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WRONG TIME FOR THE RELEASE OF RAB NE... ?

MUMBAIl It is rather ironical that Yash Raj Films' much-talked about forthcoming release "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi", which is expected to bring cheer to the production banner and wrap up the year on a happy note, is being released in a not very happy time.Starring Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan along with newcomer Anushka Sharma, the romantic drama is releasing on December 12.The people in Mumbai, in particular, are still haunted by the wounds inflicted on the nation's movie and financial capital by terrorists 10 days ago. But the production house is hopeful that by the time the movie hits the screen, normalcy will return to Mumbai and the mood of the people, not only in Mumbai, but elsewhere in the country, too, will undergo a change."At least, we are expecting that to happen, though nobody can predict what will happen tomorrow," a spokesman of Yash Raj Films said on Thursday.In Mumbai, the people have begun to come to the cinema halls. But there are palpab…

EXTRA HONOUR FOR SRK

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will have the honour of being the first Datukship recipient from Malacca to don the official state samping during a special investiture ceremony tomorrow.The RM3,000(S$1260) specially-made black samping is adorned with kesidang flower motif and tied in the style of the late P. Ramlee to complete the baju melayu to be worn by Shah Rukh Khan.Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Mohd Khalil Yaacob will confer the award at the Dewan Seri Negri in Ayer Keroh at 10am in a ceremony to be attended by 1,000 guests.
"This is the first time that we are using this particular songket for a Datukship recipient and Shah Rukh Khan will be first to wear the official samping," exco member in charge of human resources, health and consumer affairs Datuk Kapt (R) Abdul Karim Sulaiman told a press conference yesterday.The samping is sponsored by Institut Seni Malaysia Melaka, whose representatives will help the actor put on the samping.
"This will…

KING KHAN IS NOW KNIGHTED !!

PETALING JAYA: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he is humbled by being awarded a Datukship. He apologised for not receiving the honour in person during Malacca Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Mohd Khalil Yaakob's birthday on Oct 11."I would also like to thank the Malaysian government, my friends, fans and Malaysians who have showed me so much love," said the popular actor, clearing the controversy of whether he was reluctant to accept the award.Shah Rukh was awarded the Darjah Mulia Seri Melaka (DMSM) which carries the title "Datuk".Datuk Khan: Photo taken on Nov 2 showing Shah Rukh waving to fans from his home in Mumbai. He will be in Malacca on Saturday to receive his Datukship. — AFP Speaking in an exclusive phone interview with mStar Online yesterday from his palatial mansion Mannat in Bandra, Mumbai, Shah Rukh could not contain his excitement when talking about the award."After I heard about the award, I have not stopped telling everyone around the wor…

SRK TALKS ABOUT MUMBAI TERROR

NEW DELHI: Shahrukh Khan says he was mum all this time on the Mumbai terror attacks as he had "no words" to express his feelings which
were mixed with anger, disbelief and sadness.

"I've tried to keep away from commenting on this as there are no words to express a situation like this because our feelings are mixed with anger, disbelief and sadness," the Bollywood 'badshah' says.

"Being Muslim myself, I believe youngsters need to understand and respect Islam in the right way. It's such a huge waste and my appeal to all in these times and in recent years (sic) is that please can we run what we want in terms of politics, government, jobs and teaching our children with the prime motive of taking communalism out of it," Shah Rukh told BBC Asia Network in an interview to be telecast this Saturday.

"The religion our children are born with should be something they practice as a discipline and work should be developed as the new religion. I t…

OSO controversy Court Summons Srk And Farah

A metropolitan magistrate on Tuesday issued notices to Shah Rukh Khan , wife Gauri and director Farah Khan asking them to remain present in the court on February 22 in connection with an application moved by veteran actor Manoj Kumar.Manoj Kumar had filed an application against the three regarding a scene in the movie 'Om Shanti Om' which he felt ridiculed him. The Andheri metropolitan magistrate had last month issued summons to the three, asking them to remain present in the court on Tuesday.However, the three failed to appear following which the magistrate issued notices to them asking them to be present on February 22, advocate Ashok Saraogi, appearing for Manoj Kumar, told PTI.

