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Shah Rukh to perform in Muscat’s biggest show

20,000 fans expected to attend what is billed as the biggest entertainment show in Oman

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Muscat: Organisers are working 24x7 to create infrastructure from scratch to host ‘the biggest show in Muscat’ on Wednesday when Indian cinema’s two most successful stars, Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif, take to the stage for the‘Temptations Reloaded -2013’ show.

“We are running against time but have employed more than 300 people and more will be employed in two shifts round the clock to create the arena with a massive stage for the show,” Rajeev Chowdhary, managing director of Light & Shadow Enterprises LLC, told media during a tour of the venue — the Oman Automobile Club grounds.

He said that the venue is divided into seven zones with seating arrangements for four zones of lower denominations at elevated tiers. “We have got all the materials for creating the stadium-like arena from Dubai and some from Kuwait,” he revealed.

The two-metre high stage will be at two levels and 24x24 metres in size. “We are creating a pathway all along the stadium so that Shah Rukh Khan can take a vehicle all through the crowd up to the lowest denomination (12 Omani riyals or Dh114.13) ticket holders,” he said, adding that the Bollywood star with interact with the audience throughout the show.

“We can accommodate over 20,000 people and parking is big enough to take about 17,000 cars,” he said.

The first three zone (A.B and C) tickets are priced at 500, 250 and 150 Omani riyals (Dh followed by 100, 50, 25, and 12 riyals respectively. “Entry for first three zones is separate from the four zones at the back,” said Garth Almeida, general manager at Light & Shadow Enterprises LLC.

Preity Zinta, Ali Zafar, and Anuskha Dandekar are the other star attractions for the show.