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In Pics: Walk The Talk With Shah Rukh Khan - NDTV

In this candid interview, Shah Rukh Khan says after so many years in the industry, he is still trying hard for everything, trying hard to be a better person. He says that it is easy to be a star but difficult to remain there unless you are trying hard. He is of the opinion that charity comes from inside. He says that being materialistic satisfies him.

SRK and Kajol to shoot Comedy Nights episode at Film City on Nov 30

​On Sunday, November 30, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol will head down to Mumbai's Film City to shoot an episode of the television showComedy Nights with Kapil. The special appearance by the two Bollywood stars will mark 19 years since their 1995 romantic blockbusterDilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was released.According to IBTimes, the actors will share memories and anecdotes about the making of the film."Comedy Nights is the perfect platform for the celebration, considering that DDLJ was the first film to have a thirty minute television show chronicling its making which was telecast on the national broadcaster Doordarshan," said a recent news report in the daily newspaper Mumbai Mirror.DDLJ, one of India's best-loved films, will also complete a 1,000-week run at Mumbai's Maratha Mandir cinema on December 12. DDLJ has been showing at the 50-year-old cinema daily since October 20, 1995. In a recent interview with The National, the cinema owner Manoj Desai revealed that ther…

Wishes galore for birthday boy Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan, one of the most popular and celebrated stars of the Hindi film industry, turned 49 Sunday. Who's who of the filmdom wished the man "who creates his own perception and dares to think out of the box!"

It's a double celebration for SRK as his just released "Happy New Year", a typical Bollywood potboiler directed by Farah Khan, hit the right notes and set the cash registers ringing. It made the quickest Rs.100 crore.

His birthday celebrations started Saturday night and fans assembled outside his house Mannat here to wish him. He came out to greet his eager fans and later tweeted, "So many beautiful people outside Mannat. Thank you all for celebrating my birthday with such ownership and love. Very humbling..."

Meanhile, celebrities took to Twitter to wish the man of the moment:

Kareena Kapoor Khan: Happy Birthday to @iamSRK, Kareena Kapoor with King Khan!

Sakshi Singh Dhoni: Happy Bday and lots of love to the King of romance....

Yusuf Pathan:…

Unbelievably huge crowd greets Shah Rukh Khan in Kanpur

The Shah Rukh Khan mania hit a peak when the superstar and his Happy New Year team celebrated the film's success in Kanpur.

The post release promotion of Happy New Year has well turned into the celebration of the film's success at the box office. After wowing Kolkata on Wednesday, Shah Rukh Khan, Farah Khan andSonu Sood arrived in Kanpur on Thursday. 

But even they couldn't have imagined the love that the city showered on them. 

ApunKaChoice has learned that fans began pouring in hours before the Happy New Year team was due to arrive at Rave Moti Mall in Kanpur. And when Shah Rukh Khan made an entry the mall was packed to its rafters. People even stood on the staircases. 

"No better way to start bringing in my b'day than with the people who have made this birth so much more worthwhile. UP," tweeted Shah Rukh Khan who celebrates his birthday on November 2. 

Director Farah Khan was full of disbelief at seeing the huge crowd. Catch that photo ahead. 

(Photos: Twitter)…

SRK on doing ‘Fan': Wanted to do an intense yet commercially viable film

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, whose latest release "Happy New Year" has kept the cash register ringing, says he agreed to do Maneesh Sharma's "Fan" because he wanted to do a cosy film which is intense yet commercially viable."As an actor, I feel that having done a big film, 'Happy New Year', I wanted to do a cosy film which is intense and yet commercially viable. Maneesh came out of the blue and he reminded me of a subject he had narrated eight years ago," the 48-year-old told reporters in a group interview.
"I was sitting with Adi (Aditya Chopra) and instantly agreed because I was in a happy state of mind," he added.Shah Rukh also says that he is not sure if "Fan" will cross Rs. 200 crore mark but he is happy to do the film."I don't know whether the film (Fan) will do Rs 200 crores business or not, but I have to be in a similar state of mind as the director who wants to cast me. Five years back, a film I was supposed t…

'Happy New Year' First Day Collection at Bangalore Box Office: Shah Rukh's Star Power Works Big Time