shahrukh to fight for top spot this valentines day

The two biggies Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan will be once again clashing opposite each other one day before Valentine's Day in the year 2009. Even Abhishek Bachchan is not far behind. Each one vying to gift their best to their respective valentine.
Shah Rukh's Billoo Barber, Salman's Main Aur Mrs Khanna and Abhishek's Delli-6 are all set to release on the same Friday - February 13, a day before Valentine's Day. Shah Rukh wants to gift his wife Gauri Billoo Barber; Salman wants to gift his girlfriend Katrina KaifMain Aur Mrs Khanna and Abhi wants to dedicate Delli-6 to his wife Ash. Last year Ashutosh Gowarikar's Jodhaa Akbar was released one day after the Valentine's Day but the premier was held on the V-Day itself and Abhishek Bachchan gave a surprise to wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan by coming back to Mumbai and attending the premiere.Main Aur Mrs Khanna brings Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor together after the disastrous Kyon Ki…. The film is being directed…

vote for srk !!!!!!

ts that time of the year again when the hot favourites of Bollywood are chosen and the decision is in the hands of the most important people in India - YOU! Sabsey Favourite Kaun 09 is back. Log in and vote for your favourite for each category given in the nomination list and make your favourite star the winner. Remember:
- You can vote maximum of 5 entries in each category
- There is no limit to the number of times you can vote. But you can submit your vote only after you have voted for ALL the categories
- Voting ends on 4 Dec 08, 11:59 pmPLease vote for right here, right now for Shah Rukh for Sabsey Favourite Kaun 09:http://www.indya.com/sfk09/index.aspx

Srk's royal party

Shah Rukh hosted a party in his suite, which lasted till the wee hours of the morning; it had Hollywood's biggest stars in attendance

No one can quite throw a huge bash like Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan. And this holds true, not just in Mumbai, but also in Dubai.

Says a source, "After the launch party of Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai, hosted by international hotelier, Sol Kerzner (Chairman- Kerzner International) and Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, SRK and Gauri hosted a party at their Atlantis Bridge Suite (costs £14,000 a night)."

Rocking on all night

The source adds, "At the after-launch party, SRK and Gauri played host to some of Hollywood's biggest names like Robert De Niro, Gerard Butler, Mischa Barton, Mary-Kate Olsen, Kylie Minogue, Charlize Theron, Lindsay Lohan, Wesley Snipes, tycoon Richard Branson and some of SRK's close friends from B-Town like Hrithik and Sussanne Roshan, Arjun and Mehr Rampal and Farhan Akhtar.

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Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan, who has a penchant for acting with debutante, says that he has evolved as an actor after working with newcomers. "It is always a new feeling working with newcomers. They teach you a lot," Khan, who is paired against newcomer Anushka Sharma in his forthcoming film 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi', said during an interaction with media persons. "They (newcomers) are not over-awed by the fact that you have done 60 films. They respect you a lot but do their own stuff," he said. "I see them responding to expressions in a new way and I get to learn. They help me be a better actor," he added. Khan's tryst with newcomers began in 1993 when he was paired against Suchitra Krishnamurthy in the commercially and critically successful 'Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa'. The 'Baadshah' of Bollywood later went on to star with Mahima Chaudhary (Pardes-1997), Preity Zinta (Dil Se-1998), Gayatri Joshi (Swades-2004) and with the 'Chak-…

an exclusive interview !

Did you know that Shah Rukh Khan does not use soap or shampoo? That he has never seen a sunset? That he has a bathroom as big as a living room ? If not, then read on… • You are now 43 years old. Tell me three things you didn't know at 23 and at 33.

At 23, I didn't know that I would be an important film person, I didn't know that there is so much goodness in the world, that looks at me with such kindness, and I didn't know how bad an actor I was. At 33, I didn't know that I could play a school kid in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, or a college kid actually, and pull it off. I didn't know how beautiful my children would grow up to be and I didn't know that at 43, I would still look like 33.• How have your fears changed from the time you were in your twenties, through your thirties and now in your forties.At 23, I was fearless, I had nothing to lose. At 33, I was very conscious materially about the work that I did, I used to get scared of flops and hits. At 43, I onl…

Animation fails to make SRK and SALLU bond

The great divide between Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan has been in news for quite a while. Now, it seems this realistic battle is all set to hit celluloid as well.News is that Karan Johar, who is making an animated version of his directorial debut Kuch Kuch Hota Hai called Kuchie Kuchie Hota Hai has roped in Sanjay Dutt to do the voiceover for the character that Salman played in the original. However, the other actors — Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji — will dub for the animated version.Some industry people say Sanjay dubbing for Salman could be a result of the SRK-Salman fight as Karan and SRK are close friends and King Khan is in no mood to reconcile with Salman. However, Karan says the inclusion of Sanjay was due to the changes made to the character Salman originally played.Karan says, "It is true that Sanjay Dutt is lending his voice to the character that Salman played in the original film. In the animated version we made certain modifications to Salman's characte…

