Forbes selects Shahrukh Khan as top Indian leader


Shahrukh Khan who is popularly known as the King Khan of Bollywood has seen it all. His career struggle and meteoritic rise is no less than a legendary tale. The actor has come a long way in his career and has won numerous fans, admirers, laurels. The latest feather in his glittering crown is the selection of him as the top Indian leader in the Arabian sphere by the middle eastern edition of the famous Forbes magazine.

In the past year the middle east edition of Forbes had published a list of top Indian businessman who had the most influence in the Arabian region. This was a huge hit with the readers and encouraged by the response, the magazine decide to publish a special edition this year featuring a list of top Indian leaders that are influencing the Arabian region. The list consisted of 170 prominent Indian personalities.

In this special issue, the handsome King Khan adorned the magazine cover. The special edition was revealed amidst much fan fare in Dubai on Tuesday. The opening ceremony was held at the Godolphin Ballroomof the famous Jumeirah Emirates Towers. Shahrukh also attended the special edition releasing ceremony. The actor was evidently elated, as he tweeted on his way to Dubai, on Tuesday morning, "Forbes Middle East made me feel special with their special edition cover story on my work in entertainment. Off to Dubai for the launch. Thank you all (sic)."

His tweets continued as he tweeted on his way to the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, "On a chopper to one of my favourite places in the Emirates...Ras Al Khaimah....been some time since my last visit. Snow in the Desert." Speaking about the glittering event, the actor humorously remarked on Twitter as, “So many pictures r taken of me....I don't really need a mirror. Hmmm maybe a beard trim.....but not a mirror.”

Incidentally Shahrukh was the numero uno in the Indian Forbes magazine list of top 100 Indian celebrities. He was the most powerful, as well as highest earning celebrity. This year too he topped the list. Thanks to the grand success of the movie ‘Chennai Express’ that earned him a neat rupees 220.5 crore. It seems success is becoming a habit with the master entertainer. We wish him luck and expect more such success to follow in the coming years. It will make the Indian cinema richer and proud.


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