On February 25, the king of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan was conferred with the Yash Chopra Memorial Award. The previous recipients of this award includes Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha. On being asked about receiving the award, SRK said “Yash ji was unique in his own way. A very earnest, honest and straightforward person. His simplicity makes him special.” On being asked if it’s an emotional moment, he said it was more of a personal moment than an emotional one.
The award commemorates the director-producer by honouring excellence in various spheres of cinema like acting, music etc.