On the occasion of the visit of H.E. Mr Laurent Fabius French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Highest French Distinction “Knight of the Legion of Honour” conferred on Shah Rukh Khan

Mr Laurent Fabius and SRK _MKD2328

 

On the occasion of the visit of H.E. Mr Laurent Fabius

French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development

 

Highest French Distinction “Knight of the Legion of Honour”

conferred on Shah Rukh Khan

 

On Tuesday, 1st July 2014, H.E. Mr Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development of France, conferred the distinction of “Knight of the Legion of Honour” on Mr Shah Rukh Khan during a special ceremony held at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai.

 

The title of “Knight of the Legion of Honour” has been conferred on Mr Shah Rukh Khan in recognition of his outstanding contribution to cultural diversity across the world. From studying acting under celebrated theatre director Barry John, through television serials, and numerous blockbusters, Shah Rukh Khan’s magnetic persona has won hearts across the globe, including in France. The French public remembers his participation at the Cannes Film festival, notably in 2002 when he presented “Devdas”. H.E. Mr Laurent Fabius declared: “The French people hail Shah Rukh Khan’s talent and generosity, which arouse the enthusiasm of a vast audience across the world, transcending cultural and historical differences and bringing together people from all walks of life to his films”.

 

 

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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