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I am serving to entertain: SRK
[ MONDAY, DECEMBER 06, 2004 01:57:45 PM ]

Shah Rukh Khan and Sushmita Sen were in Jaipur on Sunday for the launch of TAG-Heuer's Carrera Classic series of watches.

The two actors "locked sticks" in the celebrity match held at the Rambagh Polo Club grounds on the sidelines of the TAG-Heuer Precision Polo Cup.

Of course, both the stars got expert help from their mahouts who steered the elephants around. In the end, Shah Rukh managed a 2-0 victory, which left the audience shouting "Shah Rukh Khan Zindabad ".

While receiving his victory memento, he regaled crowds with a dialogue from his latest release Veer-Zaara , " Main qaidi number 786...

"I am like a monkey who dances to the tune of the director, producer and script writer for entertainment of movie goers", said Shah Rukh Khan.

"I dance even in my bathroom in front of mirror... I want to make people happy... whether it is a marriage party, stage show... acting is my job... I am serving to entertain... though I do satisfy my passion", the superstar remarked.

Shah Rukh Khan said he was very satisfied with his new release Veer Zara , a story of romance between an Indian Air Force officer and a Pakistani girl. The star said he would love to go to Pakistan to help further friendly relations and people to people contact between the two countries.

"I am very patriotic and believe in Indian values and traditions. That is why it always reflects in my performances", he said.

Shah Rukh Khan, who played a polo match said, "I have not played polo, but always played hockey and I got it in legacy from my father."

Praising Shah Rukh's acting, Sushmita Sen said she was scared of her height. Sushmita has been roped in as the first woman brand ambassador for the brand in India.

Earlier introducing the product, Philippe Pascal, Chairman and CEO of Tag-Heuer watches claimed his company was the pioneer in the manufacturing of sports watches since 1860.

TAG-Heuer, makers of luxury watches, announced on Sunday that Sushmita Sen has been roped in as the first woman brand ambassador for the brand in India, which already has Shah Rukh Khan in its list of brand ambassadors.