Showing posts with label Shahrukh Khan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Shahrukh Khan. Show all posts

Sunday, 20 May 2018


Hollywood is learning the ways of appeasing Indian audiences to grow their foothold and connecting with Indian movie stars and making them the front to promote the movies is the latest trend they are following. Ranveer Singh is the voice of Deadpool in the second movie of the franchise. Before that, Rana Daggubati was the voice of villain Thanos in the Telugu version of Avengers: Infinity War. 

The list goes on. Tiger Shroff voiced Peter Parker in the Hindi version of Spider-Man: Homecoming, Varun Dhawan was Steve Rogers in Captain America: Civil War, Arshad Warsi was the voice of Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean and Shah Rukh Khan was Mr Incredible in 2004 movie The Incredibles' Hindi version.

What we are going to describe now may fall under 'mild spoiler' category for Deadpool 2 So those who don't want to know about it, please turn away right now and read the spoiler-free review instead.

Speaking of Deadpool and Shah Rukh Khan, the latest outing of Merc with Mouth pays tribute to Badshah of Bollywood and Mozart of Madras AR Rahman's movie Swades. Of course, it is done in that particular Deadpool style of insulting and loving everyone at the same time.

In 2016's Deadpool, when Wade Wilson aka Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) met Indian cab driver Dopinder (Karan Soni) for the first time, we heard Raj Kumar's iconic 'Mera Joota Hai Japani' from the movie Shree 420. The song didn't serve a purpose then. It just established that Dopinder is Indian.

But in Deadpool 2, towards the climax, we hear AR Rahman and Shah Rukh Khan's song 'Yuhin Chala Chal' from movie Swades. In the scene, Deadpool, Cable (Josh Brolin), and Domino (Zazzie Beetz) double down on Cable over his racist nature as he orders Dopinder to turn the volume down on the inspiring, cheerful song while they all are inching towards some serious action scenes (that also include massive CGI fights). To Hindi speaking ears, the joke makes more sense because the song asks the squad to keep marching on even though one of them is being racist, difficult, obtuse and all of the above.

Deadpool 2 is filled with such gags. So when you walk in to watch the movie on Friday, be alert and don't miss references and brilliant cameos.

Saturday, 19 May 2018


Aryan Khan Looks Like Dad "Shah Rukh Khan"
Gauri Khan posted a photo of Shah Rukh Khan and son Aryan Khan on Instagram and we think it's safe to say that it pretty viral already.

 Hello there, Aryan Khan. So good to see you! Gauri Khan posted a photo of Shah Rukh Khan and son Aryan Khan on Instagram and we think it's safe to say that it pretty viral already! Instagrammed on Thursday morning, the photo has garnered almost 2 lakh 'likes' by evening with over 2,030 comments pouring in.

 What's interesting is that, a majority of Gauri Khan's Instafam (count in choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan and interior designer Sussanne Khan) thinks that the 19-year-old Khan looks just like his superstar father. Farah Khan's comment is basically all of us: "Can't decide who is handsomer," she wrote while Sussanne added: "Uff! I think I died and went to heaven."

 Other users on Gauri's Instagram posted reviews like: "Like father like son", "Same double copy", "Can't decide which one is Shah Rukh."

This is what we are talking about:

It's a delight of course but also quite a bit surprising to see Aryan Khan make an official appearance on mom Gauri's Instagram because he already has a reputation for not being a big fan of the social media fever. In September last year, Gauri dared to share a photo of Aryan with this disclaimer: "Posting an image of my son without his permission... hope I don't get fired." Earlier, Shah Rukh Khan had also revealed that he was forbidden by his family to share photos of them on social media. But he turned out to be a rule breaker, just like Gauri.

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Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana, 17, is finishing school and goes to Mumbai's Dhirubhai Ambani International School. Meanwhile, Aryan is in California, where he's pursuing a course in filmmaking. Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri are also parents to little AbRam, who will soon turn five.

Thursday, 17 May 2018


The team owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, Shah Rukh Khan, was quick to respond to the acting talent displayed by KKR stars.
With Kolkata Knight Riders registering two consecutive victories and climbing at the third position in the table with 14 points in 13 games, the atmosphere in the team’s camp has lightened since the humiliating home defeat against Mumbai Indians by 102 runs over a week ago. With a few days still remaining for their final round robin game against Sunrisers Hyderabad, the KKR stars indulged in a fun activity as they displayed their acting talents.

 In a video shared on Twitter, KKR players enacted some of the popular dialogues of the team owner Shah Rukh Khan. In the video, Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, skipper Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Shivam Mavi and Shubman Gill tried their best in matching up to SRK’s levels in acting.

The most hillarious moment in the video was Chris Lynn, who is an Australian cricketer and does not speak hindi, enacted SRK’s dialogue from the movie Raees, and said, “Battery nahi bolne ka (Don’t call me battery)!”

SRK was quick to respond to the video in his usual funny manner and joked that the cricketers should leave the acting to him.

