Pathan: Shah Rukh Khan, John Abraham and Deepika Padukone to shoot action sequences in Middle East

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Ever since reports of Shah Rukh Khan‘s next with Yash Raj Films have started doing the rounds, his fans are waiting with bated breath for an official announcement. However, neither the actor nor the production house has confirmed anything yet.

According to the latest reports, Shah Rukh and Deepika have wrapped up the first two schedules of Pathan in Mumbai. And very soon they will be heading to the Middle East to shoot some action-packed sequences.

As per a report in Mid-Day, John Abraham will be joining Shah Rukh and Deepika on the Middle East leg of Pathan. This will be the first time when John will be shooting for this highly anticipated film.

A source close to the development told Mid-Day, “Shah Rukh and Deepika play RAW [Research & Analysis Wing] agents, with Dimple Kapadia slipping into the role of the department’s head. The leads filmed emotional scenes during the last two schedules at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai. Now, the stage is being set for the action scenes, which will be the highlight of the spy thriller.”


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The report further stated that a stylised Chase sequence featuring SRK and John is being planned by director Siddharth Anand. The sequence will apparently be shot in Abu Dhabi. The makers are allegedly also planning to shoot a sequence at Dubai’s Meydan Bridge, which was used as the backdrop in Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol.


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The Middle East shoot of Pathan is expected to go on floors in mid-February. With this film, John and Shah Rukh will be teaming up for the first time. And Deepika will be reuniting the King of romance for the third time. They previously starred in Om Shanti Om and Chennai Express.

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