Why Aamir Khan suggested Shah Rukh’s Name for a Film He was Supposed to Do
There is NO competition between Bollywood’s two big Khans, it seems!
Aamir Khan has proved to be one magnanimous star. Everyone knows that he was supposed to do the Rakesh Sharma (the first person from India to go to space) biopic but then opted out of it. But now as it emerges, it is he who recommended Shah Rukh Khan’s name for the same. Now, SRK is doing the film that Aamir was supposed to, earlier. And Aamir says it’s no big deal because he doesn't want to compete either with Salman Khan or Shah Rukh Khan. He admitted to passing on the Rakesh Sharma biopic to Shah Rukh Khan saying that "such exchanges happen routinely" between the superstars.
According to Aamir, such exchanges happen because he does not feel competitive with any of his contemporaries. "I am not a competitive person, and I never felt competitive with Salman and Shah Rukh," he told IANS in an interview.
He also shared how he suggested Shah Rukh's name for the Rakesh Sharma biopic because he genuinely felt that he is the best fit for the film. "Yes, I heard the script (of Rakesh Sharma biopic), and I loved it really! It is true that I called up Shah Rukh and said that he should listen to the story. I am glad that he also loved it and finally said yes."
Since Aamir Khan shared a close bond with Shah Rukh, he openly admitted that as an actor and friend he really admires Shah Rukh Khan. "I see him as a star; I am not a star. He is handsome, charming, well dressed you know I went to his house, and he took me to show his wardrobe. I think his wardrobe is as big as my whole house!" Aamir said.
Recently Aamir and Shah Rukh even shared a sweet image of the two of them together. Check it out.
Now, will SRK return the favour?