In a tweet, the Bollywood actor said, “As much as I love my team, here’s the deal. I leave the cricket to u & u leave the acting to me!! Ha ha.”
Kolkata Knight Riders need to win their final encounter to confirm a spot in the Playoffs, with atleast four other teams still fighting for a spot. 

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

[Spoiler] SRK fans will have a double treat while watching Deadpool 2 – here’s why

[Spoiler] SRK fans will have a double treat while watching Deadpool 2 – here’s the Reasons, why ?

Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool 2 opened to rave critical reviews worldwide. The actor shines bright in this sequel that is raunchier, funnier and weirder than Deadpool. Ryan teams up with Josh Brolin and Zazie Beetz to star in what could be tagged as the funniest superhero movie till date.

There were many outstanding moments in the entire movie and some hilarious digs that made us beam from ear to ear. Deadpool 2 writers did a splendid job in targeting all the superheroes in the universe and not differentiating between DC or Marvel. And while chuckling to this Merc with a mouth’s funny one liners wasn’t enough for us to cheer for him, the makers had an additional surprise for all their Indian fans. Yes, they had a Shah Rukh Khan song playing in the background in one of the scenes and me being a true SRK fan, I was all sold at that moment.

Wondering which Shah Rukh Khan song did they play in the background? Well, it was Yun Hi Chala Chal from Ashutosh Gowariker directorial Swades that released in 2004. Yes, you can hear the AR Rahman composition being played in the background when Deadpool and his X-Force are in Dopinder’s cab going for their next mission. 

The song will instantly bring a smile on the face of all the Indian fans and SRK fans may even dance with joy. It was great to see some Indian connection in the movie after Dopinder of course. Wonder if the Zero actor even knew about it or he was totally clueless.

I was one of the few lucky ones who had an opportunity to watch and review the movie three days prior to release. The movie was personally very engaging for me. You will find yourself beaming from ear to ear on most of the occasions and you can blame the dialogues for giving you a major stomach ache. 

Self praising, hilarious and fourth wall breaking lines will keep you entertained throughout the film. While I have seen many superheroes movies till date, who catered to typical family audiences, Deadpool is different. It’s gross and justifies its R-rating which ultimately works in its favour. The movie is expected to create a havoc at the box office just like its prequel.

Watch Deadpool 2 Official Trailer

Shah Rukh Khan, the top movie star in India and one of the top stars in the world, is filming his new movie in Alabama this month, producers say.
Production began this week in Huntsville of the film "Zero" starring Khan and Indian actresses Katrina Kaif and Anuska Sharma. Crews have filmed at Grille 29, the Huntsville Botanical Garden and the Hindu Cultural Center of Alabama in Harvest.

Film co-producer Karuna Badwal, who is also Khan's business manager, talked about the project Thursday at the Hindu Cultural Center of North Alabama outside Huntsville, where several dozen actors and locals were dressed in traditional Indian clothes for a temple scene.

Badwal would not discuss the film's plot in detail, but she said some scenes will be filmed at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. The film will be the most expensive Indian movie ever made, she said, partly because of the technical equipment the plot requires. Producers have brought 90 people from India to Huntsville and hired another 50 from American production companies, Badwal said.

Prashant Shah, U.S. executive producer for the film, worked with the Alabama Film Office and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center to arrange production of the film in Huntsville.

Friday's filming was of a wedding blessing from a priest to a couple engaged to be married. The cast went through several takes while visitors, including U.S. Space & Rocket Center CEO Dr. Deborah Barnhart, watched from the back of the temple.

Khan has not arrived in Huntsville, and producers won't say when he will arrive or how long he will be in the city. Known in India and around the world as SRK, Khan has appeared in more than 80 films. He is the co-owner of his own film production company and has won awards for his support for children's education and for women's and children's rights in India.

Hindu center President Rashpal Thakur said having a movie shot at the center "is a new experience," but he said it was "a very thrilling experience to share our religion and culture."

The Huntsville area has a large Indian and Indian-American community with many members employed by the city's aerospace and defense industries. Thakur said the center has 1,000 families on its roles with about 500 active at any given time.
The KKR co-owner Shah Rukh Khan was at the Eden Gardens and watched on helplessly as the Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians thrashed his side by 102 runs. After the match the Bollywood superstar took to social media and said, their names on the day. “Sports is about the spirit; wins/losses don’t reflect that. But tonite as the ‘Boss’ I need to apologise to the fans for the lack of spirit.” 
Co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders and Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla chat as they watch their team's match against Mumbai Indians during the VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in Kolkata on May 9, 2018. 
Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla react during the IPL cricket T20 match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians in Kolkata. 
Mumbai Indians owner Nita Ambani with her son Akash Ambani after winning against Kolkata Knight Riders during the IPL T20 match at Eden Garden in Kolkata. 
Kolkata Knight Riders owners Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla during an IPL T20 cricket match against Mumbai Indians at Eden Garden in Kolkata. 
Mumbai Indians' team owner Nita Ambani celebrate their win over Kolkata Knight Riders with team player Kairon Pollard during the VIVO IPL cricket T20 match in Kolkata. 

