While on one side Asin is gearing up for her upcoming release READY with superstar Salman Khan, she is also getting set to attend the ScreenSingapore 2011 in June with none other than Salman's well-known rival Shahrukh Khan.
The upcoming inaugural edition of ScreenSingapore 2011, touted to be the Cannes of Asia, will see Bollywood sensations - Shah Rukh Khan and Asin visiting Singapore in June to attend the much awaited festival and promote their latest films, RA.ONE and READY.
Hollywood superstars like Tom Hanks, Archie Kao known for his role as Archie Johnson in CSI and American film producer Jon Landau of TITANIC and AVATAR fame will also be present.
The event will pay a tribute to Bollywood films that will see superstar Shah Rukh Khan present a sneak preview of his upcoming science-fiction superhero film, RA.ONE directed by Anubhav Sinha while Asin will walk the red carpet for the World Premiere of the remake of READY, directed by Anees Bazmee on June 9. That's not all! ScreenSingapore has added Bollywood luminary, Subhash Ghai to its list of brand ambassadors.
ScreenSingapore, the first international cinema event in Singapore, aims to bring together movie stars, renowned directors and eminent film industry professionals to exchange ideas, business opportunities and showcase film products, reinforcing Singapore's position as a global media capital. Taking place from June 5 to 12, the week-long event comprises of film premieres, awards, workshops, master classes and nightly red carpet premieres.
Exactly one year after the Board of ScreenSingapore announced its ambitious plan at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in 2010 to create a filmed entertainment 'hybrid' event in Singapore, key Board members, headed by Chairman Greg Coote, return to Cannes to outline the achievements and the program for the inaugural edition.