Sonam Kapoor, has a surprise up her sleeve as she becomes a Champion for Earth in Angry Birds Friends
during the week starting Monday September 21. Champions for Earth, is a weeklong tournament on Angry Birds Friends created by
Rovio and earth day network to raise awareness about climate change. The tournament runs from September 21 to 27, and coincides
with the United Nations Climate Change Week in New York City.
Sonam Kapoor is joined by other global celebrities who are also Champions for Earth: Don Cheadle, Ian Somerhalder, Matt Damon,
Danny DeVito and members of Korean pop sensation VIXX.
In the course of gameplay, Sonam and the other Champions invite Angry Birds players to compete against their avatars on the
leaderboard and share facts about climate change. The beautifully designed Sonam Bird avatar was designed by the team of Angry
Birds artists with the input of Sonam Kapoor herself. Commenting on the same Sonam says, “The team has done a fantastic job at
designing the new bird…I’m really happy with the results. I enjoy playing the game and it’s great to be a part of the game
during the Champions for Earth week”.
In addition to the game, Sonam Kapoor and the other Champions for Earth also star in a video, narrated by Christiana Figueres,
the UN’s top climate official and head of the UN Climate Convention (UNFCCC) and with a guest appearance by Anil Kapoor.