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SRK defends Kolkata on women's safety

Defending Kolkata in the wake of the rising incidents of crime against women in the city, superstar Shah Rukh Khan Saturday said not only Kolkata, but the whole world had issues when it came to the safety of women.
Khan, who is the state's brand ambassador, came to his "favourite" city's rescue by pointing out that safety of women is a global concern: "This is very personal. You can't pick on a city because it's easiest to blame the system...the whole country... the whole world actually has issues as far as safety of women is concerned."The star also stressed the need to teach children to respect women. "We can always turn around and say that it's sad...but I think the younger people... and I feel I am young...we must change the concept of how we bring up our children at home. The thing is the mentality of not telling the boys how to be gentle, and good and respectful. So I have started doing that," Khan told reporters during the pro…

Indian Superstar Shahrukh khan is happy that Hollywood is Producing Indian Movies

In an interview with Hollywood reporter, the Indian Super star Shahrukh Khan said, that he is Happy that Hollywood is producing Indian movies. Shahrukh Khan 47 year old Delhi born actor has a fan following that extends beyond India and non-traditional markets like Germany, ShahRukh Khan is perhaps the most recognized Indian film personality worldwide. The actor has delivered some of the best movies in Indian Cinema with huge commercial success.Ahead of his latest movie release Chennai Express (opening Aug. 9th), Kahn is busy promoting his film. Shahrukh Khan has co-produced the movie with Disney-UTV, Chennai Express, directed by Rohit Shetty, stars actress Deepika Padukone. "King Khan" as he widely known in Indian film industry sat down for an interview with The Hollywood Reporter to talk about the Indian Film Industry and why he thinks the time is ripe for an Indian film to go global and the future of Indian Cinema.Chennai Expressis the first film Khan is coproducing wi…

Adopt me, keep me here, an overwhelmed SRK tells Kolkata fans Read more at:

Overwhelmed by the turnout while promoting his forthcoming movie "Chennai Express" here, superstar Shahrukh Khan Saturday gushed about not wanting to leave his "favourite city".

"I love you Kolkata. I mean this is extremely overwhelming. I tour the whole country for my films but when I come here. This is you need to pass a law here that you adopt me and keep me here. I don't want to go from here," he said at an event here.

Thousands of fans braved the monsoons to get a glimpse of the Badshaah of Bollywood as strains of Shah Rukh's hits like "Chaiyyan Chaiyyan" revved up the energy level of the crowd.

As part-owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders, the actor has a huge following in the city.

"Thank you for supporting the cricket team," said Shah Rukh as he elapsed in to the team's anthem "Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo".

As King Khan waved and threw bouquets amid the throng, there was a mad scramble to pick up the flowers, prompting SR…

Car fancier than his train?

SRK took Dippy for a spin in a sports car around Film City. Apparently, he's never driven one before.

So we have been talking about Shah Rukh Khan's boundless energy. And here's some more proof of the same. The other day, after he attended monster of a media session to promote his upcoming film, the star did not go back to Mannat immediately. Apparently, he whisked off his Chennai Express co-star Deepika Padukone for a ride around Film City in a sports car owned by T-Series head honcho Bhushan Kumar. 

It all began when Shah Rukh spotted Bhushan driving into Film City in his flashy sports car. During a long animated conversation between the two of them, Shah Rukh told Bhushan that he would like to have a quick spin in his sports vehicle. 

As Shah Rukh stepped behind the wheel, Deepika got into the passenger seat. A source told us, "They were gone for a good 15 minutes. Shah Rukh loved riding Bhushan's car." A few minutes later, Bhushan got into his car and drove …

Shah Rukh Khan's a game for Chennai Express!

Shah Rukh Khan: My teenage son Aryan is slowly turning into 'half man'

Doting father Shah Rukh Khan recently took to social networking site, Twitter to pen his thoughts about his eldest son Aryan. "My teenage son is slowly turning into half man half mattress...", he posted.We guess the actor is talking about his teenage son who is fast growing up and right now is neither an adult nor a child.Shah Rukh Khan, who recently became a father for the third time, is known to be extremely protective of Aryan.The 15-year-old is enrolled at the Seven Oaks School, situated close to Central London, which is believed to be a popular choice for celebrities.Shah Rukh had initially revealed that he preferred to send his son abroad to study, as he wanted to keep Aryan out of the media glare.Aryan was recently spotted at the airport on his return from London for holidays."5 am high. I love to pick my son from the airport. My father picked me from the bus stand. He's gone a long way or I have come a long way baby!," Shah Rukh had tweeted on Ju…

SRK has a new plan for Chennai Express

If the promotion of Chennai Express is not yet in-your-face, it is for a reason. This is the way Shah Rukh Khan intends to keep it as and even in weeks to follow, there aren't any plans to go overtly ballistic.

