Throughout a chat on the ‘Be A Man Yaar’ podcast, Karan shared an fascinating tidbit about Shah Rukh Khan’s preliminary dislike for love tales.
In response to Karan, Shah Rukh Khan initially ‘hated love tales’ and most popular to work in motion movies. He wasn’t too thrilled about Karan making ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.’
Nevertheless, when the movie turned out to be a success, Shah Rukh did not object and gracefully accepted the success. Karan referred to it as “chadhte suraj ko salam” or bowing to the rising solar.
In an analogous vein, Aditya Chopra talked about in OTT’s documentary ‘The Romantics’ that when he provided Shah Rukh Khan the function in ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge,’ Shah Rukh was initially extra inclined towards doing an motion movie. Nevertheless, Chopra satisfied him that he should not miss out on being a romantic hero, emphasizing one thing particular about his eyes.
Karan Johar, whereas discussing Shah Rukh Khan’s romantic roles, complimented the actor’s eyes, saying they have been like ‘khuda ki aankhein’ or God’s eyes. Karan defined that Shah Rukh’s eyes had a singular high quality that made him the quintessential romantic hero. His eyes, when stuffed with a touch of a tear, had the ability to captivate and transfer the viewers, signaling the beginning of a love story.
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Karan and Shah Rukh have collaborated on a number of profitable movies over time, together with ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,’ ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham,’ and ‘My Title Is Khan.’ Moreover Karan’s directorial initiatives, Shah Rukh has appeared in Dharma Productions’ movies like ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho,’ and he lately made a cameo in ‘Brahmastra.’