Shah Rukh Khan starrer "Happy New Year", which has collected ₹ 44.97 crores in India on the opening day, has opened to a fantastic response in Bangalore too. The Bollywood movie had a record number of shows in the city on the release day and it is the best-ever opening for the King Khan's flick in the recent years. It has made ₹ 2.31 crore from the Mysore circuit.
und 260 shows in Bangalore alone and 460+ shows all of Karnataka on the first day. The wide release has helped the film to reach the maximum audience. As per the official press release from the Red Chillies, the Hindi movie has made ₹2.31 from the Mysore region (Bangalore, Mysore and parts of Karnataka). This clearly shows that the star power of Shah Rukh Khan has worked big time.The early response coming from theatres clearly reveals that "Happy New Year" has been overwhelmingly welcomed by the audience."The response for the advance booking of 'Happy New Year' indicated that the film woul…

Shah Rukh Khan's Happy New Year set for record world box office collections

Released on Friday, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer Happy New Year box office collections are soaring and reports indicate the film will create many new records for the actors.Here we take a look at 'Happy New Year' box office collections in both Indian and overseas markets.


Happy New Year collections highest ever, beat Dhoom 3

The collections have surpassed the previous record for opening day collections which was held by Aamir Khan's Dhoom: 3which made Rs 32 crore.Happy New Year is a 2014 Bollywood action comedy-drama film directed by Farah Khan and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment. The film has an ensemble cast which includes, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah, Sonu Sood and Jackie Shroff.This is the third collaboration of Khan with the director; they previously worked on Main Hoon Na (2004) and Om Shanti Om (2007), the latter of which also featured Padukone as the female lead.The movie released on 24 October 2014, in three different languages: Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

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Time for HNY team to disperse; Farah, Deepika get emotional

It was an emotional moment for "Happy New Year" directorFarah Khan and its lead actress Deepika Padukone - they broke into tears at an event here Wednesday."Happy New Year", which stars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Jackie Shroff, Sonu Sood, and Vivaan Shah will be premiered here Thursday. And the team assembled here a day before the screening for a press conference, which is apparently their last event together."Just the thought made Farah emotional. She knows that once the film releases, the team members will go their different ways," said a source close to the film unit."Deepika and Boman started crying too, while Shah Rukh and Abhishek were trying to console them," added the source.Abhishek had earlier said that they all worked like a family on the film and had a whale of a time.Produced by Shah Rukh's Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd, "Happy New Year" is a heist drama and the Bollywood Badshah has …

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Happy New Year set to record the widest release for a Bollywood film

Happy New Year marks the coming together of director Farah Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, after the success of the pair in films such as Main Hoon Na and Om Shanti Om
This Diwali, the Red Chillies Entertainment and Yash Raj Films teams will be gearing up for the widest Bollywood release so far. Next week, Happy New Year, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan and Boman Irani, will hit as many as 6,000 screens worldwide, the most ever. This will surpass releases of films such as Dhoom 3 (2013), Kick (2014) and Bang Bang (2014).
Sources say the makers of Happy New Year are targeting release in 5,000 screens in India and 1,000 abroad. The film is produced by Red Chillies Entertainment; it will be distributed worldwide by Yash Raj Films, also the force behind the widespread distribution of Dhoom 3 in December 2013, the biggest film of that year. The thriller was released in about 4,500 screens in India and 800 abroad.
Happy New Year marks the coming together of director Farah…

Happy New Year cast in Indore, Shah Rukh Khan praises Narendra Modi

​Shah Rukh Khan heaped praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and termed him as a prominent political figure on Thursday. The Bollywood's King Khan was in Indore for promoting his upcoming movie 'Happy New Year'. While talking to media, he said that he respects Modi a lot. Earlier, a huge crowd gathered at Devi Ahilya Airport in Indore for having a glimpse of King Khan and Bollywood super star Deepika Padukone. Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood and Boman Irani also accompanied the duo as the star cast of 'Happy New Year' promoted their upcoming flick. Happy New Year cast in Indore, Shah Rukh Khan praises Narendra Modi  The security and police personnel had tough time controlling the mob. SRK however did not disappoint his fans and shook hands with them before leaving the airport. These film stars also participated in the shooting of an upcoming dance reality show at Brilliant Convention Centre.


