Shah Rukh Khan is currently basking in the success of Pathaan, his most recent movie, which is on track to soon enter the exclusive Rs 1000 crore club. The Siddharth Anand-helmed spy thriller from YRF, which also features Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Ashutosh Rana, and Dimple Kapadia in pivotal roles, has earned an astounding sum at the box office.
The success of Pathaan has delighted Shah Rukh Khan’s fans as well as the Hindi cinema industry. Nevertheless, Shah Rukh Khan’s #AskSRK Twitter event was a big success and gave the actor an opportunity to engage with his fans. As the celebrity fielded a variety of inquiries throughout the session, one particular query regarding the late actor Irrfan Khan left the actor inconsolable.
Shah Rukh Khan remembers late actor Irrfan Khan during #AskSRK session
A fan recently questioned star SRK about the late actor Irrfan Khan during a #AskSRK session on Twitter. SRK replied with a touching statement that will undoubtedly make you cry.
Legendary actor Irrfan Khan sir once said ” Hollywood doesn’t have Shah Rukh Khan” What do you think?
To this, Shah Rukh Khan replied,
I miss him he was a dear friend…
Shah Rukh Khan and Irrfan Khan shared the screen together
For those who are unaware, Shah Rukh Khan and Irrfan Khan had a close friendship. Billu, a comedy-drama from 2009, starred two of Bollywood’s most well-known actors. They were joined by other well-known actors such as Lara Dutta, Om Puri, Rasika Joshi, and others in the film.
The movie chronicled the struggles of a barber in an Indian town, played by Irrfan, who was directed by Priyadarshan. When the villagers learn that a well-known actor with whom they had previously been associated is visiting the area, their life dramatically improves.
Shah Rukh Khan’s reaction to his dear friend’s death
Irrfan Khan’s passing in April 2020 caused the Indian cinema industry to suffer a great loss. The well-known actor spent a long time battling a colon ailment. Irrfan has established himself as a well-known figure in both Bollywood and Hollywood thanks to his flexibility as an actor, his distinctive approach to his parts, and his captivating on-screen presence.
He received high praise from critics and a sizable fan base for his realistic portrayals of characters and skilful speech delivery. His most well-known works include, among others, Life of Pi, The Lunchbox, Inferno, Piku, Angrezi Medium, and The Namesake.
Shah Rukh Khan expressed his sorrow over the loss of one of his close friends even at that time. He described him as the greatest performer of all time in a sympathy tweet for him.
In present, Vijay Sethupathi, Nayanthara, and Shah Rukh Khan are working on the filming of Atlee’s future project, “Jawan.” The film is expected to be released in theatres on June 2, 2023, and is now in the post-production stage. In addition to English, the film will also be distributed in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam.
In addition to “Jawan,” the actor will also be seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s upcoming movie “Dunki,” alongside Taapsee Pannu and Boman Irani.