Mumbai: Be it ‘Baazigar’, ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ or ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol have never failed to create magic with their on-screen chemistry.
The two share a close friendship in real life too and yet there was a time when this iconic duo couldn’t see eye-to-eye.
Apparently, during the filming of Baazigar, SRK was not impressed with Kajol and thought she lacked focus and even warned Aamir Khan against working with her.
In an old interview quoted by The Indian Express, SRK recalled, “When I was working with Kajol in Baazigar, Aamir Khan asked me about her as he wanted to work with her. I left him a message saying, ‘She is very bad, no focus, and you will not be able to work with her’. And then I saw the rushes in the evening. I kept calling Aamir to clarify. I told him, ‘I don’t know what it is, but she is magical on the screen’.”
‘Please Shut Up’
When Kajol remembered how she became friends with SRK, her story too began on the sets of Baazigar.
“I remember Shah Rukh and other actors had a huge hangover when they came on the sets and I was jabbering away in Marathi to his make-up guy. They were like ‘what is that voice. It is going to split open our heads’. He was very grumpy but I kept chatting and finally he said, ‘Will you please shut up… chup ho jao’. I think that’s how we became friends.”
At this point, SRK cut in and said that she hasn’t changed at all, and that he has to ‘still tell her to shut up’.