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Gal Gadot to be honoured with the #SeeHer award, for bucking female stereotypes

Actor Gal Gadot will be honoured with #SeeHer award at the annual Critics’ Choice Awards.

hollywood Updated: Dec 22, 2017 16:35 IST
Press Trust of India
Gal Gadot,Wonder Woman,Patty Jenkins
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Gal Gadot emerging from a trench during a WWI battle scene in Wonder Woman.(AP)

Actor Gal Gadot will be honoured with #SeeHer award at the annual Critics’ Choice Awards.

The actor will be presented with the honour by her Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins at the ceremony on January 18 next month, said a statement posted on the award’s official website.

The #SeeHer award recognises a woman that pushes boundaries and changes stereotypes in entertainment to accurately portray women.

Spearheaded by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), the #SeeHer movement aim to accurately portray all women and girls in media by 2020.

This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Gal Gadot charging through No Man’s Land during a WWI battle scene from Wonder Woman. (AP)

“We’re honoured to recognise Gal this year with the second annual #SeeHer Award,” said ANA CEO Bob Liodice in the statement.

“Not only was she able to challenge stereotypes in film and find success by starring in one of the biggest blockbusters this year, she also used that success to shine a light on her own industry, and push the boundaries on gender equality in real life,” he added.

Actor Viola Davis was the recipient of the honour for the year 2016.

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First Published: Dec 22, 2017 16:30 IST