RAB NE BANA DI JODI SCRIPT IS ON THE WRAPS

Aditya Chopra has so closely guarded the script of Yash Raj Films' next, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi that even the film's unit doesn't know what it's all about. Whoa...Kya jodi hai! After several unpleasant instances when scripts of films were leaked out to the media much before they hit the theatres, Aditya Chopra is in no mood to take any chances with his next film, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, which is his third directorial venture after Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge in 1995 and Mohabbatein in 2000. Even though the Chopras have always been careful to keep their scripts under wraps, Aditya is being extra cautious with the Shah Rukh Khan-Anushka Sharma starrer, which will release on December 12.Even as there are several rumours doing the rounds about the film's subject, news is that the director has guarded the script so well that even the unit members till today have no clue what the film is exactly all about.Our source said, "Aditya does not follow the usual working style whe…

SRK MANIA !

Frenzied fans, 10 ft cards, tamasha outside the gates… it doesn't get bigger than this. A lowdown on the scene outside SRK's residence on his birthday…As millions of fans flocked outside his bungalow Mannat on Bandstand, Mumbai, SRK was there on the terrace waving at them. Well, the festivities did not just end there. His forthcoming film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi was also unveiled that very day.Here's how his day went…Take a look…Trust SRK to climb over terrace rails to reach out to his fans.With so many people flocked outside his house, SRK kind of had to lean over the terrace rails. And the King Khan was right there, first thing in the morning to acknowledge his fan. And then SRK went on to unveil the first look of his forthcoming flick Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. He happily cut the cake as well. And like a good boy he offered the cake to other. But a bad mean man wanted to steal the bouquets from him…But SRK held them close and would not let them go. CNN-IBN When King Khan has a b…

Shahrukh and Aamir .... who's ahead ?

When Aamir Khan showed his "yaara da tashan", Shah Rukh Khan yelled "yeh dil maange more". Since then both the Khans have not only been competing in movies but advertisements as well. Sirf Main Hoon Naa... Though not a conscious effort but the Khans have been seen endorsing rival brands of colas, cars and now the DTH services at the same time. However Aamir feels, "There is no competition nowadays. Every actor is doing ads, and our job these days is not to compete. We are only concentrating on the products we are endorsing! Whenever I endorse a product I see if the product is convenient for consumers. Then I am happy that as a star I am able to attract attention towards the product." Trying to negate the competition between him and SRK, Aamir also added, "Whenever I do anything I do not see left or right or what other people are doing. My entire concentration is on whatever I am doing." Perhaps there is no competition between the Khans, be it fil…

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Dubai: There are two sorts of shows – one that's entertaining and you want to talk about it for a few days. And then there's the other kind - the kind that clogs your memory cells and just sits there for a very long time .


SRK Rocks! Shah Rukh Khan's devilishly entertaining 'Temptation Reloaded' live concert at Dubai Festival City Arena fell in the second category.Bristling with high-voltage action and power-packed performances by Bollywood A-listers it was an event Dubai folks are unlikely to forget in a hurry. The Saturday evening concert was truly special. Not just for the audience but for the King of Thrill himself too.October 25 was Khan's seventeenth wedding anniversary and he celebrated it with wife Gauri by cutting a massive multi-tier cake in front of the 20,000 capacity crowd, triggering mass hysteria in the stands.Secretly planned by Gauri the onstage celebration caught Khan off guard. But only momentarily. The actor found his bearings quickly. Far to…

Everyone’s invited to Shah Rukh’s party!

