MUMBAI: Millions of viewers of Asianet, Kerala’s number one channel, have selected Shah Rukh Khan as the ‘International Icon Of Indian Cinema’. This prestigious laurel was presented to SRK at the 16th edition of Asianet Film Awards by South Indian Cinema’s superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal. The award function was held at Medan, Dubai on Friday, 10 January, 2014.
“It is a great honour for me to receive this award by Asianet. And to be given the award and so much love by Mammootty and Mohanlal sir was an amazing feeling. They are the artistes who have inspired me as an actor always. I have always worked towards making or being a part of cinema that entertains all and is meant for all. It is humbling to know that it gets noticed in the same capacity. Awards always motivate me to work harder and make more cinema that brings a smile on everyone’s face. I wish Asianet many more glorious years of entertainment and success,” said Shah Rukh after receiving the award.
At the awards ceremony, Mohanlal sang an entire song from Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge and SRK along with both the South film veterans danced on Chennai Express’ song, Lungi Dance.