SRK felt he looked like Kumar Gaurav, Al Pacino

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016,9:57 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Mumbai | Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has revealed that before he joined the filmdom, he felt he looked like Bollywood actor Kumar Gaurav but at a later stage thought his looks matched that of Hollywood veteran Al Pacino’s. In his upcoming film Fan, Khan will be seen playing two roles, one of a superstar Aryan Khanna and his fan Gaurav, who comes across as his lookalike.

Initially I used to feel I look like Kumar Gaurav son of Rajendra Kumar. He was the first star I wanted to meet. I was happy that I looked like someone good like Kumar Gaurav. Then after some point, I felt I looked like Al Pacino, Khan told reporters here at the trailer launch of Fan.

Now at the age of 50, I feel I look like my father. I am hopeful a time will come when I would feel I look like myself, he said. Fan is the story of Gaurav Khan a young man, whose world revolves around superstar Aryan Khanna Khan or God as he refers to him.

From the bylanes of Delhi, young Gaurav embarks on a journey to the city of dreams, Mumbai, in order to wish his God on his birthday. But when things don’t go according to plan, Gaurav’s love and passion for the superstar turns into a dangerous obsession. When asked about playing a psychotic obsessive role like Darr again in Fan, SRK said, No not really.

The role of Gaurav is different from what one saw me doing in ‘Darr’, ‘Baazigar’. These are anti-hero. In this film, he is not a psychotic lover. It’s the story of a young boy and his love for a superstar, he said. The Chak De India star feels it is not right on his part to dictate or tell his fans how they should be.