India’s beloved acting duo Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol have been invited by the NASDAQ stock exchange to ring their opening bell on Monday, February 1 in New York City. The stars of director Karan Johar’s upcoming feature film My Name Is Khan have accepted the invitation and will become the first Indian actors to open the market when they ring in the first trading day of February at 9:30am ET. This prestigious event is usually reserved for CEOs of major corporations and 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 February 12 when in My Name Is Khan releases in theaters 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.