March 27, 2023
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Shah Rukh Khan and Priyamani in Chennai Express. (Image courtesy: YouTube)


  • Priyamani opened up about working with SRK in a latest interview
  • “He makes everybody so comfortable around him,” she mentioned
  • “He has taken care of all of us so well,” she added

New Delhi:

Do you keep in mind Priyamani’s dance sequence with Shah Rukh Khan within the 2013 movie Chennai Express? The actress, who was final seen in web-series The Family Man 2, lately revealed in an interview with Zoom TV that celebrity Shah Rukh Khan as soon as gave her Rs 300 on the units of Chennai Express whereas they had been “playing Kaun Banega Crorepati on his iPad” and that she nonetheless has the cash “with her in her wallet.” Priyamani danced with Shah Rukh Khan to the observe One Two Three Four in Chennai Express, which featured Deepika Padukone reverse Shah Rukh Khan.

Talking about how “great” it was working with Shah Rukh Khan in Chennai Express, directed by Rohit Shetty, Priyamani instructed Zoom TV: “We shot this (song) in Wai for over five nights and it was great (experience). He (Shah Rukh Khan) is called the Badshah of Bollywood for a reason. He is one of the biggest superstars we have in our country. And he never lets that success get into his head. As in terms of when we shoot, he is such a sweet guy and as normal as anybody can be. He makes everybody so comfortable around him. I think his persona, his charisma itself makes you love him more because of the human being that he is. And he made me extremely comfortable right from day one – from the time I met him – I reached a day before we started the shoot.”

“Right from that time till the time we finished the shoot, he has been an absolute sweetheart. He has taken care of all of us so well. So much so, that in between, we played Kaun Banega Crorepati on his iPad. He gave me 300 rupees which I still have with me in my wallet. He just makes you feel comfortable. He is such a sweet guy and as I said, he is one of the biggest superstars we have in our country,” she added.

Priyamani, in the identical interview, additionally shared how Shah Rukh Khan used to be taught the choreography for the observe One Two Three Four for half an hour every day after the shoot wrap and in addition in-between pictures moderately than going again to his resort room and resting.

“He used to bring in the assistants of choreographers and learn the choreography what was supposed to be taught the next day. He used to learn that for half an hour and then go back. And even in between shots also, the assistants (of choreographers) used to come to teach him the steps, so that time won’t be wasted and whatever we planned for the day would be shot properly and finished properly that day,” mentioned Priyamani.

The actress mentioned that Shah Rukh Khan’s actions on set “show his humility and how humble he is” regardless of being a giant star.

Watch the tune One Two Three Four from Chennai Express right here:

Priyamani was last seen in The Family Man 2 alongside Manoj Bajpayee and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. She reprised her position as Suchitra Iyer within the second season of the favored web-series. She is a famend actress within the southern movie trade.

Priyamani has gained the National Film Award for Best Actress for her efficiency within the 2006 Tamil movie Paruthiveeran.

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