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Updated: October 17, 2009 01:27 IST

SRK gets black belt in taekwondo

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Actor Shah Rukh Khan poses in a martial arts uniform after receiving a honorary Taekwondo black belt title during an event organised by the Korean National Tourism Organization in Mumbai.
AP Actor Shah Rukh Khan poses in a martial arts uniform after receiving a honorary Taekwondo black belt title during an event organised by the Korean National Tourism Organization in Mumbai.

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan was presented with an honorary belt in taekwondo and bestowed the title of an Honorary Ambassador for Culture and Tourism by the South Korean Government.

The 43-year-old actor has been conferred the 5th degree black belt of taekwondo.

“It is wonderful to wear this. I feel like I know taekwondo but a special thank to the Consulate General,” said Khan.

Earlier this year, Khan was presented an honorary doctorate in arts and culture by the Bedfordshire University in London. Last December, the Malaysian Government presented him with their highest honour, the title of ‘Datuk’.

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