Shah Rukh Khan was presented with the Global Diversity Award at the State Room of Britain’s House of Commons in London on Sunday. 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 ceremony. Other members of the Parliament from both houses, Commons and Lords were also present on this occasion.
The award of the “Global Diversity Award” is given to “an outstanding individual who has made a major contribution to Worldwide Diversity”.
Previous recipients of the Award have included Jackie Chan, Amitabh Bachchan, Sheikh Hasina, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Lewis Hamilton.