Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Cinema award at The Asian Awards.
The fifth annual award ceremony which was held at Grosvenor Hotel House in London took place on 17th April 2015.
The actor said he felt ‘humbled and honoured’ to receive the award.
“I say this very often that my stardom belongs to most South East Asians who reside abroad who have made the Indian cinema and me known around the world. I congratulate all the winners at the Asian Awards as well.
“There is so much talent around Asia and so many achievers, whether is was Dr. Amar Bose, the Hinduja Brothers or Zayn Malik. I am glad to have been a part of such a wonderful celebration of hard work by people in different field but similar passion,” Khan said in a statement.
The Asian Awards celebrates outstanding achievements of individuals born in or with direct origin from across pan-Asia from all professions: the arts, business, public service and sports. Previous winners in the cinema category include, Anupam Kher, Irrfan Khan,and Yash Chopra.