Shah Rukh To Play The Lead Role In Rakesh Sharma’s Biopic, Confirms Ronnie Screwvala

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The King Khan of Bollywood aka Shahrukh Khan is all set to entertain us once again with the most anticipated movie Zero. This movie directed by Aanand L Rai which also stars Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif is going to release on 21st December. The trio is going to refresh the memories of Yash Raj’s Jab Tak Hain Jaan.

Not only this, SRK has a handful of movies and among of them, one is Rakesh Sharma biopic which has been making headlines since its inception for the leading role. And now the co-producer of this biopic Ronnie Screwvala put all the rumors to rest as he confirmed that Rakesh Sharma biopic ‘Saare Jahan Se Achha’ will go on the floor next year. When asked if SRK will be playing the lead role of Rakesh, he told indianexpress.com, “Yes”.

Till now, the makers of this biopic have not passed any official statement yet. Earlier, the title of the film is said to be Salute which will be done by Aamir Khan. As of now, going with Ronnie’s statement we are pretty sure, SRK will nail this role.

Talking to Indianexpress.com about the film Saare Jahan Se Achha, Screwvala said, “It has been with us for quite a long time. The film will go on floors early next year. We will make an official announcement soon.”

Apart from Shahrukh Bhumi Pednekar has grabbed the role in this biopic as a leading actress. The film will be co-produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and directed by Mahesh Mathai.

Last year, when Aamir Khan was supposed to play the lead role in this movie, Priyanka Chopra nodded for it. Later she said on the exit of Aamir from this project, “I was approached for that film when Aamir was doing it. We were supposed to do in 2019. Now, I don’t know after Aamir’s exit.”

Published by Soniya Kaur on 28 Oct 2018

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