Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has a long history with Dubai. The actor has always considered it his second home.
As photos and videos of “King Khan’s” latest visit go viral on social media, let’s also take a look back at Shah Rukh’s recent appearance that lit up Dubai.
1. Pathaan trailer takes over Burj Khalifa
Pathaan has already wowed movie buffs with its high-octane action sequences. However, ahead of the film’s release, its trailer launch event was a memorable night in Dubai. The stunning trailer played on the Burj Khalifa, and a video was even shared on Instagram. The highlight of the clip is seeing SRK dancing at the event and having a good time with his fans.
2. Shah Rukh Khan at the Sharjah International Book Fair
Last year, Shah Rukh received the Global Icon Award for Film and Cultural Narrative at the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2022 at Dubai Expo.
At that moment, the whole city cheered for the star. He didn’t disappoint the audience either, closing out the night with some of the most famous dialogues from his films such as Om Shanti Om, Baazigar and Don.
3. Shah Rukh Khan’s 55th Birthday Celebration
In 2020, the Burj Khalifa lit up with SRK’s name as a special gesture in honor of his 55th birthday.
“It was great to see myself on the biggest and tallest screen in the world. My friend Mohamed Ali Alabbar put me on the biggest screen even before my next movie. Thank you And love you guys. Being my own guest in Dubai…my kids were so impressed, I loved it!” wrote the actor, who shared this photo of himself in a beautifully decorated Khalifa A photo of the front of the tower.
4. Burjeel Holdings Shah Rukh Khan Brand Ambassador
In September last year, Shah Rukh Khan was announced as the brand ambassador for private healthcare provider Burjeel Holdings. It is owned by Shamsheer Vayalil, an Indian entrepreneur living in the UAE.
As part of the festivities, songs from SRK’s film Om Shanti Om and promotional campaigns in which he participated were also played on the Burj Khalifa.
5. Shoot Pathaan in the city
Shah Rukh Khan was the first actor to make his debut at Burj Khalifa Boulevard in Dubai so that he could film Pathaan there.
This is the charm of Shah Rukh Khan!