Shah Rukh set to woo Kenya
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Shah Rukh set to woo Kenya

A retrospective of his films will be held in Kenya from next week.

india Updated: Feb 16, 2006 13:56 IST

People of the west African nation of Kenya are all set to savour the histrionic skills of Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan when a retrospective of his films will be held here from next week.

The retrospective, being held under the aegis of the Indian High Commission in Kenya, will feature the actor's 12 critically acclaimed and commercially successful films.

Deewana, Darr, Baazigar, Dil to Pagal Hai, Kuchh Kuchh Hota Hai, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Dil Se, Yes Boss, Pardes, Dil to Pagal Hai and Mohabbatein are among the major attractions in the retrospective.

A spokesperson for the Indian High Commission said India was the largest producer of films in the world, churning out nearly 1000 films in more than a dozen languages.

"The entertainment sector of India directly and indirectly employs over seven million people and earns foreign exchange worth $1.6 billion per year. More than 43 million Indians go to see films every day on an average," he said.

"The retrospective is expected to further promote friendship between the peoples of India and Kenya," he said.

First Published: Feb 16, 2006 13:56 IST