Dus Ka Dum helps Salman Khan understand people
Bollywood hunk Salman Khan, who is now the host of the reality game show “Dus Ka Dum”, feels that the show has helped him to understand people and he believes that the best books of knowledge are human beings.WE KNOW that Salman Khan, in addition to being an actor, is an avid painter and sketcher. He recently did paintings on the theme of communal harmony. But now a days, he is in media limelight because of a reality show called ‘Dus Ka Dum’, which he is hosting on Sony TV. Media reports suggested that his show is doing well and ratings suggest that he is getting good audience response to the TV show, in spite of many competitive shows, which are on air.
This year in January, another Bollywood Khan ‘Salman Khan’ had his wax figure unveiled at Madame Tussauds, London. Salman’s growing popularity internationally and his fan following got his statue a place in special Bollywood section, along with Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan in Madame Tussauds museum.
Also planning to get into fashion designing and is going to launch his own brand of clothes. Though media reports suggest that the profits he will earn from these designer clothes will be for a social cause and proceeds will go for a charity ‘Being Human’. His sister Alvira Khan, a well known designer in Bollywood, will be designing for his brand. As per sources, clothes designed by him will have his signature paintings inscribed on them. The actor is planning to launch not just clothes but accessories too. Salman is roping in the creative designers but he will decide finally on the same. One thing is for sure that his brand will create a lot of hype and his fans will eagerly wait for his brand.
“‘Dus Ka Dum’ has given me a platform to increase my understanding of people and appreciation of life,” Salman wrote in his blog.
He finds it a little difficult to understand people but his senses help him in the process. He wrote: “Though these human books are a little difficult to read, the heart and eyes alone help to read them.”
The contestants, who come on his game show, seem to be the reason behind the actor’s new found ‘understanding’ of people.
“What has really surprised me is that my contestants do not hesitate in revealing their personal things in front of the camera,” Salman said.
“Personal fears and dreams are on display with gay abandon,” he added.
The actor thinks that the sets of his show have in a way become a place where people come and confess. “In certain respects our set becomes a confession room and I am enjoying the role of a confidante,” he stated.
He explains how he is no saint and that personal feelings do come in during these so-called confessions.
He said: “If we extend this metaphor further, the confidante here is no saint and personal feelings are no crime.”