New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India Ltd has extended its 19-year old association with Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan for another two years.

The fresh mandate as the brand ambassador lasts till 20 April 2019. “SRK is one of the first Hyundai family members and has played a key role in the success of Santro since our inception in India," Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) MD and CEO Y.K. Koo said in a statement. Hyundai being a household name in automobiles in India connects strongly with Shahrukh Khan and over the years, both have emerged as the most loved and trusted names, he claimed.

“We are extremely happy and honoured to continue this two-decade long association and are confident that it will further strengthen Hyundai brand image in India," Koo said. On the association, Khan said: “It has been a really wonderful journey with Hyundai as we complete 19 years of a fruitful association." It’s been “very satisfying" in terms of association as brand ambassador with Hyundai as the company has delivered much more than cars through its innovative experiences, adding “brilliant moments" to customers’ lives, he added.

“This is not just an endorsement for me, the brand Hyundai is family to me, and we have grown together!" Khan said.

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