"There have been a few major events, launches and press conferences that have taken place for Chennai Express but beyond that it has all been under check. Shah Rukh feels that there is no point thrusting any kind of marketing or promotion down the audience's throat when the film is heating up on its own merits," informs a source, "This is the reason why there hasn't been anything extravagant around the entire campaign so far." 

This is unlike Shah Rukh's last production Ra.One where more than six months had gone into promoting the film with a marketing budget that went into tens of crores. 

"It was required there since the super-hero genre was being introduced to the audience. It was a conscious call back then to be very aggressive about th…

When Shah Rukh Khan met Salman Khan's father before the 'hug'

Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan hug each other at Iftaar party

Shah Rukh, Salman hug each other at Baba Siddiqui's Iftar party

Sounds surreal but Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan hugged each other at Congress leader Baba Siddique'sIftaar party held at Taj Lands End on Sunday evening.

Baba Siddiqui who initiated the meeting said, "It was nice to see the two of them greet each other at the Iftaar. They embraced each other and even shook hands. I hope they become friends for life now."

An eye witness said, "Shah Rukh Khan shook hands with Salman Khan and both even hugged each other surprising the guests present at the Iftaar."

The witness added, "Shah Rukh was sitting with some people when Baba Siddiqui along with Salman came from behind and tapped on his shoulder and told Salman is here, Shah Rukh stood up went up to Salman Khan and hugged him. Both had broad smiles on thier faces."

Both the actors have not been in talking terms for more than five years now.

Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan end feud, hug each other at Mumbai iftaar party

Two of Bollywood's biggest superstars, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, have ended one of the film industry's most-talked-about feuds.

The actors had not spoken to each other since 2008, but at a recent iftaar party, they buried the hatchet.

Photos from the iftaar party in Mumbai show the actors hugging each other.


Shah Rukh Khan's Deewana set to return

​ Filmmaker Guddu Dhanoa is gearing up to take the Shah Rukh Khan starrerDeewanaahead.Deewanaa 1992 romantic film was directed by Raj Kanwar and produced by Guddu Dhanoa. It starred Rishi Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan and the late Divya Bharti. "We are making a romantic film but it is a completely different story. We are using the titleDeewanabut something would be added to the title. It is like how Bhatt's are making films likeMurder, JannatI am also doing something similar," Dhanoa told PTI. Dhanoa revealed that the script is ready and they are in search of a suitable star cast. "We are in talks with actors but nothing is finalised yet," he said without divulging any names.

Will Ankita Lokhande romance Shah Rukh Khan in Happy New Year?

​Will Ankita Lokhande romance Shah Rukh Khan inHappy New Year?

Her boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput has already taken Bollywood by storm and looks like it's his girlfriend and TV actor Ankita Lokhande's turn to do the same. According to reports, Ankita Lokhande, who is famous as Archana in hit TV serialPavitra Rishta, has bagged the role of a lifetine. If reports are to be believed MarathimulgiAnkita will be romancing Shah Rukh Khan in Farah Khan's directorial ventureHappy New Year. Reportedly, Ankita was spotted by Shah Rukh Khan in Macau during the IIFA awards, where she was accompanying her boyfriend andKai Po Cheactor Sushant Singh Rajput. Shah Rukh Khan feels that her Maharashtrian style makes her fit for the role. However it is not confirmed by director Farah Khan, who has announced that she would take to social networking site Twitter to announce any developments on the film. Farah said: "Let me come back (from Dubai) and make the fo…

Shahrukh Khan has a fan in Infosys Narayana Murthy

How many of them know that India's paramount IT player NR Narayana Murthy, a Kannadiga, is a cine goer? Many are not aware of his interest in watching films. He watches Kannada, Hindi and English movies. In a candid chat with a Bollywood-based leading film magazine, NR Narayana Murthy has opened up on films. Among the current lot of actors, Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan has found a fan in the global software tycoon. Mr Murthy has said that he had a best experience when he watched Shahrukh Khan's Chak De India. The ambiance in the theatre and the joy of watching youngsters shouting at every goal the hockey players scored in the Hindi film were simply brilliant. Mr Murthy said, "The finest movie going experience in recent times was watching Chak De India (2007). Sudha and I were the only two 60 plus people in the theatre. The youngsters shouted at every goal the hockey players scored in the film. SRK is an extraordinary actor. But this is his only movie that I've wa…

Shah Rukh Khan names baby AbRam, says no sex test was done

SRK confirmed the birth of his surrogate baby boy for the first time Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday confirmed for the first time the premature birth of his and his wife Gauri Khan's surrogate baby boy, who has been named AbRam. Full statement

Shah Rukh, 47, made the news official about his surrogate baby via a statement.

"Amidst all the noise that has been going around, the sweetest is the one made by our newborn baby, AbRam. He was born prematurely by several months, but has finally come home," said Shah Rukh.

"Gauri and our whole family have been dealing with his health issues for a long time now," he added.

Explaining his longstanding silence on the matter, he said: "As a family, our silence on this subject has been because of the personal nature of emotional strife that we have been going through due to his health."

