Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan, after taking a break for four years, made a remarkable comeback in 2023 with his films 'Pathaan,' 'Jawan,' and 'Dunki.' These movies not only broke records but also received immense love from fans.
Shah Rukh Khan reveals gap made him nervous
During a recent interaction with fans, Khan expressed gratitude for the overwhelming response to his comeback. In a video shared by a fan club, the actor addressed a large crowd and shared his thoughts on his career. He admitted feeling nervous after such a long hiatus but was reassured by his fans' love for 'Pathaan,' 'Jawan,' and 'Dunki.'
Khan stated, "I've been working for 33 years, and taking such a big gap makes you a little nervous. But more than my films, it was the love for 'Pathaan,' 'Jawan,' and 'Dunki' that mattered to people."
He continued, thanking the audience for accepting him back and urging him not to stay away for long. Khan expressed his gratitude, saying, "I'm very thankful to all of you, to the audience, and the whole world for making me realize that what I do is right, and I should keep doing it repeatedly."
Speaking about 'Dunki,' directed by Rajkumar Hirani, Khan acknowledged the mixed reviews but highlighted the film's unique perspective. The comedy-drama, centered around an illegal immigration technique called 'donkey flight,' delves into the theme of home and family. Khan emphasized that Hirani's movies go beyond weekend entertainment, touching on deeper aspects of life.
Shah Rukh Khan at meet and greet
"The films by Hirani are not made for the weekend noise; they talk about our lives. 'Dunki' particularly touched on the concept that no matter where you go, your home never leaves your heart," Khan shared. He praised the film for portraying the strong roots of Indian culture and the emotional connection people have with their homes.
Shah Rukh also gave a shout-out to the cast and crew of 'Dunki,' acknowledging their efforts in bringing the touching story to the audience. Overall, Khan's return to the big screen was not only a cinematic success but also a heartwarming experience for both the actor and his dedicated fans.