It would not be wrong to say that Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most humble stars in the Indian film industry, a fact that has been confirmed by both fans and his colleagues. He is believed to always treat everyone with a lot of respect.
During the recent ‘Jawan’ success event in Mumbai, the actor once again gave an example of his generosity and humility. During the event, he noticed that director Atlee and a few members of the ‘Jawan’ team had to sit down for the photo. He instantly came in the front to join them, and guess what? He lay down on the floor, striking a very cool pose. His humble act won the hearts of his fans and also left director Atlee in complete awe.
On this particular act by SRK, Atlee told ANI that the actor is such a simple human being that everyone had to tell him that he is Shah Rukh Khan.
“He is a very basic human being with a basic heart. (At the event) When I sat down, he told me to come and stand with him but there were a lot of people on stage and we had to accommodate all…Then he came and lay down on the floor. He is always the same. He can never be changed. I love him,” Atlee said.
Coming to ‘Jawan’, the film which hit theatres on September 7, has been dominating the box office. It features SRK in a dual role along with an ensemble cast including Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara and Deepika Padukone.
Meanwhile, do you know it was SRK who first approached Atlee to make a film for him. Revealing his first meeting with SRK, Atlee said, “I was busy shooting for Bigil and all of sudden I got a call from Shah Rukh sir’s office. I flew to Mumbai and met Khan sir. It was a moment to cherish all my life. He humbly said, ‘I want to work with you.’ I was surprised to hear this. I replied, ‘Sir, it’s a great honour for me but I am just four films old.’”
Atlee further mentioned how SRK told him to ‘do an Atlee film for me’ because the actor wanted to be part of his world. He recalled how he worked on the script for eight months and then finally came up with ‘Jawan’.
Now, there’s no stopping for the film at the box office as it has already entered the Rs 800 crore club at the worldwide box office, as per trade analyst Manobala Vijayabalan.