Bollywood seems to be thumping ahead on the global arena. A R rahman is already in the news for his Golden Globes Award Nomination. The latest buzz is Shahkrukh Khan, King of Bollywood has been invited by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) for the Golden Globes Awards ceremony.
HFPA is the organisation behind the awards and for the first time in 66 years an indian celebrity is being tipped to present an award. Shahrukh is currently shooting for Karan Johar‘s My Name Is Khan in Los Angeles and awards are being held there, so it might all just fall into the right place. There’s also buzz that Karan Johar is also invited to attend the award function.According to some sources from LA, “People from HFPA are in talks with SRK and are supposed to drop in on the sets of My Name is Khan to extend SRK a formal invitation to attend the ceremony on January 11 at the Beverly Hilton in LA. King Khan will have to sign an official letter confirming his presence at the ceremony.”
Meanwhile Shahrukh Khan told the media that “The organisers got celebrities to present nominees etc and want me to present a film in the Drama category, walk the red carpet, give interviews et al. It’s supposed to be a big honour. The guys who called me are from HFPA. Also, on the 11th I have time off from shooting so it will be fun because Rahman is nominated for Slumdog Will be nice to see him win.”
Danny Boyle‘s Slumdog Millionaire is alo tipped to be a major winner at this year’s award season.The director will be present with A R Rahman who has also been nominated for the Best Musical Score.
Shahrukh’s films have not being nominated for the oscars but to give a away a Golden Globe is a huge honour. Shahrukh Khan has truly proved himself to be the king of bollywood.