Differences with his friend-turned-foe Salman won’t be resolved with the help of Katrina Kaif or anyone else, says Shahrukh
Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan says his longstanding “disagreements” with Salman Khan will not come to an end courtesy a film, a filmmaker or an actor. And neither would it be on a public platform. The two Bollywood icons, who did films like Karan Arjun and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai together, had a major fight in 2008 at Salman’s then girlfriend, Katrina Kaif’s birthday bash.
Even as Katrina hopes to produce a movie featuring Shahrukh and Salman, SRK says it’s not going to happen – not at anyone’s behest. “My thing is that we had a little bit of a personal issue. This is not the first time. It was four years ago and it had been before. We (Salman) have been very close for 20 years and even more. From the time I came, I respect his family and the fact that they gave me so much love. I can never be disrespectful about that. Having said that, we have grown together.”
“We have certain things similar and certain things which we completely disagree on. So, at this point of time, we are at that plain of disagreement and there might come a time when these things will get resolved, not resolved… but it will never be on a public platform. It will be a personal thing,” Shahrukh said at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2012 in New Delhi on Friday.
He is assured that “it will not be if a producer, director casts me in a film, even if it is Katrina Kaif.”
“It will never get resolved if two or three people came in between and say ‘resolve it’…I don’t think a film is going to bring us together and resolve anything,” added Shahrukh. He says people must stop expecting to see the two actors together as it “looks like a Yash Chopra hero and heroine have got separated”.
“It can be that we board the same plane and start chatting, but not for a film. But I don’t think it will happen now. We don’t really sit and think of it,” added King Khan, who was at the summit with Katrina, one of the leading ladies of his latest release Jab Tak Hai Jaan.