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Shah Rukh Khan is now ‘Knight of the Legion of Honor’

Bollywood Baadshah Shah Rukh Khan was conferred with top French civilian award — ‘Knight of the Legion of Honor’ at a prestigious event.

Bollywood Baadshah Shah Rukh Khan was conferred with top French civilian award — ‘Knight of the Legion of Honor’ at a prestigious event on Tuesday (July 1) in Mumbai. (Source: Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)

SRK looking sharp in a suit and tie was presented with the award by visiting French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. (Source: Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)

Shah Rukh Khan is the second Bollywood personality after megastar Amitabh Bachchan to be bestowed with this award.(Source: Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)

“I feel very humbled and grateful for this prestigious honour. Today is my mother’s birthday and if she had been alive she would have been happy that I got this prestigious honour. I accept this award not as an individual but on behalf of hundreds of filmmakers,” said Shah Rukh Khan at the function. (Source: Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)

“It makes me feel proud to be recognised for the field I am passionate about. This award has motivated me to take Indian cinema to the next level of acceptance, love and glory. I thank the President of France for this honour,” added the superstar. Seen here, Shah Rukh is all smiles as he takes the mic. (Source: Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)