Salman Khan was offered Mannat before Shah Rukh Khan; here’s why he declined | Bollywood

Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan often give each other a shoutout in interviews and on social media. Recently, Shah Rukh also hinted that Salman could be part of a song in his upcoming film, Pathaan, saying that working with him was a “brotherly experience.” In a recent interview, Salman talked about the one thing Shah Rukh would have liked to have: his Mumbai mansion, Mannat, which Salman said was first offered to him, but he declined. Read more: Shah Rukh Khan talks about starring in Salman Khan’s Tiger

Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan have made cameos in each other’s films and even starred in the 1995 film Karan Arjun. It is reported that the actors could soon star in a thriller from filmmaker Aditya Chopra. Salman and Shah Rukh Khan share a close friendship, but several years ago there was a phase where they could not talk to each other after they got into an argument at actor Katrina Kaif’s birthday party in 2008.

When Salman was asked about the only thing Shah Rukh Khan had and wished he had, the actor said in an interview with journalist Faridoon Shahryar: “That bungalow of his (Mannat). But it had come to me first, when I just started my father (film producer and screenwriter salim khan) said itne bade ghar mein tum karoge kya (what are you going to do in such a big house) i want to ask shah rukh itne bade ghar mein karta kya hai tu (what do you do him in such a big house).”

Located in Bandra in Mumbai, Mannat is home to Shah Rukh, wife and interior designer Gauri Khan and their three children – Aryan Khan, Suhana Khan and AbRam Khan. The six-storey mansion was designed by Gauri and is one of the most iconic celebrity homes in Bollywood. It features luxury amenities, art collectibles and family memorabilia and is reported to be valued at approx 200 crores.

In recent years, both Salman and Shah Rukh have spoken candidly about their long bond with each other. Earlier in June, Shah Rukh Khan celebrated 30 years of his Bollywood journey with his fans during an Instagram Live. To which Shah Rukh had said, “He (Salman) is like a brother. We don’t know which of us is the oldest. Each of us acts like an older brother on different days. Whoever makes a mistake gets the role of an older brother.”

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