"Shah Rukh is an unkillable spirit, which is why he’s great to be this character. The thing is with Shah Rukh, more often than not, you don’t take more than three takes. In terms of being the character, and not thinking too much about what he’s going to do, his first two are always the best.
He’d also grown up on the film. He said when he was teenager, “I’d stand in front of the mirror and say these Don dialogues and imagine myself with a gun being all macho, and you’re telling me you’re making this film – for me it’s a dream come true.”
I didn’t feel intimidated by him. We hung out a lot before the film. We connected on many things – the books that we read, the video games we played, the music we liked listening to, snakedancing on the floor…"
Farhan went ahead and demonstrated what he meant by 'snakedancing' on stage