Filmmaker Kabir Khan directed Shah Rukh Khan in his 2017 movie Tubelight, starring Salman Khan within the lead position. Shah Rukh did a cameo within the film, and in addition narrated Kabir’s Amazon Prime Video collection The Forgotten Army. But earlier than attending to know one another on a movie set, Kabir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan went to the identical faculty in New Delhi. Both of them did a filmmaking course at AJK Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC). However, Shah Rukh was Kabir’s senior on the institute.
Recalling reminiscences of his faculty days, Kabir informed Mashable India in an interview that he used SRK’s notes in faculty. He stated, “I was doing Masters in Communication which was predominantly a filmmaking course. Before me, the most famous person from our institute was Shah Rukh Khan. He was my senior in MCRC. I used his notes to study. I knew Shah Rukh before he joined the industry.”
Not simply Shah Rukh, Kabir additionally knew his spouse Gauri Khan. He shared, “His (Shah Rukh) wife and I used to dance together and we did a show together called West Side Story. Gauri is a fabulous dancer.”
Kabir Khan additionally directed Shah Rukh in a marketing campaign for Dubai Tourism. During the discharge of Tubelight, when he was requested a few risk of a full-fledged collaboration with Shah Rukh, Kabir informed indianexpress.com, “I would love to work with him. I have known him since college days in Delhi. We shot for an advertisement recently and we do speak about ideas. So, if there comes an idea, we both agree upon, I am sure we will collaborate.”
Kabir’s final movie 83, based mostly on India’s win on the 1983 Cricket World Cup, was launched in December 2021. The movie couldn’t do nicely on the field workplace regardless of receiving optimistic phrase of mouth, as a result of it was launched amid the third wave of the pandemic. The movie had Ranveer Singh within the lead position.