Museum calls Shahrukh"s induction as “historic addition" and adds that it “symbolizes a coming together of the world''s two great film centers, Hollywood and Bollywood". Shahrukh, who is said to have starred in over 70 movies and is also a producer and television presenter, was named by Newsweek magazine as one of the 50 most powerful people in the world. His "My Name is Khan"(Karan Johar) is set for release on February 12.
Welcoming coming closer of Hollywood-Bollywood with this induction, Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that the collaboration of world"s two major film industries on various aspects was a step in the right direction. Cinema was a powerful medium and Hollywood-Bollywood engagement, if utilized positively, could bring East and West closer, Zed, who is chairperson of Indo-American Leadership Confederation, added.
The unveiling today was reportedly accompanied by a performance of America"s Bollywood dance troupe Ishaara, a recent America's Got Talent contender.
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