for helping create a greener environment. Abhishek says he was not aware that Schwarzenegger would present him the award. “I had no idea, I was just told that I would get the Green Globe award. I was never told that I would get the award from him,” Abhishek said.
The 64-year-old former governor of California arrived in the capital to attend the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit. He was due to attend the Green Globe Foundation Awards Ceremony to present Abhishek with the Green Globe for Outstanding Efforts by a Celebrity award, did not turn up. “Wizcraft people had met Arnold and everything was sorted, but don’t know why he didn’t turn up at the last moment,” said a source.
Schwarzenegger has long been a crusader for clean, green and energy efficient environment and Abhishek says he wouldn’t mind working with him on enviromental issues. “If he (Schwarzenegger) thinks me worthy of helping him out for a greener tomorrow I would be more than happy to do it,” Abhishek said.