Hema Malini’s biography, Hema Malini: Beyond The Dream Girl, sheds mild on how Shah Rukh Khan auditioned for the film Dil Aashna Hai. The e-book reveals that Shah Rukh Khan appeared for the audition in a dishevelled look with his hair tousled, which made it tough to look him in the attention.

Hema Malini revealed that when she first noticed Shah Rukh Khan in the audition, she by no means thought that he might change into the star that he’s as we speak. In her biography, she additionally revealed that he didn’t make the perfect first impression and she was left dissatisfied. Displeased with his first take, she advised that they struggle once more. She revealed that in the course of the second spherical, SRK made a greater impression.


According to an excerpt in her e-book, “Hema remembers how nervous Shah Rukh had been throughout that first assembly. Apparently, each query of hers was met with a breathless, incoherent reply! The first audition left her dissatisfied. Hema advised they struggle once more – this time with his hair gelled again and his vibrant jacket changed with a plain tee. The outcomes have been passable however simply to be doubly positive, Hema known as Dharmendra over to come back and meet the younger actor. Dharam, it’s believed, took a liking to the younger man immediately.”

Later, in an interview, Shah Rukh Khan revealed that he was an odd-looking boy and that he spoke too quick. He stated, “I spoke too quick and I used to be not from a movie background, however they gave me a possibility. Who will get a possibility in his life to sit down throughout from the Dream Girl and she says, ‘I like your nostril, it’s very aristocratic and you bought into my movie due to that.’ Vo naak jisko predominant chhupata phirta tha, vo naak Hema Malini ko pasand hai! (The nostril that I went about hiding, that’s the nostril Hema Malini likes!).”


The e-book additionally recalled that Hema Malini’s guruji had stated that Shah Rukh would go a good distance and change into a phenomenon. This instilled a deep perception in Hema Malini’s thoughts that Khan would go locations. Soon after, Shah Rukh was signing a brand new movie each second day.

Malini recollects, “When she noticed his {photograph} for the primary time, she advised me that Shah Rukh is a star and he would change the trade. Since then, I knew that one thing large was going to occur with my film. The day he signed my movie, the identical week he had signed 4 different movies, together with Deewana, King Uncle (1993) and Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1994).”