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8 Apr

The Shah Rukh Khan experience – prelude

  Kehte hain agar kisi cheez ko dil se chaho toh puri kainaat use tum se milane ki koshish mein lag jati hai – Om Prakash Makhija (Shah Rukh Khan, in Om Shanti Om)   I first met Shah Rukh Khan in 2010, at a fashion week in Mumbai, where I was seated several rows away from him. As big a fan then as I am now, it took me ten minutes of contemplation and courage-mustering to get up and approach him. This was the same year and day that Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Amitabh Bachchan did their little jig at the Karan Johar/Varun Bahl’s show and fashion week’s front row was sparkling with stardom. He was speaking to Saif when...
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25 Dec

“One of these days I will come to Pakistan” – SRK

(Published in Dawn Images 18.12.2011) “It’s not just difficult to get hold of Don… It’s impossible.” That dialogue rings just as true for the man who wears the mask of Don these days; Shah Rukh Khan has been living out of a suitcase and he is impossible to pin down. His life has been a whirlwind for the past few months  – “I never know where I am anymore” – as he flies from one city to another, first for Ra.One and then for the juggernaut that must continue with Don 2. Releasing this week, Don 2 is the sequel to Farhan Akhtar’s remake of the original and already has everyone’s interest as the year comes to a close. It’s amidst this tsunami of...
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