Transcript for Dr. Hasnat Khan: 'Diana Is Still With Me'
man who was the love of princess diana's life. Making his strongest comments yet about the film depicting their relationship. Calling it a betrayal. Lama hasan has the story. Reporter: It's the movie that portrays the secret love affair, between the queen of hearts and the man she called mr. Wonderful. I'm trying to find a way for us to be together. Reporter: Dr. Khan says, i was trying to be discreet. But this film is opening things up again. And that his family members who met her, quote, liked her very much. And never objected to our relationship. They were very much in love. Nothing to do with just two people who fell in love. Reporter: The pakistani heart surgeon said that, quote, it's been difficult for me to get my head around diana's death or talk about it. Admitting that after she died in a car crash 16 years ago, things were difficult. Very difficult. The 54-year-old says, losing a loved one, who was so iconic, makes the loss even harder. We all have our own traumas and get on with it, he says. But when it's there in your face, year in, year out, it's hard. The two shared a love of helping others, something they both devoted their lives to. Khan is currently in ethiopia, treating orphans who need heart surgery. You see young kids, and that gives you a lot of encouragement. Reporter: He says his work often reminds him of his lost love. Sometimes when I do a job like this, I do have these very strong feelings that diana is still with me somehow. The past few weeks have been tough. And I know diana would be saying stay focused. Keep getting on with your life. Help these children. Be happy. For "good morning america," lama hasan, abc news, london.
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