We had recently told you that Bollywood superstar, Shahrukh Khan was all pose to receive France’s highest honour.
Well, on July 1, the actor was conferred with the Knight of the Legion of Honour, which also happens to be his mother’s birth anniversary.
Shahrukh Khan, the superstar and legend of Indian cinema was honoured by the French Government, Mr Laurent Fabius with the Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur. He was gifted with a customized Jeroboam of Moët & Chandon – the Champagne of cinema and movie stars across the world.
The happy actor said: “It’s my mother’s birthday. If she was alive, aside from being extremely old, she would have been extremely happy that her son has got the highest and most prestigiousshonorr in the world… so thank you on behalf of my mother.
The actor also talked a few French lines, which he had composed in Hindi and brought it on to the ceremony. He wasn’t embarrassed to record the small piece of paper to the spectators.