Soon Bollywood's King Khan is going to do something interesting. From Monday 28th May through to Friday 1st June, for the first time ever, Shahrukh Khan will present his own radio shows exclusively on the BBC Asian Network. It will be the five thirty minute shows titled Shah Rukh Khan’s Heroes as part of the station’s Summer with the Stars campaign. The shows will broadcast every night from 7pm.
In this exclusive five-part series, the star shares previously untold stories and pays tribute to those who have influenced and inspired him the most. He also delves into the world of his favourite songs, revealing why he connects them to his five inspirations.
In part one, Shahrukh Khan pays homage to his father as the “most important hero of my life”. The second episode focuses on one of the greatest field hockey players of all time, Dhyan Chand. The actor reveals how he has learnt from Dhyan’s accomplishments saying “success is not something that can be passed on.
Shahrukh Khan shines the spotlight on one of Bollywood’s most popular icons, Amitabh Bachchan, in the third programme. In part four of Shahrukh Khan’s Heroes, the actor credits the actresses who have starred alongside him over the last twenty years. In the final programme, the Bollywood icon dedicates his last Hero slot to the “ordinary man – a man who is normal, like you and I.
This special series is part of a selection of exclusive content from some of the world’s biggest Asian stars. From May to September, the BBC Asian Network is presenting a range of programming as part of its Summer with the Stars campaign.
(Author - Manees Bajpai)