Shah Rukh Khan opens up on Sahir Ludhianvi’s biopic with Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Lately, reports were making it to the gossip mills that Shah Rukh Khan would collaborate with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the second film for the biopic of Urdu poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi. Many stories made it to the internet stating that SRK has given his positive nod to the project and would start shooting for the same post the release of ‘Raees’. However, SRK recently confirmed that he hasn’t signed the film yet.
In his latest interview, he revealed, “I have read the script. Red Chillies was doing it. Now I am glad Sanjay has taken it. I met him twice and he showed me the script and I have liked it. It is a very nice script but we haven’t confirmed anything yet. I am going to meet Sanjay Leela Bhansali on 27 or 28 if he is free from ‘Padmavati‘ .”
Talking about ‘Raees’, it is directed by Rahul Dholakia and also features Pakistani actress Mahira Khan in the lead role. The film that is based on the life of a bootlegger in Gujarat, ‘Raees’ will see Nawazuddin Siddiqui playing a cop in the film. It will make it to the theatres on Janaury 25, 2017.