Salman Khan on 'Koffee With Karan'
There's never a dull moment when Salman Khan talks. On a recent chat show, he called himself a virgin and a teetotaler. CS brings to you 10 of his most quotable quotes, which are anything but run-of-the-mill. Read on..
1. On being asked controversial questions
“I can’t guarantee that I won’t react at any point. Kya hota hai ki joh first lot poochega, baaki wohi poochne lagte hain… ..Ek hope hoti hai ki koi tedha jawaab mil jayega, irritate ho jayenge, headline ban jayegi – toh poochte rehte hain.”
2. On winning awards
“My request has always been don’t nominate me, nominate the person who needs it, deserves it, wants it. If someone else wants it and I get it, I feel I am coming in his way. And it’s not so now. Ever since I came into the industry I was never fascinated by these things.”
3. Views on marriage
“Why should I marry? One marries to have children, but I already have children! My nieces and nephews are my children. I wanted to marry to make babies, but now I have them, so marriage isn’t that important, is it?”
4. On being himself in films
“I can get caught in many things but there is one thing I will never get caught in, and that’s acting - because I don’t act. On screen I am like I am in real life.”
5. On the Blackbuck case
“Blackbuck case mein 300 witness hain. Haathi maar do Flora Fountain par, char witness nahin milenge aapko!”
6. When asked if he misses Shah Rukh Khan
“Shah Rukh is not my girlfriend that I should remember him. When I don’t remember my past girlfriends, what will I remember Shah Rukh for?”
7. When asked if he was supporting Shirish Kunder after his fight with SRK
“I am filming in Cuba. I am not using my phone here. I haven’t called anyone and no one has called me. If you are printing this also say hello to my mom and dad.”
8. On his game show, telling Kareena Kapoor about her weight loss
“Be careful not to lose too much weight. Men like women with some weight, Women who lose too much weight begin to look hard in the face and that’s not attractive. Don’t stand in front of a fan. You might just fly away.”
9. On being asked who is a real hero
“A person who can bear Rakhi Sawant.”
10. On doing Hollywood films
“If an actor even gets a brief role in an international film, he or she goes ballistic (laughs). My name is Salman Khan dude. Mashallah, I’m really happy in my country, in Bombay city, Bandra, Galaxy Apartments.”
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