Heartbeat of billion hearts, Shah Rukh Khan has seen in many Yash Chopra’s iconic movie like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Dil To Pagal Hai, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Baazigar, Devdas, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Jab Tak Hai Jaan. King Khan has given a new meaning to romance in Bollywood movies.
SRK will receive the Fourth National Yash Chopra Memorial Award, the award jury, comprising Yash Chopra’s wife Pamela, filmmaker Boney Kapoor, Simi Garewal, Padmini Kohlapuri, Subbarami Reddy, Any and Shashi Ranjan, which is announced today.
After Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha this award will be presented to the one and only Shah Rukh Khan on February 25th 2017.
“The award is given to those who are icons, who we know are legends like we gave to Lata Mangeshkar and Amitabh Bachchan. Last year, it was Rekha, who will be a legend tomorrow and same is the case with Shah Rukh. Also, Yash was very close to Shah Rukh and they both were extremely fond of each other,” Pamela told reporters here.
Padmini Kolhapuri said she could only think of Shah Rukh for the award as he is not just a fantastic actor but also an extremely humble person despite attaining stardom.
“Shah Rukh is not just one of the biggest stars of our film industry but also known globally. Despite the onslaught of action heroes and actors famous in other genres, Shah Rukh has maintained his position for the longest time. Off screen, he is a very humble person. He is humility personified and very hardworking,” she said.
People are waiting for Shah Rukh Khan‘s upcoming movie ‘Raees‘, what about you all?