Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s longing for sports is well known. He has appealed the parents to let the children pursue their dream in the area of Sports. Shah Rukh stressed that the parents should now understand about the career opportunities in this field.

After inaugurating Toyota University Cricket Championship, the Bollywood Superstar said that most of the parents are unaware of the commercial aspects of the games that’s why they are skeptical about stable future in Sports. The Superstar also added that the time has come for the parents to change their mindsets and they should open their minds about jobs in the Sports.

Khan, the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders team in IPL, said that he believes in the commercial success of the Sports. The parents should now be aware of the fact that there are numerous salaried jobs available in the field of sports. Children can make their parents proud by achieving success in this field.

The 47-year-old actor is eager to promote all kinds of games in the country. He said, “I would love to become brand ambassador for any of the games. I am good in sports and I love the games. I love cricket. Hockey is best game in the world.”

However, the Superstar also expressed his concerns as today’s children are not sure of professional success in the field of sports. Shah Rukh said “Due to technological advancements during past 25 years, the children have inclined more towards media and movies. I believe that we are yet to reach a stage when children would come forward and say that he wants to make my career in professional sports.

Apart from Cricket, Shah Rukh also wants to promote Football. He was worried over lack of competent Football team. He said that there are many poor countries which are having better Football teams than us.

Shah Rukh played role of a coach of women hockey team in the blockbuster movie “Chak De India”. Despite the film getting hit, no development has been seen in the women hockey team.


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