Aamir Khan will be the newest celebrity face of UNICEF in India. The 46-year-old actor will be appointed the national ambassador of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on November 30.
The actor-producer, known for his films like Taare Zameen Par, Ghajini, 3 Idiots and Dhobi Ghat, will support UNICEF’s work in promoting child rights and nutrition of children under two years, a release said.
The global organization has roped in various international celebrities to support its campaigns around the globe. Some famous faces include Hollywood actors Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Mia Farrow, Vanessa Redgrave, Susan Sarandon, and entertainer Shakira, and football player David Beckham.
Amitabh Bachchan was appointed a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador in 2005 and has since fronted their polio eradication programme successfully.