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Ajay Devgn was absolutely willing to surrender to the common mans role - Nishikant Kamat

8 July 2015 3:27 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Is it possible for a superstar with a larger-than-life image to play an ordinary man? Shah Rukh Khan did it in Ashutosh Gowariker's Pardes.

Now it's Ajay Devgn's turn.

Drishyam, the remake of the spectacularly successful film of the same title in Malayalam and Tamil, finds Ajay Devgn donning the mantel of the working class man whose only ambition in life is to keep his family protected from external violation.

The film's very astute director Nishikant kamat says it wasn't at all difficult to get Devgn to abandon his bare-torsoed super-hero's image. "This is Ajay's only film where he hasn't even planted a slap on anyone's cheek. There is absolutely no larger-than-life antics here. Luckily Ajay and I were on the same page from the start. He completely surrendered to his character."

The director and his leading man together worked on Ajay's character's looks. "The clothes, the bicycle he rides on, »

- Subhash K. Jha

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Down the memory lane: 23 glorious years of being 'The Shah Rukh Khan'

25 June 2015 7:20 AM, PDT | GlamSham | See recent GlamSham news »

23 years into the film industry without having any godfather rightly proves that impossible mean I M possible. That is exactly what Shah Rukh Khan has taught us. A commoner from Delhi to 'The King Khan' of Bollywood isn't a cake walk. He started of his journey on small screen playing the role of a commando in 'Fauji' (1988). Where hard work meets destiny his big screen debut came back in 1992. Rest as they say is History! So let's turn the pages and go on a roller coaster ride of The King Khan's 23 glorious years in Bollywood right from those romantic films to action packed blockbusters.


Since his big screen debut in Deewana he managed to make the audience his deewana. His debut film turned out to be the second highest grossing film in that year which gave his career a roaring start. Down the year between mid-1992 to 1993 he did 5 more films- Chamatkar, »

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