The superstar, also called the baadshah of Bollywood, also put the record straight that "there was no sex determination fo…

When SRK met Bollywood's superhero

Shahrukh Khan: Don’t have a struggling period to talk about

Shahrukh Khan has been ruling Bollywood for years and the actor is all set to entertain people in his upcoming film Chennai Express. The superstar claims that he didn't go through any struggle in Bollywood.

On being asked about his struggle in the industry, SRK said, "Mumbai and film industry has been kind to me. I don't have a struggling period to thank about."

"I just want to thank everyone and the whole film industry, who embraced me with open arms. I have been very fortunate," added SRK.

"We are very happy with the kind of response we are getting for Chennai Express' music and we would like to thank Bhushan Kumar for not just business but creative inputs," concluded SRK.


Shah Rukh Khan’s Leading Lady in ‘Happy New Year’ a Newcomer

Shahrukh Khan The search for Shah Rukh Khan's leading lady in "Happy New Year" has finally come to an end. The film's director Farah Khan has decided to introduce a fresh face in the upcoming venture. Farah has finally zeroed in on a newcomer for the project, but the final decision rests with Shah Ruhk. "Yes, Farah has found the girl. But now, she is waiting for Shah Rukh's return from an award function in Macau. Once he is back, she will show him the screen tests and the auditions before he gives a green signal. But since Farah has chosen the actor, we can say that the name is almost confirmed," an insider told Hindustan Times. The identity of the newcomer has not been revealed, but rumours are abuzz that she is a talented dancer and in her 20s. "Farah wanted a pretty girl who could act as well as dance, since the role is of a bar dancer from Bhandup. That's why it took over three months for her to find the right person," the ins…

Shoulder pain stalls SRK’s IIFA act

Everybody was waiting with bated breath for Shah Rukh Khan to take on the mantle of the show-host at the Iifa awards. And as always, King Khan didn't disappoint. He had his audience in splits with his jokes and wisecracks. But unfortunately, that didn't last for long. While performing a dance number from his next film Chennai Express, Shah Rukh's shoulder pain became severe. His doctors had advised him not to dance but SRK was too keen to promote his film in a way only he can."We had asked SRK to not dance. We were okay with him anchoring the show as his health was fine overall. But he was adamant on completing the dance act and he did. Throughout the dance performance SRK couldn't move his hand," says a source.Dancing with one hand can be a task, especially when one has recently undergone surgery.  "The dance performance begun without him with just dancers in the background as he was in excruciating pain," says an eyewitness.In spite of the mishap,…

SRK @ iifa entry unseen pics..

IIFA 2013 begins, Shah Rukh Khan makes late entry

Shah Rukh Khan arrives at Macau. (Image: AFP) The red carpet rolled out for the 14th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards and Bollywood celebrities flew down to Macau from Mumbai to participate in the festivities.

Even though the opening ceremony missed this year's big host Shah Rukh Khan, his co-host Shahid Kapoor made sure the opening ceremony did not lose its lustre, as both Shahid and actor Abhishek Bachchan happily cemented their status as A-listers.

A lot of the big names, including Amitabh Bachchan, might be missing from the ceremony, but IIFA this year is about the young guns of Bollywood, who are ready to take charge. Not only this they are literally in the mood to make fans dance to their tunes, as actors Parineeti Chopra, Ayushmann Khurrana and Arjun Kapoor are all set to perform on stage this year.

The other big act is actress Sridevi's first ever live performance with choreographer-turned-director Prabhu Deva.

That's not all. In an…

Shah Rukh Khan meets his reel life daughter Sana Saeed on sets of JDLJ

Sana Saeed wooed the audience's heart in 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hain' by playing a perfect daughter to Shah Rukh Khan.  Last year, she made her Bollywood debut as an adult in 'Student of the year'. And the 24-year-old is now sizzling on the small screen with her groovy dance moves on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.Recently Shah Rukh Khan came on the sets of the dance reality show to promote his movie Chennai Express. The superstar was elated to see Sana and the two met like they never met before. SRK hugged Sana just like a doting daddy and praised her dance.


Shah Rukh Khan: Deepika Padukone has an elephant's appetite

Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone will be seen next inChennai Express Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has spilled the beans about hisChennai Expressco-star Deepika Padukone's appetite, saying that she eats a lot!

Shah Rukh, Deepika andChennai Expressdirector Rohit Shetty were present on the sets of Colors'Comedy Nights with Kapilto promote their movie when comedian Kapil asked the model-turned-actress her fitness secret.

Deepika instantly turned to SRK, and said: "You asked him to ask me this, didn't you?"

Shah Rukh denied, but told everyone about Deepika's diet. King Khan and Rohit referred to her "elephant's appetite" and said that she eats every two hours.

"When we were shooting in the mountains somewhere, all we could eat were biscuits and tea because Deepika ate all our food on the journey," quipped Shah Rukh.

"She doesn't restrain herself from eating, she ate everybody's food on the set, including the spot boys',&qu…