When British press wrote that Charles was ‘ditching’ the Queen to host the ‘spectacularly wealthy’ Gulshan Grover

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Gulshan Grover turned often called the ‘Bad Man’ of Bollywood after he appeared in a number of villainous roles in the Eighties and Nineties. It is well-known that Gulshan Grover may have been a Bond villain in Casino Royale, however the actor misplaced out on that position after an over-enthusiastic pal leaked the news to the press. The makers have been caught off-guard and determined to recast the position however throughout the time when Grover was being finalised to seem in the Bond film, he was spending time with (now) King Charles III.

In his memoir titled ‘Bad Man: An Autobiography’, Gulshan recalled that he was an invited visitor of the then Prince Charles at Clarence House in London’s St James Palace. Grover recalled that this was not his first assembly with the royal and he was obtained as his visitor and seated in his private research. The Ram Lakhan actor recalled that on this notably chilly day, Charles greeted him. “As I ascended the final stair, I discovered H.R.H. (His Royal Highness) ready for me in the hallway. ‘Look at you, trying marvellous, getting youthful day-after-day!’ he exclaimed, main me down the hall and into his non-public chamber,” he wrote. It was at the finish of this assembly that one in every of the executives with the royal requested Gulshan about his casting as the news had already been printed and it appeared like he was impressed.

Gulshan recalled that his first assembly with the royal Prince was at Highgrove House in Gloucestershire. The Sadak 2 actor shared that the Prince gave him a tour of the property himself as he felt like he was with a “acquainted pal reasonably than a British royal.” The two struck a friendship as Charles requested how he may get in contact with Gulshan and left everybody shocked.

“As he was strolling away, HRH immediately turned and requested, ‘Hey, Gulshan, how can I get in contact with you?’ That question took everybody without warning, together with me. Being a star and a well-recognized identify, I had by no means had visiting playing cards printed. Fortunately, I did have a press equipment I often handed out to Hollywood executives throughout my frequent journeys to Los Angeles. Along with a few of my interviews and work-related info, it additionally had some private particulars like my deal with and cellphone quantity. I had one with me that I handed over to the Prince,” he wrote.

The Hera Pheri actor wrote that when Queen Elizabeth II turned the longest-ruling monarch in 2015, Prince Charles was reportedly having dinner with him. “When the news leaked, the British tabloids whipped up a frenzy of headlines about H.R.H, throwing open the doorways of his house to the Bollywood celebrity whereas apparently ditching Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on her massive day,” he wrote.

He recalled, “There have been speculations in the press that the inheritor to the crown was intentionally skipping the event to host the ‘spectacularly wealthy’ Gulshan Grover who had 400-plus movies to his credit score.”

It is obvious from Gulshan’s anecdotes that him and Charles had a detailed friendship as as soon as, whereas visiting Dumfries House, the Prince gave him a tour of the property. When Charles requested what he thought about the property, Gulshan stated it will be good for a film shoot. “I blurted out that it will make for a picture-postcard setting for a film, particularly the entrance steps. His cousin shook his head at me reprovingly, saying firmly, ‘No capturing right here’. But the Prince smiles. ‘For you, Gulshan, it’s okay’,” he wrote.

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