Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has been named PETA 2017 Person of the year for her work on animals. She is a proud animal rights activist and her kindness to animals is well known.
She owns a pet dog Dude, one that she adopted. The actress had taken to Twitter to demand a ban on carrraige rides in Mumbai where lame horses were forced to haul passengers in all weather conditions without proper food, water or even adequate rest. Some of the past recipients of this award include Shashi Tharoor, a politician, actors Hema Malini,Kapil Sharma, R.Madhavan,and Jacqueline Fernandez.