Controversies about me affect me: SRK

Getting involved in controversies is a part and parcel of any celebrity's life, but superstar Shah Rukh Khan says it does affect him personally, though he doesn't let it show in public.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 10 Comments  |  2724 Views

Shahrukh Khan

Getting involved in controversies is a part and parcel of any celebrity's life, but superstar Shah Rukh Khan says it does affect him personally, though he doesn't let it show in public.

"They all affect me. I am a very educated, sensitive and an extremely private person. So all of them (controversies) extremely sadden, disturb and anger me in the comfort of my house. And what is even more disturbing is that when you go out into the public, you need to behave in a certain way...it is a no win situation," Shah Rukh told IANS in an interview.

The actor says he has not been a very media savvy person and is unaware of what the politically right thing to say is.

"This whole ideology of saying the right thing at the right time and the whole PR activity, I have never done it. I am the most media unsavvy person. I say what I feel and I get into trouble for it," said the 47-year-old.

"I have not learnt to deal with it, but I am a good actor and when I come out in the public I deal with it (controversy). But I don't like it, it is embarrassing, saddening and humiliating," he added.

Though, the actor considers 2012 as a good year as he was a part of legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra's last directorial venture "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" and his team Kolkata Knight Riders won the Indian Premier League, but at the same time, he often found himself in trouble too. His brawl at Wankhede stadium being at the top of the list.

"It was a good year. Like I said I have beaten up people before when they said wrong things. I am extremely sorry to my children for embarrassing them. But as a father, I would do it all over again, if it happens again. My wife often gets angry when I say all these things honestly," he said.

Elaborating on the Wankhede Stadium controversy after the IPL final last May when he got into an argument with a security guard, the actor admited he made a mistake.

"I thought it (the guard) was wrong and I also thought it was more wrong for me to behave like that. Now I surround myself with more security, so that I get more pushed up in my ivory tower and stop being a normal person. That's the way the world wants to see me, so that's how I will be," he said.

The actor will be a part of Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA), which launched this year. Shah Rukh said awards are still very important to him and he feels extremely proud when he receives one.

"I like awards. I am very childlike when it comes to awards. I get very excited with my kids' awards and medals which they get. We display them," he said.

"When we are surrounded by so much fame and controversies, the thing that keeps you going is that there is recognition in this form. At the end of the year you get happy with the awards. Whenever I get an award, I go and keep it in my children's room. It's like a gift and I get excited," he added.


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  • Posted on: 01 February 2013 at 10:35amDivalicious

    We love you and will always be with you god bless

  • Posted on: 31 January 2013 at 5:40amshonasandy

    Shah Rukh Khan we always with u !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We Love u so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Posted on: 30 January 2013 at 7:15pmabi71

    Shah rukh bro you have a following of millions . When good things are said about you we also get happy . But when bad things are said about you aswell as you being hurt it hurts us to . But we all luv and respect you

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  • Posted on: 30 January 2013 at 4:44pmaczc

    Indeed you are a very educated and honest man thats why the whole world love you...

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  • Posted on: 30 January 2013 at 2:18pmsrklicious

    its affects us too shahrukh. love u and we will stand by you. u rock and keep rocking may allah bless you.

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  • Posted on: 30 January 2013 at 10:52amana56

    love u so shahrukh
    u have always been honest but kya karo kuch logo ko aapki honesty me bhi kheray dhondne ki adat hai
    anywyas
    love the way u are
    always be like like that

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  • Posted on: 30 January 2013 at 8:29amMrsKhan-Sobti

    much love and respect to the king khan!! <3

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  • Posted on: 30 January 2013 at 7:47amArVi-licious

    SRK we all love u.. Respect ur views n the statement u gave regarding the recent article.. It was unfortunate that ppl just jump to conclusions without knowing d rite thing.. Love n respect Shah.. Jab Tak Hai Jaan

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  • Posted on: 30 January 2013 at 7:09amHarshad4ever

    Shah rukh pls keep goin mayn.. U kno dis world, u have been through it for the past many years an still not got ova it.. Sad to kno Unhappy worry not, v fans r always wit u.. V kno u for who ur!! Love you always.. Heart Do take care of ya health..

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  • Posted on: 30 January 2013 at 6:52amSandy-Naz

    shahrukh khan ,for me u r the best actor ,and u r the actor whose mostly movie i find love to watch..u done a marvellous job in all ur movies and doing also..
    so stay calm ,take care of ur health,,and i always respect ur point of view and i always be with u.

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