Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most celebrated actors in Bollywood. He has one of the biggest fan following and there are a ton of people who want to be like him. There are some who are absolutely excellent at imitating the actor and they eventually make a career out of it. Prashant Walde, who is Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh’s one of the biggest fans, has had quite the career in Bollywood. Prashant has strikingly similar features to SRK and he has made a living out of it for himself.
There have been multiple doppelgangers in the past of celebrities who made the most of their features and turned it into a profession. Not many know, Prashant is now filmmakers’ go-to person who is working with SRK. Prashant told Times of India, “I am a handyman to directors whose films star Shah Rukh Khan. It is in his absence that they use me as a dummy to get cues for cameras and during rehearsal, to explain the actor and also for shooting cheat shots.”
Prashant has been part of movies like, ‘Om Shanti Om’, ‘Dear Zindagi’, ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’, ‘Raees’, ‘Chennai Express’, ‘Don 2’, ‘Fan’. Walde also revealed that he makes a whopping Rs 30, 000 per day working in a film as SRK’s body double.
Prashant said that he could not believe that he was meeting his ‘godfather’ when he met SRK for the first time, He said, “Wo bahut khush huye. (He got very happy)”.