Shah Rukh Khan has been invited as the chief guest for this year’s Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).
SRK said he is honoured and delighted to accept the invitation. He was quoted saying,
An industry of our magnitude and diversity deserves to be celebrated with great passion and fervour, which is what the festival embodies.Shah Rukh Khan
The Victorian government will be holding its 10th edition of IFFM with its theme being ‘courage’ of which the actor said, “I’m particularly pleased with the theme of the festival this year, which is courage, an emotion that resonates with storytellers who really have the might to change the society and the world. I have had great memories of shooting for ‘Chak De! India’ in Melbourne and look forward to being back again, this time to celebrate Indian cinema”
The movie extravaganza will be attended by various Bollywood stars. Last year, the IFFM 2018 was attended by several industry personalities Rani Mukerji, Vicky Kaushal, Manoj Bajpayee, Ali Fazal, Richa Chadha, Rajkumar Hirani and Tabrez Noorani.
will open the 10 day long festival on August 8 along with the other festival
guests and in the company of Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and festival
director Mitu Bhowmick Lange.
Andrews said he is looking forward to having the Indian actor as part of the festival.
IFFM is one of Australia’s most popular foreign language film event and is organised by Mind Blowing Films, a Melbourne-based film production and distribution company which specialises in Indian films.