Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): The 2011 Asian Awards is all set to honour the late pop icon Freddie Mercury this month for his outstanding contribution to the world of music.
Farrokh Bulsara, known to the world as known to the world as the legendary Queen star Freddie Mercury, was Parsi, born in Zanzibar, East Africa, and educated in Mumbai.
The event, which aims at honouring the achievements of individuals born in or with families originating from parts of Asia, will be held on October 18, 2011, at the Grosvenor House in London.
A host of stars, including the singer’s pal and bandmate Brian May, would attend the special event. (ANI) link
Freddie deserves this and his family should be extremely proud. It was a long time coming, don't know if he would have been so anxious to ackowledge such an award since he didn't like to discuss his background much, but nonetheless it is a worthy honor. I believe all the fans feel proud of him.