Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Sep, 30, 2023 | 05:16 PM
Priyamani Raj, who recently appeared in the blockbuster action thriller film “Jawan” alongside Shah Rukh Khan, has shared her thoughts on the superstar’s dancing skills and his demeanour on set.
Speaking to The Times of India, Priyamani was asked about Shah Rukh Khan’s dancing prowess. She described him as a phenomenal dancer, adding, “Being his ‘teacher,’ I can confidently say Shah Rukh sir is a phenomenal dancer. He puts his heart and soul into everything he does, whether acting or dancing.” Priyamani praised Khan for giving his all and making dance appear effortless. She highlighted his dedication to mastering even the most challenging dance moves, ensuring they align perfectly with the choreography.
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When questioned about Shah Rukh Khan’s behaviour on the set of “Jawan,” Priyamani had nothing but admiration. She characterized him as the epitome of chivalry, noting his equal respect for all individuals, regardless of gender. Priyamani suggested that this respectful and considerate attitude is why Khan is adored by everyone in the industry.
Priyamani also shared a personal anecdote, revealing that Shah Rukh Khan was her longtime crush. She expressed her excitement and gratitude for the opportunity to work with him not once but twice, first in “Chennai Express” in 2013 and later in “Jawan.”
“Jawan,” directed by Atlee and produced by Gauri Khan under the Red Chillies banner, features an ensemble cast including Shah Rukh Khan, Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, Priyamani, Sanya Malhotra, Sunil Grover, and Deepika Padukone in a special appearance. The film has achieved remarkable success at the box office, surpassing the 1000 crore club globally.
Following “Jawan,” Shah Rukh Khan will be seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s comedy-drama “Dunki,” scheduled for release on December 22. Priyamani’s next project is “Maidaan,” where she stars alongside Ajay Devgn.
Priyamani’s insights into Shah Rukh Khan’s dedication and respectful demeanour shed light on the superstar’s endearing qualities both on and off the screen, further solidifying his status as a beloved figure in the film industry.