Shah Rukh Khan and Zayn Malik are two popular names in the entertainment industry who have carved their niche in their respective fields. During an event once, SRK met with Zayn. The Dusk Till Dawn singer had once revealed that he thought actor Shah Rukh was ‘slightly arrogant’. However, Shah Rukh Khan managed to change the perspective of Zayn Malik towards him. The singer was in awe of King Khan and his humbleness after his meet with the superstar.
Speaking with Elle India, Zayn Malik had shared that he personally wasn’t a huge fan of SRK until he met him. Talking about his first encounter with the superstar, Malik revealed that he realised how humble Shah Rukh is in person. He even shared that SRK’s humbleness showed a different side to him and that the actor changed his opinion of him.
The PILLOWTALK singer said, “I personally wasn’t a huge fan until I met him. I realised how humble he is. Really showed a different side to him. He always came across as slightly arrogant in the movies to me but when I met him in real life, he was so nice. He just completely changed my opinion of him.”
Zayn had even suggested to watch the film Devdas starring Shah Rukh. He had said, “Bollywood is so impeccable. If you ever get a chance to watch a good Bollywood movie, watch Devdas! Have you seen Devdas? It’s got Shah Rukh Khan in it. You know who Shah Rukh Khan is?”
This kid is so cool. May Allah bless him. Dinner time at the Asian Awards. pic.twitter.com/l0gV12n0kv
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 17, 2015
Meanwhile, SRK and Zayn met during the Asian Awards that took place in London in 2015. The superstar had shared a picture of him with Malik. He shared a black and white photo which showed both in tuxedos. SRK had shared the picture and tweeted, “This kid is so cool. May Allah bless him. Dinner time at the Asian Awards. (sic)” The photo had become the most tweeted picture in India in 2015. Doniya Malik, Zayn’s sister, who accompanied him at the event had shared pictures from the event too.