Salman Khan’s fan travels 600 km on cycle to meet him in Guwahati

An Assamese fan of Salman Khan rode his bicycle 600 km to meet his favourite star. The actor will be in Guwahati for the Filmfare Awards.
Bhupen Likson rode for five days to meet Salman Khan.(ANI/Varinder Chawla)
Bhupen Likson rode for five days to meet Salman Khan.(ANI/Varinder Chawla)
Updated on Feb 14, 2020 01:41 PM IST
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Asian News International, Guwahati | By HT Correspondent

In a new bizarre celebrity fan moment, a man from Assam’s Tinsukia covered a distance of over 600 kilometers on his cycle to meet actor Salman Khan. Bhupen Likson, 52, who is a cyclist from Tinsukia started his journey from his native town on February 8 and reached Guwahati on February 13 to meet Salman Khan who will be attending Filmfare Awards in the city.

“I started this journey on Feb 8 from Jagun (Tinsukia) on a cycle to meet Salman Khan who will be in Guwahati to attend Filmfare Awards,” said Bhupen. The 52-year-old cyclist has already registered his name in the India Book of Records for cycling 48 kilometers in 60 minutes without touching the handles.

 

The annual Filmfare awards will take place in Guwahati city on February 15. A curtain raiser event was organised in Mumbai on February 2. During the event, multiple technical awards were handed out to winners and nominations for 19 major categories were announced.

Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy got most, 13 nominations including Best Director, Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor for Ranveer Singh and Best Actress for Alia Bhatt. Nitesh Tiwari’s Chhichhore was also among the most nominated.

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Chhichhore, Gully Boy, Mission Mangal, URI: The Surgical Strike and War were nominated in Best Film category. All five directors of these films were nominated in Best Director category.

Fashion designer Manish Malhotra will received the Filmfare Award of Honour for 30 years of outstanding contribution in Bollywood fashion. Malhotra, who had received the first ever technical awards category added to the Filmfare - Costume Designer of the Year for Rangeela in 1995, has completed three decades in costume designing.

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