Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Become a Bollywood film sensation overnight and act alongside the world’s biggest movie star Shah Rukh Khan

Kuala Lumpur, 15 April 2014 - Groupon has teamed up with the King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan to bring its customers the exclusive opportunity to audition to feature in one of the most anticipated Bollywood films of the year ‘Happy New Year’ and be treated like a star on-set in Mumbai.

Available exclusively on Groupon, people can buy a ticket to audition (RM25) which gives them access to: a private online audition portal; Shah Rukh Khan’s purpose-filmed tutorial offering a crash course in Bollywood acting and dancing; an official movie poster autographed by Shah Rukh Khan; and a certificate of participation signed by Film Director Farah Khan.

"We are thrilled to have been able to offer this epic opportunity to everyone who has ever dreamed of being a movie star. At just RM25, we're giving people the chance to star alongside Shah Rukh Khan in a real Bollywood blockbuster", said Rafiq Razali, Country General Manager of Groupon Malaysia.

Commenting on the launch of this unique deal, Shah Rukh Khan shared words of encouragement for contestants: "We are glad that we have partnered with Groupon for this contest. I wish everyone participating in this contest the very best. So give your best to the audition and be a part of ‘Happy New Year’. I'll see you on the sets!"

Film Director & Choreographer Farah Khan is calling for all walks of life to audition, no matter what the skill level: “I have always found uniqueness of an artist interesting - so no matter what style of dance you know - good, bad or ugly - if you can make it unique then I am waiting to see you on the sets of Happy New Year. Break a leg!”

After the first round of online voting, 500 shortlisted candidates will audition in Mumbai in front of the movie production team, after which the top ten performers will be chosen to perform in front of Film Director Farah Khan.

The lucky winner will get the complete ‘star-like’ treatment with a personal vanity van, personal assistant and make-up artist, in addition to being appointed a character in the movie and his/her name appearing in the movie credits.

This deal is available exclusively on Groupon in India, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

Available on Groupon Malaysia, Tuesday 15 April.

(Shah Rukh Khan deal link -

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