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Despite its sky-reaching successes and numerous accolades, B-Town also features a fair share of juicy gossip, rumours and scandals deep in its belly. Among this list of rumours, one of the most talked about gossip was the speculated affair between Priyanka Chopra and an already-married Shah Rukh Khan. While many have dismissed it just as a piece of trash tittle-tattle, we cannot miss a moment when the Badshaah of Bollywood had once asked Priyanka Chopra to marry him.
Well, this incident took place way back in the year 2000, when an already established B-Town actor, Shah Rukh Khan, was invited to be a part of the esteemed jury of the Miss India pageant. And as many would know, a young, 17-year-old Priyanka Chopra was a part of the ten finalists of the round. As a jury member, Shah Rukh asked a difficult hypothetical question to Priyanka. He asked her who would she choose to marry between a world-famous cricketer, an artistic businessman or a simple actor like himself.
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While many would think the question to be quite ironic, considering their rumoured affair with each other much later in life, Priyanka’s epic response would shake you up for sure. Being bold and brutal, she took no time for second thoughts. She mentioned that she would choose the Indian sportsperson from them all as she would be proud and love to be a part of the happiness her husband would bring by winning for their motherland, India.
Well, while SRK and Priyanka have never accepted or even spoken a word about their affair out in public, there has been a slight incidence where the latter had given slight hints about her man of dreams that resembled none other than Shah Rukh himself. In an interview with Simi Garewal in 2006, Priyanka spoke about her idea of a perfect man, which would include traits from all top Bollywood actors, including the unbeatable charisma of Shah Rukh Khan.
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For the unversed, during the filming of the movie, Don 2, there was a strong rumour doing the rounds, which claimed romance brewing between Shah Rukh and Priyanka. The speculations went claimed further that Shah Rukh’s wife Gauri had already got to know about it and was planning to divorce her hubby for the same. Soon after, Gauri Khan took hold of the situation and forbade her husband to never work with Priyanka Chopra again. Interestingly, Don 2 has been the last film till date that saw the leading pair of Shah Rukh and Priyanka.
What do you think about this little anecdote about Priyanka Chopra and Shah Rukh Khan’s love affair?
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The global diva, Priyanka Chopra is one of the most beautiful actresses in the entertainment industry who began her career in films after winning the Miss World pageant in 2000. Priyanka has been in the headlines ever since the first teaser of the series, Citadel was released on Amazon Prime Video. In aRead More