You have to be rooted in reality before dreaming: Shah Rukh Khan

You have to be rooted in reality before dreaming: Shah Rukh Khan Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan feels that before dreaming big one should be rooted in reality.

"Everyday a new dream is born. Today, I want to do new kind of films, want children to stay healthy and have a good life. I think you have to be rooted in reality before dreaming. Right now, I am in a position where I can afford anything. But when I started off in the industry my dream was to eat, have a place to stay," Shah Rukh told reporters here at a event.

"I think before going in the dream zone one must believe in reality. I believe one must do right things to fulfil dreams, like getting education," he said.

The 47-year-old superstar is happy that he has spend almost 20 years in the Hindi film industry.

"The 20 years have been good for me in the industry. I am happy I got to work in the era of 1990s and now, when cinema is changing," he said.

"The journey so far has been great. And if people wish to see me more then I wish to be here (film industry) for another 20-25 years and even more," he said.

He was at the event as part of the Nerolac initiative `Paint the change`. Ask him what changes he would like in him and Shah Rukh said, "I want my family and myself to stay happy and smiling, I hope to fight less."

PTI