Dancing with Psy on Shah Rukh Khan's wish list
Gurgaon: Shah Rukh Khan has expressed his desire to dance with Korean rapper sensation to the tunes of his global smash hit "Gangnam Style".
The 48-year-old actor was formally appointed as the 'Goodwill Ambassador' for South Korea for the coming year at a glittering ceremony.
Shah Rukh said he was humbled to receive such an honour and promised to do his best in promoting goodwill between the two countries.
"I feel very proud and humbled. I know you had many choices but I am so glad you chose me for this honour. I am happy that I was considered good enough to be named the Goodwill ambassador.
"I would love to bring the two countries closer by visitations and through my films. I will also try and make a film there," said Shah Rukh said after receiving the appointment letter from Joon-Gyu Lee, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in India.
"I would also love to dance to the tunes of "Gangnam Style" with Psy. I think he has learnt that dance step from Bollywood. I thank the government of South Korea on behalf of me, my family and my country," he added.
The Korean government initiated the public diplomacy agenda 'The Goodwill Ambassador' in 2012.
Shah Rukh is the eighth foreign celebrity to have been given this honour.
The others are Indonesian star Temat Revalina S, Romanian violinist Tomescu Alexandru, singer-actor Chun Wu from Brunei, Israeli singer D'Or David, Bangladeshi movie star Tisha Nusrat Imrose, singer Mwatia Roy Smith from Kenya and Costa Rican musician Obregon Manuel.
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