Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan has been presented with the Global Diversity Award at the State Room of Britain's House of Commons in London on 4th October 2014.
The Award was presented by the British Parliament by the 136th Leader of the office of Speaker Rt Hon John Bercow MP. Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP, Chair of the Home Affairs committee conducted the grand ceremony. Other members of the Parliament from both houses, Commons and Lords were also present on this occasion.
Rainbow Foundation which co-ordinates with the Next Foundation, confers the award of the "Global Diversity Award" to an outstanding individual who has made a major contribution to Worldwide Diversity and is an international role model and icon.
Just before receiving the prestigious award, Shahrukh twitted, "Now at the Houses of Parliament to receive the Global Diversity Award....humbled & grateful. Thank you. Tnx Mr Speaker Rt Hon John Bercow & my friend Mr Keith Vaz for a wonderful ceremony for the Global Diversity Award."
Apart from receiving several international awards till date, Shahrukh Khan has also been entrusted with being the Brand Ambassador of INTERPOL's "Turn Back Crime" Campaign recently.
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SRK With The Award
136th Leader of the office of Speaker Rt Hon John Bercow MP having a snap with the awardee Shahrukh Khan.
SRK At London
Shahrukh Khan received the award for his work in cinema ahead of his SLAM! The Tour concert at the O2 Arena.
In SRK's Style
Shahrukh has been honoured with several international awards, including Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (France's highest civilian award), Wissame Al Kafaa Al Fikria (Morocco's highest honour), Malaysian title of 'Datuk' (akin to the British knighthood) and several others.
Breaking The Rules
Shahrukh Khan is one such actor who has reached the heights after a lot of struggle. There was a time when Shahrukh had to borrow money from friends to watch a movie and now he has become the King of Bollywood.
SRK In Chit Chat With The British Leader
Shahrukh Khan is currently busy with his biggest Bollywood extravaganza SLAM! The Tour as a promotional activity for his movie Happy New Year.