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Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to dazzle Riyadh Season on Dec. 10

November 28, 2021
Al-Sheik has shared a poster of Salman Khan with the date of his visit.
Al-Sheik has shared a poster of Salman Khan with the date of his visit.



Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH –
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and other international artists will participate in the Riyadh Season festival on Dec.10 with the Saudi capital city being the starting point of his DA-BANGG Reloaded worldwide tour.

The General Entertainment Authority Chief Turki Al-Sheikh confirmed this on his Twitter account, saying that tickets for the show will be available soon.

Al-Sheik has shared a poster of Salman Khan with the date of his visit. Salman Khan also retweeted Al-Sheikh’s tweet and wrote that “Domineering! I look forward to seeing you all in the Riyadh Season on December 10th.”

Khan’s tweet has been retweeted more than 2,000 times and hundreds of Twitter users have also commented on it. Following the reaction of users on Twitter, it seems that after the announcement of Salman Khan’s participation, his fans are excited to see the live performance of their mega Bollywood star.

The DA-BANGG Reloaded worldwide tour includes several other Bollywood stars and they are likely to include notable celebrities such as Shilpa Shetty, Sunil Grover, Saaie Manjrekar, and Jacqueline Fernandez. Guru Randhawa, musician and actor, will also be performing throughout the Middle East as part of this tour. All of the celebrities and many more will play in front of live audiences in Riyadh. This international tour will be Khan’s second big project at the end of 2021.

The tour is named after Dabangg (Fearless), a 2010 Bollywood action comedy film with Khan as the main actor. Khan’s latest film “Antim: The Final Truth” has released on screens across Saudi Arabia during the weekend.

It is noteworthy that Khan was a guest on “The Evening with the Stars” event, one of many activities on the Sharqiah Season held in March 2019. The event took place at Ithra, King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, Dhahran where thousands of Salman Khan’s fans gathered. The audience comprised mostly of the Indian community within the region, as they were chanting the international artist’s name amid applause and cheers from fans in the center, which was filled to capacity.

The hour-long event, hosted by journalist Raya Abi Rashed, was attended by a huge and enthusiastic audience. The excited fans continuously called out Salman Khan’s name throughout the interview, during which he talked about his three-decade career in filmmaking and highlighted details about acting and movies. He also engaged the audience with interesting stories about his character and his creative life.

International rapper Pitbull had performed in the opening day of the Riyadh Season 2 on Oct. 20. As Saudi Arabia opened its doors to international travellers for the grand celebration of the Saudi Seasons in 2019, it re-established itself from what was once a tourist’s final frontier into a hotspot. There was an official declaration by Riyadh Seasons 2021: “Instead of traveling the world, the world is brought to you in one place.”

This year’s Riyadh Season events will go on till March 2022 under the slogan “Imagine More,” with more than 7,500 events across 14 zones in Riyadh. Since it is a global festival many tourists across the world join in to have fun and explore the culture. The live performances and concerts fill add life to the event.


November 28, 2021
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