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Bollywood Superstar Arrives In Sydney To Headline The Parramasala Festival

October 15, 2013 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

NSW Premier and Minister for Western Sydney Barry O’Farrell and Minister for the Arts George Souris today welcomed Bollywood legend Shahrukh Khan to Sydney ahead of his appearance at the Parramasala festival.

Mr O’Farrell said he was delighted to welcome the world’s most famous and influential Bollywood star to NSW as he prepares to headline the variety show, Temptation Reloaded as part of the annual contemporary arts festival in Parramatta.

“Shahrukh Khan – or SRK – has featured in 75 films and I’m delighted to welcome him to Sydney and Parramatta as he bringsTemptation Reloaded to Australia for the first time,” Mr O’Farrell said.

“There is a massive program of major events taking place in Sydney this weekend, and this show is expected to attract visitors from near and far, providing an economic boost to Western Sydney’s hotels, bars, restaurants and businesses.

“The region is home to one of Australia’s largest populations of South Asian communities, many of whom are great fans of SRK and his work.

“His show has attracted audiences of Indian origin in Sydney and NSW, as well as fans overseas including Fiji, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia,” he said.

Mr Souris said a stellar line-up of the Bollywood A-list would join SRK in Sydney, including actors Madhuri Dixit, Jacqueline Fernandez and Rani Mukherjee.

“We are pleased to host SRK and the talented cast of Temptation Reloaded as part of the Parramasala festival, one of the key cultural events in NSW.”

Mr Khan said he was thrilled to return to Sydney for his first Australian performance of Temptation Reloaded.

“Sydney is a beautiful city and has a special place in my heart. I am so happy to be bringing my show here for all my fans,” Mr Khan said.

More information on Temptation Reloaded can be found on the Parramasala website: http://www.parramasala.com/event/temptation-reloaded-with-shahrukh-khan/

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