The DVD featuring the documentaries on the King of Bollywood - Shah Rukh Khan, was released by Eros International at a simmering function, where a ten minute clipping of both the documentaries were played. The documentaries have been made by acclaimed London-based documentary filmmaker Nasreen Munni Kabir, who has earlier made documentaries on eminent personalities like Gurudutt, shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan, millenium star Amitabh Bachchan and melody queen Lata Mangeshkar. Her docu-film on Shah Rukh depicts his 'inner' and 'outer' world, as it is. While the first film 'Inner world of Shahrukh Khan' was made for Channel 4, the second half of the film 'outer world of Shahrukh Khan' was produced by SRK's production Red Chillies. Nasreen has made these documentaries with long-term associate British cinematographer Peter Chappel.
It was raining cats and dogs outside, but that didn't deter the huge crowd to hit the venue so that they can witness this unique function. Sporting a black suit and a pink tie, SRK was candid as usual. Addressing the media, he said, "These documentaries will give my fans a unique chance to see me as myself. They will realize that a film star is just like anybody else." On Nasreen Munni, he commented, "She is an accomplished filmmaker. I trusted her completely and never tried to hassle her creativity in any way." Reciprocating to this Nasreen didn't forget to mention that Shah Rukh was the only person she came across who was non-interfering and fully supportive and hence not a single frame in the film has been changed or altered.
Shah Rukh will now be heading off to London to promote the documentary and then he'll be flying to New York, where he'll also be shooting for his best pal Karan Johar's next movie KABHI ALVIDA NA KEHNA, which also has Amitabh Bachchan in a pivotal role.
The DVD featuring the documentaries will hit the markets on 4th October and the buzz is that the documentary will be aired on Star Gold, but the slot is sill not confirmed. But in any case, all SRK fans get a one-off opportunity to meet the enigmatic star and watch his life unfold, right in their living room.