Shahrukh Khan will be next seen in Zero which is written by Himanshu Sharma and directed by Aanand L. Rai. The latest is that King Khan might feature in the Hindi remake of popular Tamil flick Vikram Vedha.
According to a report in BollywoodLife, the actor has laid down two conditions to act in the movie. SRK was initially offered the role played by R Madhavan in the film but he wanted to portray the character played by Vijay Sethupathi. Secondly, he wants Neeraj Pandey to direct the film instead of Pushkar and Gayatri, who helmed the Tamil version.
The report also adds that Pandey wants to cast Shah Rukh Khan in Vikram Vedha Hindi remake and has given his nod to join the team as director. It is rumoured that actor Madhavan, who played the character Vikram an encounter cop will reprise his own role in the Hindi remake of the film.
Popular trade analyst Sreedhar Pillai, in a tweet, shared that he is praying for Maddy to recover soon so that he can play his role in the remake, though there is no official confirmation yet. The actor was recently offered a role in the Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan starrer Simmba, the Hindi remake of the Telugu blockbuster Temper, but the actor had to turn it down due to his shoulder surgery. Sonu Sood bagged the role.
The Hindi remake will be produced by Y Not Studios and Plan C Sudios which is a collaboration of Reliance Entertainment, and Neeraj Pandey and Shital Bhatia’s Friday Filmworks. Plan C Studios have made films like Rustom (2016), Naam Shabana (2017) and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017). Vikram Vedha, a neo-noir thriller, was one of the most successful Tamil films of the year. Starring Madhavan and Vijay Sethupath,i the film was directed by husband and wife duo Pushkar-Gayatri, Madhavan plays an encounter cop while Vijay Sethupathi plays a gangster. It’s an edge-of-the-seat thriller based on the mythical tale of King Vikramadityan and the Bethal. It's an exploration of the grey space between good and evil.
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