After cricket, superstar Shahrukh Khan is now all set to try his hand in football. If reports are to be believed, Shahrukh has decided to acquire 50 per cent shares of Dempo SC, one of India’s oldest football clubs for around Rs 30 crore.
Talking to a leading daily, Shrinivas Dempo, the owner of Dempo SC said that nothing has been finalised yet. Dempo confirmed that talks with SRK over the football club auctioning has been on the positive sides. He also added that though 50 per cent stake in the club would be given away, they shall retain its name.
Shahrukh is bidding for the investment in the football club through Red Chillies, which is also an investor in the IPL franchisee Kolkata Knight Riders. Interestingly, a renowned Indian cricketer is also in the race of bidding.