Kuala Lumpur, Dec 8 (IANS) "Shah Rukh is ours!", a Malaysian newspaper said in its editorial applauding the conferment of Datukship on the Bollywood superstar.
With the title akin to British knighthood, Malaysia could claim "personal ownership of a global product from India, the inestimable Datuk Shah Rukh Khan," the prestigious New Straits Times said Monday.
Nursing an arm injured during a film shoot last Friday, Shah Rukh flew in Saturday on a brief visit to be the first foreign actor to receive the award amidst rapturous ovation and took a rickshaw ride through Malacca, winning hearts of the citizenry.
The newspaper ridiculed critics at home, particularly some local artistes, who asked "what has he done that we have not?" saying t