Monday, 14 May 2018


Suhana was recently seen cheering for her team at the ongoing T20 tournament.
New Delhi: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's darling daughter Suhana is getting prettier day-by-day and more often than not her pictures go viral on the social media. Mommy Gauri Khan recently took to Instagram and shared the latest photo of her daughter.

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Gauri captioned the click as “Having the time of your life in your teens.”

Earlier this month, Suhana was seen cheering for KKR at the ongoing IPL 2018 where Shah Rukh Khan's team won their first match against Virat Kohli's 'Bangalore' team. King Khan came with wifey Gauri Khan, daughter Suhana and the little bundle of joy, AbRam. The Khan parivaar was accompanied by Sanjay Kapoor, wifey Maheep and daughter Shanaya. The Kolkata supporters kept cheering for the team and its big win was a cherry on top.

Soon after Shah Rukh Khan's team won the match, king of romance took a victory lap at Eden Gardens along with his daughter Suhana and her friend Shanaya Kapoor. Pictures of daddy cool and darling daughter went viral on the internet.

Now that many star kids like Janhvi Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and Ananya Panday are making their foray into Bollywood, we can hope to see Suhana too entering the showbiz world and follow daddy cool SRK's footsteps. 

Shah Rukh Khan jets out of the city for next 'Zero' shoot schedule

After mesmerizing everyone with his moves and grooves at Sonam Kapoor Ahuja's reception and fulfilling other work commitments, Shah Rukh Khan is now heading back to the grind. The actor was recently spotted at the Mumbai airport, heading over to the sets of 'Zero' to shoot the next schedule. Clad in a white tee, black pants and a customised jacket, the actor looked his best as he headed to the airport. 

We couldn't help but notice that the actor had his initials 'SRK' printed on his jacket. The Anand L Rai film which sees SRK playing the role of a vertically challenged man also stars Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in lead roles. It is scheduled to release in December.

Currently, Shah Rukh Khan, who was last seen at Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding reception in Mumbai on Tuesday, has now headed to Alabama for the shoot of his upcoming film 'Zero'. 

According to a report, the production has begun this week in the Huntsville Botanical Garden and the Hindu Cultural Center of Alabama in Harvest wherein even the leading ladies of the film Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma have joined Shah Rukh. The film which is helmed by Aanand L. Rai revolves around a dwarf man who falls in love with a female superstar. 

Anushka is reportedly said to be essaying the character of a girl with an intellectual disability. The film is slated to release on December 21, 2018.

Film with Shah Rukh, Alia not shelved: Karan Johar

Karan Johar quashes rumours claiming that his next production venture, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt, has been shelved.
A few months ago, it was announced that Shah Rukh Khan is set to team up with Alia Bhatt for director Gauri Shinde’s yet-untitled next. Immediately after the film’s announcement, the unusual casting raised many eyebrows. Soon reports of the film getting shelved started doing the rounds. But Karan Johar, who is producing the film, is amused with such unsubstantiated stories, and instead says that he is looking forward to teaming up with old friend Shah Rukh again.

“I am very excited [to work with Shah Rukh]. The casting of the film is very unusual, and that’s why, of course, there has been a lot of speculation about what that film is about. But I have left it to Gauri to tell the world what it is about when it comes out,” says Karan. 
In fact, the film-maker has no clue what resulted in the rumours about the film getting shelved. He says, “I really don’t know where all these rumours came from. That film is very much on track, and we are starting it in the middle of January with a non-stop schedule. All of us are very excited to make that movie,” says Karan, who recently filmed part of his next directorial venture — featuring Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anushka Sharma — in London, UK, in a long shooting schedule.

Friday, 11 May 2018


Shah Rukh Khan continues to rule the world and so does his signature pose. Every time he stretches his arms and bents slightly on one knee, millions of fans go crazy. 
While Alia Bhatt’s constant admiration of the ‘Dilwale’ actor and his signature pose is no secret, we have another actor who has loved it. Well, it’s none other than Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who ruled everyone’s hearts in the 90s and continues to slay on the small screen. Shilpa Shetty Kundra recently took to her social media account to share her beach vacation pictures and no brownies for guessing who she is posing as! Looking marvelous in a bikini, posed liked Shah Rukh Khan in the pictures. 

While fans are dying to see her back on the big screen, the actor told us about what kind of scripts is she looking forward to working in. Shipla said, 
“If I do a film after so long, it would have to be something that I haven’t done before. A character that I enjoy wanting to play. When you are doing TV, you have a lot of space, it’s just once or twice a week, so it’s easy. When you’re doing a movie, it’s 25 days at a stretch or 10 days at a stretch. So, I don’t know. But I’m open to it. If it’s a really great script, I might just say yes.”

