Shah Rukh Khan and Deewna Complete 29 years
Shah Rukh Khan & Deewana 29 Years
1. Hema Malini’s Dil Aashna Hai and not Deewana was supposed to be Shah Rukh Khan’s debut film. Hema’s initial release on December 18 1992 got delayed because of the Babri Masjid demolition and the subsequent unrest in the country. Technically however Dil Aashna Hai was SRK’s first film. It finally released on December 25, two weeks late.
2. Divya Bharti was an instant star. Shah Rukh Khan had already become the nation’s sensation. Deewana had released two months earlier and …well… a star was born! Coincidentally, the late Divya Bharti was SRK’s co-star in his first two releases Deewana and Dil Aashna Hai. And though the former released first, SRK had signed the latter first.
3. Recalling how she signed Shah Rukh Hema Malini had told me how he met her as a newcomer…