Shah Rukh Khan is one of the busiest actors we have in B'town. After four years of hiatus, fans will witness the charisma of King Khan on the big screen next year 2023. The actor leaves no stone unturned to treat their fans with his movie updates. Recently wrapped up the filming of his latest movie Dunki in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and shared the video with his fans thanking the cast and crew of the film.
On Thursday morning, SRK shared new posters from his upcoming film Pathaan and also gave the much-needed countdown for the release, since then fans have been waiting with bated breath for the first song of his forthcoming film. Amidst movie promotions and choco block schedule, SRK took time off from his busy schedule and headed to the holy city of Mecca (Makkah) to perform Umrah. Several photos and videos of SRK performing Umrah have gone viral on social media.
Shah Rukh Khan opts for traditional Rida and Izar attire as he performs Umrah at the mosque.
In the clips and pictures that are doing rounds on social media, SRK is surrounded by devotees who are seen performing Umrah at the holy city of Mecca.
Shah Rukh is seen wearing a Rida and Izar. Following covid-19 protocol, he is also seen wearing a mask. King Khan is accompanied by his team and security personnel.
What is Umrah and when is the best time to perform?
Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to the holiest city for Muslims, Mecca (Makkah). The devotees carry out rites in Masjid Al Haram. The pilgrimage can be taken at any time of the year. It is different from Hajj, which is performed only once a year in the Islamic month of Dhil-Hijja.
Fans get emotional upon seeing SRK and shower blessings on the actor
Ever since the videos and pictures of SRK performing Umrah at the mosque has gone viral, fans have been showering blessings on the actor.
A user wrote, "May Allah bless you and reward you for performing Umrah @iamsrk. A truly beautiful sight to see you in our Holy place, Shah Rukh ... MashaAllah ... my heart is full. #ShahRukhKhan"
Another fan wrote, "Superstar Shahrukh Khan spotted in MAKKAH while performing Umrah. May Almighty Guide and Bless him towards the Deen #ShahRukhKhan."
Other Bollywood celebrities who have performed Hajj and Umrah
From Dilip Kumar to Aamir Khan, have performed Hajj and Umrah in the past.
After performing Umrah, he will be soon attending the Red Sea Film Festival in Jeddah.
Shah Rukh Khan will be next seen in Pathaan. Apart from King Khan the film also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham in pivotal roles directed by Siddharth Anand, the film is scheduled to release on January 25.
Apni kursi ki peti baandh lijiye…#PathaanTeaser OUT NOW! Celebrate #Pathaan with #YRF50 only at a big screen near you on 25th January, 2023. Releasing in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. @deepikapadukone | @TheJohnAbraham | #SiddharthAnand | @yrf pic.twitter.com/eZ0TojKGga— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) November 2, 2022
The actor will also be seen in Dunki, directed by Rajkumar Hirani. The film stars Taapsee Pannu and will release in theatres in December 2023. SRK then has Atlee's Jawan alongside Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi.