MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been honoured with Global Diversity Award 2014 by British parliament for his contribution to cinema.
House of Commons speaker John Bercow presented the award to Shah Rukh Saturday.
“Now (in) parliament to receive the Global Diversity Award… Humbled and grateful. Thank you,” he tweeted before the ceremony.
Boman Irani, his “Happy New Year” co-star, congratulated the 48-year-old Shah Rukh.
“Proud of you… so very proud, for being bestowed the Global Diversity Award,” Boman tweeted.
The past recipients of the award include megastar Amitabh Bachchan, former beauty queen and actress Aishwarya Rai and Hollywood actor Jackie Chan.