Shah Rukh waits every year during Raksha Bandhan for Mamata’s wishes

Last Modified Monday, 7 August 2017 (12:17 IST)
Kolkata: Bollywood superstar and Brand ambassador of West Bengal has said he waits every year during day for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s wishes. "Every year I wait for an important wish. Didi's wishes on Raksha Bandhan day. I am looking forward to that call this year too," Mr khan told mediapersond during a promotional of his latest film 'Jab Harry Met Sejal'. “Didi” wishes him every year on Raksha Bandhan day. “I did not have a chance to talk to her since I arrived in Kolkata,” the Bollywood superstar said.

Actor Shah Rukh Khan, who has actively been promoting his latest release Jab Harry Met Sejal, injured his back while on his way to the city last evening to promote the film. "Be there in 10 mins. Apologies to keep u waiting had to get a bit of dressing done after a lil hurt. So had to c a doc," Mr Khan tweeted. It was well past 1815, the scheduled time for the press conference of Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer Jab Harry Met Sejal at a city five star property yesterday. Till 2030 hours, there was no sight of anyone.

Waiting journalists were getting impatient. At 2040 hours, Imtiaz Ali came and said that Shah Rukh and Anushka will arrive at the venue shortly. But it was only at 2100 hours Shah Rukh arrived and apologising for the delay. It was not known how he suffered the injury The Brand ambassador was accompanied by actress Anushka Sharma and director Imtiaz Ali.

Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma’s much-awaited film Jab Harry Met Sejal, which released on August 4 in 3,200 locations nationwide and overseas has shown a dip in its second-day box office performance. The film, which had an opening of Rs 15.25 crores, has managed to mint only Rs 15 crores on Saturday, which makes its total collection Rs 30.25 crores.

The film released amidst the holiday of Rakshabandhan, which falls tomorrow. Hence along with the advantage of having holidays on the weekend, the film might also show an upward trend on Monday. Jab Harry Met Sejal is a romantic drama helmed by ace filmmaker Imtiaz Ali. It features Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma in the lead roles.

A UPS of the film is its cinematography with shots of various European locations Music by Pritam, is a mixed bag. While the songs have been enterwined well in the story, only a few are hummable. Directed by Imtiaz Ali, it’s a tale about Sejal (Anushka Sharma) who while traversing Europe from Amsterdam and Prague to Budapest and Lisbon in pursuit of her missing engagement ring finds love with womanizing tour guide Harry (Khan). (UNI)
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