In an earlier interview, Shah Rukh Khan narrated his reference to Dilip Kumar and the way he was influenced by the celebrity of that period. Shahrukh had instructed, ‘I knew Dilip Kumar since I used to be a small baby. My father knew him. In Delhi they lived in the same road. I met Dilip Sahab many occasions in my childhood. We used to visit his house usually. Actually Saira ji could not keep in mind this however my aunt used to ship her drugs from London. After a few years, once I began working with Ketan Mehta, I noticed Dilip Kumar’s picture in his workplace. And seeing that image got here out of my mouth – Oh that is me. In that image he seemed a lot like me or I used to be like him. But the relationship between me and Dilip sahib was fairly completely different from the movies. Dilip sahib and Saira ji have at all times handled me like a son.
Saira Banu had additionally said some issues in certainly one of her interviews on this love-filled relationship between Shahrukh Khan and Dilip Kumar. Saira Banu had said that they met throughout Shah Rukh Khan’s first movie ‘Dil Aashna Hai’. He had said, ‘Dilip sahib had given the ceremonial clap of this movie. Shahrukh and Dilip Kumar have comparable hair. Whenever I meet Shahrukh, I run my finger in his hair. Saira says if we had a son, we would have been like Shahrukh.
Shahrukh had instructed, ‘My mom appreciated Dilip Kumar very a lot and she or he additionally thought that I seemed like him. Whenever a movie was launched, I used to go to Uphaar Theater to watch motion pictures. Shahrukh used to visit Dilip Kumar usually at his house. Today even after his demise, Shahrukh Khan has reached his house however right this moment Dilip Kumar, who welcomed and hugged him, isn’t current there.