Shah Rukh Khan will be honored with 'Pardo alla Carriera'

Shah Rukh Khan, the iconic Bollywood actor known as 'King Khan', will be honored with the prestigious Pardo alla Carriera at the 77th Locarno Film Festival for his remarkable career spanning over 100 films

The award recognizes Khan's contribution to Indian cinema and his global popularity, symbolizing the vibrancy of Bollywood

Khan's critically acclaimed films like "Baazigar," "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge," and "Devdas" have solidified his superstar status and international recognition

The actor's recent successes with films like "Pathan," "Jawaan," and "Donkey" have further cemented his position as one of the most beloved Indian stars of his generation

The Locarno Film Festival will screen Devdas as part of a tribute program to honor Shah Rukh Khan, and the actor will engage in a public conversation with fans on August 11

Khan's career achievements include founding Red Chillies Entertainment, winning numerous awards like the Padma Shri, and being honored by the French government with the Legion d'Honneur

The award ceremony will take place on August 10 at Piazza Grande, where Khan will be celebrated as a true 'people's hero' who continues to challenge himself while staying connected to his audience

The Locarno Film Festival, set in the picturesque surroundings of Ascona-Locarno, aims to celebrate cinema against a backdrop of natural beauty, with previous recipients of the Pardo alla Carriera award including renowned figures like Claudia Cardinale and Costa-Gavras