The King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan is getting a Dubai star
King Khan of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, is all set to get a star on Dubai's walk of fame. He will be the second recipient of a Dubai Star, and the news was revealed on the Dubai Stars’ official Twitter account.
Revealing one of the most nominated celebrities for #TheDubaiStars. We're incredibly excited to award @iamsrk his very own 'Dubai Star'. Congratulations! pic.twitter.com/NMfzFz9bT8— The Dubai Stars (@TheDubaiStars) June 26, 2019
Khan is also the ambassador of Dubai Tourism and has fronted the emirate's Be My Guest promo. The actor recently completed 27 years in the film industry and made his movie debut in the 1992 Hindi film ‘Deewana’.
Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab was the first recipient of the Dubai star. The walkway will be similar to Hollywood's 'Walk of Fame' and will have around 10,000 stars along the sidewalk of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard in Downtown Dubai. Around 400 of them will be revealed in October and some will be voted for by the public.
Here are some of the oher celebrities currently in contention for a star.
Oscar winner Rami Malek has quite a few votes.
Hey everyone! Please consider nominating @ItsRamiMalek for a Dubai Star! All you have to do is fill the form, if we get enough people to nominate him he will be considered for this! So let’s do this!! https://t.co/FW52mu0blX pic.twitter.com/fYWUKdBfQo— Rami Malek Source (@RamiMalekSource) May 16, 2019