Shah Rukh Khan has become synonymous with the phrase “dreams come true” in Indian cinema. In the event of TED TALK in Vancouver, the actor proclaimed that,
I sell dreams, and I peddle love to millions of people… I’ve been made to understand there are lots of you here who have never seen my work, and I feel really sad for you. That doesn’t take away from the fact that I’m completely self-obsessed, as a movie star should be,
Shah Rukh, the first Indian actor to deliver a TED Talk, compared his “ageing” movie star persona to humanity.
Humanity is a lot like me. It’s an ageing movie star, grappling with all the newness around it, wondering whether it got it right in the first place and still trying to find a way to keep on shining regardless,