Wednesday, 9 May 2018


Over the years we have had many actresses praise Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for his sense of humour, his ability to make them comfortable and mostly his chivalry and grace. The latest to join the list is yesteryear diva Madhuri Dixit who too revealed that Shah Rukh Khan is a true gentleman.

Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit goes back a long way in the industry and had shared the big screen with almost every a-light actor in the business working today and back in the 90s. However, if there is one actor that she has been praises for time and again, it’s her co-star Shah Rukh Khan. The on-screen couple have worked in 6 films together.

At the recent trailer launch of her upcoming Marathi film The Bucket List, the actress, while addressing the press answered a number of questions including one on her former co-star Shah Rukh Khan and her experience working with him.

“He has a lovely sense of humor and he is a gentleman. He always ensures that his heroines are taken care of. He always makes sure you are in your car and leaves before he leaves. He is very chivalrous. He has a little bit of old world charm that I like about him,” she said, as reported by Pop Diaries.

The two actors first appeared in the thriller Anjaam in 1994 and though, her character hated Shah Rukh Khan’s obsessive and psychotic character in the film, in real-life she has nothing but appreciation and admiration for the actor.(Also Read: Madhuri Dixit's 'charming boy' Ranbir Kapoor makes a cameo in her Marathi film Bucket List - watch trailer)

Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit became a hit jodi in Yash Chopra’s 1997 musical romance Dil Toh Pagal Hai and there was no stopping the pair. In fact, some fans argue that after Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol and SRK-Juhi Chawla, Shah Rukh-Madhuri is arguably the third best collaboration that the Jab Harry Met Sejal actor has had in his career.

Their performances and chemistry in Sanjay Leela Bansali’s 2002 romantic drama Devdas was revered by critics and fans alike. And while they haven’t had a project together in the last 16 years, but have often bumbed into each other at award shows or TV shows and the magic is still alive. As was seen on the sets of Nach Baliye, a few years back while Shah Rukh was doing promotions for his film Chennai Express.

Monday, 7 May 2018


Alia Bhatt is all set to star in 'Talvar' helmer Meghna Gulzar’s film ‘Raazi’, which releases on 24th May.
Alia Bhatt is all set to star in Meghna Gulzar’s film ‘Raazi’, which releases on 11th May, and we’re sure you did not know that Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar were linked to the project before her.

Harinder Sikka, author of ‘Calling Sehmat’ and presenter of ‘Raazi’ revealed to Mid-Day, "In 2009, Samar Khan [filmmaker] came to seek the rights for a movie adaptation. It was for Red Chillies Entertainment. I didn't know it was SRK's company. But Samar objected to my demand of Rs 2 crore for the rights. He also wanted to change the storyline, which I wasn't okay with. It was then that Samar made a distasteful statement - 'In Bollywood, we can always make a film and give you a credit in the end.' I was so hurt that I wrote a letter to SRK and he was gracious enough to ensure that Samar Khan sent an apology within 10 days."

Speaking about Akshay, he added, "I met Akshay Kumar during the screenings of Nanak Shah Fakir and wanted to rope him [as a producer]. It was he who invited Meghna Gulzar for a meeting about this book at his home. Instinctively, I knew that I had found my film's director."

"I did not want Akshay's money, though he was more than gracious. Akshay had to give his dates to another film but remained a constant support for me emotionally. After Akshay pulled out, Pretti Sahni (Jungle Pictures) called me to tell that she was tracking the book," said Sikka.

On his deal with Junglee Pictures, he claimed, "They weren't happy with the conditions I was putting. They felt that the money I was quoting was exorbitant. Little did they know that I had promised whatever money I make from the book and the movie, will go for charity. The book was too strong and the story too good to be missed out. I was clear that Alia Bhatt had to play the lead and Meghna would be the director. At one point, Gulzar saab told me it was time I let go of the material. But eventually, the producers kept each of these promises."

Speaking about real-life Sehmat’s nod for Alia, Sikka concluded, "Sehmat's way of saying yes or no was through silence. When I suggested that Alia play her, she said a silent yes. She wanted Alia to play her. Meghna made me meet Alia at Dharma's office in Mumbai. Only I could have told her what Sehmat was all about. It was a long delightful meeting. To her credit, Alia is sharp and caught everything. It's a life-changing role and she delved into it without qualms. I saw that my book was being respected. When the film was nearly done, Alia Bhatt asked me if she had lived up to my expectation of Sehmat's part."

Saturday, 5 May 2018


 Alia Bhatt definitely turned out to be the "Student Of The Year" amongst the majority of the star kids who walked into the industry to make it big. Not only her presence is felt, but even praised. Undeniably, Alia Bhatt is on the "Highway" to success and there’s no looking back. While on the other hand, we have the "Don" of Bollywood aka the ultimate Badshah and not to mention, the ‘King of romance’: Shah Rukh Khan, who is extremely charming, witty and extraordinarily talented, is someone who has earned success and sustained it till date.

