Actor Anil Kapoor will be felicitated by the Council of European Chambers of Commerce (CEUCC) in India and an European Union delegation as part of the ‘Europe Day’ celebrations here on Friday, an official spokesperson said. Also Read - Jug Jug Jiyo: Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani's Sizzling Chemistry as 'Happy Husband-Wife' Will Leave You Excited

The actor will be the chief guest for the celebrations, which will also be attended by EU Ambassador to India Tomasz Kozlowski, EU Member states Consuls and senior representatives from the European and Indian corporate world. Also Read - Jug Jugg Jeeyo: Karan Johar, Anil Kapoor And Others Welcome Back Neetu Kapoor in Movies

Europe Day is celebrated every year on May 9 to mark the formation of the European Union (EU). Also Read - Anil Kapoor Shares his Achilles' Tendon Recovery Story: Know About This Condition in Detail

“Anil Kapoor will be felicitated for his decade-long support to promoting the cause of children’s rights and his collaboration with the EU and Plan India in their girls’ rights endeavours,” said an official.

The event will highlight how Europe has always been a favourite shooting destination for Indian filmmakers for many decades. Bollywood movies have for long been using the picturesque locales of the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy and now even places like Greece, Hungary, Austria and Romania are gaining popularity for their natural beauty.