Shah Rukh Khan, presently enjoying the overwhelming success of his 2023 films—'Pathaan,' 'Jawan,' and 'Dunki'—shared insights into the testing phases his family went through. At a recent event where the superstar was honored with an award, he candidly spoke about the difficulties his family experienced.
Shah Rukh was honoured with a special award by the News18. During his speech, he candidly addressed the challenging personal and professional phases he and his family navigated in the last 4 to 5 years. Discussing the impact of COVID, his films facing setbacks, and the skepticism from trade analysts, Shah Rukh brushed off critics as "idiots" and emphasised the resilience needed during difficult times.
In a significant revelation, Shah Rukh spoke for the first time about his son Aryan Khan's arrest in a drug case in 2021. Sharing insights from his personal journey, he stressed the importance of maintaining quiet resilience and working hard with dignity. The Pathaan star advocated for being a hopeful and honest storyteller, leaving room for unexpected plot twists in life.
The actor concluded his speech with the iconic Om Shanti Om dialogue, emphasising that the story is yet to be told if it lacks a happy ending. Amidst the challenges, Shah Rukh expressed gratitude for the unwavering support of his fans and acknowledged that the success of his recent releases - Jawan, Pathaan, and Dunki - was fueled by the audience's support, even those who may not necessarily appreciate his acting.
Notably, in 2023, Shah Rukh Khan achieved a remarkable milestone by delivering box office hits totaling Rs 2500 crore with three movies.