Melbourne: Sydneysiders are preparing itself to witness the biggest Bollywood event of the year when Shah Rukh Khan will perform at the extravagant musical show `Temptation Reloaded`.
A part of Paramatta`s arts festival - `Parramasala`, the show, which will happen today,has already sold 10,000 tickets till now.
Khan, 47, is currently travelling with a team of Bollywood stars including Madhuri Dixit, Rani Mukherjee, Jacquelne Fernandez.
The?concert has been relaunched after 2004 and has already been creating huge buzz in Down Under.
"We have already recorded over 10,000 sold tickets?and hopefully by evening it will touch over 12,000 mark," said a spokesperson of `Temptation Reloaded`.
In an interview to a local ABC channel, Khan, dubbed as a Bollywood`s Brad Pitt, said how Bollywood cinema is different from other foreign film industry.
"It`s a hundred years old industry. I think its the earliest industry in the world," Khan said, adding, "Somewhere down the line the fantasy and escapism we offer in our cinema is somewhat real like getting a job or buying a car or settling down with a happy family. Its not like we go and blow up a meteor with the earth. We don`t have superheroes as yet. Our heroes are superheroes who fight against the system. It`s deep rooted of what the society is going through."
Khan also discussed his love for cricket and the Australian connection through the game.
Mentioning about Brett Lee, Khan said `I keep joking with him if he does not take 10 wickets then he has to come and sing and dance in films. Australian players are extremely warm and friendly people. They are great cricketers."