Turkey-Bollywood connection: Why a group from Turkey sent SRK this amazing FAN video
Here is all you should know about Bollywood's Turkey connection and why SRK's fans from Turkey have sent him an amazing FAN video.
| Published: February 23, 2016 11:30 AM IST
Published: February 23, 2016 11:30 AM IST | Updated: February 23, 2016 10:42 AM IST
Bollywood is known for its passionate romantic affairs. No, this is not about the stars of the film industry. Here, we are referring to the hook-ups between Bollywood and destinations. It started with Raj Kapoor and Switzerland in Sangam. Years later, Yash Chopra carried on the legacy showing us young romance in the stunning Swiss landscapes making it our preferred choice for a honeymoon. While Rakesh Roshan took us to New Zealand for Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, Nikhil Advani gave us a tour of New York in Kal Ho Na Ho. Tarun Mansukhani’s Dostana was shot completely in Miami while Don 2 explored Berlin in Germany. But the one destinations which has slowly been taking the Bollywood silver screen by storm is Turkey.
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Turkey is not the conventional green grasslands and rainbows landscape for cliche romantic songs. It offers much more. From spectacular mosques to bustling market places, Turkey reminds you of a bygone era taking you back in time. Over the past few years, several Bollywood movies have been shot in Turkey. Abhishek Bachchan’s Guru had several scenes in Istanbul including the song Mayya Mayya. Ek Tha Tiger also takes us through some scenic Turkey locales.
The recently released Dil Dhadakne Do revolves around a cruise to Turkey and shows many portions of the beautiful country. It is therefore no surprise that locals in Turkey are now well-versed with Bollywood. And no points for guessing who their favorite star is! Yes, it is none other than the dimpled romantic King of Bollywood – Shah Rukh Khan.
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Shah Rukh once posted on a micro-blogging site explaining his connection with Istanbul that his father always wanted to visit Kashmir, Rome and Istanbul with him. Now, when SRK vacations there with his kids, he feels his father will be pleased. Shah Rukh Khan has a huge fan following in Turkey. Every now and then, his fans post videos dancing to his songs or lip-syncing his dialogues. Recently, soon after the release of SRK’s famous FAN anthem, his fans from Turkey made a video expressing how much they admire him. This video deserves the title of a true FAN video. Check it out.