ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

HOME | SCOOP!! & NEWS | BOLLYWOOD

Shahrukh KhanShahrukh Khan planning to quit smoking
05th Aug 2008  09.01 IST
By Agencies  


In what could be music to Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss' ears, Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan has said he is planning to quit smoking in a couple of months as his children hate the habit.

He revealed this while talking to a magazine on the sets of his latest film Billoo Barber , directed by Priayadarshan , at Pollachi in Tamil Nadu.




"I am giving up smoking under persuasion from my children. They don't like the habit. If they did not have any objection I might have continued smoking. I consider their pressure as a blessing," he said.

"I thought of quitting smoking first while flying back from a foreign trip. That was non-stop flying for 17 hours. I did not feel restless at all when I landed in Mumbai. I felt like lighting a cigarette only when I got in my car. That too was just a feeling," the King Khan said.

SRK, who started smoking 22 years back, was confident he would be able to stop the habit, which has been with him for 20 years.

SRK's smoking had seen a war of words between him and Ramadoss with the latter criticising him on several occasions for his habit.

Ramadoss had often said SRK's habit of smoking in public has set up a bad precedent for youngsters. The minister had earlier made a request to SRK as well as other actors not to smoke in their films.

Ramadoss wanted SRK to stop smoking in public when he found the actor puffing in a stadium during a 20-20 cricket match. The actor's reaction then was that no one should interfere in his personal affairs.

'Billoo Barber' is the Hindi version of Malayalam hit 'Kathaparayumbol' that starred Mammootty , which has been rendered in Tamil as Kuselan starring Rajnikant .

Related
view Shahrukh Khan videos (new)
Billoo Barber
view Mammootty videos (new)
Kuselan
view Rajnikant videos (new)





Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Alia Bhatt | Surveen Chawla | New Hindi Movies

Bipasha Basu shoots intimate scene with Karan Singh Grover, seeks privacy!
Bipasha Basu acts privy shooting for an intimate scene with co-actor
Veena Malik shocked by jail sentence for blasphemy
TV actor Rohit Khurana takes inspiration from Johnny Depp
Mannara is fantastic in ‘Zid’: Priyanka Chopra
Spotted: Aditya Roy Kapur poses with Anupam Kher on ‘Fitoor’ sets
Priyanka Chopra faints on the sets of 'Bajirao Mastani'
'Dolly Ki Doli' motion poster is out! Where is Sonam Kapoor?
Check out Amitabh Bachchan’s 'Shamitabh' sketch
Rajinikanth’s 'Lingaa' gets U certificate
Pix: Arpita Khan-Aayush Sharma begin married life in new home
Spotted: Deepika Padukone shooting for ‘Piku’ in Gurgaon
Veena Malik gets 26-yr jail sentence for blasphemy in Pakistan
Watch: Sonakshi Sinha grooves to song 'Radha Nachegi' from ‘Tevar’
Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli onscreen jodi not happening yet
Katrina Kaif says no Kishore Kumar biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor?

AKC HOT INDEX

ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi

MOVIES


celebs wallpapers the celeb A-Z
who's in Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...