Atlee’s new action film Jawan has set several records at the box office. Well, Shah Rukh Khan has once again managed to win over millions of people with his dual role in Jawan Dil. Not just SRK fans, but some of Bollywood’s biggest celebrities have also praised the superstar and his performance. But this is not the only time celebrities have expressed their awe for SRK. Various celebrities have spoken about their experiences of meeting Shah Rukh Khan for the first time and how he left them lifelong memories. From Ayushmann Khurrana to Kartik Aaryan, Bollywood stars have revealed their first meeting with Shah Rukh Khan and their interesting stories prove that SRK is the real ‘King’.
‘Dunki’ actress Taapsee Pannu recalled the first time she met Shah Rukh Khan in an interview. She revealed that she went to SRK’s birthday party with her sister. SRK’s manager takes him to meet the actor and is overwhelmed by the superstar’s warm welcome. Although she entered Shah Rukh’s house for the first time and never spoke to him, her manager said that she will always welcome him as a close friend.
Pathan actress Deepika Padukone spoke about the experience of meeting Shah Rukh Khan in an interview with an international magazine. He said that he was almost in a coma during the shooting of Om Shanti Om. He continued, sitting nervously on the edge of the couch, unable to comprehend what was happening.
Jawaan actress Lehar Khan got an opportunity to work with her favorite actor Shah Rukh Khan. In a recent interview, Lehr said he met her and spent time with her. She called meeting Shah Rukh an amazing and overwhelming moment.
Stree 2 actor Rajkumar Rao gave an interview to Humans of Bombay and said that SRK was the reason he became interested in the film. He said that after the release of Queen, he was shooting at Mahboob Studio and heard that Shah Rukh Khan was there too. He texted Superstar and Superstar invited him to his trailer. SRK made him feel special and Rajkanmal was nervous and in awe.
Dream Girl 2 actor Ayushmann Khurrana has always cited Shah Rukh Khan as an inspiration to start his acting career. During the promotion of Action Hero, Ayushmann posed opposite SRK’s Mannat and was seen clicking pictures. In an interview, Ayushmann spoke about his experience of meeting SRK. He said that he was fascinated by SRK and had been watching him for a long time. Ayushmann said that he was spellbound and speechless in front of SRK. Ayushmann also met SRK in Mannat but revealed that every time they met, things were different. He even revealed that he buys black tickets for SRK films. Ayushman described himself as a fan.
Deepika Kakar Ibrahim has spoken about her experience of meeting Shah Rukh Khan for the first time. The actor said he couldn’t eat anything when he realized he had to meet the superstar. He revealed that the trip to Manat was a big moment for him. Deepika said that when she reached Mannat, someone came and asked her to meet her co-star. Deepika was very happy to be called as a co-star. She went up to see him and said he was a very kind person. He pulled himself aside and looked at her.
Jawan actor Vijay Sethupathi recalls his first meeting with Shah Rukh Khan and says the superstar appreciated his work in Vikram Vedha. He also called himself a Vijay fan. Even Vijay was interested in a project but SRK said he would rather work with him. This is what happened to Jawan.
Actor Kartik Aryan recalls his first meeting with Shah Rukh Khan and said that he is a big fan of SRK. Even Kartik said in an interview that he went to Mannat on Sunday and Shah Rukh got out of the car. Kartik expressed his happiness that Shah Rukh saw him when he came to Bombay.
Karan Johar once revealed that he met SRK at Anand Mahendra’s office when he was 12 to audition for Indradhanush’s show on Doordarshan. Another handsome young man sat on a chair and watched her order coffee and snacks. Anand later informs her that a newbie he met has been cast. But then Shah Rukh replied that he didn’t want to do television and wanted to try his luck in films. But Shah Rukh doesn’t remember anything.