Khan Market Online
#Cosmoread: Salman Khan on his 50th birthday has revealed his new online shopping website KhanMarketOnline.com He denoted it to be a return gift to his fans. Announcing the launch of this website on social media, he wrote to his fans to register for a special treat. Well, the site seems to be quite interesting. Not in any means similar to the conventional online portals, this site is one of its kinds, giving the fans a feeling of interacting with Salman while they shop their Being human branded clothes. As you click on the site URL, it takes you to a page that welcomes you to the site with heartfelt greetings. The non-fans are not even allowed to enter the site and can only follow on other social media platforms while the fans are the ones who have to register giving their details. So, only true Salman Kahn fans can navigate through the site. After registration, it asks the visitor fans to wait, as the site will be opening soon.
With fans really excited about this new venture of Salman, the familiarity of the site name with the name of the old and renowned as well as world’s 21st most expensive shopping street, Khan Market, New Delhi have started creating legal issues for the actor. The president of the Khan Market Association, Sanjib Mehra, has stated about their efforts to resolve the matter by requesting the actor to change the name of the site, failing which they shall file a case. However, many people have already registered on the website, after its name and URL were announced over the social media, which makes it much more difficult now to change the name of the site. The 65-year old President has further mentioned that in order to have access to using this name, Salman needs to ensure that this venture is a part of the Khan Market. He stated that the market is itself an entity and is an established marketplace since years and that using the name would not be okay for them.
Asking Salman to reciprocate his error, he termed this action as a mistake on the part of the actor and that he should try to resolve this. Well, while the fans are eagerly waiting for the site release, it will be a tough time for both the parties.