An Oscar For ‘My Name Is Khan’? Paulo Coelho Thinks Shah Rukh Khan Deserves Award

By Susmita Bhattacharya | 1 year ago
An Oscar For ‘My Name Is Khan’? Paulo Coelho Thinks Shah Rukh Khan Deserves Award

Shah Rukh Khan undoubtedly is flattered by his fans in the Indian cinematic canvas. Moreover, the living legend has a huge fan base in the global platform too that includes many celebrated names from diverse arena. Well, coincidently “Fans” is one of the upcoming Shah Rukh Khan’s films that may reveal another charisma of the enigmatic actor.

But here, we neither will talk about Richa Chadda who expressed her desire to be a part of the film “Fans”, nor will highlight how Shah Rukh, the king of romance has puzzled Mahira Khan, the “Raees” co actress; rather we will discuss about another fan of Shah Rukh who suggested an Oscar might be awarded to him.


This fan is none other than “The Alchemist” writer Paulo Coelho, who expresses his amazement after seeing the astounding performance of Shah Rukh in the film “My Name Is Khan”. The celebrated writer posted that he was floored with the 2010 release that revolved around a crisis emerged from the religious hypocrisy that the world is suffering from.


Notably, this one is the first Shah Rukh movies “The Pilgrimage” writer has seen, as he demanded on Facebook post. A few days ago, Bollywood’s iconic superstar gifted some of his selected movies to Coelho and the result stands as we expected. An overwhelming warmth has been shared between the duo of equal magnitude and the writer expressed he became confused about a singular movie that might be a perfect start. Now after watching the Karan Johar directorial, he claimed an Oscar would surely be at Shah Rukh’s corner if the award was not higly manipulated by the Hollywood industry.

King Khan has sent the legendary author many a movies that ranges from the historical drama “Asoka”, to the field of hockey in “Chak De! India”, and sci-fi flick like “Ra-One”. The writer wished to see more films of the Bollywood Badshah in Europe.

Photo Source: Facebook/ Shah Rukh Khan