Actor Shah Rukh Khan and director Karan Johar are the closest of mates within the movie trade and have collaborated on a number of movies collectively. Nevertheless, there was a time when Karan was a part of ‘Workforce Aamir’ and believed SRK ‘overacted’.
In his memoirs An Unsuitable Boy, Karan had remembered a time when Shah Rukh was simply making a mark within the trade and he himself was a star child obsessive about movies. “Shah Rukh got here in 1991, and I wasn’t a fan of his in any respect. Paradoxically, I favored him the least. However Apoorva (Mehta, Karan’s pal and now Dharma Productions’ CEO) did. I used to be Workforce Aamir and he was Workforce Shah Rukh. There have been ladies who had been obsessive about Shah Rukh and there have been folks like me who had been mad about Aamir.”
He mentioned that the 2 would have passionate fights over who was higher – Aamir or Shah Rukh. “I used to be not a Shah Rukh Khan fan as a result of I assumed he overacted. I didn’t like him in Deewana. And Apoorva used to say: ‘Aamir is so boring, what do you want about him?’ We had these fights about Aamir and Shah Rukh as in the event that they had been our relations and we needed to take up cudgels on their behalf. They had been very passionate fights.”
Karan Johar went on to help Aditya Chopra when the latter made Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, through which he performed a small position too. He additionally forged Shah Rukh in his debut directorial, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, which established his extremely profitable profession within the trade. The 2 went on to work collectively in movies similar to Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, My Title is Khan and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna.
Regardless of their ups and downs over time, Shah Rukh and Karan have been mates and have supported one another. The 2 lately returned from Dubai the place Shah Rukh was supporting his IPL crew, Kolkata Knight Riders. Shah Rukh’s household and designer Manish Malhotra had been additionally travelling with them.