In a career spanning over two decades, celebrity photographer Dabboo Ratnani has worked with some of the biggest names in the Bollywood film industry. Dabbu’s photo shoot also includes Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, who is a regular fixture on the celebrity photographer’s Instagram timeline. However, in a recent interview with Hindustan Times, Dabboo Ratnani revealed that he knew Shah Rukh Khan before the actor made his Bollywood debut. Speaking at length about his first meeting with the star, Dabboo Ratnani said, “I knew SRK when he came from Delhi to become an actor. We had a common friend. It was even before his debut. I remember posing with him outdoors. My Shoot the bonnet of the car.”
When asked about his first impression of Shah Rukh Khan, Dabboo told Hindustan Times, “From the moment I met him, I knew he was going to be a big star. From the way he has intelligence, you can tell when a person has it in their eyes.”
It’s no wonder that Dabu Ratnani and Shah Rukh Khan share a close bond. The My Name Is Khan actor is seen making regular appearances on the photographer’s Instagram page. Recalling SRK and his fondest memories, Dabu said, “With Shah Rukh, I remember going to his house and dressing him in a suit with a pin-up bow tie. He was like ‘you tell me the idea first’. I told him that I Surprised. I sat her in a plastic chair. We did her makeup and hair. I borrowed her gardener’s bicycle and told her to ‘sit here’. She was fab!”
A few months ago, Dabboo Ratnani shared a behind-the-scenes picture with her “beloved” Shah Rukh Khan. In the picture, the duo can be seen sitting on a bicycle and posing for the camera. In the picture, Shahrukh Khan is seen in a white shirt and black pants. The caption read, “BTS with Dabboo with my beloved Shah Rukh Khan.”
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Well, this is not the first time that Dabboo Ratnani has posted a BTS moment with Shah Rukh Khan on Instagram. Earlier, the celebrity photographer shared a montage featuring “OG Bazigar” Shahrukh Khan. Dabboo Ratnani captioned it, “BTS with Dabboo with the OG Bazigar, Shahrukh Khan.” He also mentioned the pictures as being from this year’s celebrity calendar. Shahrukh Khan’s Bazigar was released in 1993. Directed by Abbas and Mustan Barmawala, it also featured Kajol and Shilpa Shetty. .
On the work front, Shah Rukh Khan soldierDirected by Atlee, releases on September 7 The film also stars Nayanthara, Sanya Malhotra and Vijay Sethupathi