Shah Rukh Khan promises to learn Bangla by next year


The 52-year-old actor who is Bengal’s brand ambassador, also requested a ‘dhoti’. Mamta Banerjee on her part promised the attire. (I feel honoured to be present at this special event). My Bengali has to get better. “I have promised that I will keep on learning Bangla. “We will give a dhoti-panjabi to Shah Rukh. “Ei film festival er bishesh onusthane uposthith thakte pere sammanito bodh korchi. Shob cheye Mishti Shohor Kolkata (It is the sweetest city),” said SRK to rousing applause. Please bear with me. Love my Kolkata & as always the warmth of @MamataOfficial…U r the sweetest. Too much fun and love at KIFF 2017. Wowing fans with a fresh attempt at Bangla at the opening of the 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) on Friday, superstar Shah Rukh Khan sought a traditional Bengali ‘dhoti’ for the next edition, promising to be fluent in the regional language. Let me get this right because by next year I have to do it without reading it off a paper,” Shah Rukh said attired in a tuxedo while officiating as the co-host at the KIFF inaugural. “Next time I am going to ask my friends to give me a dhoti also… Come and speak in full Bengali… fluent also and be here,” he said, congratulating State Chief Minister Minister Mamata Banerjee for organising the festival. pic.twitter.com/rTDwzkT9cJ
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) November 10, 2017

Shah Rukh Khan has also shared a picture on Twitter where he is seen hugging Mamata Banerjee with a sweet caption that read, “Too much fun and love at KIFF 2017. Sanskriti ebong oitihjjyor ei shohor (Kolkata is the city of culture). 2017-11-11T11:00:18+00:00″>
Published:November 11, 2017 11:00 am

Shah Rukh Khan is the brand ambassador of West Bengal. This is my new attempt with eight lines. Love my Kolkata & as always the warmth of Mamata Banerjee…U r the sweetest.”
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