Bollywood actor aka Liril Girl aka Kings XI Punjab’s co-owner Preity Zinta has pipped Nobel laureate Shreee Dalai Lama in a race of becoming the brand ambassador of state of Himachal Pradesh to promote tourism. It came as a surprise to many, as to why Himachal Pradesh government opted for the starlet in stead of spiritual guru Shree Dalai Lama. What got the Himachal government really keen on Zinta was her concern for environment, for which she has become known internationally. Not many people may be aware of it, but Preity Zinta was born and educated in Himachal Pradesh, before she went on to establish herself as an actor in Bollywood.
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