Shah Rukh Khan was given a long break from films. Although the actor has not officially confirmed anything so far, it seems that he has three projects to fix. One of them is Rajkumar Hirani’s next social comedy based on migration. He also has Yash Raj’s Pathan, along with Deepika Padukone.
He also said that he doing South Indian actor, Atlee’s next film, and as per a Mumbai Mirror report today, he is going to play a double role in the film.
The article quoted a source as saying that Atlee had been working on the story with SRK for almost two years and he finally complete the script. He says the actor will essay the roles of both an investigating officer and a top criminal in the film. The story will then revolve around their world, conflict and confrontation.
The source also added that this is something Atlee likes to explore in many of his films, including South-Indian films, Bigil, Theri and Mersal, and is to try it out here with SRK! He is said to be working on the screenplay now with a team of writers from Karan Johar, and will also co-produce the film with SRK.
The source said that while Rajkumar Hirani and Atlee’s films are still in the scripting stage, Siddharth Anand’s Pathan will go to the floor very soon. John Abraham is set to play the antagonist in the film, which will be shot mostly in Mumbai, with just one international schedule.