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Shah Rukh Khan bestowed with Global Icon of Cinema and Cultural Narrative award at 41st Sharjah International Book Fair

Shah Rukh Khan won the hearts of his fans in Sharjah by saying his iconic dialogues from Om Shanti Om, Baazigar, and other films.

Shah Rukh Khan bestowed with Global Icon of Cinema and Cultural Narrative award at 41st Sharjah International Book Fair
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Last Updated: 03.08 AM, Nov 12, 2022

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Another arrow was added to Shah Rukh Khan's quiver. He received the Global Icon of Cinema and Cultural Narrative award on Friday while attending the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2022 at the Expo Center in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Many of his supporters showed up for the event, and videos and images are now making their way online.

Shah Rukh appeared at the event in an all-black avatar, according to a fan club video. He had hair that was backcombed. According to the actor's statement at the ceremony, he was given the prize for his service to the cultural scene and reproductivity in the fields of writing and creativity.

A part of his speech read, "All of us, no matter where we live, what colour we are, what religion we follow, or what songs we dance to, thrive in a culture of love, peace, and compassion."

On stage, Shah Rukh recreated his famous Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge arms-outstretched-out stance. His famous line, "Itni Shiddat se maine tumhe paane ki koshish ki hai, ke har zarre ne mujhe tumse Milane ki saazish ki hai," was spoken in another clip. The famous line comes from the movie Om Shanti Om, which just turned 15 years old.

The superstar also delivered dialogue from yet another iconic film, Baazigar.

Shah Rukh was seen heading for the UAE at the Mumbai airport on Friday morning.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Shah Rukh will soon be seen in Pathaan, in which the superstar plays the titular role. The film, directed by Siddharth Anand, also stars Deepika Padukone as the female lead and John Abraham as the main antagonist. Pathaan marks SRK's return to the big screen as a leading hero after four long years. The film is slated to release on January 25, 2022.

The superstar also has Jawan and Dunki as his forthcoming releases.

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