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'I do not think I am a legend'

August 21, 2007 18:25 IST

Shah Rukh Khan

At the launch of his biography King of Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan [Images] And The Seductive World Of Indian Cinema in Mumbai on August 20, SRK [Images] said that the manner in which his character in Chak De! India reacts after the women's hockey team wins the final match to lift the World Cup trophy was his favourite scene.

"It gave me inner peace," he remarked.

The superstar rejected the theory that the film's success will lead to a trend of sports movies. "It is incorrect to state that a film's success or failure determines any trend. It only shows that the audience wants to watch a good story," Khan said.

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He revealed he was in the midst of writing his autobiography when Anupama Chopra came up with the idea of her book. "The book does not revolve just around me but the journey of Hindi cinema since the 1990s," he said.

Meanwhile, Khan claims he will complete his autobiography -- titled Twenty years of a decade -- after some years.

The actor said he was touched and humbled that books were written on him. "It looks odd and makes me feel old," he said adding, "Books are selective memories. I think I should do something important in future to justify the good things being written about me in the books. I do not think I am a legend. I am just doing a job. People have been good to me and I have not been mean to anybody."

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To a question on what he felt was his USP, he said it was his 'sense of humour.'

When asked how he would like to be remembered, the actor replied, "When you meet my children after many years, they will tell you that I was a good father."

Speaking about Sanjay Dutt's [Images] interim bail, Khan said he was relieved and happy. "We all hope that his personal trials and tribulations end soon. He has already paid heavily for his mistake."

Anupama Chopra thanked SRK for his co-operation, adding that book was the success of her work, which started four years ago.

The launch party saw the presence of prominent personalities like Neeta Ambani, Juhi Chawla [Images], former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdulah, Raj Kumar Hirani, Karan Johar [Images], Anu Malik [Images], John Abraham [Images], Dia Mirza [Images] and Subhash Ghai [Images].

Anupama's husband Vidhu Vinod Chopra and sister Tanuja Chandra also attended.

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