Even Shah Rukh Khan started out to act in movies in his early 20s and the rest is history. Looking at Alia’s career with a dozen of “hit” films, she has assertively proved that she is a bankable actor. The ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ actor shared her screen space with Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Dear Zindagi’ and has been all praise about the ‘Dilwale’ actor ever since.
She reportedly said that Shah Rukh is magic, his words, his persona, his eyes, everything is amazing. And when he looks into the camera, he is such a delight to work with. But just like the saying that, actions speak louder than words, Alia’s actions, even more than her words, express how immensely she is smitten by the ‘Happy New Year’ actor. And these pictures are a proof:

Interestingly, while one is an extravagant superstar, the other prefers to be an actor than just a star kid. Talking about Shah Rukh Khan, reportedly, Alia had opined that after spending 25 years in the industry, Shah Rukh doesn’t carry around any excess baggage of stardom. Obviously, people get enamoured and are star-struck on seeing him but he doesn’t seem to take all that seriously. He is cool and chilled out. He goes out of his way to make his co-stars comfortable which is a very rare quality.
But both Alia and Shah Rukh are extremely professional and one point where both of them coincide is their love for cinema and the passion to yield perfection on-screen.

Shah Rukh will next be seen in Aanand L Rai’s ‘Zero’, where he will essay the role of a vertically challenged man. Even previously, he has taken risks for his characters such as playing a 20-something guy for ‘Fan’. That certainly proves that age isn’t a concern for the 52-year-old actor. Reportedly, Alia, the 25-year-old actor, once said in a media interaction, “I hate answering these age-related questions. I feel, if I’m doing something, I better be good at it whatever be my age — 12, 13, 23 or 45.”

Friday, 4 May 2018


Directed by Hansal Mehta, ‘Omerta’, the much-delayed film, is finally slated to release on 4th May.
Over time, Bollywood has seen new types of villains and the definition kept changing till date, where movies see very few characters as villains.

Pran, Om Puri, Amrish Puri, Amjad Khan were some inspiration for Shah Rukh Khan, who played negative characters in movies like ‘Darr’, ‘Baazigar’ and ‘Anjaam’.

The superstar himself then turned inspiration for his coming generation, and the latest who performed on that level is Ranveer Singh as Alaudin Khilji.

Both Shah Rukh and Ranveer instead have turned an inspiration for Rajkummar Rao’s character in ‘Omerta’, a story of the most dreadful terrorist.

Revealing to BollywoodLife, Rajkummar Rao said, “Playing an antagonist is quite fascinating.  We’ve seen it in the past, be it Shah Rukh sir in ‘Darr’ or Ranveer Singh as Khilji in ‘Padmaavat’ or Heath Ledger in ‘Dark Knight’. I thought it would be fun to explore the antagonist side of the film, especially in this film which is about the antagonist, who is a terrorist. There is no hero at all. He is such an evil mind and I’ve not explored this territory before ‘Omerta’. So I thought it would be interesting to try something new, something so dark, which is not me at all. I did not connect with him at any level and hence, I thought it would be exciting to explore this!”

Directed by Hansal Mehta, ‘Omerta’, the much-delayed film, is finally slated to release on 4th May.

In his last few films, Rajkummar Rao has impressed both the audience and critics alike with his power-packed performances. Now, he will be seen in Hansal Mehtra's upcoming film 'Omerta', where he essays the role of British-born Pakistani terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh. The film chronicles the 1994 Delhi kidnappings, the 9/11 World Trade Centre attack, the brutal beheading of Daniel Pearl and the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai.

Naturally, the actor will be seen giving an intense performance. When he was asked about how he prepped for his character, Rajkummar revealed in an interview that he looked at Bollywood stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Ranveer Singh, and the late Hollywood actor, Heath Ledger, for inspiration. The actor, who finds playing an antagonist fascinating, referred to their films like 'Darr', 'Padmaavat' and 'The Dark Knight', where they have essayed negative roles. Though he did not connect with his character in his upcoming film on a personal level, he was definitely excited to explore it on screen. 'Omerta' is a crime drama shot in real locations across London and India and releases on May 4.

Monday, 23 April 2018


When Shah Rukh Khan Spoke About Working With Aditya Chopra On A BIG PROJECT

The rumour mills are rife that Shah Rukh Khan is in talks with YRF for a film, and the same would go on floors after he is done shooting for Zero. While the genre and director are still not known, there is a huge possibility of the superstar teaming up with Aditya Chopra for the fourth time after Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Mohabbatein and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi.

When the author of this article interviewed Shah Rukh Khan during the promotions of Fan, the superstar had confirmed that he is in talks with Aditya Chopra for a very big film.

