Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and actor Chunky Pandey are very good friends. The friendship between the two is often cited as an example. Even though Shah Rukh Khan is known as King Khan today, he has not forgotten the people who have helped him in difficult times. One of them is actor Chunky Pandey.
The King Khan had once said that Chunky Pandey was his special friend and a part of his family. A similar friendship is seen in the children of these two actors. Chunky Pandey’s daughter Ananya is a close friend of Shah Rukh’s daughter Suhana.
Ananya is a special friend not only of Suhana but also of King Khan’s son Aryan.
When Shah Rukh hosted a reality show named ‘India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun’ in 2015, in one of the episodes, Shah Rukh revealed an interesting story about why Chunky and his family are close to him.
Incidentally, when Shah Rukh first came to Mumbai in the 80s, it was Chunky who gave him shelter during his initial days. In addition to this, Chunky also introduced SRK to his industry friends.
Chunky had helped Shah Rukh make his debut in Bollywood. Shah Rukh and Chunky became friends in the 80’s. That’s when Shah Rukh came to Mumbai to start his career. Chunky was one of the popular actors at the time and he was doing many films. Chunky had given Shah Rukh shelter in his house, Shah Rukh had said.
While struggling in his career, Shah Rukh was living in Chunky’s house. At that time, Chunky used to take Shah Rukh with him when he was going everywhere. That’s when Chunky introduced Shah Rukh Khan to the people in the film industry. Thanks to Chunky, Shah Rukh was able to make his film debut and Shah Rukh will be grateful for that.