The Bollywood industry was recently abuzz with news that Karan Johar, the prolific filmmaker known for his successful collaborations with actor Shah Rukh Khan, had not approached the superstar for his upcoming film ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani.’ SRK is one to feature in all of Karan’s films, even if it is a cameo. His missing from Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani left fans and industry insiders curious about the reasons behind this. Here’s what Karan Johar had to say on why he did not approach Shahrukh for his film.

According to an exclusive report in Pinkvilla, Karan Johar revealed that he had pulled in too many favours from SRK when it came to cameos in his films, and he never said no. Even when it came to films like Brashmastra, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, SRK was there for Karan in a heartbeat. But This time around, he felt like he needed to pick and choose his favours. Which is why he did not approach him for a cameo in the film. He also added saying how he gave 12-14 days for his role in Brahmastra and did not charge a penny. Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar’s friendship and collaboration have created some of the most cherished moments in Bollywood history and I cannot wait to see more of it.

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The decision not to cast Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani’ is not a sign of a rift between the two but rather a reflection of their respect for each other.