Tikka Look at Charan's Prize

By Claire Miller

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Related tags: Lifetime achievement award, Awards, Award, Indian cuisine

Charan Gill, the former owner of the Harlequin Leisure Group - one of the largest Indian restaurant chains in Europe - was awarded with a lifetime achievement award in Glasgow on Thursday night.

CHARAN Gill was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award in the Irn-Bru Curry Awards in Glasgow last night.

Gill, the multi-millionaire former owner of the Harlequin Leisure Group -one of the largest Indian restaurant chains in Europe - has been involved in the restaurant industry for many years and is noted for his charitable works.

Charan currently owns the Quay Complex in Musselburgh, and is a non-executive director of Noah Beers. He has also starred in The Secret Millionaire and has written an autobiography entitled “Tikka Look at Me Now”.

On collecting the award he said: “I’m absolutely delighted to be presented with this award – particularly as there’s no better way to wash down a spicey chicken tikka than with an Irn-Bru – after all, a good curry and an Irn-Bru are both staples of the Glaswegian diet.”

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