Not Hrithik Roshan, but Shah Rukh Khan to star in S Shankar’s sci-fi drama?

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Filmmaker S Shankar enthralled the audience with his sci-fi film ‘Robot‘ . Later he went to make its sequel, ‘2.0’ starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar as the antagonist. The film made on a huge scale, however, failed to generate the kind of reaction it was expected to.

Now Shankar is gearing up for his next film, which reportedly is again a sci-fi. Interestingly, there were reports of Hrithik Roshan teaming up with Shankar for his next, however, the latest buzz shows that Shah Rukh Khan is coming on board for this film. Now isn’t that some exciting news?

A report in Pinkvilla, claims that apparently, Shah Rukh will be playing the antagonist in Shankar’s underwater adventure drama which will be bankrolled by a renowned digital streaming media. A trade source was quoted saying in the portal as, “One of Shankar’s upcoming film includes an underwater sci-fi film. Shankar had narrated the script to Hrithik months ago but buzz is that Hrithik has given the nod to Farah Khan’s ‘Satte Pe Satta’ and his date diary is full with other movies so he won’t have time to do Shankar’s action adventure-drama.”

Reportedly, Shankar is now contemplating casting King Khan in his ambitious project. Revealing about the kind of an antagonist Shah Rukh might play in the film, the source added, “It’s an octopus-like creature who possesses superpowers and superior intellect. It would be exciting to have SRK give his nod for this one as he and Shankar have never worked before earlier. Shankar was keen to work with Hrithik Roshan but it didn’t work out.”

The report also suggested that Shankar has even approached Jackie Chan, Tamil star Vijay and Chinese actress Li Bingbing for some significant roles in his film.

Going by the description of the characters seems like Shankar is yet again going to present something marvellous to the viewers. However, with no official announcement made either by the actors or filmmaker himself, now all we can do is wait and watch.

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