Shah Rukh Khan, Zayn Malik honoured at the 5th Asian Awards [ Current Affairs ]

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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan who was awarded with the prestigious Outstanding Contribution to Cinema award and teen idol Zyan Malik were honoured at the 5th Asian Awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

Shah Rukh Khan is 49-year-old actor received the award by Indian-origin British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha. Earlier, winners in the cinema category included Irrfan Khan (2014), Anupam Kher (2013) and Yash Chopra (2011).

Zyan Malik is 22-year-old Malik was awarded with the Outstanding Contribution to Music. Zyan Malik is an English singer and songwriter, and a previous member of the boy band One Direction.

List of winner 5th Asian Awards: Category - Winners

  • Founders Award - Dr. Amar Bose, Founder of Bose Corporation
  • Entrepreneur of the Year - Jack Ma, Founder & CEO of Alibaba
  • Outstanding Achievement in Cinema - Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood actor
  • Chivas Regal Social Entrepreneur of the Year - Gopi Gopalakrishnan, President, World Health Partners
  • Outstanding Achievement in Sport - Kumar Sangakkara, Cricketer of Sri Lanka
  • Business Leader of the Year - The Hinduja Brothers
  • Outstanding Achievement in Television - Sanjeev Bhaskar, Comedian, actor and broadcaster
  • Outstanding Achievement in Art & Design - John Rocha, Designer
  • Outstanding Achievement in Science & Technology - Sir Tejinder Singh Virdee, Experimental particle physicist
  • Outstanding Achievement in Music - Zayn Malik, English singer and songwriter

Asian award was launched in 2010 by Paul Sagoo who is entrepreneur and Founder of the Lemon Group to recognise and reward exemplary achievement from within the Asian community across 14 categories that include business, philanthropy, entertainment, culture and sport.

- Published on: April 22, 2015