A video clip of the actress from a promotional interview for the web series ‘The Trial‘ has been doing the rounds on social media. In the clip, the interviewer asks Kajol about the one thing she would like to ask the superstar.To this, the actress first says, “Shah Rukh Khan? What will I ask him?”
After a long thought, she says, “How much did Pathaan really make?”The clip ends with Kajol laughing out.
Interestingly, while some fans took it as nothing more than friendly banter, others viewed the clip as a jibe at the superstar. “#Kajol tried pull hilarious statement but people misunderstood her trying to spread farzi negativity against King Khan,” wrote a fan, reacting to the clip.
Another guessed that the actress was uncovering a secret about ‘fake box office numbers’. “Insiders know about #Pathan fake collections. #Kajol is making fun of Pathan business,” read another tweet.
Fans of the hit on-screen jodi were quick to rubbish the reports of a diss and shared another clip of the actress praising SRK and expressing her joy about the actor’s ‘new phase’. In the clip, she says, “I’m so, so happy for him! I messaged him also and told him, ‘I’m so happy to hear this’.”
She went on to add, “I think it’s a new phase, new time for him and super, super happy for him. I think he is a king and will always remain one.”
Kajol is being lauded for her performance in the web show ‘The Trial – Pyaar, Kaanoon, Dhokha’, which is helmed by Suparn Varma.
The courtroom drama is the Indian adaptation of ‘The Good Wife’, which starred Julianna Margulies in the lead role. Kajol plays Noyonika Sengupta, a housewife who starts practising law again when her husband’s public scandal puts him in prison.
Driven to prove herself in the competitive world of law and navigating her way through complicated relationships while seeking justice for her husband, Noyonika treads through tough challenges served by her fate. The series also stars Jisshu Sengupta, Kubbra Sait, Sheeba Chaddha, Alyy Khan, and Gaurav Pandey.