Shah Rukh opens up about career break

Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan reveals reasons behind career break, expressing gratitude for fan support during hiatus.

Shah Rukh opens up about career break

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Shah Rukh Khan recently bared his soul at a special event where he candidly discussed the ‘big gap’ in his career before making a comeback with his much-anticipated films ‘Pathaan,’ ‘Jawan,’ and ‘Dunki.’ In a heart-to-heart with his devoted fans, Khan expressed deep gratitude for their unwavering love and support throughout his journey.

The celebrated actor confessed that taking a hiatus from acting had initially made him anxious about his return. With 33 years of experience in the film industry, the prospect of making a comeback after such a significant break naturally brought about nervousness. Reflecting on this period, Khan shared, “It’s new because I have been working for 33 years, and you take such a big gap. Normally, you get a little nervous and you feel that, ‘I hope I’ve got the film right’.”

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Opening up about his thought process during this hiatus, Khan revealed, “Before that, there were some of my films that didn’t do well, and so I thought I’m not making good films.” The megastar acknowledged the impact of his past work on his self-perception, expressing doubts about the quality of his films.

However, Khan emphasized that the overwhelming love and support he received for ‘Pathaan,’ ‘Jawan,’ and ‘Dunki’ from his fans played a pivotal role in boosting his confidence. He credited the audience, both in India and beyond, for embracing him with such warmth, going beyond mere film success. “I think this whole country and people outside this country from India have actually taken me to their heart more than the films,” he said.

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Expressing his gratitude, Khan continued, “So, I’m very very thankful to all of you, to the audience and the whole world for making me realize that what I do is right and I should keep on doing it. It’s not just about the films; it’s about the connection and love that Pathaan, Jawan, and Dunki received.”

In a touching moment, Shah Rukh Khan acknowledged that his fans had not only supported his films but had also urged him not to take extended breaks. “Don’t take a break for 4 years, 2-4 months are fine,” he shared, showcasing the profound impact his fans have on his career decisions.

As Khan gears up for the release of his upcoming ventures, the actor remains grateful for the unwavering affection from his fans, reaffirming his commitment to continue entertaining audiences worldwide.