“Aditya Chopra has plans to do a film with me. All he has told me is the fact that is a very big project and I might have to sit for two months with Adi to prepare for the character. He told me that the shooting will be wrapped up in three months, but I will have to work with him on character for two months prior to shooting for the film. I have no idea what he is making, but he has just asked me to keep my dates free next year (For 2017). He has been planning one film with me after Befikre,” said Shah Rukh Khan.

Shah Rukh Khan and ace director and producer Aditya Chopra are ready to team up again for an upcoming project. Although, Shah Rukh Khan is packed to the brim with shooting for Zero and his IPL team, Kolkata Knight Riders. The actor is all set to collaborate yet again with Aditya Chopra after Fan.

According to reports, Shah Rukh Khan has given a green signal for Yash Raj Film’s next production under the direction of Aditya Chopra. Although the whole project shall start only once SRK has cleared away all other current projects. However, it is still unclear whether that project will be Dhoom 4, according to rumors, or something entirely new.

The duo was last seen collaborating for Maneesh Sharma’s directorial Fan in 2016. The story revolved around a superstar’s doppelganger fan who turns into a dangerous foe when the former refuses the latter’s advances. Although the film didn’t quite fare well at the box office, it won King Khan many accolades for bringing back the negative shade of Shah Rukh Khan.

Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan is busy with the shooting of Aanand L. Rai’s directorial Zero, also starring Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in key roles. The movie will be quite an experience as we get to see SRK in a never before avatar, that of a dwarf! Challenging, but that’s why he is King Khan of Bollywood.

There are talks going on the trade that the film in question is Aditya Chopra’s dream project, which is love story of a warrior, set against the backdrop of some heavy-duty action. Apart from the YRF film, Shah Rukh Khan is also in talks with directors for films like Salute and Vikram Vedha.

It would be interesting to see how Khan sorts out his calendar and starts working on the exciting films that he is discussing with several producers. While Salute and the film with YRF seems to be ambitious projects, Vikram Vedha on the other hand is the official remake of the critically acclaimed Tamil thriller by the same name.

With so many film names popping up, only time shall say which film does SRK eventually signs on for after Zero. Let the countdown begin.

Saturday, 21 April 2018


Shah Rukh Khan puts forth his conditions to be a part of 'Vikram Vedha' Hindi remake?

If reports are to be believed, then Shah Rukh Khan has been roped in to star in the Hindi remake of R Madhavan's 'Vikram Vedha'. However, it's not easy to woo over the Badshah of Bollywood. Reports suggest that SRK had put forward two conditions for him to accept the project.

Condition one is that R Madhavan will play his role even in the remake and that he reprises the part of Vijay Sethupathi; the other one is that Neeraj Pandey will not only produce but also direct the film. The original director duo, Pushkar and Gayatri were supposedly retained for the remake too. However, with SRK’s conditions, the scenario might change. Let’s wait and watch.

Recently there were rumours that Shah Rukh Khan might not star in the Hindi remake of 2017 neo-noir Tamil drama, 'Vikram Vedha'. But now reports have it that the actor has finally given a nod for the project.According to a report by an online portal, SRK wanted two major changes in the script, but the makers were unwilling to accommodate them initially. 

However, after Neeraj Pandey acquired the remake rights of the film SRK's demands were eventually fulfilled and Neeraj is keen on having Shah Rukh Khan on board for the project. If reports are to be believed then Shah Rukh Khan was offered Madhavan's role in the remake but SRK demanded to play the role of Vijay Sethupathi. Earlier the makers were not sure about the same but latest reports suggest that they have agreed to SRK's demand.Initially, there were reports speculating that the original director duo, Pushkar, and Gayatri will be directing the remake.

But SRK wasn't convinced about the same and wanted Neeraj Pandey to direct the film. Reportedly the makers have even agreed to this demand. Official announcements of the project are yet to be made. Currently, Shah Rukh Khan is shooting for Aanand L Rai’s 'Zero'. The film also stars Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in key roles. 'Zero' is slated to release on December 21, 2018.

But the actor has two conditions towards working in the remake, reports Bollywood Life.
One such condition is that R. Madhavan will play his role even in the remake and the superstar himself will reprise the part of Vijay Sethupathi.

The other condition SRK put forth is that the movie will not only be produced by but also directed by Neeraj Pandey, states the same report.

The original director duo, Pushkar and Gayatri were reportedly being retained for the remake too, but it appears that SRK doesn’t want that to happen and he wants Neeraj’s storytelling for this one.

Friday, 6 April 2018


Kareena Kapoor Khan to play Shah Rukh Khan's love interest in 'Salute'?

It was recently reported that Shah Rukh Khan will be playing the protagonist in the biopic of astronaut Rakesh Sharma, titled ‘ Salute’, has been making waves for a long time. The leading lady of the film was in a tiff till now but as per the recent reports, Kareena Kapoor Khan’s name has emerged as one of the credible stars that could fit the requirements of the character. Apparently, the ‘Kurbaan’ actor isn’t ready to get onboard.

