Actor Eijaz Khan is riding high on the success of his recent film, “Jawan,” featuring Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role. Eijaz, who played a significant part in the blockbuster, shares his incredible experience working on the film, expresses his gratitude for being a part of such a monumental project, and eagerly anticipates future collaborations with acclaimed director Atlee Kumar.
An Unbelievable Chapter:
Eijaz Khan describes his journey in “Jawan” as surreal and a dream come true. He expresses his heartfelt appreciation to everyone involved in the film, recognizing it as an unbelievable chapter in his acting career. The actor is overwhelmed by the opportunity to contribute to such a massive project and extends his thanks to all those responsible for making him a part of it.
A Role that Fell into His Lap:
Regarding how he landed the role in “Jawan,” Eijaz Khan reveals that it felt like a blessing that came out of nowhere. He did not audition or go through a casting process for the role; instead, it unexpectedly came his way. He received a call from a producer friend who offered him the role, and everything fell into place swiftly. Director Atlee Kumar approved Eijaz’s costume measurements and appearance, and they began shooting the very next day. Eijaz Khan believes that his involvement in “Jawan” was destined.
Reuniting with SRK:
Eijaz Khan has a history of dancing with Shah Rukh Khan in live shows, and he holds great respect for the Bollywood superstar. On the first day of filming with SRK, Eijaz experienced the natural awe of being star-struck. However, as a professional actor, he quickly focused on the scene and the technical aspects of the shoot. Eijaz recalls a specific scene in which he had to hit Shah Rukh Khan with his shoulder, requiring precise timing and coordination. While shooting, Eijaz informed SRK that they had worked together in the past, which helped break the ice between them. Shah Rukh Khan was supportive and made Eijaz feel comfortable during the process, enhancing their on-screen chemistry.
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A Memorable Screening:
Eijaz Khan cherishes the screening of “Jawan” as a particularly special moment. After the screening, Shah Rukh Khan fulfilled a promise he had made to Eijaz by taking a picture with him. Eijaz expressed his gratitude to SRK for including him in the film and for their enduring friendship. The actor shared his affection for Shah Rukh Khan and wished him well, emphasizing the love and respect they have for the superstar.
Impact on Eijaz’s Career:
Eijaz Khan acknowledges that being a part of “Jawan” has placed him in the annals of history and one of the most significant films in the industry. He hopes that the success of “Jawan” will have a positive impact on his career. Eijaz praises director Atlee Kumar as a visionary and a magician, expressing his eagerness to work with him again and showcase his capabilities.
Although Eijaz Khan has had a fruitful year with projects like “City Of Dreams 2” and “Jawan,” he regrets not having had the opportunity to celebrate his success due to personal commitments. However, he expresses his intention to celebrate all his achievements in the coming year.