In 2007, Shah Rukh Khan’s Om Shanti Om (OSO) first released with a scene in which he covers his face with his palm — an inimitable trademark associated instantly with veteran actor Manoj Kumar. However, the iconic star didn’t take the matter lightly. Feeling insulted by the representation, he eventually demanded that the scene be omitted from the film. The makers obliged.
A few weeks ago, the film was re-released in Japan. Unfortunately, in the version that hit theatres there, the scene wasn’t edited. And when a source informed Kumar about the same, reports about him taking co-producer Shah Rukh to court surfaced all over again.
In a candid conversation, Kumar reveals why he wants Shah Rukh to personally apologise to him, what urges him to call director Fa