There had been so much speculation around Yash Raj Films’ ‘Pathan’ and fans awaiting had been eagerly waiting for the evidence about Shah Rukh Khan’s comeback. Actor Deepika Padukone has now confirmed that his next release is Siddharth Anand’s Pathan.
Shah Rukh Khan, who has been on a sabbatical since the box office dud ‘Zero’ in 2018. Ever since then, he has maintained an air of mystery about what his next project was going to be as an actor. But thanks to Deepika’s confirmation which has made us sure that we’ll see the Badshah again and this has also made fans go gaga.
In an interview with Femina, while talking about her line-up of movie for this year, Deepika said
“So, I immediately started with Shakun Batra’s film, which is a relationship story that we haven’t seen in Indian cinema before. Then there is Pathan, an action film with Shah Rukh Khan, next is Nag Ashwin’s multilingual film with Prabhas.”
“Then I am doing which is a remake of Anne Hathaway’s movie The Intern, which is so relevant in today’s times when you have the millennial and the older generation coming together. And then, the most famous story coming out of our country, Mahabharata, in which I am playing Draupadi; I want to tell that story to the world.”
Shah Rukh Khan has not yet made any formal announcement regarding his comeback to acting after 2 years. However, he had dropped a hint for us during his New Year message which read, “See you on the big screen in 2021.”
Shah Rukh has been busy with his production ventures and it was only last year when he produced two films under his Red Chillies Entertainment banner – Kaamyaab & Class of 83. His next project is Bob Biswas which is the origin story of the bespectacled contract killer from the 2012 hit Vidya Balan starred Kahaani. The film casts Abhishek Bachchan in the leading role & it recently wrapped up shooting in Kolkata city.