With the news of the Bollywood Divas to walk the ramp to pay tribute to the late filmmaker Yash Chopra on his birthday (September 27). Now the Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan will be joining them.
All the actresses has been a part of Yashji's movies. Joining this list that currently includes the likes of Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and Katrina Kaif, is none other than SRK. The star will be the only male actor who will walk the ramp with nine Bollywood leading ladies at a fashion show that has been organised in the memory of Mr. Chopra.
Confirmed an insider, "Shah Rukh has agreed to do the honours. He will be the showstopper at the event. It was Pamelaji's (Yash Chopra's wife) idea and he was more than happy to oblige."
While Pamela Chopra couldn't be reached for a comment, Rafiq Gangjee, the official spokesperson of the filmmaker's production house, confirmed the news, saying, "Pamelaji requested Shah Rukh to be part of this tribute to Yashji and he happily agreed to walk with all the divas as part of the grand finale."
On his 80th birthday last year, SRK had interviewed Chopra in front of a live audience comprising industry members and journalists at a grand event in the city. For the uninitiated, SRK starred in the last four films Chopra directed - 'Darr' (1993), 'Dil To Pagal Hai' (1997), 'Veer-Zara' (2004) and 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' (2012). Chopra breathed his last on October 21, 2012.
As part of an on-going initiative by Pamela, the veteran artiste's birthday will be celebrated every year in a unique manner