"Dedicate My Life Entertaining People": Shahrukh Khan
At the Dubai premiere of Ra.one we saw a girl desperately trying to get close to Shahrukh to click a picture, she finally managed it, screamed and hugged him. I asked SRK how does it feel to get such love from fans all across the world. He said that he hopes to entertain people for a long time to come and values their love tremendously. Shahrukh's Bollywood Hungama exclusive interview will be live tonight. I really wished for a longer interview but maybe sometime soon for Don 2. SRK was very nice and the best part is that he is an attentive listener and doesn't take anything lightly.
At the press conference that followed Shahrukh disclosed that he'll be soon going to Poland and that he will be going for Marakesh Festival as well where a retrospective of a few of his films will be showcased. SRK confirmed that he will be at the inauguration ceremony of IFFI in Goa on November 23. Khan will also be shooting for a song for Don 2 for a couple of days shortly. There will be some activity of Don 2 in Dubai in December (he didn't spell out the exact details) in later part of December.
Post the SRK Go Jiyo press conference, I interviewed Puneet Issar who is writing directing and acting in 'I Am Singh'. I started off the interview by asking him about the infamous accident on the sets of Coolie where he accidentally hit Mr Bachchan. Issar recounted how Big B assured him that it was not his fault. Puneet spoke on being the Duryodhan of Mahabharat. He remembered directing Salman in Garv. He said that on the first day of its shoot, he was very nervous. The shoot had to start at 7 and he received a call from Salman at 4:30 am to cancel the shoot as the accident had taken place in American Bakery in Bandra. Talking about 'I Am Singh', Issar got emotional and said that the Sikh community has not been showed in a proper light in the film industry. He also doesn't approve of the Sikh portrayal (appearance wise) in Akshay Kumar's 'Singh Is King'. It is an interesting interview for sure.
Satisfying day. Hope you guys are doing well.
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