Shah Rukh Khan deserved an Oscar if Hollywood was not manipulated– Paulo Coelho
Shah Rukh ‘King’ Khan has delivered countless stellar performances and as a result, made many ladies swoon to his charm and garnered an impressive global fan following. Among those who admire the Jab Tak Hai Jaan actor, you can also count renowned author Paulo Coelho in the list.
A couple of months ago, Shah Rukh Khan and Paulo Coelho had indulged in a friendly chat on Twitter, where it was revealed that the author of The Alchemist harbour warm feelings for the Don actor. Recently, Coelho also stated that the first Shah Rukh Khan film he had watched was My Name Is Khan and he loved it nonetheless. He also went on to say that SRK deserved an Oscar for his performance, if Hollywood was not ‘manipulated’.
— TEAM SHAH RUKH KHAN (@TSRK_FC) October 5, 2015
Shah Rukh Khan read the tweet and was overwhelmed with it and sent over some of his DVDs for the renowned author to watch. Paulo had trouble choosing which film, to which Shah Rukh again came to the rescue:-
As can be seen from the tweet, Shah Rukh gave away his best for Paulo to watch, such as Om Shanti Om, Ra One, Asoka, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna and Don. Shah Rukh also took to Twitter and asked his fans to pick which film to watch first:-
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) October 5, 2015
So we know that Shah Rukh Khan and Paulo Coelho share a strong rapport with each other. However, the real question is, will we ever be able to see Paulo pen down a magical screenplay for the ‘King Of Romance’ to execute on-screen?