Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Shah Rukh Khan in Shaurya

In Shaurya, Shah Rukh Khan (YES, the BAD…SHAH of Bollywood) will be making special appearance as a poet. In the end of the movie, he will be seen reciting a poem. For the first time, King Khan will be playing the character of a poet on the big screen. India Times reports:

This is a first for SRK, who will now be seen as a poet in the film Shaurya. To find out more about it we caught up with director, Samar Khan and he tells us, “SRK was in my first film as well and he is such a great guy as well as a very professional actor...its just a joy working with him.” Besides this he also adds, “SRK as been a constant help to me in my career, its like he’s always there when I need him the most.”

“My second film didn’t have Shah Rukh in any role and after the film was done I felt like there was something missing...its like as though that special something is absent. Hence for this film I knew that I just wanted him to be in it. Then came the poem part and I approached him to ask whether he would recite it.”

Shaurya is Samar Khan’s second movie. In 2005, he made his debut as a director through Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaye. In that movie also, Shah Rukh Khan made special appearance. According to Samar, after hearing the poem, Shah Rukh instantly decided to do the role.

This is not the first time Shah Rukh gave special appearance in a low profile director’s movie. Reputed film critic, Khalid Mohammed, approached to Shah Rukh for an item number in Fiza. However, the song was removed at the last moment due to the length of the move. Then again Shah Rukh appeared in Mohammed’s second movie, Silsilay in 2005. He played the character of the story teller (sutradhar

Shah Rukh is the biggest film star in India now. When he appears in any movie it gets lots of attention in the media which is an extra boost for the film makers. No wonder, Samar Khan has performed an astonishing feat by convincing Shah Rukh doing guest appearance in two of his movies.

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