Shahrukh Khan's Youngest Son AbRam Makes His Bollywood Debut in Happy New Year?

Here's one major reason that might make Happy New Year a memorable film for Shahrukh Khan's fans as well as his family – the film might feature SRK's wife Gauri Khan in a special appearance along with the couple's youngest child, AbRam.
"This time around what makes the upcoming film Happy New Year special is the appearance of Gauri Khan, Shah Rukh Khan's wife and their youngest kid AbRam," reports Bollywood Hungama.
The report further states that Gauri Khan, who is also the co-founder of Red Chillies Entertainment, recently revealed that she will be doing a guest appearance in the film along with AbRam.
Looks like all the members of the Khan family are equally comfortable in the limelight. While young AbRam is all set to make his Bollywood debut, SRK's older son, Aryan also gave his first shot as a child in Karan Johar's 2001 family drama - Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.
Gauri Khan was also seen on the big screen in Farah Khan's 2007 hit, Om Shanti Om, …

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Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood Phenomenon, to Host Indian Live Version of Simon Cowell's 'Got Talent'; World's Second Richest Actor After Jerry Seinfeld Looking for India's Happiest Dancer

Shah Rukh Khan, the second richest actor in the world after Jerry Seinfeld, will host "Got Talent World Stage Live," an extension of the Simon Cowell "Got Talent" TV franchise. The live event will be held on Dec. 6, at Mumbai's Andheri sports complex.
In statement, Shah Rukh Khan said "Performing arts is a pure act of passion and love. I am glad to associate with Got Talent World Stage as a host. I am sure that we will get to witness some extraordinary talent."
Simon Cowell added, "The Got Talent format has uncovered some incredible stars around the world, and this is a great celebration of Indian and international artists."
Khan will host the live event, which will showcase 10 Indian and international talents like popular illusionist Darcy Oake. The event will be broadcast on Colors.
Colors CEO Raj Nayak said "We have been associated with the Got Talent franchise for over six years now, which has not only witnessed the successful India'…

Shah Rukh Khan: Any film I star in will become bigger

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has had a tryst with off-beat films with 'Maya Memsaab', 'Swades', 'Chak De! India', but does not understand the concept of this genre as he feels his presence can turn any unconventional film into a mainstream money-spinner.The 48-year-old actor, best known for his romantic hero act in films, said he did take a few risks with his movies but since he is such a big star, his experimental films also find audience."What is an off-beat film? You put me in an off-beat film and it will become on-beat. Like 'Chak De! India' was an off-beat film and it did really well money wise. It is the biggest success of my career," Shah Rukh told PTI."I think any film that I am part of will become bigger than it was meant to be as I am big movie star. Even if it is an off-beat movie, people will watch it and so it will become on-beat. I did 'Maya Memsaab', 'Oh Darling Yeh Hai India', 'Darr', 'Baazigar'…

Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone make waves in US, even gift Harley-Davidson motorcycle

Shah Rukh Khan along with Bollywood A-listers Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Malaika Arora Khan and Farah Khan mesmerized the thousands of South Asians through their scintillating performance in a suburb of the American Capital last night.Dancing to the tune of popular Bollywood numbers, the top Indian stars led by the Shah Rukh Khan himself, created a personal bond with the thousands of people attending their show by interacting with them.In fact, towards the end of the show, Shah Rukh Khan gifted one of the attending couple -- wife an Afghan American and husband an American – a Harley-Davidson motorcycle."This is the best day of my life," Najira, an Afghan American, said after she and her husband Jimmy was invited on to the stage by Shah Rukh Khan for live interaction."I have never dreamt in my life that I would meet my super star Shah Rukh Khan," Najira said.This was for the first time in 10 years that Shah Rukh Khan was performing live in the US capital, …

'SLAM! The Tour!': 'Happy New Year' Stars Shah Rukh, Deepika Set the Stage on Fire

