Actor Shah Rukh Khan’s fans have found one more reason to drool over the iconic King Khan. As fans have got hold of a rare clip from the old times when the actor was shooting for the film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge in 1994.
One of the behind-the-scenes videos from the 1995 film, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, shows the actor sitting in the back of a truck and sharing his views on the film with the camera. A voice behind the camera asked him about his role in the film, he replied incessantly,” Yeah. It’s basically taken from the bourgeoise suppression of the proletariat. Lot of it has been in the verses of Voltaire already,” other people who were supposedly behind him were also heard chuckling at the young actor’s stance.
A Bollywood fan page made an edit of the video, in which they added the communist flag symbol with the USSR national anthem as background music. Fans were shocked and surprised to see Shah Rukh speaking in such non-hesitant terms. Some even joked that he is a ‘comrade.’ “Wait. No. What. What. Whaaatt.. what,” wrote one surprising fan. A comment read, “I fell even harder in love with Shah Rukh after this,” another comment read, “Yes this is him this is the man who has been giving me gender envy since I first laid eyes on him at age five, yes.”
The clip is a part of the making of the DDLJ video, shared on YRF’s YouTube channel in 2015. In the same video, Shahrukh revealed that while shooting for the iconic romantic mustard field scene in Haryana the team faced heavy objections from the farmers of the field. It was Shah Rukh who intervened and convinced the farmers with his thick Haryanvi accent and witty people skills.
The voice behind the camera which seemed like Karan Johar asked Shah Rukh for how long he has been a farmer. To which the actor replied with a Haryanvi accent, that he has been working in the fields for 150 years now.
The release of DDLJ in 1995 launched Shah Rukh Khan as a superstar. Marking his image as ‘the romantic hero,’ which still has its spark even after 25 years of the film’s release. The film was directed by Aditya Chopra, where Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol were in lead roles with Mandira Bedi, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher, and Amresh Puri as other main cast members.