Gulshan Grover has given the industry some great films like Hera Pheri, Gangster, Taarzan: The wonder car, Yes Boss and many more. He made a name for himself as the badman in the industry.
Recently Gulshan Grover revealed that he owes his Hollywood career to Shah Rukh Khan. The actor had quite an interesting career in Hollywood. He has done films like Prisoners of the Sun, Desperate Endeavors and Blind Ambition.
He recently launched his book Bad Man that reiterated his entire career so far with details.
The actor also made a surprising revelation about Shah Rukh. He spoke about how Srk pushed him to take the first flight to Hollywood when he got the role of an antagonist in The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli and Baloo. Gulshan Grover was shooting along with Srk for Yes Boss while he got this offer.
“Shah Rukh and I were working in director Aziz Mirza’s movie Yes Boss (1997) and that time, I had got selected for a Hollywood movie The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997) to play the main antagonist. It was the final call for me to come to Hollywood and sign the film. I was in a big dilemma and before turning down the offer, I went to Shah Rukh and made him read the script. He insisted that I should take the first flight to Hollywood”.
He further elaborated on how SRK assured him that he would handle the situation behind him,
“I was so scared thinking the director would sue me for doing this or cut my salary for making the loss.”
But Shah Rukh said,
“Tu ja, agar tereko kisika phone aaya bhi, you come and catch me. I will handle the situation here. You go my friend, sign this film and make us proud”.
Grover further added,
“I owe my Hollywood career to Shah Rukh Khan. He gave wings to my dreams. If he would not have pushed me that night to take the first flight for Hollywood, this would not have happened.”