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Bollywood and India’s Biggest Star in Dubrovnik

rajBollywood is coming to town. After HBO’s Game of Thrones has beamed the southern Croatian city of Dubrovnik into the homes of millions, the popular Dalmatian tourist spot will be beamed out to hundreds of millions more with confirmation that one of India’s biggest superstars will perform ‘dare devil stunts’ in Dubrovnik for a new film next month…

Considered to be one of the biggest film stars in cinematic history, with a fan following claimed to number in the billions, Shah Rukh Khan will shoot high action scenes in Dubrovnik for Yash Raj Films upcoming movie `Fan` from 16 – 25 March, it was revealed after a meeting between the film’s producers and Dubrovnik officials on Wednesday.

One of India's biggest stars - Shah Rukh Khan

One of India’s biggest stars – Shah Rukh Khan

Filming for ‘Fan’ started in September last year in India, and besides the ‘important stunt scenes’ to be shot in Dubrovnik, London has also been used as a filming location. In 2011, the Los Angeles Times called Khan “the world’s biggest movie star.” He has also been regularly featured in listings of the most influential names in Indian culture and in 2008, Newsweek named him one of the 50 most powerful people in the world. Khan is also the co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders.

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