Shahrukh Khan is riding high from the success of Jab Tak Hai Jaan. The actor was recently honored with the Medal of Honor by the prince of Morocco at the Marrakech film festival.
The 12th international film festival paid tribute to the India film industry which completes 100 years in 2013. Besides Shahrukh Khan, a number of Bollywood celebrities were present, including Amitabh Bachchan, Sidevi and Hrithik Roshan.
Prince Mouley Rachid also hosted a dinner for Indian actors. At the royal dinner, Prince Rashid presented Shahrukh Khan with the Medal of Honor.
An excited Shahrukh Khan tweeted: “Thanx everyone for the wishes from Morocco. His Highness the King and the Prince were so gracious with their hospitality and the function. Thanx my friend Melita for the honor and happiness. All the best for the rest if the festival.”
Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan was also presented with the Medal of Honor by Majesty King Mohammed.
Meanwhile, Shahrukh Khan is busy shooting for his upcoming film Cheanni Express, which is most likely to release on Diwali next year. Chennai Express is directed by Rohit Shetty and stars Deepika Padukone opposite Shahukh in the lead role.