Shah Rukh Khan joins Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in 'Brahmastra'
It has been almost a year since his last film, 'Zero' directed by Aanand L Rai, in which he played a short-lived protagonist traveling to outer space, released. While Shahrukh khan Since he returned to the mainland, it has not yet opened in his next project, despite the speculation in abundance. As November 2 and his 54th birthday approaches, rumor factories have begun to generate extra hours with the insistence that the actor will announce not one but two projects on the day. Meanwhile, Mirror learned that SRK will definitely reappear on the screen in the summer of 2020. The actor has a cameo in Ayan Mukerji's fantasy adventure, 'Brahmastra', in front of Ranbir Kapoor & Alia Bhatt , & features Amitabh Bachchan , Nagarjuna & Dimple Kapadia in central roles.
“It’s a guest appearance but Shah Rukh plays a pivotal role in taking Ranbir’s journey forward. He has already allotted his dates for his portions & will shoot before the year-end,” reveals a source close to the development.
This will be the second time that SRK & RK share screen space. In 2016, the former had made a guest appearance as Aishwarya Rai’s husband in Karan Johar ’s intense love story, 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil', which had also featured Anushka Sharma & Fawad Khan . In 'Brahmastra', Ranbir plays Shiva to Alia’s Isha. His character has magical powers & can emit fire from his hands. The first instalment of the trilogy narrates Shiva’s discovery of ‘agni’ within him.
Ranbir & Alia will fly to Manali for a 15-day shoot of the Karan Johar production in November. The team is currently shooting in Mumbai’s Filmcity studio. “Another short schedule will take place on a set in Mumbai after the outdoors in Manali,” the source informs. However, there is no clarity on whether Shah Rukh will join the gang in Manali or at the city studio. In April, Ayan had shared a heartfelt note he penned to SRK in which he described the actor as his ‘Inspiration. Obsession. Idol’. The filmmaker has worked as an assistant on two Shah Rukh-starrers, 'Swades' & 'Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna', & admits that the leading man was his biggest love at the movies through his childhood & teenage years. According to the source, Ayan has written a part that could have been portrayed only by Shah Rukh. “Shah Rukh himself likes Ayan’s work & immediately agreed to the cameo. And like everyone else’s in the film, even SRK’s character has the mythological touch,” the source concludes.