It's Shah Rukh Khan's 17th wedding anniversary. And all his fans in the UAE are invited to the party. Arjun Rampal revealed that October 25, the day on which SRK's Temptation Reloaded 2008 show is scheduled in Dubai, is the star's wedding anniversary.Star addresses media before his October 25 concert in Dubai."It's rare for him to get permission from wife Gauri to have a show on this day. So we are going to make it a memorable night," said the actor.Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Hard Kaur, Anusha Dandekar and Ganesh Hegde are among the stars slated to perform along with SRK and Arjun at the show to be held at the Dubai Festival City Arena.SRK and Arjun spoke about the show at a press conference in Dubai held on Thursday at the Country Club Hotel, the main sponsor of the event.It was the most badly organised press conference we have ever attended and we hope the show will be better organised. But despite the crowds of fans at the venue and SRK having to p…

"KNIGHT RIDERS WILL ROCK" SAYS SHAHRUKH

As the curtains come down on former India skipper Sourav Ganguly's international career after the Australia series, he will still have a major role in leading Kolkata Knight Riders in the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), said team owner and Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan.Most of the team policies are decided by him (Ganguly's) and we will all sit down with him and discuss where he stands and, inshallah, he will play as well for the Knight Riders as he did last season, Shah Rukh told IANS here. Shah Rukh said that his team will start the next season with a three-week camp in January ahead of the second edition of the tournament slated for May. In that pre-season camp, we will all sit down and Sourav will form an important part of that decision (making process), Shah Rukh said. In the first edition, the Knight Riders failed to make the semi-finals despite getting off to a good start. On Ganguly's retirement, the actor felt that great players could only decid…

RED CHILLIES PRODUCED SERIAL "GHAR KI BAAT" TO BE AIRED ON NDTV IMAGINE

Shah Rukh Khan is set to make a mark as a producer on the small screen. Shah Rukh's Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd is producing a weekly sitcom called Ghar Ki Baat that will air on NDTV Imagine. Ghar Ki Baat is Red Chillies' first production on television.Says a source, "Ghar Ki Baat is a weekly show that will air on NDTV Imagine. The shoot is going to commence from the 24th of this month. Juhi Babbar, Sumeet Raghavan, Swapnil Joshi and Jayati Bhatia are part of the show. Aziz Mirza is the creative director while Ananth Mahadevan will direct the show. Ghar Ki Baat is probably going to be on the same lines to that of Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi."Though he didn't reveal anything about the show Sumeet Raghavan did confirm being offered the show. On the other hand, Jayati Bhatia admitted to being part of the cast. It is also buzzed that there may be similarities between Ghar Ki Baat and the old time mega hit Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi. When asked to comment on this Jayati replied…

SHOW ORGANISER TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST SRK

The organiser of a Shah Rukh Khan international show 'Tempation Reloaded' has decided to take legal action against the actor for cancelling at the last minute and renames show 'Temptation Unloaded'.
Says Qasim Ali, global manager of Sensasian Media which was managing the Temptation Reloaded show, "After Shah Rukh Khan decided to cancel the shows, I sent him an SMS requesting him to do at least one show but he did not revert. We have lost about one million euros in this whole deal and will demand compensation from the actor."Qasim Ali says a clause in the contract he signed with Khan states that the star has the right to keep the down payments in case of cancellation. "So, we have come to the conclusion that the shows have been cancelled on purpose," he said.Khan had reportedly exited three days before the October 17,18 and 19 gigs in Germany because the "organiser had defaulted". Industry watchers say this is the first time the box-office …

Fwd: the king to take a vacation with family

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After the completion of his forthcoming venture Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Shah Rukh Khan plans to take a long break.Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is Aditya Chopra third directorial venture and is slated for a December 12 release. The actor has already postponed the release of his Billoo Barber to next year now.Shah Rukh is presently busy with the preparations for the curtain raiser of his world tour, The Temptations Tour which will be unveiled on 25th October in Dubai.Post that event Shahrukh plans to take a long break and go on a holiday with his family." reveals a source."Shahrukh often takes his family on a holiday. Last year too the King Khan had done the same before Om Shanti Om."It is only after coming back from this break that he intends to reshoot portions of his hom…

