Director Rohit Shetty, who is currently on cloud 9 because of Simmba’s success, has said that his film Chennai Express was completely owned by Deepika Padukone and not Shah Rukh Khan.

In a recent interview with Film Companion, the Golmaal actor revealed how people have forgotten that both Chennai Express and Golmaal 3 belonged to Deepika and Kareena Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah and Mithun Chakraborty respectively.

Rohit Shetty: Chennai Express Wasn’t A Shah Rukh Khan Film; Deepika Padukone Got The Maximum Credit
Chennai Express Wasn’t A Shah Rukh Khan Film; Deepika Padukone Got The Maximum Credit: Rohit Shetty

Speaking about it, Rohit said, “For me, Chennai Express wasn’t a Shah Rukh Khan Film, people forget that. For me again, Golmaal 3 wasn’t a Ajay Devgn film, it was a Kareena Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah and Mithun Chakraborty film. That’s how we write. Because it’s a commercial film, people don’t go into that theory. With Golmaal 3, I never thought that it was Ajay Devgn’s solo film, it was Kareena, Ratna and Mithun’s film. Same way, Chennai Express was a Deepika Padukone’s film. She got the maximum credit also.”

Well, that’s quite a revelation now!

Back in 2015, Rohit and SRK had faced some creative differences during the filming of Dilwale, thus hampering the output of the film.

On the work front, Rohit will soon be busy directing his next Sooryavanshi which stars Akshay Kumar in the lead role.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. Show some respect to a senior mega star who is a global icon whether it is jack hughman or brad pitt or Tom cruise to Leonardo caprio even steven spielberg had expressed his desire to have SRK’s signature on his Avatar poster the German love him the Gulf adores him and the entire Europe grab him in their arms thats what we call a global star so please leave behind monetory benefits and feel proud that you had worked with a global icon in 2 consequetive movies

  2. rohit shetty doesn’t know how to make a movie. i mean all he does is just blowing some cars and shit.,.. it’s about time people will understand what is a movie and what is just crap.

  3. Rohit shetty films are copy and remaking of old films just typical drama he didnot deliver any solo new story sofar apart from Srk always try to give clean and reallistic cinema and also he is iconic star of India..after Dilip kumar saheb and Amitabh Bachan sab only SRK managed this kind of respect because of his talent…non other actor reached to this level..

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