The King of Bollywood has been busy shooting with South filmmaker Atlee in much discretion but looks like the film’s title has been leaked online. The shoot of Shah Rukh’s next with Atlee has already begun in Pune and the pictures of the actor posing with the metro staff in the city is doing rounds in social media. Reportedly, Nayanthara will also be featured in the movie.
Shah Rukh and Atlee’s collaboration is touted to be an action packed entertainer. SRK will essay a double role in the film, that of a father and a son. ‘Lion’ will also feature Sanya Malhotra and Sunil Grover in key roles.
One of the Twitter users writes, “#LION is a mission where there will be SRK vs SRK. Fight for the Throne who is KING of Bollywood. @iamsrk will be fighting himself as there is no competition.” Interestingly SRK voiced Mufasa in Hindi version of The Lion King. ‘Din aur raat logon ke hote hai. Sheron ka zamaana hota hai’ #Lion will roar again soon !!!” writes another user.
After wrapping up the shoot of the Atlee directorial, Shah Rukh is expected to fly out to Spain for the shooting of Pathan, directed by Siddharth Anand which also stars Deepika Padukone in a crucial role. ‘Pathan’ stars John Abraham as the antagonist and will also feature a cameo by Salman Khan.
While the shooting of Pathan and Lion is in full swing, Shah Rukh’s other movie is creating a buzz with its unique concept. It’s his first-ever film with Rajkumar Hirani the story of which revolves around an illegal backdoor route that has emerged as a common escape path for Indians to settle in countries like the US and Canada.
As per reports, DDLJ actor Shah Rukh Khan will be seen in five films this year.