Mumbai: The Badshah of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan has always come across as witty, intelligent and smart. The owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders has always had a penchant for writing and now Shah Rukh Khan is coming out with his autobiography called ’20 years in a Decade’, according to a report in DNA.
Shah Rukh Khan stresses that it is not like other autobiographies, “It was meant to be an autobiography, but I found it really boring talking only about myself. So now, it’s just become a collection of very amusing, selective memories of the journey that I had, although I don’t know if people will like it.”
He reveals that the story, like his other biographies, begins ‘with his birth’. When asked about the delay SRK says, “It was meant to be for 10 years, but now I guess it has to be 20 years, since I started writing the book. So, I got delayed exactly by 10 years. New chapters kept on getting added. The earlier book ended with Aryan’s birth, but now, it will have to end with AbRam’s birth.”
The maverick superstar further explains why there is no continuity tells DNA, “Other chapters are about life and my experiences — some of the chapters are completely random and you can leave them. (Smiles) I have written, ‘You don’t have to read this’. There is no continuity in the book. Of course, it is like a movie — it has a beginning, an end with flashbacks and flash forwards.”
SRK has also made a conscious effort to keep his personal and professional life separate, but the book will help fans get an insight to his life. Khan says that, “A lot of it maybe are things that I’ve spoken about, but I would like to add that there are certain things, which I don’t know how to speak to people about. Because one, they don’t ask me. Second, sometimes there’s not enough time. You can put it in a five-page chapter. There will be things which very few people know about me and some, of course, are things which generically people will know — how my mom and dad died and all that stuff. How I felt exactly when she died, nobody knows, so there’s a chapter on that. I don’t know how interesting it will be to others. Maybe, it will just be extra-sentimental.”
The superstar of Bollywood and Hindi film industry has always been politically correct, but now with the autobiography to come there will be fireworks and we would finally get to know the real SRK.
On the work front, Shah Rukh was last seen in Rahul Dholakia’s ‘Raees’.