"She is a firebrand leader, she takes a lot of initiative in doing things. That is her leadership style. In our country for a lady it is doubly difficult to be so outgoing," Khan, 47, who is also West Bengal's brand ambassador, told reporters here.
Asked about the investment scenario in the state, he said that there are many positive things about West Bengal, but it took time put things together.
SRK said that the Kolkata Film festival is very special since Amitabh Bacchan and Mithun Chakraborty are also present.
"It makes it all the more special," he added. The superstar said that had Yash Chopra not passed away he had planned to premiere Jab Tak Hain Jaan at the KFF.