CHENNAI: Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth has been co-opted as a member of the Animal Welfare Board of India besides being appointed as its Ambassador to the film fraternity.
"Animal Welfare Board of India is delighted to announce Soundarya Rajinikanth has accepted our invitation to be a co-opted Member of Board in addition, to serve as a Member of its Performing Animals Sub Committee (PASC)", AWBI Vice-Chairman S Chinny Krishna said in a statement.
"Coming from a family deeply involved in film industry, her special expertise in computer graphics and animation, her presence on the PASC will help the Board to a very great extent", he said.
Soundarya would serve as the Ambassador of AWBI to the film fraternity besides protecting the welfare of animals used in films, he said.
Chennai-headquartered Animal Welfare of Board of India is a statutory advisory body on Animal Welfare Laws under the Ministry of Environment and Forests.