Kamal Haasan revealed that Shah Rukh Khan did not charge any fees for his directorial venture 'Hey Ram'.

Kamal Haasan revealed that Shah Rukh Khan did not charge any fees for his directorial venture 'Hey Ram'.



Kamal Haasan revealed that Shah Rukh Khan did not charge any fees for his directorial venture 'Hey Ram'.

A scene from the film (courtesy: SRKUniverse,

New Delhi:

At the trailer launch event of his upcoming film Indian 2, Kamal Haasan revealed that his “friend” Shah Rukh Khan hasn't taken any money for his directorial venture. Oh Ram! (2000). Praising Shah Rukh Khan's generosity, Kamal Haasan said, “Let me speak on behalf of Mr Shah Rukh because I am sure he will allow me to do so. When we worked together, we were all common people. I don't see any superstar; he doesn't see any super director. We are friends. The truth is that Shah Rukh sahab made that film (Hey Ram) for free. What more do you need?”

Kamal Haasan further added, “Not just any superstar can do that. It takes a true fan of cinema, a connoisseur of art and a good actor. I am very grateful to them.” Reflecting on the title “Superstar”, he said, “We don't see ourselves that way. You, the audience, give us these titles, and we accept them with shame.”

For those who don’t know, Oh Ram!Released in 2000, the film incorporated several controversial events from Indian history (such as the demolition of the Babri Mosque in Ayodhya, the partition of India, and the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi) into the story. Shah Rukh played Amjad Ali Khan, a friend of Saket Ram (Kamal Haasan), whose death alters a crucial decision and changes the course of Ram's life. Hey Ram was made simultaneously in Hindi and Tamil languages.

Sharing the trailer of Indian 2, film production Lyca Productions wrote, “Senapathi is back in style! The much-awaited #Indian2 🇮🇳 trailer is out now, packed with action and visuals that will keep you hooked.” Take a look:

Indian 2 is a sequel to the 1996 film Indian, in which Kamal played Veerasekaran Senapathy. The franchise brings back Kamal and director S Shankar for the sequel. Produced by Lyca Productions and Red Giant Movies, Indian 2 will release worldwide on July 12, 2024 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.




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