DUBAI: Shah Rukh Khan, the King of Bollywood, is the second celebrity to receive a tribute in Dubai Stars’ lane of stars scheduled to open later this year.
The company said SRK was one of the most nominated A-list celebrities for the Hollywood-style Walk of Fame being reading along Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard in Downtown Dubai.
The Bollywood star was also chosen to be the face of Dubai’s ‘Be My Guest’ campaign, where he shot six videos exploring various locations and activities in the city through a series of quests.
Dubai Stars, a walkable tribute by Emaar, plans to launch its first 400 stars in October and has honored Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab with the first star for his work and being ‘the pride of the Arab world.’
The personalized stars will honor different national and international celebrities and personalities for their positive impact in their respective fields including music, film, art, sports and literature.
Upon the completion of the project, the landmark is expected to have more than 10,000 stars.