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The Ordinary Man

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 01 June 2012

In the final programme of this unique series, Shah Rukh Khan dedicates his last show to the ordinary man - "a man who is normal, like you and I."

Revisiting his father's view that it is special to be down-to-earth, Shah Rukh talks about the hard work he believes he has invested to cover up his lack of talent. He reveals he has the same fear of failure today as when he started working in Indian cinema.

He talks about his faith in God and how he truly believes himself to be an ordinary man - doing things exactly like normal men.

Shah Rukh shares a story of a common man who lives in Mumbai, India. We hear about a typical day in this man's life; making his own food, travelling to work in an overcrowded train and the need for him to come home and make his wife happy and mother comfortable with little to spend on life's luxuries.

He says "it's not the cost of the shirt or jacket that you wear, it's just how much you enjoy wearing it", explaining that ordinary people are heroes because they enjoy life despite the world's issues.

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    Part 5: The Ordinary Man

  • Suhana Safar Madhumati

  • Main Hoon Jhoom Jhoom Jhumroo

  • Ghar Se Nikalte Hi Papa Kehte Hain

  • Chhamak Challo Ra.One

  • Maine Poocha Chand Se Abdullah

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