When Shah Rukh Khan said he was ‘the real outsider’: ‘I was this Delhi boy with no godfather, no connections or family in Bollywood’. Watch


In her talk show Rendezvous with Simi Garewal, Simi asked SRK about his journey to the films without a ‘godfather, a filmy parentage and no acting genes in the family’. I get very nervous when I act with any actor for the first time not because I am less of an actor, but because I have grown up seeing these people, I never thought I will be here. The ‘Badshah’ of Bollywood continue to reign in the hearts of many across the world. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd

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Shah Rukh Khan It is just so wonderful to be just sitting with them. In his response, the actor called the film industry his “surrogate mother” which was wonderful to him. It’s like they were waiting for me to come. It has been so wonderful. But nobody made me feel that. A fan page of the actor shared a throwback video where King Khan is seen talking to Simi Garewal about his journey to stardom.. Also see |PLAYLIST: Top 10 episodes of Rendezvous with Simi Garewal
“Everyone has intimidated me. I wanted to do a few films and go back to Delhi. But I haven’t gone back yet. Also read |Shah Rukh Khan returns to screen in a double role, fans say 'you are a sight for sore eyes', watch video

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Shah Rukh will back to the 70 mm screen with Siddharth Anand’s Pathan soon. No newcomers were treated like this. I won’t say it’s intimidating but it is a moment for me,” the actor told Simi Garewal. Hema Malini was so good to me, Rakesh Roshan was really nice. By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

May 4, 2021 11:35:31 am

Shah Rukh Khan made his Bollywod debut in 1992. Was it hard? They were like ‘he has landed, where have you been for so long, come on and join the bandwagon’.”https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png
Shah Rukh Khan has been in the showbiz for almost three decades and has collaborated with many superstars. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar meet me, they tap me on my cheek and shake hands with me. I was this boy from Delhi who had no godfather, no lineage in the film industry, and no contacts in the industry which some people think are necessary to be a part of the acting business,” he said. The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards. Shah Rukh came to Mumbai not to become the national crush, but just to act in a few movies and return to Delhi. (Express Archive Photo)
Shah Rukh Khan might be away from the silver screen but his fans can never stop being in awe of him. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. Everybody with whom I made films were really nice.”

No Godfather, No Filmy parentage, No acting genes in the family. But that was never his plan. The film also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham. He shared, “I came here only for a year. “I never expected it. I was given a house to stay in by Aziz Mirza. Like any newcomer, he too has been intimidated by the likes of Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar. When Simi Garewal called him the ‘real outsider’ in the industry where all the actors come from filmy families, Shah Rukh agreed, “I was. #ShahRukhKhan – pic.twitter.com/gw5pXl85rR
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In his witty style, the Zero actor said, to him, it seemed like people in Mumbai were just waiting for him to come and as soon as he arrived they were all eager for him to join the bandwagon.