Post his last release Zero in 2019, Shah Rukh Khan had decided to take a sabbatical from the film industry which resulted in the actor staying from films for over three years. His comeback venture Pathaan, which released earlier this year, kicked off its shoot schedule last year and it was the first time, the superstar was returning on the sets after three years. During the recently held Jawan press conference, Shah Rukh confessed that he was indeed nervous to go back to the sets but it was his son Aryan Khan who motivated him to go and give his best.
Shah Rukh Khan reveals that his son Aryan Khan helped him overcome his nervousness on his first day on the sets of Pathaan
Readers would be aware that Shah Rukh Khan celebrated the success of his second release this year, Jawan, which seems to be breaking records created by Pathaan too. While celebrating the success of this South-Bollywood collaboration, which has been creating quite a stir at the box office, Shah Rukh Khan opened up about the first time he visited the sets of Pathaan after his three-year sabbatical. He said, “Main bhi bahut nervous tha ki maine itne saal kaam nahi kiya (I was very nervous because I hadn’t worked for so many years). For me to return to a set after three years itself was very new.”
He further credited Aryan Khan for encouraging him, adding, “It was feeling very, very different. My elder son told me, ‘When we were growing up, we knew what stardom in the air feels like because your films were big hits. The daughter (Suhana) says I know it. But this little one (AbRam) knows you’re a star but has never seen or felt it in the air. So next five films, please work very hard. He’ll feel it in the air. He’ll love and respect you.”
And it seems that all the hard work and efforts have paid off. Currently, not only have his two releases raked in massive moolah but SRK has become the only Indian actor to have had two Rs. 500 crore hits in a single year.
Jawan, starring Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, Priyamani, Sanya Malhotra, among others, released in theatres on September 7 whereas Pathaan, which is an action-packed thriller from the YRF spy universe which released in January this year. Both of them featured the superstar with Deepika Padukone.
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