Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan is upset about a reported brawl between her superstar friend Shah Rukh Khan and her husband Shirish Kunder at a high-profile party in Mumbai
The fight is said to have taken place at popular club Aurus during Sanjay Dutt's success party for Agneepath on early Monday morning.
"Shah Rukh has always told me that physical abuse is the worst way to sort out a problem and that it means the person who is hitting has either a professional or personal crisis going on and it saddens me to see him doing the same," Farah said.
As the news about the fight gained momentum, Khan has not acknowledged the incident, only tweeting vague references.
However, Kunder took to Twitter to clarify that he is not planning to file any official complaint in this regard.
"Thanks for all your concern and wishes. We are very grateful. Contrary to rumours, we have no intention of filing an FIR or police complaint," tweeted Kunder.
Apparently, while guests were having a ball, at around 4.30am, Khan entered the venue straight after the Filmfare awards with three of his bodyguards. According to eyewitnesses, he headed towards Kunder and roughed him up.
"We didn't know what was happening. We saw SRK enter. Then we saw him head towards Shirish. SRK pulled Shirish down to the ground by his long hair. We were all shocked. We had never seen SRK behave this way before," said an eyewitness.
"Before anyone could react, Baba Dewan [the owner of Aurus] ran and intervened. SRK told Dewan to keep out. Dewan said the place belonged to him and he must intervene. The fight would've been prolonged had Sanjay Dutt not pulled SRK away from the ugly scene," the eyewitness added.
Kunder apparently left immediately. Kunder's wife Farah was one of the superstar's closest friends but they fell out a year back.
What the tweets say:
@ameesha_patel: Shahrukh is supr rockin.. Good he gave it 2 shirish. people shud learn 2 b grateful to king khan, aftrall he has been so supportive 2 farah. @iamsrk is 2 dignified n wud nevr do anything unprovoked..he is too classy n a thorough gentleman
@DabbooRatnani: I was present at Sanj's party & Without Any Bias I Fully Support Shah Rukh @iamsrk
Shah Rukh Khan
@iamsrk: Another long nite. Shooting for a public service msg film about education peace & harmony. Feels ironic when I read & see wot is being said.
@shirishkunder: Some of your jokes on the incident were very funny. Including the ones on me. Keep up the humour. I'll be back soon.
Farah Khan (Jewellery designer)
@FarahKhanAli: Wish d press would do their HW. Got calls in d middle of work 2 asking me if @iamsrk slapped my hubby. Had to clarify im d jewellery designr. Both Gauri and Farah Khan are my friends. I will never pick sides and im sure they will sort it out in good time. so no more on this please.