Imran Khan ‘Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu’ has opened to rave reviews by both critics and audience. In fact few critics are so impressed with Imran Khan’s performance in the movie that they have gone ahead and said that ‘EMAET’ is Imran Khan’s movie and he manages to outshine Kareena Kapoor.
Imran Khan has been receiving appreciation from everyone but it’s the compliments he received from his mamu Aamir Khan that touched him the most. Though Aamir Khan hasn’t seen the movie yet, as he is on a whirlwind tour of India, he called Imran Khan to let him know that he has been he has been hearing great praise for Imran Khan’s performance.
“Imran, after hanging up, got very emotional and burst into tears. Probably for the first time, Aamir has been so appreciative of Imran. He is planning to see the film once he is back,” said a source to a daily.
“In fact, Aamir has got messages saying Imran has come of age with this performance. He’s very happy with the appreciative words he has been receiving on Imran’s behalf,” the source added.
Aamir Khan had in fact posted appreciation for his nephew on his Facebook page.
“Just spoke to Kiran (Rao, wife) on the phone. She really liked EMAET and said that this is Imran’s best performance till date. That’s great news,” he had written.
Imran Khan’s family has always been supportive of him but they have always pushed him to perform better. But this the first time that they have appreciated his work truly.
“But this time, they have all seen the film and loved his performance,” said the source.
When contacted Imran Khan confirmed that the appreciation he has been receiving for his performance in the movie is touching.
“Yes, it has been a very emotional weekend. Besides the critical acclaim, I am happy that everyone is loving EMAET. The numbers at the box office have been very good. But for me, the most important feedback has been Aamir’s, despite him not having seen the film yet,” he said.
After his debut movie ‘Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na’, Imran Khan delivered a series of flops. But now the actor has delivered hattrick hits with ‘Delhi Belly’, ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’ and ‘Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu’.