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Shah Rukh Khan excited to be honoured at 60th San Francisco film fest

Officials at the fest find it an honour to welcome Shah Rukh - whom they have addressed as "one of the world's most recognised film personalities" - at the gala.

Published: 31st March 2017 11:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st March 2017 11:41 PM   |  A+A-

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan (AP/PTI Photo).

By ANI

NEW DELHI: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has expressed his excitement on being honoured at 60th San Francisco International Film Festival (SFILM) on April 14 at the Castro Theater in the US.

To express his happiness, the 51-year-old took to Twitter and wrote, “Honoured to be at at the 60th #SanFrancisco Int Film festival & looking forward to meeting my friend @BrettRatner. Also memories in SanFran.”

Officials at the fest find it an honour to welcome Shah Rukh -- whom they have addressed as "one of the world's most recognised film personalities" -- at the gala.

SFILM's Executive Director Noah Cowan said in a statement, "Above Shah Rukh Khan's fame as an actor is a man known for his pervasive curiosity about the world around him, about technology, about our collective future."

At SFILM, Shah Rukh will get a tribute along with John Ridley, Gordon Gund, Ethan Hawke and James Ivory.

SFFILM is celebrating its 60th anniversary and runs from April 5-19 at various venues in the Bay Area, will unspool 200 films and include live events.

The fest will bestow juried awards and more than 100 participating filmmaker guests.

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