EXCLUSIVE: Rana Daggubati to join Shah Rukh Khan in his next with Tamil director Atlee

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Shah Rukh Khan fans have been waiting patiently for the superstar to announce his next film. Post Zero, SRK took a hiatus for a while to pick up his next movie. He is currently shooting for Pathan, however, an official announcement for the same is yet to be made. He then has a film with Rajkumar Hirani and Tamil director Atlee in the pipeline. While not many details for the same are out, we have an update for the film with Atlee. According to close and reliable sources, we hear that Baahubali star Rana Daggubati is onboard for the film alongside Shah Rukh Khan. Yes, you read it right.

A source reveals, “Rana has liked the idea and has given his nod to the part in Atlee.” Though the details of his role are yet to be known, it will be a pivotal one. Rana Daggubati is among the few stars from the South who have been actively working in the Hindi film industry now. It will be interesting to see how Shah Rukh Khan and Rana come together for Atlee’s film. As per reports, Nayantara is in the lead to play the female part in the movie. If that happens, Nayantara will be making her Hindi debut with the said film. Atlee is known to have made careers for many superstars in the Tamil film industry.

The untitled film is expected to go on floors later this year or early next year. The film will be a commercial entertainer and will present SRK in a rather refreshing avatar, something fans have been waiting to see.

SRK has quipped about his next project during his Twitter AMA sessions. However, an official announcement from his side is awaited.

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