Filmmaker Rohit Shetty was in for a pleasant surprise on Independence Day this year as the Indian Embassy in Bulgaria felicitated him. Shetty, who is the brains behind some of the most super hit films in recent times, was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for helping to boost tourism in Bulgaria. Taking to Instagram, Rohit Shetty shared a video of receiving the honour and wrote about how tourism in the country got a boost after Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer Dilwale was shot in Bulgaria.
Sharing the video, Rohit wrote, “This is what you call the Power of Indian Cinema. Last year Bulgaria saw 23% rise of Indian tourists after Dilwale. Feeling blessed and honoured to be felicitated by the Indian Embassy in Bulgaria that too on such a Prestigious Day. I Hope Khatron Ke Khiladi also generates the same euphoria and creates magic for the Tourism in Bulgaria…
Happy Independence Day.” Alongside Shah Rukh and Kajol, Dilwale also starred Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon and many sequences of the movie were shot in Bulgaria whereas some others in Goa.
Rohit Shetty is currently in the exotic country where is filming season 10 of Khatron Ke Khiladi.
After wrapping up Khatron Ke Khiladi 10, Rohit Shetty will start his work on action flick ;Sooryavanshi’ with Akshay Kumar starring in the lead role. The collaboration will be their first project together and the film is slated to hit the screens next year in March.