Shah Rukh 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. SRK received the award for his work in cinema ahead of his Slam+ The Tour concert at The O2 Arena.
Thanking everybody Shah Rukh tweeted, “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.”
Director Farah Khan, actors Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood and Vivaan Shah will talk to media about their upcoming film Happy New Year on Sunday morning in London. Madhuri Dixit and Malaika Arora Khan will join them at Slam+ The Tour concert in the evening.