Touted as the biggest Bollywood extravaganza, Shah Rukh Khan's 'SLAM! The Tour' has so far received an overwhelming response from live audiences.The tour, which kick-started its journey on 19 September at the Toyota Center, Houston, has successfully set high standards for film promotions. The first stop was followed by some crackling performances by the "Happy New Year" lead cast in Continental Arena, New Jersey, and Washington DC on Sunday.Performing at the dance tour are: Deepika Padukone, Malaika Arora Khan, Farah Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood, Vivaan Shah, Kanika Kapoor and Yo Yo Honey Singh.According to an India Today report, while the 48-year-old superstar charmed his fans by dancing to some of his hit numbers ("Chammak Challo", "Kaali Kaali Aankhe", and "Suraj Hua Maddham"), Irani-Farah reportedly put a hilarious act, which reflected their amazing chemistry in "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi". Padu…

Shah Rukh Khan gives fans luxury bikes on US tour

Shah Rukh Khan gives fans luxury bikes on US tourKhan made his entry to the stage by aerial cable, before dancing to some of his biggest hits including 'Chammak Challo', 'Kaali Kaali Aankhen' and 'Suraj Hua Maddham'.

Khan also performed the track 'Satrangi Re' with Deepika Padukone, for the first time ever in front of a live audience.

The actor is currently taking part in Slam! The Tour with Farah Khan, Deepika Padukone, Malaika Arora Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood, Vivaan Shah and singers Kanika Kapoor and Yo Yo Honey Singh.

Having performed at the Toyota Centre in Houston and Continental Arena in New Jersey on September 18 and 20, the tour continues onto Washington DC (September 21), Chicago (September 26), Vancouver (September 27) and San Jose (September 28). 

They will also perform at The O2 in London in October.

Produced by Red Chillies Entertainments and distributed by Yash Raj Films worldwide, Happy New Year will release this Diwali i…

SRK mesmerises Washington audience with brilliant performance

Shah Rukh Khan along with popular Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Malaika Arora Khan and Farah Khan mesmerized the thousands of South Asians through their scintillating performance in a suburb of the American Capital last night.Dancing to the tune of popular Bollywood numbers, the top Indian stars led by the Shah Rukh himself, created a personal bond with the thousands of people attending their show by interacting with them.Towards the end of the show, Khan gifted one of the attending couple - wife an Afghan American and husband an American - a Harley-Davidson motor cycle."This is the best day of my life," Najira, an Afghan American, told PTI after she and her husband Jimmy was invited on to the stage by Shah Rukh for live interaction."I have never dreamt in my life that I would meet my super star Shah Rukh Khan," Najira said.This was for the first time in 10 years that Shah Rukh was performing live in the US Capital, which attracted several th…

Shah Rukh Khan Paid Rs 6.84 Lakh For Mughal-E-Azam Posters

Shah Rukh Khan likes to live king size and makes film on bigger canvas every year. But he has other pursuits as well which are equally extravagant. The King Khan recently bought two original posters of Mughal-E-Azam for Rs. 6.84 lakh.
Like every years, Osian's conducted this auction of rare Bollywood memorabilia that fetched the auction company nearly Rs. 55.6 lakh. Apart from the Mughal-E-Azam posters, the Pyaar Hua Iqrar Hua moment captured in a painting by Arpana Caur with Raj Kapoor and Nargis housed under an umbrella went for 7.5 lakh, highest in the lot. The Dilip Kumar-Meena Kumari embrace standee of Yahudi went for Rs. 4.8 lakh.
The patrons were more interested in laying their hands on items focusing on legends like Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Dev Anand apart from Nargis, Meena Kumari and Madhubala. It almost created a frenzy at the auction. The Ganga Jamuna artwork signed and inscribed by Dilip Kumar sold for 2.16 lakh and a six-sheeter poster of Mother India fetched 2.52 l…

Shah Rukh Khan to Repeat Epic Train Sequences in Aditya Chopra's 'Fan'

