Vivek Oberoi is one of the most popular actors of Bollywood. He made his debut in 2002 with Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Company’ and his debut was quite promising and he instantly became famous for his great acting skills and good looks. Today we bring you a throwback to the time when he spoke openly about doing Shah Rukh Khan’s biopic and also mentioned Salman Khan in his interview and all this happened before his alleged ex-girlfriend Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s controversy . Scroll down to read the scoop.
Aish started dating Vivek soon after her breakup with her alleged boyfriend Salman. Later in 2003, Oberoi called a press conference and told how Salman called him 41 times and abused him and threatened to kill him because of his alleged relationship with Aishwarya.
Months before this shocking press conference, in an interview with Rediff, Vivek Oberoi talked about doing Shah Rukh Khan’s biopic and said, “I am in awe of Shah Rukh Khan. He is talented. Whenever I meet him , I tease him, ‘Hello God, how are you?’ Gauri (Shah Rukh’s wife) repeatedly says, “Stop calling him that. He is just Shah Rukh.” Here is a boy who comes from nowhere, has no connection with cinema and has no way to make it. On his beliefs and convictions, he enters films, marries his childhood sweetheart Hai, rules Tinsel Town and goes to the offices and tells filmmakers to either sign on.You will regret it now or later.
Vivek Oberoi further said, ‘I do not consider anyone as my role model. Shahrukh, I’m thrilled because it’s such an interesting story. He has an interesting career graph. He won Best Actor and Best Villain award in the same year. He is cocky, yet he is also the most humble person around. He is so complex and interesting. I have immense respect for him. I am in awe of Shahrukh.
The Company actor concluded by saying, “I love Salman, Aamir and Amitabh Bachchan too.”
Who isn’t impressed with Shah Rukh Khan, right? His charm is undeniable and he is one of the most loved actors across the globe.
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