'Formula E is the Shehzada of Racing': Bollywood superstar Kartik Aaryan

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'Formula E is the Shehzada of Racing': Bollywood superstar Kartik Aaryan


Kartik Aaryan is one of the biggest leading man actors in Bollywood movies, and star of the eagerly-awaited action movie Shehzada which opens in India this Friday, 17 February.

Shehzada means ‘Prince’ in Hindi, leading Aaryan to praise Formula E as the ‘Shezhada of racing’ in a new video for the movie ahead of the 2023 Greenko Hyderabad E-Prix.

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Speaking about his role in the movie and the association with Formula E, Kartik says: “I am the Jindal Family’s true prince and the true prince of racing is the Formula E world championship, which is now coming to India for the very first time.

“Get ready for India’s first ever net zero event, the Greenko Formula E Hyderabad E Prix. Go get your tickets now and enjoy our film Shehzada in cinemas from 17 February.”

Aarti Dabas, Chief Media Officer, Formula E, added: “Kartik is a hugely popular talent in Bollywood and I know Shehzada will be another huge hit when it arrives in cinema screens next Friday. We are very happy to welcome Kartik as a fan of Formula E and love his description of Formula E as the prince of racing. Who knows, maybe we could make a movie about our debut race here in Hyderabad with Kartik as the star.”

Aaryan’s recent box office success includes of Bhool Bhulaiya 2, which was the biggest Bollywood blockbuster to open after the pandemic.