Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif to perform in Chicago

Last Updated: Jun 21, 2013, 09:34 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Salman Khan fans are in for a treat as the star will be performing in Chicago after 7 long years.

According to a leading daily, the show – 100 Years of Indian Cinema Concert and Awards – will be the 1st celebration of its kind worldwide – and will also include performances by Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha.

The show – which will be choreographed by India`s dancing sensation Prabhu Deva - will be held at the Sears Center Arena, Hoffman Estates in Chicago from August 30 - September 1, 2013.

“Our focus is to celebrate 100 Years of Indian Cinema worldwide and beside the business meet we also plan to host an extravagant musical concert featuring leading playback singers Usha Mangeshkar, Krishna Beura and more from the Bollywood Industry who would mesmerize the audiences with a musical journey from 1913 till present,” Sudesh Sonawane of Entertainment Synergies said.

“The event will also showcase performances by Bollywood actors Katrina Kaif, Ranveer Singh and other leading Bollywood celebrities being choreographed by Prabhu Deva at the Sears. But the main attraction of the event will be the performance of Bollywood`s superstar Salman Khan. The event will culminate with a live award ceremony honouring Bollywood legends,” he added.

In praise of Salman, he also added that “Rarely do we see a superstar like Salman. He`s ruled the box office along with the hearts of millions of fans worldwide for over 2 decades. From ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ to ‘Dabangg’ 2, one thing has remained constant and that is the Salman Khan mania. He`s Bollywood`s very own megastar and it`s only fitting that Bollywood`s biggest superstar is a part of 100 Years of Indian Cinema and Awards celebration!”