Viewers of a Kerala-based channel, have selected Shah Rukh Khan as the International Icon Of Indian Cinema. The laurel was presented to SRK by South superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal at Medan, Dubai on Friday, January, 10.
Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Sathyaraj, Manorama, Nikitin Dheer and Rani Mukherji feature in Chennai Express. Priyamani too features in an item song in the film.
“It is a great honour for me. And to be honoured 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. 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,” says SRK.
At the event Mohanlal sang an entire song from Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995) and SRK along with both the South veterans danced on Chennai Express (2013) song, Lungi dance.