As per reports, considering that Priyanka Chopra is also rumoured to be in talks for a biopic on astronaut Kalpana Chawla, it is unlikely that she will be onboard this space flick.

However, according to recent reports, Kareena Kapoor Khan’s name has emerged as one of the credible stars that could fit the requirements of the character. Apparently, the ‘Kurbaan’ actor isn’t ready to get onboard.

A publication quoted a source saying that there are several offers, roles and films discussed with actors, but not all of these discussions materialise on the big screen. Hence, ‘Salute’ may not be on the menu for Kareena.

‘Salute’ will revolve around a man called Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian to travel into space. This Mahesh Mathai directorial is likely to go on floors by the year-end.

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The casting for the biopic on astronaut Rakesh Sharma, titled ‘ Salute’, has been making waves for a long time. It gained traction after reports hinted at Shah Rukh Khan bagging the part. Subsequently, it was rumoured that Priyanka Chopra would be the lead female actor.

A publication quoted a source saying that there are several offers, roles and films discussed with actors, but not all of these discussions materialise on the big screen. Hence, ‘Salute’ may not be on the menu for Kareena.

‘Salute’ will revolve around a man called Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian to travel into space. This Mahesh Mathai directorial is likely to go on floors by the year-end.

Shah Rukh is currently busy with the Anand L Rai film Zero opposite his Jab Tak Hai Jaan co-actresses, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. He had denied signing any other film at several occasions. It is now being reported that Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur approached SRK quite a number of times after Aamir opted out of the film and the actor finally gave his nod this month. "Zero is a film which will require a lot of VFX. Shah Rukh will wrap up Zero by April. He will perhaps begin the shoot of Salute by September and will shoot for close to two to three months and wrap its first schedule. The next schedule of Salute will begin from Jan 2019,” a source tells the publication.

alute will be directed by Mahesh Mathai. Initially, Priyanka Chopra was confirmed as the female lead opposite Aamir. As soon as Aamir was out of the project, Priyanka too confirmed she too no more a part of the biopic. Another report by Deccan Chronicle suggests that after Shah Rukh gave his nod to the project, Priyanka had to opt out, as the two no longer work together.

It is yet not confirmed that who will be seen as Rakesh Sharma's wife in the film.

Sunday, 25 March 2018


Rumor has it that Shah Rukh Khan is leaving no stone unturned for Rakesh Sharma's biopic Salute, which was earlier supposed to star Aamir Khan.

After Aamir Khan backed out of first Indian astronaut Rakesh Sharma's biopic Salute, Shah Rukh Khan has come on board. It is said that the change was reportedly smooth and amicable.

In fact, Aamir personally met Shah Rukh and urged him to take up the project, and the latter obliged. Since Aamir intends to devote his entire time to a mega project — presumably the Mahabharat — the Thugs Of Hindostan actor has apparently stopped accepting any projects at the moment. 

Now, rumor has it that SRK is leaving no stone unturned in seeking Aamir's help for researching the project.

A source told DNA: "King Khan has asked Aamir to help him out with the research he did for the film when he was supposed to do it. Knowing what a perfectionist Aamir is, he must have done detailed research and SRK will only benefit from that."

The superstar will start preparing for Salute in May, after wrapping up Zero. "SRK will wrap up Zero by April-end, after which he will be busy for the next three months prepping for his character in Salute. He will be doing his own research with his team and studying the nuances to play the astronaut. That's why he's taken a three-month break in between to devote himself fully to the biopic," a source told the daily.

Interestingly, Shah Rukh is not new to projects related to astronomy. He played a NASA engineer in Ashutosh Gowariker's Swades.

Meanwhile, Zero — directed by Aanand L Rai — also has Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in key roles. Zero will see the Badshah of Bollywood play a small person. The film is set to release December 21, 2018.

On the other hand, Aamir is filming the last leg of Thugs Of Hindostan in Rajasthan. The movie also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Katrina.

Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya and produced under the Yash Raj Films banner, Thugs Of Hindostan is scheduled for release in Diwali 2018.

The biopic on astronomer Rakesh Sharma was in the news since a very long time for the actors associated with it.

Aamir Khan was supposed to play the lead in this movie, but he reportedly suggested his nemesis Shah Rukh Khan’s name for it.

SRK seems to have come on board on one condition, it being that Aamir give him the research material he previously prepared.

A source told DNA, “King Khan has asked Aamir to help him out with the research he did for the film when he was supposed to do it. Knowing what a perfectionist Aamir is, he must have done detailed research and SRK will only benefit from that.”

Priyanka Chopra too was reportedly going to pick the film as her next Bollywood movie, till Aamir’s name was linked to the project.

Now that Shah Rukh Khan has become the lead for the biopic tentatively titled ‘Salute’, it appears that Piggy Chops might have opted out of the project and chosen to work with Salman Khan in ‘Bharat’.

