30 years of SRK: Everything Shah Rukh Khan revealed about Pathaan, Jawan, Tiger 3
In an Instagram live, SRK spoke to fans about his journey and upcoming films
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan clocked 30 years in Hindi film on Saturday. The actor's debut film, Deewana, was released in theatres on June 25, 1992. On this occasion, the motion poster of Pathaan — his first film in four years — was unveiled.
In an Instagram live, SRK spoke to fans about his lengthy, eventful career. He also talked about Pathaan, Jawan and Dunki. Here's what the actor revealed in the session -
On Pathaan and his hiatus after Zero (2019)
I hadn't worked for one-two years. I was taking a bit of a break. I wasn't enjoying the process of filmmaking which is what is more important to me than the film itself. When we started shooting for Pathaan, it was lots of fun. I have some wonderful co-actors—Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Ashutosh Rana ji. It's the kind of film I've always wanted to do for 30 years.
On Pathaan's trailer
The trailer should come sometime in November-December. The normal practice is to release it a month/month-and-a-half before the film releases. The whole team is working hard to finish the edit and visual effects of the film, and I'm sure they are working hard on the trailer also.
On what he loves about the look of Pathaan
The hair. I always had the desire to grow my hair. Because I was sitting at home during Covid, I could do it. In action films, you can have the hair flying with the high-speed and jumping. The only weird thing about the look was that many a times, Deepika and I had the same hairstyle in the scene.
On working with Atlee in Jawan
Dunki and Jawan are 50-60 percent done.
I am having a great time on Jawan. There's Nayanthara ji in it. It's a different kind of film. Everybody has seen Atlee's films. He makes some outstandingly mass-oriented films. Again a kind of genre that I have never done. Atlee and I have a great chemistry. Hopefully what we have done of Jawan is really interesting.
On working with Salman Khan in Pathaan
With Salman Khan there is no working experience. There is only love experience, a happy, friendly, brotherly experience. It's amazing whenever I get to work with him. We haven't really done a full-fledged film together (in a while). The last (few) years have been fantastic because I got to be in one of his films (Tubelight). And then Salman came in Zero and did a song with me. And now he's in Pathaan. I don't know if it's a secret but inshallah I'll try to be in Tiger (3) also...
Salman is like my brother. We don't know who is the elder brother. Each one of us on different days try to be the elder brother. Whoever makes the mistake, the other guy becomes the elder brother.
On his dream project
There is no one project but of course, as an actor, there were lot of desires that I had. I wanted to play the characters in Zero and Fan. I wanted to play a superhero (in Ra.One). Unfortunately, all the three films I mentioned haven't gone down too well with the audience. And that is okay. I feel I could have made them better. But filmmaking is like an 100-metre race. You train for it for two-three years. Some days you break the world record, some days you're slow off the block.