He is known for his endless energy, undying love for his craft and being a workaholic. But superstar Shah Rukh Khan says now he doesn't work as much and feels inspired with others' good work.
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Shahrukh, who had only one release last year, superhit Chennai Express, featured in just one movie in 2012 - late filmmaker Yash Chopra's last directorial venture Jab Tak Hai Jaan. Currently he is shooting for Farah Khan's Happy New Year.
"I have become laid-back and I have started working less. I feel happy if the quality of work that others do is good. I look at their performances and get inspired," Shahrukh told reporters Thursday at the press conference for the 14th Zee Cine Awards which he will host. He is also planning a special performance for the event.
Being innovative for Zee Awards, scheduled for Jan 14, is the need of the hour. "I have hosted and performed for many shows. I wanted to do an exclusive act, which I haven't done for anyone else. I will be performing live," said the 48-year-old. The awards will be telecast Feb 23 simultaneously on Zee TV, Zee Anmol and Zee Tamizh.
After being a part of the film industry for over two decades,
SRK said he is over the initial excitement of being nominated.
"I have been a part of so many award functions that I have lost the system of waiting to see if I have been nominated. An award is a reflection of a whole years's work. If I win, I feel thrilled ... if I don't, then I think I will work hard next year," he said.
Now, the actor dedicates all his awards to his children - Aryan, Suhana and AbRam. "I dedicated my first award to my mom. Now I dedicate them to my children," he said. "Either I keep it on my daughter's or my son's bedside table. I keep alternating. They get very happy," he added.
However, the Bollywood Badshah says the awards teach the right lessons to his children. "The next day (after winning the award), I take out some time to tell them that I have got the award due to my efforts, so that they concentrate on that rather than the stardom and glamour, which surround it," he said.