SRK to learn Bengali from Jaya Bachchan

Nov 11, 2013, 07:14 IST | PTI

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has been appointed as West Bengal's brand ambassador, today said he would learn Bengali from actress Jaya Bachchan

"I have been coming here for the last three years and I promise you next time when I am here I will speak in Bengali so Jaya aunty feels I am truly, truly from Kolkata then," Khan said while inaugurating the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF). 

Shah Rukh Khan

Earlier, Jaya had addressed her husband Amitabh, SRK, and Kamal Hasaan as "non-real Bengalis" in front of "real Bengalis" like her and and co-actor Mithun Chakraborty. Talking to Jaya, Khan said, "I will come to you and learn from you.

So next time when you stand on stage I will be a true Bengali and welcome everyone". 

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