Director Aanand L Rai, who wowed us all with his last venture Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, is all set to direct a film starring Shah Rukh Khan. The filmmaker said he is hoping to the much talked about film fetauring SRK by the end of 2018, Furthermore, he also revealed that he is likely to announce the movie's title soon. Rai, who was present for a special screening of Lucknow Central in Mumbai on Sunday, was asked about his film with King Khan.
"I feel honoured to work with him (Shah Rukh) and I will take some time for the film to move forward. I will take another year and a half. We are targeting 2018 December (for release). Nothing has been decided yet but we will announce the title very soon." According to reports, the film was tentatively titled "Dwarf".
The director is quite confident his upcoming film with SRK will help the actor to regaining his fan base. Speaking to Mid-day, the director said, "With our film, I know I will rectify his relationship with the audience. I can sense what people are seeking. I will be honest to my craft and will work hard for my audience. I won't let the reactions to his last films cloud my head right now. I am here to deliver and I will do a damn good job of it. Right now, we are having fun at work and I won't let anything change that."
The director also praised King Khan and said that the actor is a believer, an eternal optimist. He said, “Shah Rukh Khan can't be blamed for the choices he made because they are straight out of his heart. He isn't a man of mathematics, he doesn't think about numbers. He is a pure soul, who will put his trust again on a great project and win his audience back”.
(With IANS Inputs)
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