Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan took a sabbatical from films after his last movie ‘Zero’ was released in the year 2018. The movie tanked at the box office that year. Although as a producer Shah Rukh Khan has been working on some real and meaningful projects, people were eagerly waiting for his comeback project “Pathaan”.
Shah Rukh Khan made his comeback in the industry after almost four years of Gap after the failure of his movie “Zero”. He made a comeback with the movie “Pathaan”.
Pathaan – Before Release Statements
- A Project With Yash Raj Films
This movie is going to be another movie directed by Siddharth Anand, after ‘War’ which was released in the year 2019. The movie was announced to be the most earning movie in the year 2019. Also, the report suggested that this movie is going to be a part of Yash Raj Films’ Project 50 announcement. As a collaborating team, the duo has made hits at the box office with movies like ‘War’ as well as ‘Bang Bang’
- Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone To Collaborate Again
The report also revealed that in the upcoming movie, ‘Pathan’, Shah Rukh Khan will be collaborating with Deepika Padukone while the actor himself will be playing the titular role in the movie.
As far as the character of Shah Rukh Khan, he will be seen as a larger-than-life character in the movie that is going to be based on action. It has been also declared that this role is going to be one of the ‘most heroic characters’ in the entire movie career of Shah Rukh Khan. On the other hand, the character of Deepika will be a ‘meaty role’ in the flick.
Shah Rukh Khan’s Other Ventures
He also got a cameo in Ayan Mukherji’s new science fiction movie, Brahmastra, which will be made into a trilogy. Other than SRK, the movie also star Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor.
SRK will also be shooting for special roles in the debut directorial feature of R Madhavan, ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Effect’. This movie featured Shah Rukh Khan as a journalist who will be interviewing scientist Nambi Narayan. The movie is based on the life journey of the protagonist.
Also, Rajkumar Hirani’s social comedy will feature Shah Rukh Khan and the film is scheduled to release in December 2023.
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Deepika’s Other Movies With SRK
Actress Deepika Padukone made her debut in Bollywood with the movie ‘Om Shanti Om’ in the year 2007where Shah Rukh Khan was her co-star. After this movie, she collaborated with SRK for the movie ‘Billu’ in 2009 followed by Chennai Express, which was directed by Rohit Shetty, released in the year 2013, and Happy New Year in 2014.
Pathaan was released on 25 January 2023. It starred Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham in lead roles. It is an action thriller movie with the fourth count in the YRF spy universe. With this movie, Shah Rukh Khan returned to the screen after the full gap of four years.
The film received mixed reactions from the audience few going gaga over the bromance between Shah Rukh Khan and John Abraham while others savored Shah Rukh Khan on screen after the gap of 4 years. Overall, it received a rating of 3.5/5 from Times of India and 5.9/10 from IMDB.
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Which movies Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone worked in together?
The movies Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone worked on together are Om Shanti Om, Happy New Year, and Chennai Express.