Sachin Tendulkar received the Fellowship Award at the 7th annual Asian Awards in London.
The ceremony, which celebrates excellence in the global Asian community, also paid tribute to Indian actor Om Puri.
The award for outstanding achievement in Cinema was posthumously conferred on Om Puri who died earlier this year at the age of 66.
India’s playback singer Adnan Sami won the award for ’Outstanding achievement in Music.”
Other award recipients were Krishnan Guru-Murthy (Outstanding Achievement in Television), Ajay Banga (Business Leader of the Year), Masayoshi Son (Entrepreneur of the year), Nisha Dutt (Social Entrepreneur of the year), Dr Jack Preger (Philanthropist of the year), Ding Punhui (Outstanding achievement in sport), Demis Hassabis (Outstanding achievement in Science and Technology) and Sir Harpal Kumar (Outstanding contribution to the community).