Shah Rukh Khan‘s story has always made us believe in the power of dreams. But did you know, that the actor, before coming to Mumbai, was a part of Barry John’s troop TAG (Theater Action Group)? Also, did you know how SRK landed the part in the play? (Also Read: When Shah Rukh Khan turned into a harsh critic for his own performance in ‘Deewana’)
The superstar revealed the same, while he was speaking to host Farooque Sheikh, in his show ‘Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai’. The nostalgic story started flowing after a surprise appearance on the show by Barry John. Here’s what transpired.
'I’m Barry's mistake'
“This is the first time I’m saying in front of Barry and he hates me for saying it because he thinks I’m a very bad actor. So, I say whatever I know of acting I know from him, I’m his mistake.” [sic] Read further to know what SRK said about his first audition... Watch the complete interview here:
Shah Rukh Khan's first audition
“I was a sportsman at one point of time, I hurt myself and I was really sad and down and I hadn’t know what to do in the evenings. And there was a play going on and Barry was looking for boys, 10 boys to act with 82 girls in Lady Shri Ram college. That was not the reason I wanted to join it, but it helped. So, I went there, I auditioned for it and as strange as it may sound, Barry cast me. So, now you know ke kitni galti karte hai.” [sic] Read on as SRk reveals as to what role was he going to play… Watch the complete interview here:
Shah Rukh Khan’s role in his first play
“He (Barry John) cast me as the principal dancer in the play and he gave me one dialogue to say. And throughout he’s been very very kind to me, taught me everything that I know.” [sic] Read as Shah Rukh Khan opens more about Barry John... Watch the complete interview here: