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02-18-2010, 06:16 PM #1
Discover SRK’s success story on TV
Shahrukh Khan’s astounding journey to superstardom will be chronicled through an hour-long programme “Revealed-Shah Rukh Khan” on the Discovery Channel this Friday.The programme will show how the actor’s voracious dream combined with the overall socio-political changes during the last two decades and the countrys globalization path transformed an industry-outsider into an icon of contemporary India.Blue Mango Films and Red Chillies Idiot Box were commissioned to produce the programme.
Social anthropologists, film-makers, scholars, critics and lifestyle commentators will detail the virtues which make him the consumer-friendly face for brands, an innovative entrepreneur, a mega film star, an icon for the NRIs and an ideal family man, Rahul Johri, senior vice president and general manager-India, Discovery Networks, Asia-Pacific said.The experts will explicate in intensity the impact he has had on both Bollywood and Indias image abroad.
“The programme is an opportunity to examine the beginning, growth and impact of one of the biggest success stories of contemporary India Shah Rukh Khan,” Johri said. Featuring anecdotes, interviews and footage from his films, the programme chronicles the birth of an anti-hero who rose to capture the spirit of the nation.