Shahrukh Khan was honoured with the fourth Yash Chopra National Memorial Award here recently. At the award function, he has denied reports that he didn't want to work with actress Kangana Ranaut in a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film.
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The superstar was expected to share screen space with Kangana. But he reportedly refused to do that. Read what the Raees actor said about it and also see his lovely pictures from the award function.
Asked about rejecting a film with Kangana Ranaut, Shahrukh Khan told the reporters, "Don't believe what you read online."
The Award Function
The award has been instituted by the philanthropist T. Subbarami Reddy, in association with Anu Ranjan (President, The Indian Television Academy) and Shashi Ranjan (Chairman, Managing Director, ITA School of Performing Arts), in the memory of the late filmmaker Yash Chopra, whose movies like Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Dil To Pagal Hai starred SRK.
Shahrukh Talks About Working In A Yash Raj Project
When will the audience see Shahrukh in a Yash Raj project? "I've no idea. There is no discussion on a film right now," said the actor.
Working With Yashji Was Personal
"Working with Yashji was very personal. I don't think I am able to express it. I have worked with him for 20 years...
It Is Very Emotional For Me
"Right from the time I came here and then we lost him as we walked along the path. Being part of his last shot and his last film... it is very emotional for me," he added.
He Was Honest & A Basic Person
"He was honest, straightforward and a basic person. Simplicity made him extremely special."
SRK Is Remaking Yash Chopra's Ittefaq
Shahrukh's banner Red Chillies Entertainment is currently co-producing the remake of Yash Chopra's murder mystery Ittefaq, which released in 1969.
Why SRK Didn't Do The Film
SRK, also a producer, said he wanted to do the film but couldn't due to 'date problem'.The team ... involved with the film are fantastic," he said.
Ittefaq, which will feature Sonakshi Sinha and Sidharth Malhotra, is being directed by Abhay Chopra.