That Shah Rukh Khan is stepping into Aamir Khan’s shoes to play the role of astronaut Rakesh Sharma in Salute is known. Apparently, Aamir passed on the role to SRK because after Thugs Of Hindostan, he will get busy with his magnum opus, a period drama based on the Mahabharat. However, he was so impressed with the script of Salute that he wanted it to be made and thought SRK would be apt for the role. Now, we hear that SRK is also taking Aamir’s help before he gets into the project completely.

Says a source, “King Khan has asked Aamir to help him out with the research he did for the film when he was supposed to do it. Knowing what a perfectionist Aamir is, he must have done detailed research and SRK will only benefit from that.” Now, that’s some Khan bonding for you.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018


Best Moments From Shah Rukh Khan's Hilarious Podcast With AIB

‘All India Bakchod’s new podcast is out and it features Shah Rukh Khan (the un-Roastable). And like anything that features Shah Rukh Khan (except ‘Ram Jaane’ and ‘Happy New Year’) it’s GOLD! Tanmay Bhat, Rohan Joshi, Khamba and Ashish Shakya hung out with SRK in his library (yeah take a moment, or several, to feel jealous) and it was a laughter riot throughout. In case you missed it (which you shouldn’t have) here are the ten best moments.

1. The podcast started with Tanmay Bhat confronting Shah Rukh Khan on why he never actually invited AIB home after promising to play FIFA. “I’m wondering why today also,” Shah Rukh Khan replied and gave him a much needed reality check.

2. Tanmay Bhat went on to other things only to be interrupted by Shah Rukh Khan for this important question – “You really thought I was going to call you next day for FIFA?”

3. SRK spoke about being in the news for absolutely nothing and what he thinks is the ultimate solution to it all. “Ive decided anyone says anything about me- wrong, right, good, bad ugly - I will just go to their house. Because at the end of it all it’s all about a selfie. I’ve decided one day I’ll take 7 days off and take selfies with everyone who has a mouth to speak with or fingers to write with, I will be the most powerful man in this country.” Never wanted to use #Goals so badly every before!

4. Tanmay Bhat mentioned the recent debate around why India doesn’t have a ‘Meryl Streep of its own and after of course, speaking his mind about how journalists put unnecessary pressure on celebrities, Shah Rukh Khan gave a very valid justification defending himself – “Kya hua na is baar Filmfare Award nahi mila…milta toh yahi speech deta. Jab sala award hi nahi milega toh speech kaise dunga”.

5. The mention of the infamous AIB Roast came up and Shah Rukh Khan was the most relatable human ever when he said he found comfort in knowing the Roast was ‘the end’ of AIB’s career. “The Roast was your ‘Fan’,” he said. Give him an award just for this epic burn!

6. Tanmay Bhat - What is it like dancing at weddings? Do you feel weird being the one to steal the spotlight away from the bride and groom?

Shah Rukh Khan – I mean…they should be happy I’m not stealing the bride away.

*wipes tears of laughter*

7. He revealed why he has never advertised an itch guard or an anti-dandruff shampoo and it was the cockiest yet HAHAHAHAH-funny. “I find it odd and I’m a little shy. Having to do things like dandruff on my shoulder and all is awkward for me. I always say, “look the whole idea of this ad is that this doesn’t happen to me so people will take it because ‘oh it doesn’t happen to SRK because he uses this product’. If you show it happening to me, I’m a regular guy. I’m not a regular guy.”  I’m Shah Rukh Khan. Mujhe daad, khaaj, khujli nahi hoti.”

8. AIB also asked him the customary 2016 question – “did demonetization affect you?” They got the loudest laugh in response.

9. He also made some hilarious revelations from the 90s, when he did his first few International Tours and how a lot of his contemporaries turned up drunk and high on stage (and eventually off it) and did literally nothing.

10. Shah Rukh Khan had us rolling on the floor laughing (no kidding) when he started talking about his ‘cheap thrill’. “I was doing an ad for a biscuit. And there are only couple of ways that even the most varied kind of an actor can eat a biscuit. You can be in love with it, you can be angry with it – I tried all of that. But a biscuit is not eaten with any emotion you know. It’s eaten with biscuit emotion.” He went on to narrate how ridiculous some people sound in the advertising world and how his super protective team dealt with them. “A lot of times ek aadmi ya aurat aate hain jo emotionally involved hote hain apne product ke sath and rightly so aur who mujhko aake bolte hain ‘Sir I want you to eat the biscuit. The feeling of homeliness, the feeling of years of gone by, the feeling of who you are. The feeling of all your achievements gone in that one bite’ and my biggest cheap thrill is that my team is like ‘itni feeling aati toh yaar Filmfare mil jata’ They’re very protective. They are like ‘Itna bola yaar sir ko. Itna toh inke baap ko bhi kisi ne nahi bola’.”

Oh, and Shah Rukh Khan also offered to do a self-scripted wedding show with AIB and that’s kinda become my new purpose in life now – to see it happening. So please don’t ditch, AIB and SRK!

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