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is busy shooting Aditya Chopra's upcoming film "Fan", will reportedly have train sequences much like Khan's previous hit movies.
Be it "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge", "Dil Se", "RA.One" or "Chennai Express", Khan had train sequences in almost all his big films and it appears like the epic scene will be repeated in "Fan" too.
"The set for the scene consisted of three train wagons that were recreated in the studio. One of the wagons was only half made so that the interiors could be shot with ease." a source close to the production house told Hindustan Times.
Apparently, the actor has already finished shooting for the action sequence last week at a suburban studio in Mumbai.
It looks like train sequences have proved lucky for the "Happy New Year" actor, whether it is dancing above the train like in the popular song "Chaiyya Chaiyya" from "Dil Se" or a film …

Fan photos: Shahrukh and 'Happy New Year' team enthrall Houston with first 'SLAM! The Tour' concert

All roads led to the Toyota Centre in Houston on Friday night as Shahrukh Khan and the 'Happy New Year' gang enthralled their fans with scintillating performances in the first SLAM! The Tour concert in the US. 
The show had Shahrukh Khan making a heart-stopping aerial entry. A lot of glamour, glitz, and Bollywood music and dance was on display as the likes of Deepika Padukone, Shahrukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood, Vivaan Shah, Farah Khan, Malaika Arora, Kanika Kapoor and Yo Yo Honey Singh enthralled the crowd.
Just minutes before the show, Shahrukh tweeted, "Take ur seats inToyota Center Houston.1st show, 1st jitters. Nervous energy will make up for the missed steps. Love u all. SLAM by HNY team." 

The team has no breather after the Houston concert as they will rock New Jersey on September 20. 

Here's the schedule: 

20 September: Continental Arena, New Jersey 
21 September: Jiffy Lube Live, Washington DC 
26 September: Sears Center Aren…

SLAM! The Tour: Take a look at Shah Rukh, Deepika, Abhishek’s candid captures

The Happy New Year team, including Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, director Farah Khan, among others, are currently in Houston for their musical extravaganza 'SLAM! The Tour', as part of the promotions of their upcoming film. The team is quite excited about the endevour, and their zeal was quite evident in the photos which were shared on the social networking site Twitter. The candid captures taken during the trip showcase how much fun the film's team is having while the promotional spree.


Watch: Shah Rukh Khan’s Slam The Tour Journey To Houston

Bollywood's biggest global musical extravaganza SLAM! The Tour is all set rule the hearts of thousands of music lovers on its very first concert at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX in next few hours.To amplify the excitement of the show, the team has come up with a very special music track byRam Sampath and it is picturized in a way that shows the fun journey of all the team members from Mumbai to Houston.The concert has already generated a lot of excitement not only among its Indian and South Asian fans but also native Americans.

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Shah Rukh Khan's 10 pack abs: Salman Khan impressed and says its genuine

Shah Rukh Khan has amazed everyone with his 10 pack abs. The actor has truly sweat it out at the gym to achieve it.

So much so that his arch rival in Bollywood, Salman Khan too seems to be singing praises for SRK. According to a report in Pinkvilla, Salman said that Shah Rukh's 10 packs are not fake, and that he was really very impressed with it. The report further stated that Salman went on to praise King Khan, saying that the actor was very fit and the picture was 100 percent genuine.

Seems like Salman Khan has been trying to mend ways with SRK, as in the recent past he also praised the trailer ofHappy New Year. Now it remains to be seen if Shah Rukh Khan can also be sportive enough to respond in a positive manner.Happy New Yearis directed by Farah Khan and also stars Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood and Vivan Shah. The film is set to release on Diwali this year.


A look into Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri's Mannat

Shah Rukh Khan's majestic, neoclassical columned bungalow in Bandra, 'Mannat' gives nothing about its residents, except that it is home to one of the biggest stars in Bollywood.  The Badshah and his designer wife opened their doors to Architectural Digest, (a home décor magazine) and have in turn given the world a glimpse into their 'humble abode'.  In an interview with the magazine, Gauri revealed that the interiors are based entirely on her vision and creativity. She also stated that the effort she put into it was 'intensive and eye opening' and it involved years of sourcing and travelling, till she got everything just right. Mannat boasts of five bedrooms, multiple living areas, a gymnasium, library and 'everything else a celebrity family needs'.\Gauri has now taken her passion to new heights by joining hands with Royal Estates, a Dubai based developed community designed completely by her.