Shah Rukh Khan does not think Jawan and Pathaan are massy films

Shah Rukh Khan is fresh off the release of his recent film, Dunki, directed by Rajkumar Hirani. Amidst the buzz, he shared insights about his films Jawan and Pathaan in a recent interview, shedding light on his collaboration with Hirani.

Shah Rukh Khan

In an exclusive conversation with Zoom, Shah Rukh Khan delved into Jawan, Pathaan, and Dunki, emphasising the entertainment factor in films. He expressed, “Mujhe aisa lagta hai ki hum bohot zyada analyse karte hai films ko. We keep on talking too much about mass-oriented, content-oriented, etc. I think films are entertainment-oriented. Kisi bhi tarah se woh hamare dil ko bahae, entertain kare, jo bhi unka topic ho. Mujhe nahi lagta Jawan ya Pathaan mass cinema the. They’re just entertaining films.” 

Praising Rajkumar Hirani’s prowess as a director, SRK highlighted Hirani’s unique ability for entertainment, stating, “There is no other entertaining director than Hirani.”

Shah Rukh Khan

Additionally, Shah Rukh Khan shared the director’s pivotal role in shaping a film, mentioning, “I think, inshallah, Dunki will be a very entertaining film. Lots and lots of people will watch it because lots and lots of people have watched Rajkumar Hirani films.”

Dunki which also features Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal, Boman Irani and others in key roles, hit the screens on December 21, 2023.