Kolkata: Actor Shah Rukh Khan on Thursady has given his consent to become the brand ambassador of West Bengal.
King Khan’s comments came after a request from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who had a talk with the movie icon during and after the inauguration of the 17th Kolkata Film Festival at the Netaji Indoor Stadium here.
“Shah Rukh has given his nod to the request,” a source said.
Earlier, Shah Rukh ducked queries from media persons about being questioned by Enforcement Directorate in connection with irregularities in the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Shah Rukh owns the Kolkata Knight Riders IPL franchise.