Badshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, is one of the most popular Indian actors and has a chunk of loyal fans all over the world, specially in Europe and America. The superstar has shot in exotic countries for some of his most career-defining songs, and one of them was the title song of ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’. Karan Johar‘s movie won uncountable awards, thanks to its songs, and SRK’s romance.
However, SRK’s ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ song, with his signature pose and youthful grace, captured the hearts of his fans forever. With the soulful title song playing in the background, it was undeniable one of the best romantic songs in Bollywood.
Shot at New York’s Brooklyn Bridge in 2003, every person had SRK’s ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ song humming on their lips. Thanks to it, the Bridge entered the list of top travel destinations!
SRK’s ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ song was reprised by actor Rene, as a tribute to the superstar. He nailed it with Mariam (playing Preity Zinta) and Cebrail (playing Saif Ali Khan) in this reenactment video:
Not just Rene, but even German ambassador to India in 2015, Michael Steiner and his wife Eliese, along with Congress leader Salman Khurshid, recreated the song which went viral on social media:
And now, Coke Studio and Pakistani singing sensation Asim Azhar has let loose his inner Shahrukh Khan! The singer cum actor has won many hearts back home, with his exceptional performances and hit tracks!
Asim is Pakistani veteran actress Gul-e-Rana’s son. She’s famous for portraying powerful roles in drama and also comedy plays on television.
But, Asim first got noticed after his brilliant performance on Pakistan’s version of Indian Idol and never looked back since. Check it out yourself:
After Pakistan Idol, the singer became a household name in Coke Studio, which recognises talents like him, and is the best platform for budding artists.
Despite a 15 years long gap, SRK’s ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ song still rings a bell in Asim’s heart and he sang his raw version of it, that too, on the iconic Brooklyn Bridge itself!
Recreating his own ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ moment, the singer rented out this beautiful version, which he shared on his Instagram page:
If Asim’s voice touched your heart, you can watch his exclusive interview with Pakistani actress Samina Peerzada, in which he talks about his inspiration:
Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan has returned to Mumbai to resume shooting for ‘Zero‘ after a family holiday. He shared his first selfie moment with gorgeous wife Gauri Khan:
What did you think of Asim Ahmed’s song? Tell us in the comments.