A batchmate of Shahrukh Khan from the Barry John's Theatre Group Ms. Deepika Deshpande Amin, got the opportunity once again to reunite with the Baadshah of Bollywood SRK, for his upcoming movie Fan and she has revealed a lot of secrets about the superstar.
The secrets are sweet and down to earth, and you'll enjoy every
bit of what Shahrukh Khan's batchmate Deepika has to say!
Deepika says that Shahrukh Khan, has not changed at all despite
having a larger than life career and still remains a simple man
that he was back in the good old days! Deepika was quoted as
saying, "We did theatre together for seven-eight years and
travelled all over India staging plays in various cities like
Kolkata, Jaipur, Guwahati etc. So, I have known him for a long
When asked if Shahrukh Khan has changed after all these years,
Deepika rejected it as saying,
"The most wonderful thing about him is he has not changed at
all. After so many years and such great success, he is still
enthusiastic and fun-loving. It's like being back in the theatre
group, all the years in between melted away."
Deepika Deshpande Amin, despite being younger to Shahrukh Khan,
has got the role of SRK's mother in Fan. When asked how that is
possible, Deepika says,
"Initially, I was surprised, as I am not old enough to play his
mom. In fact, we are contemporaries - he may be a couple of years
older to me! But the makers assured me that I was playing mom to
the Shah Rukh who plays the fan Gaurav and that with special
effects and prosthetic he will look younger. And, it's incredible
how young he looks - like he is in his 20s! Also, I play a
strong-willed woman, who is an important factor in the fan's life.
She is not a mother who is just flitting around."
So the secret about Shahrukh Khan is that he has not changed at
all, and still remains enthusiastic and fun-loving!