Shah Rukh Khan’s recent release ‘Chennai Express’ has smashed all the box-office records by earning Rs.100 Crores in the opening weekend itself.
The movie also dethroned Aamir Khan’s ‘3 Idiots’ as the Bollywood’s highest grosser as ‘Chennai Express’ has crossed Rs. 200 Crore mark.
Shah Rukh Khan is ecstatic over the movie’s success and said that a film like this makes his over two decade journey in Bollywood, and all the good and bad times he has faced worth it.
“When the film released and by Monday, Tuesday when we all got to know how is it doing and the reaction of the audiences, that made me feel that the years have spent in the industry have proved successful," said Shah Rukh Khan to IANS.
The hard work that you do, the time that you spend and sometimes the good and the bad that you face, become worth it when you have a film like this," he added.
Shah Rukh Khan, who is known as ‘King of Romance’, has deviated from him preferred genre for ‘Chennai Express’ as he performed over the top actions scenes in the movie.
But Shah Rukh Khan said that being an actor, there is nothing such as a "comfort zone" for him.
"I am an actor and before films, I was in theatres. I do the film exactly how the director tells me to. Whichever role I am given, I give it my best and it is not like it is out of my comfort zone," Shah Rukh Khan said.
“I am also a producer. And if a comfort zone worries me, then I might as well make my own films. But I like to do films the way a director wants me to and I feel happy. So, there is no such thing as a comfort zone for me,” he concluded.
Directed by Rohit Shetty ‘Chennai Express’ also stars Deepika Padukone.