Shah Rukh Khan To Begin Filming Next Project Soon, Says ‘I Felt Ki Thoda Rest Kar Leta Hu’ – News18

Shah Rukh Khan was last seen in Dunki.

Shah Rukh Khan hinted at commencing his next project in the upcoming months.

Shah Rukh Khan was occupied throughout 2023 and has yet to start filming for his upcoming project this year. During an interview for Knight Club’s King Khan Rules on Star Sports, the actor shared insights on his return to the shooting schedule for the year.

Shah Rukh mentioned that last year, he had three movie releases (Pathaan, Jawan, and Dunki), which kept him constantly engaged. Considering the physical demands of his roles, he opted to take a break and focus on his IPL cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

He expressed, “I just felt ki main thoda rest kar sakta hoon. Teen filmein kar chuka hoon, it took a lot of physical work also. So I said maybe I’ll take some time off. I told the whole team ki, main matches ko aaunga. Fortunately, meri shooting ab August main hain, ya July… we plan in June, to June se shuru hojayegi. So, I am absolutely free to come to all the matches. Main khushi se aata hoon. (I felt I could rest. I did three physically demanding films. I told the whole team I’ll come to their matches. Fortunately, I don’t shoot my next till August or June, we plan in June. It makes me happy to be here).”

In a recent interview on the same channel, Shah Rukh referred to Virat Kohli as Bollywood’s ‘damaad’, acknowledging his marriage to actor Anushka Sharma. He shared, “I spent a lot of time with him, I just love him. We say that he is our son-in-law, he is our fraternity’s ‘daamad’. I have known him the most compared to other players. I have known Virat and Anushka for a long time, spent a lot of time with them. I know him since his dating period was going on and I was shooting the film with Anushka. So, he spent many days with us, and became very friendly.”

Meanwhile, If a new report is to be believed, Shah Rukh will be playing a Don in his film with his daughter Suhana Khan. Much like his OG Don role, Shah Rukh will have shades of grey in the film. It is widely reported that SRK and Suhana are working together in a film by Sujoy Ghosh. The film is allegedly titled King. It is co-produced by Pathaan maker Siddharth Anand and Gauri Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment.

A source told Pinkvilla, “Shah Rukh Khan is making films for the audience and is well aware about their urge to see him in shades of grey. King is his passion project and he has been meticulously working on all aspects of the project with Siddharth Anand and Sujoy Ghosh. They have collectively carved a very cool full of attitude and swag character with shades of grey for SRK in King.”

Meanwhile, speaking about this look, the insider added that Shah Rukh will sport ‘long hair with a faint beard.’ We are already having Don 2 Deja vu. The source added, “While the character designing is already done, Siddharth Anand is presently working on the action blocks with international stunt teams. Sujoy, on the other hand, is getting the dialogue draft ready, whereas SRK is overseeing the creative process and training with Suhana on some new-age action sequences.”

Shah Rukh, Sujoy, Siddharth and Suhana are yet to react to the claims. It was previously claimed that the filming of ‘King’ is scheduled to commence in May, over a span of five months, with plans to premiere the movie in the latter half of 2025. The actors and filmmakers are yet to officially announce the film.