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Divya Dutta talks about her first meeting with Shah Rukh Khan

Divya Dutta and Shah Rukh Khan have done very few films together. Recalling the early days of her career, Divya said that one day she reached the sets of ‘Dil Se’ and asked Shahrukh if ​​she could be a part of the film. She also recalled her first film encounter with Shah Rukh, when she bumped into him one day. He is surprised to know that Shahrukh knows him by name, even though he has not done any work till now. He had seen Divya’s name in the audition list and remembered it.

Divya Dutta said in a recent interview, “I wanted to do the film ‘Dil Se’ and at that time Shahrukh and my manager were the same. He suggested that I come to the sets and ask him for Mani Ratnam’s number. I didn’t have a mobile phone at that time. So I reached Connaught Place at that moment. There I saw that he was shooting a scene. Thousands of people gathered to catch a glimpse of Shah Rukh, there was not even an inch of standing room.

“He’s really everyone’s favorite.”

He further said that he felt there was no hope of meeting. But just as she was about to leave. Someone came and led them through the crowd to the parked car. This was Shahrukh’s vanity van. Divya said, “He opened the door for me and held my hand. He is really everyone’s favorite. He asked how he could help, and I told him I really wanted to film. He asked if I wanted coffee and told me that he would convey my message to Mani Ratnam.

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After this, when Divya got a chance to meet Mani Ratnam, he told Divya that he cannot cast her in the film because her face resembles Manisha Koirala. Divya said that her next meeting with Shah Rukh happened when the two were working together in ‘Veer-Zara’. Shahrukh helped him understand camera angles. Divya said that Shah Rukh told her, “I won’t be on every set, you have to learn to take care of yourself.”

Arun Sharma

Arun Sharma

I am Arun Sharma, a versatile news writer covering entertainment, sports, and breaking news.

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