the king to take a vacation with family

After the completion of his forthcoming venture Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Shah Rukh Khan plans to take a long break.Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is Aditya Chopra third directorial venture and is slated for a December 12 release. The actor has already postponed the release of his Billoo Barber to next year now.Shah Rukh is presently busy with the preparations for the curtain raiser of his world tour, The Temptations Tour which will be unveiled on 25th October in Dubai.Post that event Shahrukh plans to take a long break and go on a holiday with his family." reveals a source."Shahrukh often takes his family on a holiday. Last year too the King Khan had done the same before Om Shanti Om."It is only after coming back from this break that he intends to reshoot portions of his home production, Billoo Barber. The actor is not happy with his special appearance in the film.Since Ranjnikant's Kuselan which was in Tamil remake of the same version did not do well at the box office the actor …
When someday someone decided to remake the yesteryear hit Don, it was Shahrukh Khan who was considered as the best bet to match up to the charisma of Amitabh Bachchan. Then be it playing the gangster or dancing to the song Khaike Paan Banaras Wala , SRK did total justice to the act.Just a few moons after Big B graced the wax museum at Madame Tussaud's, it was Shahrukh Khan, so loved and so admired by people all over the world, to be thought worthy and carved into a wax statue.Also, while Bachchan forayed into the small screen with the quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati , it was SRK yet again who was deemed fit to host the second season of the show and thereby match up again the magnetism of the matinee idol.And it doesn't stop here. The same time around the Bachchans kicked off their Unforgettable Tour, King Khan was busy globetrotting for his Temptations Reloaded tour.And now, it's their Dubai connection that has once again forced us to do that comparison. Just a few months …

KING KHAN AND THE KINNG BOND

At star designer Shabina Khan's birthday bash held recently at Olive, Bandra, all eyes were on Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar who were seen bonding in one corner for over an hour.This is interesting, given that Akki has been making digs at SRK in his last few interviews. The guests were surprised to see the two actors engrossed in a deep conversation for long.Khuli dushmaniAkshay and SRK are both fierce competitors. The only man who can threaten SRK's position is the Khiladi. This year with the 'Singh' delivering the maximum hits was pitted against the 'King' and the usually politically-correct Akshay made statements about dogs (remember Aamir's blog) and knights (Kolkata Knight Riders). Although SRK never reacted to those statements, the animosity was out in the open. Following which, both avoided each other at filmi dos and social events.An eye-witness from the party says, "The two actors haven't come face-to-face in a long time, so they haven&#…

SHAHRUKH KHAN'S (SRK) MEDIA STATEMENT

Red Chillies International Limited, today announces with great regret that they will be unable to facilitate the three city tour of the show "Temptation Reloaded 2008" with the proposed starring of Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan and other superstars in Germany . This is due to the breach of contract by the promoter of the shows SensAsian Media Limited (SensAsian Media). SensAsian Media did not fulfil its obligations in due time which makes it impossible for the shows to happen in Germany. We regret the inconvenience that these unforseen circumstances have caused to our fans and the audience. The Shows were planned to be presented in Berlin (Velodrom) on October 17th , in Munich (Zenith Die Kulturhalle) on October 18 th and in Frankfurt (Festhalle) on October 19 th. Source :http://www.temptationreloaded.com/

No Shah Rukh, but European fans still love him

Berlin, Oct 18 (IANS) Over 200 fans from all over Europe assembled at the Velodrom, the German capital's indoor stadium, to say they still love Shah Rukh Khan - though their hopes were dashed when a show featuring the Bollywood heartthrob was cancelled.Dressed in silk saris and satin salwars, the colourful crowd of mostly women fans lit candles outside the entrance in the shape of SRK and said they were disappointed that "Temptation Reloaded", the live dance and music extravaganza starring King Khan, was cancelled Friday."I can't believe that I will not see Shah Rukh tonight," Pamela, 33, told IANS. Pamela had come from Zurich with stars in her kajal-painted eyes and returned from Berlin with tears.Angela Gotze, 26, said: "I want Shah Rukh to know that we are not angry with him. We love him and miss him and want him to come to Berlin soon." Gotze had travelled from the ceremony at the stadium to join hundreds of other fans collected in another par…

A Datuk for SRK

Shah Rukh Khan was in Malaysia on Saturday. He was conferred a Datukship, the country's equivalent of a knighthood.

The actor is among 78 people to get the award in conjunction with the governor's 70th birthday, alongside the country's navy chief, academics, artists and journalists.

Special bond

The Datuk was given to SRK as he has helped promote Malacca as a tourist destination through his films 1 2 Ka 4 and Don.

The actor who returned to Mumbai on Monday says, "I have a special bond with Malaysia and the people who live there. For years, I have been going there and always hoped to make films in the country and it's various states because of the warmth of the people.

They do love me a lot there. I got the opportunity to shoot 1 2 Ka 4 in Malacca and Don there and am really honoured by their awarding me a Datukship.

Global spokesperson

The actor who has also received awards from many other countries previously, adds, "I am just as the right place at the right tim…