Superstar  Shah Rukh Khan attended Malaysian  Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohammad’s birthday where was also awarded the prestigious BrandLaureate Legendary Award.

The 47-year-old actor was given this honour by the  Asia Pacific Brands Foundation for his contributions to the  Bollywood film industry and as India’s foremost brand ambassador.

The Jab Tak Hai Jaan star was humbled by the honour handed to him by Founder of Lord’s Tailor Robert Loh, President of The BrandLaureate KK Johan and  Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohammad.

“It is an honour to be given the Brandlaureate Legendary Award. It is always a pleasure to be amongst  friends and to be given so much love and motivation to do better,” said Shah Rukh in a statement.

“Got honoured at Dr Mahathirs function & a beautiful digital Koran. Now to India. Way I travel I could be the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy,” the actor later tweeted.

The  BrandLaureate Legendary Award has been earlier given to the likes of Dr  Nelson Mandela, Nobel Laureate recipient Mohammad Yunus,  Ratan TataSteve Jobs, Marck Zuckerburg,  Michael Schumacher and more.

In 2008 Shah Rukh had become the first Indian actor to be conferred with the prestigious Malaysian title of Datuk (equivalent of the British Knighthood) by the governor of Malaysia’s