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When Rekha got emotional speaking about Shah Rukh Khan, recalled sweet memory of how he woke her up for sunset | Bollywood

Over the years, Rekha has shaped robust bonds with many of her co-stars and even a couple of youthful colleagues from the movie business. She is mates with Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Vidya Balan and plenty of others however it’s Shah Rukh Khan who appears to be her favorite.

During an occasion in 2017, Rekha was invited to felicitate Shah Rukh with the Yash Chopra Memorial Award. She, together with different veteran actors akin to Shatrughan Sinha and Padmini Kolhapure, spoke about Shah Rukh. However, her speech stood out.

She used a shayari by poet Gulzar to place her emotions for Shah Rukh into phrases. She recited an element of Ruh Dekhi Hai Kabhi? “Have you ever seen a soul? Felt it? A body burns a hundred times but still turns to ash. But a soul, when it burns, turns into a diamond,” she says. Addressing the viewers, she mentioned that she has by no means seen a ‘soul’ however has felt a really ‘pure’ and ‘special’ soul in life. “That person, I don’t know how many times that person has killed his soul, since his childhood. Which is while he has been shining like a diamond. I pray to God, that the way he has made us smile, he is a beautiful human being. Talent flows in his veins. But more than that, he has love to offer, which all of us have seen,” Rekha mentioned about Shah Rukh.

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She additionally recalled a particular incident with him. “We were travelling to some show and we were on the airplane. I was so tired of working day and night. I had almost gone off to sleep when I was woken up by sounds of ‘Rekha ji, Rekha ji please uthiye na! Rekha ji. Khidki niche kijiye na aur Bahar dekhiye nazara kitna khoobsurat, sunset hai. Use baad so jaaiyega (Please wake up, roll down your window. It’s such a beautiful sunset outside. You can go back to sleep after that).’ I did not see the sunset but turned around in slow motion, looked at him. It was Shah Rukh Khan. I looked into his eyes and felt bhaiyya, ye humari biradari ka insaan hai (He’s a man of my kind).”

Rekha and Shah Rukh haven’t labored collectively in any film however she did have a cameo in his film Om Shanti Om. Rekha has not been half of many movies previously few years however usually makes appearances on expertise exhibits as visitor.

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