VIDEO: Mahira Khan tells the story of her first awkward meeting with Shah Rukh Khan
“I just went to him and said ‘hello,’ but he said ‘Assalam-o-Alaikum.’
Mahira Khan, arguably Pakistan’s biggest superstar, has not just won hearts in Pakistan but also made millions of fans in India.
The incredibly gorgeous Mahira started her career as a VJ and made her debut on the silver screen with the film Bol alongside Atif Aslam in 2011. She also won the Lux Style Award for Best Television Actress.
The 45-year-old actress made her debut in Bollywood for The Hindi film ‘Raees’ starring alongside the world’s most popular Bollywood star , Shah Rukh Khan. The Khan duo made the highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2017.
In a recent interview, Khan shared her overwhelming experience of meeting Shah Rukh Khan.
Sharing her experience, she said, “Many other girls gave their audition, and I thought I gave a bad audition, but I memorized each and everything. I met everyone there, and when I went out, I saw Shah Rukh Khan, and it was magical like it is in the movies.”
Mahira added that how her very first experience of meeting everyone’s favorite, Shah Rukh Khan, was awkward.
“I just went to him and said ‘hello,’ but he said ‘Assalam-o-Alaikum.’ How could I not say Assalam-o-Alaikum, that’s my thing. I am from Pakistan; why did I not say that? I replied, of course, Assalam-o-Alaikum. I was just being neutral and said hello first.”
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