Actress Neha Dhupia rightly said that only Shahrukh Khan and sex sells in Bollywood. Tickets for the Shahrukh"s show in Dhaka were sold out like hot cakes and a 30000-strong crowd thronged the Dhaka's Army Stadium on December 10 to see their star perform live. But a Bangladeshi newspaper called King Khan as 'The King of vulgarity'.
Weekly Blitz, a leading local newspaper, came down heavily on Shahrukh"s show, which also featured actors like Arjun Rampal, Rani Mukherjee, Eesha Koppikhar and Dia Mirza. It alleged that Shahrukh did things that hurt the sentiments of the Bangladeshis.
The newspapers slammed Shahrukh for smoking in public and alleged that he did it intentionally to drive a point that he doesn"t care the Bangladeshi authorities. It questioned why the actor was allowed to use the VVIP terminal at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka while he doesn"t enjoy such privilege even in his own country.
Shahrukh also received flaks for uttering Bangla slang on the stage. He also spoke in Hindi and English at the show. The newspaper also alleged that the Russian dance troupe that accompanied him, indulged in illicit activities with the locals.