Shah Rukh Khan’s Next With Atlee In On The Floor
The much-awaited Shah Rukh Khan – Atlee collaboration has begun shooting in Pune, the film with star south actress Nayanthara alongside King Khan.
Ever since we have heard that Shah Rukh Khan might be working with acclaimed director Atlee, we have been waiting impatiently for more news from that quarter. Here is something that will get all SRK fans pumping their fists in the air.
Shah Rukh Khan has begun the shooting of South director Atlee’s film in Pune. According to sources the unit will be shooting for about 10 days and then the crew will shift to film city in Mumbai. The film is reportedly a multi-billion rupees project, and is set to make even the big scaled Bollywood films drop their jaws.
For those uninitiated, who are not familiar with the 36year old Atlee is one of the most promising imports from down south, Atlee began his career as an assistant director in Enthiran (2010) under director S. Shankar and continued to work with him in his next project Nanban (2012), a remake of the Hindi film 3 Idiots. In 2013, he made his directorial debut with Raja Rani. His most talked about film is Mersal, which released in 2017 starring the South superstar Vijay, Samantha, Nithya Menen and Kajal Aggarwal. The film was in Tamil language and one of the most talked about thrillers in recent times. The commercial success of the Mersal, was the biggest even in superstar Vijay’s elaborate career.
It is said that, Shah Rukh and Atlee met during the IPL in Chennai and have been since trying to find a script that would work for the both of them. Atlee has been working on the pre-production of this film since a while. Insiders claim that this film will feature King Khan in one of the most complex roles of his career. The movie also features Rana Daggubati.
For SRK fans this news comes as a relief because they will finally be seeing their idol onscreen again after 2018. Post this brief schedule, SRK will go on to shoot for director Raju Hirani’s film while Atlee will continue shooting with the other members of the cast.