Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol have been invited by NASDAQ, the world’s biggest stock exchange, to ring their opening bell in New York on Monday.The stars of director Karan Johar’s upcoming feature film My Name Is Khan will become the first Indian actors to open the market, an honour usually reserved for CEOs of major corporations, when they ring in the first trading day of February at 9:30 a.m. This prestigious event is broadcast live on many television networks across the globe. With over 3,700 companies listed, the NASDAQ has more trading volume than any other stock market in the world.
Khan and Kajol have starred together in many successful films over the years including Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai which are both modern classics in Hindi cinema. Their much-awaited on-screen reunion will take place on Feb 12 in “My Name Is Khan” when it releases in theatres worldwide. Shot across much of the United States, the film will also have a star-studded premiere at the 60th annual Berlin International Film Festival during the week of its release.