Actor Shah Rukh Khan and director Karan johar are the closest of associates within the movie business and have collaborated on a number of movies collectively. However, there was a time when Karan was a part of ‘Team 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 business and he himself was a star child obsessed with movies. Shah Rukh got here in 1991, and I was a fan of his in any respect. Ironically, I favored him the least. But Apoorva (Mehta, Karan’s pal and now Dharma Productions ’CEO) did. I was Team Aamir and he was Team Shah Rukh. There had been ladies who had been obsessed with Shah Rukh and there have been folks like me who had been mad about Aamir. “
He said that the 2 would have passionate fights over who was higher – Aamir or Shah Rukh. “I was not a Shah Rukh Khan fan as a result of I assumed he overacted. I in contrast like him in Deewana. And Apoorva used to say: ‘Aamir is so boring, what do you like 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, during 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 business. The two went on to work collectively in movies equivalent to Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, My Name is Khan and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna.
Despite their ups and downs over time, Shah Rukh and Karan have been associates and have supported one another. The two just lately returned from Dubai the place Shah Rukh was supporting his IPL group, Kolkata Knight Riders. Shah Rukh’s household and designer Manish Malhotra had been additionally travelling with them.