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Outcry over Datukship for Bollywood heartthrob
Published:  Oct 12, 2008 5:20 AM
Updated: Oct 13, 2008 4:06 AM

India's top Bollywood star has been given a datukship, Malaysia's equivalent of a knighthood, in a move criticised by opposition lawmakers and the public.

Shah Rukh Khan has been conferred with the governor's award for promoting Malacca state after filming a movie there and for his contribution to the region's film industry, state officials said in weekend news reports.

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