12 Reasons Why Shah Rukh Khan Has More Fans in the Middle East Than Anywhere Else

In this photo released by Hindustan lever Ltd., Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is seen lying in a bathtub filled with pink and red rose petals in a first-ever promotional campaign for Lux beauty soap, traditionally the preserve of Indias most beautiful actresses. Khan, 39, has been signed on as the brand's global ambassador, following the footsteps of Hollywood legend Paul Newman, who was the first male actor to endorse the brand, said a publicist for Hindustan lever Ltd., the Indian arm of multinationl Unilever Ltd. (AP Photo/Hindustan Lever Ltd, HO)

In case you missed it, Shah Rukh Khan (aka SRK) has a new movie coming out tomorrow called ‘Fan’ where he plays both a superstar and his biggest fan, Gaurav.



Directed by Maneesh Sharma, best known for ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’, the movie ‘Fan’ is coming out tomorrow leaving all the real fans out of control by the idea of soon seeing their idol basically playing them. The hashtags #1DayforFan, #FanTomorrow and #FanFeverEverywhere are breaking the internet not just in India, but all over the world and very much so in Arabic speaking countries…and here is why:


He’s hot like an Arab





He’s used to drama 




He knows all about the #ArabMonay




Just a look of his and the world falls back into place (and that’s universal)





He made it to cover of Forbes Middle East




He shot one of his most popular movies ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ (also refered to as K3G…for obvious reasons) in Egypt 



And he recently said on TV that he was thinking of going back soon!!! *gasps*



His body




He loves kids




He has a selfie with Zayn Malik





He’s the first actor to have both his figure and his character’s figure at Madame Tussauds…


And who loves Madame Tussauds more than Arabs?


His dancing is on point, and apparently we in the Middle East have a talent for Bollywood dancing too



His fan accounts have no chill






He’s so generous, he even offers jobs to his fans





WE SAID THIS: Watch the full trailer of Fan by clicking here


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