Shahrukh Khan has added another feather to his cap by becoming the number 1 star among the top 50 Asian celebrities in the world. The official list was unveiled on Friday. After her, Alia Bhatt stood second, while Priyanka Chopra stood third. Also read: Shahrukh Khan and Gauri Khan get overwhelmed when son Abram hugs them in the actor's iconic pose during a school play
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Diljit Dosanjh and Ranbir Kapoor are also among the top celebs. The list was published by the UK weekly Eastern Eye. An excerpt from the list mentioned Shah Rukh saying, “Khan will become the first leading man of the modern era to deliver three major Bollywood blockbuster hits in a calendar year. By bringing large audiences back to theaters with global enthusiasm, the actor A new achievement has been achieved.” The film industry, which was in deep decline, was in great need of a boost and it had a transformative effect. The history-making superstar outshone everyone else with his talent and reminded global audiences what escapist Bollywood cinema is capable of.”
Shahrukh Khan will be next seen in Dinky. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, the film also stars Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal. This film will be released on 21st December.
It is said that the list is based on top celebrities and their contribution towards work, breaking boundaries and becoming an inspiration over the years. It is said to also include public opinion as readers can nominate their favorite celebrities through social media for the list.
Alia Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra
After Shahrukh Khan, Alia Bhatt is second for her work in Bollywood and Hollywood. He made his Hollywood debut with Heart of the Stone. Priyanka Chopra took third place for her big projects – Citadel and Love Again, 'for humanitarian work and lighting up the red carpet at international events'.
Singer, actor Diljit Dosanjh came in fourth place for his work in films and international music collaborations. Diljit's last collaboration was with Sia. She also received major recognition for her performance at the Coachella festival. Ranbir Kapoor remained at sixth position.