Like we first revealed in an article a couple of weeks ago (Read: Update on SRK’s film with Maneesh Sharma), Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan has signed Maneesh Sharma’s next film titled ‘Fan’ which is scheduled to go on floors in May 2014.
The actor will be trying something different with his next film after Farah Khan’s Happy New Year. SRK will be seen playing a fan in the film, which is also titled as ‘FAN’.
Official statement from Yash Raj Films
YRF is pleased to announce that Maneesh Sharma, who over the years has been the biggest fan of Shahrukh Khan, will now get a chance to fulfil his dream of directing the superstar in Yash Raj Films’ next, “FAN”.
Shahrukh Khan, the man unarguably with one of the greatest fan following globally, will now play the role of being the biggest fan himself in the forthcoming movie.
As Shahrukh Khan announced this morning, “Most of the characters I do are the ones I create… for the first time I am going to play what has created me… I will be in my next a “FAN”.”
Directed by Maneesh Sharma and produced by Aditya Chopra, the film has been written by Habib Faisal and will start shooting May 2014.
Shahrukh also said that ‘Fan’ will be a family film and will be a tribute to his fans all around the world, who have now become like a family to him
“FAN is a ‘family film’. It’s the family all of you have become for me…the one I didn’t have. I want to be as beautiful as you all. Thanks,” Shahrukh said.
There is buzz that the film could release during Christmas 2014. Stay tuned to all updates!