Bollywood megastar and heartthrob actor Shah Rukh Khan is all set to receive a Dubai Star in the Hollywood-style Dubai Walk of Fame project. The Dubai Stars’ official made the twitter announcement on June 25, saying that the Indian Actor was one of the most nominated personalities for the accolade. The official handle of Dubai Stars shared the news on their Twitter and wrote, “*Drum roll* Revealing one of the most nominated celebrities for #TheDubaiStars. We’re incredibly excited to award @iamsrk his very own ‘Dubai Star’. Congratulations!”
Shah Rukh Khan becomes the second Dubai Star recipient to be announced, after Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab. Actor slash producer is no stranger to UAE and has a long history of visiting the UAE while also partnered with Dubai Tourism's Be My Guest campaign, welcoming fellow stars to the Emirates. The 53-year-old superstar featured in a series of videos that are part of a promotional campaign for Dubai Tourism’s #BeMyGuest campaign. Shah Rukh shared a small clip on Instagram, which showcases his journey finding the three hidden coins in Dubai. Shah Rukh Khan recently completed 27 years in the movie business and thanked the fans.
Thank you for the awesome 27 years everybody and Thank you Sharad for the bikes! pic.twitter.com/UMg6k78C06— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 25, 2019
Dubai Walk of Fame is new exciting project by Dubai developer, Emaar, and will be constructed on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard in Downtown Dubai. It is described by Emaar as "walkable tribute to stars and influencers from all over the world.
Further underlining Downtown Dubai as the main tourist destination in Dubai, Dubai Stars will pay tribute to eminent personalities who have positively influenced the world through their work in various fields." There will be 10,000 stars on the walk in total, making it four times bigger than Hollywood Walk of Fame. However, to begin with, there will be 400 Dubai Stars, which will be voted for by the public and unveiled this October. Shah Rukh Khan is going to be lending his voice to The Lion King with his son Aaryan Khan.