Mumbai: Bollywood’s ‘King Khan’, Shah Rukh Khan has been invited at the 10th Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne as the chief guest.
Helmed by the Victorian government, Australia, the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne is coming back in 2019 and will be taking place in the cultural city between 8th to 17th August.
This year the festival is set to celebrate the central theme of ‘courage’, which is engraved in the inclusivity and diversity of the Indian film business.
Shah Rukh feels honoured and delighted to accept the invitation from the Victorian government and the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne to open their festival as their chief guest.
Shah Rukh says that he had a fantastic time while shooting for Chak De! India in Melbourne and he wishes to have a good time once again.
Announcing the news, Daniel Andrews, the Premier of Victoria, said, “The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne is a much-loved event that celebrates the strong relationship between Victoria and India and our own vibrant Indian community. This event has grown significantly over the past decade and with the extraordinary Shah Rukh Khan here, this year’s festival is shaping up to be the biggest and most exciting yet.”
Earlier, several actors like Rani Mukerji, Vidya Balan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor were a part of the film festival.