The BCCI on Thursday formally felicitated Virender Sehwag, who recently retired from international cricket, before the start of the fourth Test match against South Africa.
Actress Rani Mukerji was felicitated by the University of Mumbai for her woman-centric roles in Bollywood.
The DMK patriarch last month congratulated Narendra Modi on being elected as the BJP parliamentary party leader and praised him for his "humble beginning, intelligence and hard work."
A West Bengal minister tweaked a famous Shahrukh Khan movie dialogue to dismiss as a "petty matter" the injury to seven people in a stampede outside the Eden Gardens during Tuesday's felicitation to Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Kolkata Knight Riders.
Amid a shower of pink confetti and deafening roar, superstar Shah Rukh Khan lauded the tremendous love and support of the city's fans for the Kolkata Knight Riders as he partied and threw kisses during a grand felicitation ceremony at the Eden Gardens.
Memories of the 2012's grand felicitation of Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens are set to be re-lived with the West Bengal government and Cricket Association of Bengal having planned a similar programme at the same venue tomorrow morning.