The debacle of Salman Khan-starrer Tubelight and Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Jab Harry Met Sejal has sent shockwaves. The industry was hit hard especially since a lot of expectations rested on these two big films. The failure of these two films also raised questions over the stardom of its respective leading heroes.
At the launch of the song ‘Main Kaun Hoon’ from his film Secret Superstar, superstar Aamir Khan was asked to comment on the underperformance of Tubelight and Jab Harry Met Sejal and whether there’s any change in trend. Aamir however retorted, “It’s not fair to say that the trend has changed. Every creative person in his life goes through ups and downs. We all try to do good work and that it entertains the audiences. Sometimes, we succeed and sometimes, we don’t. We should continue to do what we believe in and should not affect by it. I don’t think that these things directly reflect on the immediate stardom of a person.”
Aamir Khan then also added that he, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan are not the only stars in Bollywood. He also used this opportunity to praise Akshay Kumar-starrer Toilet – Ek Prem Katha that has become a hit and brought cheer to the industry. He said, “When talking about stars, you just take the name of the three Khans. This is not right. Bollywood has lot of talented stars who are extremely popular. Akshay Kumar’s recently released film Toilet – Ek Prem Katha is doing very well. People love his work.”
Aamir Khan is currently shooting for Thugs Of Hindostan, co-starring Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. It is all set to release on Diwali 2018. Secret Superstar, meanwhile, is a film produced by him and features him in a supporting role.