Points to Remember:
- Shah Rukh Khan was honoured “for his contribution to the world’s film industry” at an event organised by Saudi Arabia’s film industry, Joy Forum 2019, in Riyadh.
- Apart from the megastar, action hero Jackie Chan was also one of the honourees at the Joy Forum.
- The Badshah of Bollywood shared the stage with legendary stars and filmmakers Jean-Claude Van Damme and Jackie Chan.
- The two-day event highlighted Saudi Arabia’s developing entertainment sector, one that is expected to generate 200,000 jobs and attract local and global investment exceeding $69 billion by 2030.
About the Entertainment Industry Forum (Joy Forum 2019) :
- The Entertainment Industry Forum 2019 is an initiative of the General Entertainment Authority that aims at developing the entertainment sector in the Kingdom in line with the aspirations of Vision 2030 and seeking to provide sustainable investment opportunities, a culture of joy, and a vibrant society.
- The Forum aims at creating a solid platform for the construction and development of the entertainment industry in Saudi Arabia, as well as providing new entertainment opportunities, and the exchange of global experiences in different areas for this growing sector.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Which Bollywood actor has been honoured at Joy Forum 2019 Riyadh for his contribution to the world’s film industry? Shah Rukh Khan
- Recently, the Joy Entertainment Industry Forum (Joy Forum 2019) was organized by: Saudi Arabian General Entertainment Authority (GEA)