Shah Rukh Khan unveiled his Pathaan co-star John Abraham's new look from the upcoming action film on the occasion of the latter's birthday. In the new character poster, John sported an all-black look. He appeared deadly and held a gun in his hand. Shah Rukh has also confirmed that in Pathaan, John will play the antagonist and their on-screen clash will surely be something to look forward to. The movie will hit the big screens on January 25 and has huge expectations riding on it.
John Abraham's new look in Pathaan
Shah Rukh Khan wished happy birthday to John Abraham by launching his new look poster in Pathaan. SRK and John are teaming up for the first time in the movie, which also co-stars Deepika Padukone. In the new look, John appeared in a black high-neck T-shirt, leather jacket and trousers. He held a gun in his hand and wore a deadly look. His piercing gaze will surely scare anyone off. In the caption to his post, SRK called John his off-screen buddy. Wishing John, SRK wrote, "On-screen foe, off-screen buddy... Happy Birthday dearest @thejohnabraham Watch our clash in theatres on 25th Jan in #Pathaan! Releasing in Hindi, Tamil & Telugu (sic)."
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Director Siddharth Anand on John Abraham's Pathaan character
In the upcoming film Pathaan, Shah Rukh Khan plays the titular role of a spy. John Abraham's character will be his nemesis. Director Siddharth Anand had earlier shared about John's character in the movie, "John Abraham is the antagonist, the villain of Pathaan. And I have always believed in the fact that the villain's projection should be as big, if not bigger than that of the hero's. Only when the villain is massive, can the tussle between them be spectacular. And we have an extraordinary battle when SRK takes on John. We wanted to present John in a super slick avatar."
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You can check out Pathaan teaser here.
Meanwhile, Pathaan has been caught up in a controversy. A section of people took objection to Besharam Rang song over Deepika Padukone's costume. The track also features Shah Rukh Khan.