Sanjay Gupta, the director of Kaabil, recounts how Shah Rukh Khan never succumbed to underworld bullying.
Jawan, Shah Rukh Khan’s much-anticipated flick, is causing quite a stir at the box office. The film has crossed the Rs 100 crore mark in just two days and is doing well at the box office, receiving great feedback from both audiences and celebs. Sanjay Gupta recently reviewed the film and recalled an episode from the 1990s when SRK refused to succumb to underworld bullying.
Sanjay Gupta took to Twitter on Saturday to share a tale about Shah Rukh Khan. “I saw JAWAN,” the filmmaker wrote. I felt obligated to share this. When the underground bullying of movie stars was at its apex in the 1990s, @iamsrk was THE ONLY star who refused to give in. “Goli marni hai mar do, tumhaare liye kaam nahin karoonga,” he says. Pathan hoon main.” He stated. He’s still the same today.”
I saw JAWAN.
I feel compelled to share this.
Back in the 90’s when the underworld bullying of the film stars was at its peak @iamsrk was THE ONLY star who never gave in.
“Goli marni hai mar do, par tumhaare liye kaam nahin karoonga. Main Pathan hoon.” He said.
He’s the same…
— Sanjay Gupta (@_SanjayGupta) September 9, 2023
Netizens reacted to Sanjay Gupta’s tweet as well. One of the comments said, “This is why he’s called King Khan.” “My respect for SRK has increased tenfold after reading this,” commented another. Another enthusiast stated, “The 1990s were a terrible terrible time.” I don’t pass judgment on anyone who crumbled under pressure. But all the more respect to @iamsrk for taking a position. Incredible.”
Sanjay Gupta is an Indian filmmaker notable for films such as Aatish, Kaante, Kaabil, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Shootout at Wadala, Jazbaa, and others. Visfot, starring Riteish Deshmukh and Fardeen Khan, is one of his future films.
Jawan, directed by Atlee, is an action thriller starring Shah Rukh Khan, Nayanthara, and Vijay Sethupathi, as well as Sanya Malhotra, Priyamani, Ridhi Dogra, Yogi Babu, Sunil Grover, and others. The film has a budget of Rs 300 crore, making it SRK’s most expensive film to date.
The film, which was produced by Gauri Khan under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment and co-produced by Gaurav Verma, premiered to a thundering reception from audiences and earned Rs 129.6 crore globally on day one.