|a - Shahrukh and Kajol to promote the textile store |
(Hoarding in Jogjakarta,Indonesia)
|Upen and Yana Gupta to Welcome Customers|
(Hoarding at Prima Store, Jogjakarta,Indonesia)
With about 70 blockbuster movies in his name, crazy fan following in millions, with opportunities to shine wherever he is (opening bell at NASDAQ,open protest of people when he was detained at the US airport), Shahrukh Khan undoubtedly is the biggest film star of Hindi Cinema. Shakhrukh has a fan following in all parts of the world, and Indonesia is no different.
If you are an Indian, trying to get some answers from an Indonesian (in general), he is going to ask you two questions - Are you an Indian (Asli India?) and since how long you are in Indonesia (Sudah lama di Indonesia); then he will tell you (in Bahasa Indonesia) about Shahrukh Khan and "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai". In some cases they may mention Kajol as well. Some people even asked whereabouts of Amitabh Bachchan,Anil kapoor and Hrithik Roshan.
Here, western movie stars are recognized and appreciated, but Shahrukh Khan is loved. Women love his smile and etiquette, men like his mannerism and straightforwardness. Shahrukh Khan is loved even in far flung places (Kampung Desa), teenagers imitate his smile and hair style (I guess from the movie Om Shanti Om). His movies are dubbed in national language and sold in every small to medium DVD shop in Java and other parts of country. Shahrukh has been able to break barriers set by people around countries, religion, language etc…he is proving this directly and indirectly. People love to talk to me because I am from India, the country of Shahrukh Khan. Shahrukh once said in an interview that he want lots of money,lots of fame and lots and lots of love from people…..he has achieved it all, may this only increase with time, Amen! Thank you for reading , Selamat Malam!
In my whole life I worked to get recognized – Shahrukh Khan