When Shah Rukh Khan Insisted Chamkila Actor Anjum Batra To Eat Pav Bhaji With Him In Mannat

Apr18,2024


When Shahrukh Khan asked flamboyant actor Anjum Batra to eat pav bhaji with him in Mannat

The picture was shared on Instagram. (courtesy: pujadadlani)

New Delhi:

Actor Anjum Batra, who played Kesar Singh Tikki amar singh brightHas revealed about his experience of meeting superstar Shahrukh Khan for the first time in Mannat. Anjum Batra said that she met him donkey The star was helping the actor with his Punjabi dialogues for the film Jab Harry Met Sejal, directed by Imtiaz Ali. In an interview to TV9, Anjum talked about Shahrukh's hospitable nature and said, “I met Imtiaz for the first time in 2016. He was shooting for Jab Harry Met Sejal and there were some Punjabi dialogues on which Shahrukh had to work. Imtiaz took me to Mannat. Me, Imtiaz and Shahrukh were in Mannat's library. We stayed up talking all night and even did some work.”

Anjum told that she and Imtiaz reached Mannat at 11 pm and Shahrukh came 15 minutes later as he was shooting for a film. Anjum said, “Shah Rukh told me, 'Sit right next to me.' I said, 'No, I will sit here, okay.' He insisted, 'No, you come and sit near me.' I kept talking for hours, he was a very good host and asked me, 'What will you eat?' He gave me a menu. I was not eating meat at that time so I refused. But then he insisted that I have some pav bhaji with him.

Meanwhile, fans are praising the film's unique narrative choices and the performances of the lead actors. About playing the iconic character, Diljit Dosanjh said during his appearance on The Great Indian Kapil Show, “I thought that because I am from Punjab, I would understand Chamkila better. But after meeting Imtiaz, I completely surrendered before him. The way he stood, the way he spoke, the way he reacted and even the way he thought, Imtiaz knew it all because of his extensive research and homework done on Chamkila. Had gone.”



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