Dhoni, Messi to get stars on Dubai Walk of Fame

Photo courtesy: Connected to India
Photo courtesy: Connected to India

Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni and star Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi are amongst the latest to be honoured with stars on the Dubai Walk of Fame. 

Emaar announced the Dubai Stars project in March this year. Dubai’s Walk of Fame, modelled after Hollywood’s famous street of the same name, is set to be located in Downtown Dubai and will feature 10,000 stars. To begin with, there will be 400 Dubai Stars, which will be voted for by the public and unveiled this October.

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Dhoni and Messi join the likes of Indian Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, K-pop stars BTS, American-Lebanese poet Khalil Gibran, Saudi Arabian singer and composer Abdul Majeed Abdullah and Lebanese couturier Elie Saab in being accorded a star.