Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has finished work on the Chennai schedule of his upcoming film Jawan. The actor also said veteran south superstar Rajinikanth, popularly called Thalaivar (‘leader’ in Tamil), had blessed the set of the Atlee directorial through his presence.
Shah Rukh, who shot for the movie here with co-stars Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi in a month-long schedule, said he had a “blast” working on the film, which is backed by his production banner Red Chillies Entertainment.
“Wot a 30 days blast, RCE team! Thalaivar blessed our sets, saw the movie with Nayanthara, and partied with @anirudhofficial deep discussions with @VijaySethuOffl & Thalapathy @actorvijay fed me delicious food. Thanks to @Atlee_dir & Priya for your hospitality; now you need to learn the Chicken 65 recipe! (sic)” the actor tweeted on Friday night.
Responding to his tweet, Atlee on Saturday said it was an “honour and pleasure” to host Shah Rukh in Chennai.
“… most memorable schedule in my career, spl thanks to u for having the shoot happen in Chennai sir,1000s of family were benefited ‘KING IS A KING ALWAYS’ a big bow & respect to you sir love you sir,” said the director, known for helming Tamil hits such as “Theri”, “Mersal”, and “Bigil” — all starring Vijay.
According to Atlee, the next schedule of Jawan will be shot in Mumbai soon.
Jawan has touted a pan-India release as a spectacular event film with high-octane action sequences and talent assembled from across Indian cinema.
The film will be released across five languages, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada, in theatres across the globe on June 2, 2023. Anirudh Ravichander composed the music for the film.
Shah Rukh, who was most recently seen in an extended cameo in Brahmastra Part One: Shiva, will be playing a full-fledged role in “Pathaan”. The spy thriller, a Yash Raj Films production, will be released on January 25.
Besides Pathaan and Jawan, the actor will also be seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s Dunki, set to hit the theatres next December.