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25 years but I still feel like a newcomer: Shah Rukh Khan


Indian Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan poses during the launch of 'SRK 25 Years Of A Life' by Samar Khan, in Mumbai late November 9, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / STR

A boy from Delhi saw a dream and walked into the city of dreams. He not just fulfilled his dreams, he also conquered the city of dreams. After completing 25 years in this industry, he still feels like he is a new comer. At the launch of his new biography, SRK says, “Despite spending 25 years, I still feel like a newcomer. I find it awkward I have spent 25 years but I still feel like a newcomer.”

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 Recalling his initial days after coming to Mumbai, he says, “I was an odd-looking guy, I was not from a film background, I spoke too fast but I am thankful all the filmmakers and those friends who gave me an opportunity. So for me if a newcomer comes I have been trained by people like these to respect the newcomer and love them.”

 Like a true show man, the Badshah of Bollywood thanked his fans for making his the superstar. “25 years in the film industry was a big dream for a boy who came from Delhi all those years ago. These years have been full of excitement, hard work and various ups and downs and this book is a tribute to all these filmmakers who believed in me and my dreams. I am extremely thankful to all my fans who have made me who I am today.”

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 Shah Rukh also revealed that his son AbRam was the happiest to see his father on every page of the book. Written by Director Samar Khan, the book titled ‘25 years of a lifepays tribute to Shah Rukh Khan’s contribution to Indian cinema.