Here’s How Deepika Padukone Reacted When she Met Shah Rukh Khan For The 1st Time
Deepika Padukone recalled her early days as an actor and her first encounter with SRK in an interview with an international magazine.
Deepika Padukone entered into the film industry with the 2007 film Om Shanti Om and won hearts with her stint as Shanti Priya in the movie. The actress has proved that she is the queen of Bollywood with her bold choices of films and versatile acting ability. It is no surprise that Deepika enjoys a massive fan following on social media. Recently, in an interview with Allure, the Bajirao Mastani actress revealed her first-ever meeting with superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Also Read: Top Bollywood Celebs Who Refused To Endorse Fairness Products
Deepika said that she was nervous as she was sitting at King Khan’s house. She said, “I was sitting on the edge of the sofa, almost in a daze. I could not process what was happening.” She further said that she never auditioned for the film and often asks director Farah Khan ‘what was she thinking.’ To note, Farah had noticed her during one of her modeling campaigns. She also added that her first opportunity was almost served her on the platter as she was well-presented and well-taken care of during her first film. Also Read:: When Salman Khan Said, ‘Why’s She Giving Me Attitude?’ After Sushmita Sen Ignored Him
However, Deepika Padukone added that she considers her 2012 film ‘Cocktail’ alongside Saif Ali Khan and Diana Penty as the turning point of her career. For those unaware, Deepika had played the character of spunky London nightclub-goer. She said, “That was the time, I thought I could really change things for myself.” She added that after this film, she was able to let go of her inhibitions. Also Read: Ab Hoga Bawaal ! Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor To Share The Screen For The First Time
On the work front, Deepika Padukone will be next seen in the film Pathaan alongside Shah Rukh Khan. The movie will release on January 25 next year. Apart from it, she also has Siddharth Anand’s ‘Fighter’ in her kitty. The movie also stars Hrithik Roshan in the lead role.