New Delhi [India]: Shah Rukh Khan, who was recently given a special tribute at 60th San Francisco International Film Festival, has revealed that he felt overwhelmed with the gesture.
Khan, who was the first ever Indian actor to have such a special tribute, “thanked” the festival for such a gesture.
When asked about the tribute, the 51-year-old-actor said, “Very humbling, as I’ve said before. Also I know why I’m given a tribute like this. First of course, thanks to the San Francisco Film Festival. I know it’s the love of the people from my country which kind of attracts people, the diaspora too, you know, convince people around in different cities around the world that Indian films are important.”
He also shared how wonderful he felt by seeing so many people screaming and watching his film ‘My Name is Khan’.
He added, “So, like I’ve always said, I just happen to be in the right place at the right time and I’m getting the right kind of love. It’s very humbling and very wonderful to see so many people screaming and shouting and watching ‘My Name Is Khan’ again. So I felt very grateful.”
The actor’s 2010 film screening of ‘My Name is Khan’ was held as part of the line-up of films at the festival.
Hollywood director and producer Brett Ratner who was host of the conversation that took place between him and SRK also expressed his wish to work with him in a Hollywood project.
On a related note, Shah Rukh Khan, whose first film of this year, ‘Raees’, also became the year’s first film to enter the 100-crore club, is currently busy shooting for Imtiaz Ali’s next directorial opposite Anushka Sharma. (ANI)