Shah Rukh Khan’s five favourite Malayalis
Indian cinema’s one of the biggest superstar Shah Rukh Khan shares a very close relationship with Kerala and the artists here. He is a regular visitor to the State mostly as ‘the Bollywood presence’ in the award nights. Recently, SRK revealed names of his favourite five Malayalis.
Mammootty, Mohanlal, KU Mohanan, Santhosh Sivan and Priyadarshan are his five favourites.
“I should learn the language before acting in a Malayalam movie. I would love to act in Malayalam. Some great movies are born here. There are many brilliant technicians in Mollywood. KU Mohanan is the cinematographer in my latest movie Raees. He works very calmly without any fuss. I know two Mohans here, him and Mohanlal. Both of them are geniuses in their respective fields. I have interacted with Mammootty, Mohanlal, Priyadarshan, Sabu Cyril and Santhosh Sivan many times. The shoot period at which a Malayalam movie is completed is just amazing. I have talked with them about this. It was Gauthami while acting with me in Trimurti who showed me the world of Malayalam movies. The movies here are so beautiful dealing with a variety of stories. I spend time whenever I visit Kerala for some programmes. I always love to spend my holidays here“, SRK said.
The King Khan’s latest release Raees continues to do good bussiness in the box office. The movie released on Republic Day, has already crossed the 100 crore mark. SRK has played the titular character of a gangster who is involved in bootlegging business in Gujarat. The actor’s power packed performance has won him rave reviews with critics calling it as his best in recent years.